MP Series position transducers are for use with aircraft digital flight data recorders. A spring-loaded cable extension mechanism provides reliable position sensing. The series is available in lengths ranging from 2 to 2,000 inches with various electrical outputs including 0 to 10V, 4-20 mA, and digital. The electrical outputs are proportional to the linear position of the stainless-steel cable.
Patriot Sensors & Controls Corp., 650 Easy St., Simi Valley, CA 93065, FAX (805) 583-1526.
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