Position Transducer Usage Survey
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1. What types of position transducers do you use (select as many as apply)?
Cable (draw wire, wire rope, string pot)
2. What linear displacement ranges do you measure (select as many as apply)?
0 to 2 inches
0 to 4 inches
0 to 10 inches
0 to 25 inches
0 to 50 inches
0 to 100 inches
0 to 200 inches
0 to 400 inches
3. What is your preferred electrical output for position transducers (select as many as apply)?
0 to 5 VDC
0 to 10 VDC
Bridge (Strain Gage Compatible)
Quadrature (Encoder (Digital))
4. Are the position transducers you use generally more or less reliable than the other components of your entire control or data acquisition system (for example, other sensors, actuators, software, hardware)?
About the Same
5. Rate the following characteristics as to how they relate to your experience with position transducers:
Ease of Mounting
6. What is your single most common position transducer failure source?
7. What position transducer brands do you use?
8. What is your typical operating environment?
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