Jewell Instruments unveils a new addition to the Emerald series


Source: Jewell Instruments LLC

Jewell Instruments is pleased to introduce the Model SMI-L 4-20mA Force Balanced Inclinometer. This powerful single-axis tilt sensor offers the same high performance and low cost as our standard Emerald Series, but with a convenient 4-20mA output. Units operate as a 3-wire current loop (Power, Return, Signal) for use with any 4-20mA PLC or data logger. Standard ranges are +/-3° to +/-90° deg. (0 deg. = 12mA). Utilizing a 2-pole Butterworth filter, the SMI-L also delivers exceptional noise rejection in a low cost inclinometer package. Custom ranges and filter passbands are also available on request. 4-20mA output makes the SMI-L ideal for geotechnical applications where long cable runs are required since there is no signal loss due to cable resistance.

“Jewell is excited to add a low cost, high precision 4-20mA inclinometer to its product line,” said Bill Bentley, product marketing manager. “The ‘SMI-L’ series delivers exceptional accuracy in a cost competitive package. This combined with its 4-20mA output make it an ideal choice for industrial and geotechnical applications where peak performance is required at an affordable price point.”

The SMI-L is useful for geotechnical applications, industrial measurement and control, robotics, specialized research instruments or wherever 4-20mA output is required.

Jewell Instruments is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of panel meters, avionics components, inertial sensors and precision solenoids. Jewell Instruments provides custom solutions for a diverse group of industries, including aerospace, medical, marine, industrial, telecommunications, and rail transportation. Jewell’s Triplett test equipment product line brings over 100 years of experience providing the highest quality, most technologically advanced, rugged and reliable products in the marketplace.

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