sensors

Submitted on November 11, 2022 | John Adams
Digital Signal Processing Alarm Sensors ♦ Digital signal processing alarm sensors - Is digital signal processing in alarm sensors worth having? We would argue a quality analogue PIR is perfect for unchallenging environments like an internal office space. Using an...
Submitted on October 14, 2022 | John Adams
Structural Attack Sensor Considerations ♦ Structural Attack Sensor Considerations - What are the considerations of structural attack sensors and could you point us in the direction of any local suppliers? Structural attack sensors fall into a number of categories designed...
Submitted on May 27, 2022 | John Adams
Maximum Range From Curtain PIR? ♦ Maximum Range From Curtain PIR - What’s the maximum range we can expect from a curtain PIR in an indoor application? Obviously this is going to depend on the device in question and its...
Submitted on November 28, 2021 | John Adams
Everactive combines very low power requirements with electricity generated from ambient energy – internal or external solar, or a heat sink driving a Peltier device - to make wireless IoT sensors that never need batteries changed. Founded by Ben Calhoun...
Submitted on August 17, 2021 | John Adams
Is it viable to use typical PIR and dual technology sensors in external environments, or should this work be dealt with using externally rated PE beams? A: An average inexpensive passive infrared receiver is fine in a stable internal environment....
Submitted on August 9, 2021 | John Adams
Australia’s Defence Materials Technology Centre is seeking human integrated sensor systems to support advanced biotechnology and data analytics to join a workshop. In partnership with DSTG, DMTC is looking for developers and providers of sensing systems, advanced biotechnology and data...
Submitted on February 5, 2021 | John Adams
What’s the best way to handle very long zone loops? Would you recommend using a large AWG cable, or other there other techniques that would be more effective? If you’re installing long cable runs in zone loops there are going...
Submitted on October 13, 2020 | John Adams
PIR sensors and dual technology detectors work on the principle of double knock – or in some cases triple knock - after threholds have been crossed and before an alarm is signalled. With double knock one sensing element within a...
Submitted on June 23, 2020 | John Adams
As long as sensor lenses are not painted over it’s perfectly feasible for these devices to be matched to their environments using the proper paints and preparations. Bear in mind that painting a device may void its warranty, so check...
Submitted on June 15, 2020 | John Adams
Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), a leading gunshot detection solutions provider has launched its Guardian Direct Connect solution in the U.S. This new capability is enabled by the Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System’s sensors and will instantly send gunshot alerts...
Submitted on May 26, 2020 | John Adams
Would you ever use IP66 or IP67-rated intrusion sensors in commercial or industrial applications? Are these sensors worth the higher price? A: Without question we would use them and we'd argue they are worth the price given that when carefull...
Submitted on April 24, 2020 | John Adams
Are all PIRs the same or do the better and more expensive ones really offer superior performance? What sorts of features offer end users and installers the best results? A: Quality sensors are superior, especially in challenging installations. If you’re...
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