PicoStrain: Strain Gauge / Load Cells
Easy Access to a New Measuring Principle
Get acquainted with the PS021 and its PICOSTRAIN measuring principle. With PSA21, ams (previously acam) offers a convenient evaluation and measurement system, so you can test the full functionality and performance of the PS021. In combination, this gives you an adequate measurement system together with a powerful software that simplifies the handling of the various setup possibilities. The PSA21 is connected to a PC with a RS232 interface. Several settings for core and I/O supply voltage can be selected with jumpers. Further jumpers allow current measurement.
As reference frequency two clocks with 32,768 Hz or 4 MHz are available.
There is a BNC connector to trigger a single measurement by an external signal.
The system is offered with three plug-in modules:
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