Sensors & Transducers Trainer
(MSA100)
  • Build and test complete closed loop control systems for rotary speed and position.
  • Implementation of the electronic switch.
  • Understanding positional resistance transducers.
  • Measurements using wheatstone bridge.
  • Use of temperature sensors.
  • Light & environmental measurement.
  • Applications of linear position .
  • Using the linear or rotational motion.
  • Signal conditioning amplifiers.
  • Conversions of signals.
  • Implementation of comparators, oscillators and filters.
  • Implementation of mathematical operations.
  • Study of the control systems characteristics.
  • Implementation of practical control systems.
  • Study the difference between open loop and closed loop systems.
  • Resistive-transducer applications:
    • Slide potentiometer
    • Wire wound resistor
    • Precision rotary potentiometer
  • Pneumatics & pressure transducer applications:
    • Solenoid air valve
    • Actuator
    • Pressure sensor
    • Air flow sensor
    • DC fan
    • Pressure pump
  • Linear motion and rotational motion transducers
    • DC relay
    • DC solenoid
    • DC motor
    • Precision servo potentiometer
    • Reflective opto-sensor
    • Hall effect sensor
    • Slotted opto-sensor
    • Tacho-generator
    • Inductive proximity sensor
  • Optical transducers
    • Phototransistor (optical transistor)
    • PIN photodiode
    • Photovoltaic cell (solar cell)
    • Photoconductive cell (LDR)
    • Filament lamp
  • Sound transducers
    • Loudspeaker
    • Electret microphone
    • Electromagnetic buzzer (piezoelectric)
    • Ultrasonic transmitter / receiver
  • Temperature & humidity transducers
    • NTC thermistor
    • Integrated circuit (I.C) temperature sensor
    • Type ‹K› thermocouple
    • RTD sensor
    • Heater
    • Humidity sensor
  • Linear position and force transducers
    • Linear variable differential transformer (LVDT)
    • Capacitive displacement Transducer
    • Strain gauge (load cell)
  • Signal conditioning circuits:
    • Buffers
    • Inverter
    • Comparator with switchable hysteresis
    • Amplifiers with gain and offset control
    • Current amplifier
    • Summing amplifier
    • Differential amplifier
    • Instrumentation amplifier
    • AC amplifier
    • Oscillator 40kHz
    • Filter 40kHz
    • Low-pass filter with switchable time constant
    • Precision full-wave rectifier
    • Sample and hold circuit
    • Integrator with switchable time constant
    • V/F and F/V converter
    • Differentiator with switchable time constant
    • V/I and I/V converter
    • Alarm oscillator with switchable latching
    • Power amplifier
    • Electronic switch
  • Display devices:
    • Counter/timer unit with LED display
    • Bargraph voltage indicator
    • Digital multimeter
  • Sensor & Transducer Technology Trainer (MSA100)
  • Hard copy user manual.
  • Accessory box.
  • Supply source 220 V AC 50/60Hz.

Sensors & transducers trainer is a bench-top unit is designed with a main aim of teaching important concepts related to control electronic circuits. These concepts includes the difference between a sensors and a transudcer , the definitions, functions, types and classifications of input devices , output devices and signal conditioning circuits. Through a wide range of components and safety connecting cables. The trainee will be able to construct circuits and choose elements depending upon the quantity being measured and the application being implemented.

  • The trainer is perfect for using in control engineering education through its open loop and closed loop experiments.
  • The educational unit includes all the necessary power supplies, light sources to perform experiments.
  • The educational unit includes a variety of sensors, actuators and transducers that are installed on-board such as DC solenoid, DC relay, humidity transducer, strain gauge transducer, motorized potentiometer, PIN photo-diode, photo voltaic cell, K-type thermocouple, NTC thermistor, temperature sensor, platinum RTD, Wheatstone bridge, buzzer, speaker, microphone, counter/timer, wire-wound track, carbon track, heater element slide potentiometer and filaments lamps.
  • The unit also includes AC amplifier, low-pass filter, 40 KHz oscillator, 40 KHz filter, full-wave rectifier sample & hold, X100 amplifier, LED ,bargraphy display, deferential amplifier, instrumentation amplifier, current amplifier, summing amplifier, buffers, inverter integrator, differentiator, V/F converter, V/I converter, power amplifier, F/V converter, I/V converter, electronic switch, alarm oscillator, comparator, amplifiers and DC voltage sources.
  • Protection circuits are installed which provide safety to the user.
  • The unit is provided by a digital Multi-meter where the measured values and parameters are displayed.
  • The amplifiers and low-pass filter have switches to provide a wider range of experiments for trainees.
  • Technical symbols of the control components are printed on the panel with components terminals to implement electrical connections safely.