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Frequency measuring amplifier enhances QuantumX

05-26-2009 04:45 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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4-channel frequency measuring amplifier MX460 for QuantumX.

4-channel frequency measuring amplifier MX460 for QuantumX.

Darmstadt, May 26, 2009 – HBM has launched the 4-channel frequency measuring amplifier MX460 to expand the capabilities of its QuantumX universal measurement data acquisition system. The new module can acquire up to four frequency signals with sampling rates of up to 96,000 signals/s and bandwidths of up to 38 kHz.

The MX460 is ideally suited to acquire torque from HBM torque transducers, pulse width modulated signals (PWM) and speeds, for example the angular synchronous measurement of physical quantities. The MX460 module measures digital signals with a precision of up to 1 MHz and all input channels are electrically isolated and can be individually configured.

The MX460 module supports the latest APM technology (Advanced Plug & Measure) from HBM. It also supports the integrated Transducer Electronic Data Sheet (TEDS) technology enabling the measuring amplifier to automatically recognize every TEDS-compatible transducer connected to the system.
This enables extremely rapid configuration so that measurements can start immediately. If the transducer does not support TEDS, the user can simply use the HBM sensor database. Like all QuantumX modules, the MX460 also has an Ethernet and a Firewire interface, with which data can be rapidly and securely transmitted to a superordinate data recording and control system.

The modules can be used for a variety of measurement tasks. Typical examples are the measurement of crankshaft signals and the angular synchronous acquisition and display of highly dynamic state changes in physical quantities in combination with other QuantumX modules.

Further information at: www.hbm.com/QuantumX.

About HBM

Since 1950, the HBM Group has built a globally-respected reputation in the Test and Measurement industry, based on the supply of reliable, precision transducers and measurement solutions across a broad range of industries. As a technology and market leader worldwide, the company today offers products and services across the entire measurement spectrum, from virtual to physical testing. Products comprise sensors, instrumentation and data acquisi-tion systems as well as durability, test and analysis software. HBM’s global network of sales companies and representatives comprises 27 subsidiaries and sales offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia, with approximately 1,500 employees. The company is also represented in a further 40 countries.

Contact:
HBM GmbH
Im Tiefen See 45
64293 Darmstadt
Germany
Phone: +49 6151 803-0
www.hbm.com

Press contact:
Gabi Strasser
Phone: +49 (0) 6151 803-8069
Fax: +49 (0) 6151 803-396
E-Mail: gabi.strasser@hbm.com

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