Massa Products recently released the M-300 family of ultrasonic sensors. These RoHS-compliant, non-contact distance measurement sensors feature user-controlled outputs and the ability to be set up without using a target.
M-300 sensors transmit sound pulses at a rate controlled by the user or software and then process the return echoes. These sensors use Windows-compatible software using an RS-232/RS-485 or USB/RS-485 converter and can be controlled through an RS-485 data link.
These sensors operate from 12 to 24V DC, have a linear output of 0 to 10V DC, and are constructed of a PVC housing with a 1-inch standard NPT fitting. Detection for this sensor family ranges from 4 inches to more than 15 ft and operates from -20°C to 65°C.
M-300 sensors feature built-in temperature compensation, monitoring and diagnostic outputs. Variable adjustments include analog output slope, sampling rate, averaging of multiple distance measurements, loss-of-echo time-out and more. Applications include liquid level control, mechanical positioning, roll diameter measurement, web loop monitoring, automatic filling operations, automatic packaging, bulk level control and paper/plastic film processing.
The Massa M-300 features a standard 1-inch NPT fitting.
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