Rugged Accelerometer Instrument Offers 24 IEPE/Voltage Channels

AMETEK Programmable Power’s VTI Instruments IEPE Accelerometer/Voltage product, the RX0424 24-channel device with integrated tachometer inputs, is said to provide exceptional accuracy for programmable data acquisition rates of up to 204.8 ksamples/s. Multiple input ranges combine with independent 24-bit analog-to-digital converters for repeatable, high-resolution measurements to ensure capture of all vibration events, large or small.

 

The RX0424 promises repeatable laboratory-grade measurements to the field, with fully-integrated IEPE current excitation and tachometer input channels, further enhancing the instrument’s utility and functionality. Users can program the IEPE current excitation sources to generate either 4.5 mA or 10 mA drive current. They can also tailor the sources to specific application demands. The device’s built-in self-test diagnostics offer closed-loop, end-to-end self-calibration as well as access to the device’s memory and internal temperature information.

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The RX0424 is rated to IP66 for reliable protection against dust, spills, humidity and water jets. Its compact, light-weight design leverages thermal conduction cooling techniques to dissipate heat without using a fan, enabling extended operating temperatures of -20°C to +60°C. The RX0424 achieves data correlation by using industry-standard IEEE-1588 synchronization and timestamp methodology. This applies both to its individual channels within a single instrument and to multiple instruments distributed around the test article.

 

EXLAb software streamlines configuration, data visualization, and analysis. Its open-source, industry-standard drivers and programming interfaces allow for a flexible selection of the application programming environment that is best suited to the end user’s application and development requirements. For more info, visit AMETEK Programmable Power, email [email protected], and/or call 800-733-5427 or 858-450-0085.

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