Miniature Pressure Sensor from FUTEK
FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology Inc.
August 5, 2009
The PMP943 from FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology Inc., Irvine, CA, is an ultraminiature pressure sensor made of titanium that has a USB output. Input pressure range is 73 psi up to 5800 psi. The sensor withstands vibrations up to 50 g at 20–2000 Hz, weighs <10 g, and provides a 0.5–4.5 VDC output. Bandwidth is up to 5 kHz and operating temperature range is –40°C to 140°C. The thin-film sensor is suited for use in corrosive fluid environments and is recommended for applications involving rough handling or where a completely hermetically sealed transducer is required.
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