1978-02-01

The First Production Automotive Capacitive Pressure Sensor 780214

A new type of pressure sensor has been introduced into the 1978 production automobile. This design, consisting of a unique capacitive approach, requires the use of only one moving part to produce a voltage output which is proportional to the input pressure signal. The simple construction combined with field and bench performance tests has demonstrated a sensor which possesses high durability and repeatability at a modest product cost.

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