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Re: Introduction: Basics of Industrial Sensors & Control
Randy Frank   2/13/2012 3:02:27 PM
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Can chip sensors be calibrated? Or does one just need to get the performance spec sheet from the manufacturer?

Many of the newest chip based or MEMS sensors are calibrated based on significant integrated signal conditioning circuitry. Additional calibration may be necessary if the application requirment's exceed the sensor's capability, so you would have to refer to the data sheet for that capability.



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