Highland Technology has introduced the P545, a 12-channel benchtop synchro/LVDT simulation/acquisition module.
It is a DSP-based measurement and simulation instrument for synchro, resolver, RVDT and LVDT-type magnetic rotation and position sensors. It provides 12 independent, isolated i/o channels, each of which can be a sine wave excitation source or an input measurement channel. Channels can be independently controlled or can be associated with other channels. High-level function blocks can be configured to simulate or acquire synchro and LVDT-type transducers.
The P545 measures and reports voltages and frequencies of all channels. It includes effective travel limit-stop functions and forced overrides that can implement, for example, throttle lever position limits and emergency return-to-idle functions.
The P545 can also be used as a versatile 12-channel programmable sine wave source and AC voltmeter, with range of 0 to 32 volts RMS and 250 Hz to 20 KHz.
The unit is a compact benchtop/half-rack instrument with Ethernet and USB interfaces.