Amplifier modules

HBM has introduced three new amplifier modules for its SomatXR data acquisition system. The SomatXR MX1615B-R amplifier has 16 individually configurable inputs for potentiometric sensors, PT 100 temperature sensors, or strain gauges in full-, half-, or quarter-bridge configurations. Additionally, it can measure resistance and voltage up to ±60 V. SomatXR MX1601B-R amplifier provides inputs for measuring standardized voltage (±60 V, ±10 V, or ±100 mV), standardized current (0-20 mA or 4-20 mA), and IEPE/ICP sensors on 16 individually configurable channels. According to HBM, every channel is electrically isolated and has a 24-bit delta-sigma A/D converter. Sample rates are as high as 19,200 samples/s per channel, and the analog bandwidth is 3 kHz. The SomatXR MX1609KB-R amplifier provides 16 individually configurable thermocouple channels with full isolation. With an IP65/IP67 rating, the new amplifier modules are especially suitable for measurements under very harsh operating conditions out in the field.

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