Basics archive
Basics archive

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Inductive proximity sensors The most popular sensor for automation
PNP in comparison with NPN Basic electrical wiring
Passive RFID systems Basic operation
PVC, PUR and TPE Instructions for selecting the cable sheath
Background suppression vs. energetic diffuse sensors A comparison
Active vs. passive RFID tags Strengths and challenges
What is IO-Link Operation, components and technology
Analog transmission of measurement signals vs. digital transmission of signals with IO-Link Comparison of the various kinds of transmission
Inductive coupling for non-contact energy and data exchange Basic information
Magnetic field sensors vs. inductive proximity sensors for robot grippers Basic sensors for robot grippers
Absolute vs. incremental magnetically coded position and angle measurement systems Comparison of measurement systems
Photoelectric sensor heads with separate amplifier vs. stand-alone photoelectric sensors
Magnetostrictive technology Basic overview
Continuous vs. end-of-travel cylinder position detection Comparison of position detection options for hydraulic cylinders
Fluid level detection – limit level or continuous comparison of methods and technologies
Resolution, accuracy, repeatability and precision Explanation of terms relating to travel measurement
MEMS-based vs. fluid-based inclination measurement Comparison between two different inclination measuring systems
Inductive standard proximity sensors vs. inductive Factor 1 proximity sensors A comparison with detection