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Overview

These cards simulates the operation of a range of strain gauges making them ideal for testing strain gauge meters and a wide variety of industrial control systems. They provide a simple way of replacing in house developed sensors with a low cost simulator having excellent performance that is easy to calibrate and use. 

These strain gauge simulators use the same resistor bridge techniques that real life strain gauges are based on, ensuring accurate emulation of the strain gauge operation under all conditions. Each strain gauge simulator includes an independent input for the Excitation Voltage and a bridge output to simulate a strain gauge. The Excitation Voltage port can be driven by an AC or a DC source. The bridge circuit includes three fixed resistors and a fourth programmable resistor that can be adjusted over a narrow resistance range with fine adjustment capability and excellent accuracy. The adjustment range provided is sufficient to simulate quarter, half or full bridge circuits.

Key Features

  • Simulates Resistive Strain Gauge Bridge Circuits
  • 6, 4 or 2 Simulators Per Module
  • Simple Software Operation
  • Fine Resistance Adjustment Over Full Operating Range
  • VISA, IVI and Kernel Drivers Supplied for Windows
  • 3 Year Warranty

Product specifications

If no specifications are present, please see the product datasheet in this section. 

Please note: In some cases, for products like our Scalable LXI Chassis, the specifications can be found on the datasheets for the associated plugin modules that are inserted into these chassis. To find these modules, go to the "Also in the Range" link above.

Product Type: Programmable Resistors
Platform: PCI
Min R (Ω): 1894
Max R (Ω): 2106
Accuracy (%): 0.06
Resolution (Ω): 0.02
Channel Type: Strain Gauge
Channels: 6

Downloads

PDF Datasheet
Includes full information and specifications
PDF, 536.17 KB
PDF Manual
Includes manual, extended specifications, installation instructions and data
PDF, 5.29 MB
Related 26 Pin D-Type Connector Accessories Datasheet
A complete list and documentation for mating connection accessories
PDF, 2.23 MB
Related 9 Pin D-Type Connector Accessories Datasheet
A complete list and documentation for mating connection accessories
PDF, 3.44 MB
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