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Mark Kretschmar

Lion Precision

Mark Kretschmar can be reached at Lion Precision, St. Paul, MN; 651-484-6544.

Capacitive Sensor Operation Part 2: System Optimization   June 1, 2009
By: Mark Kretschmar

Part 2 of this two-part article focuses on how to optimize the performance of your capacitive sensor, and to understand how target material, shape, and size will affect the sensor's response.

Capacitive Sensor Operation Part 1: The Basics   May 1, 2009
By: Mark Kretschmar

Part 1 of this two-part article reviews the concepts and theory of capacitive sensing to help to optimize capacitive sensor performance. Part 2 of this article will discuss how to put these concepts to work.


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