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TTI has steadily grown to become the world’s leading passive and connector specialist in the electronic component industry. TTI maintains an extensive inventory and offers the best sensor choices in the industry, meeting almost any requirement of our customers. The company’s basic strategy is to focus on a specific range of products and strive to be the industry’s leading distributor. No other company offers the unique combination of benefits that TTI provides. We maintain an extensive inventory of pressure, temperature, proximity, motion, position, and optical sensors and multiple other types of sensors from the industry's finest manufacturers.
The team of specialists at TTI has more experience in sensors than any other distributor. All TTI employees participate in company-wide training programs, which have helped create the most product-knowledgeable team in the industry. Additionally, customers can rely upon the TTI sales team as a valuable resource of information and guidance. When you partner with TTI you gain access to unmatched product knowledge and inventory availability.
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As a leader in Microelectromechanical (MEMS) elements, sensors and advanced packaging solutions, Amphenol's MEMS pressure sensor line includes highly cost effective families of surface mount, hybrid, and media isolated sensors that serve a medical, industrial and transportation applications. Available in all levels of calibration, from uncalibrated to fully calibrated, amplified analog and digital output versions.
One of the most comprehensive ranges of temperature sensor and probe products in the world today are offered in the category of measurement and sensing products driven by temperature technologies. These include high temperature thermistors, gauge drivers, sensors, and elements. Amphenol Advanced Sensors provides solutions to temperature sensing challenges faced by the various industry segments - such as medical, automotive, and telecommunications - across the globe.
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Dennis M. Zogbi
The fiscal year ending March 31, 2016, has proven to be an unusual economic year in the history of tracking the global capacitor, resistor and inductor markets worldwide. The market environment is succumbing to the impact of forces that are both internal and external to the supply chain and almost every company in the world selling electronic components took a beating in the markets in the last fiscal quarter, unless you were selling to specific manufacturers in China who in turn were building specific types of smartphones. The real crack in the armor came mid-March 2016 when a key industry executive asked me to do a quick analysis on nine month year-on-year sales cycles for components sold into the automotive industry, as there was conflicting information about just how hot the automotive end market really was; as every piece of literature (including my December MarketEYE article) promoted the positive market opportunities for passenger compartment electronics in the coming years. Keep reading...
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Dennis M. Zogbi
Passive Electronic Components: State of the Industry Keep reading...
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Dennis M. Zogbi
The automotive cockpit electronics market is undergoing a transition to greater electronic content over the next five years with values increasing by a cumulative rate of an estimated 60%. Significant expansion is expected in connectivity, HUD and telematics as is shown in Figure 1 below.
Sensors are available at TTI Inc. from industry leading manufacturers. TTI is an authorized distributor for many sensor manufacturers including: Honeywell, MEDER, Omron and Panasonic.
perform the same data input collection tasks as their larger electro-mechanical counterparts while also introducing some advantages, such as contact-free operation. Sensors that are now captured in MEMS include sensors for measuring pressure, motion, acceleration, temperature, magnetic field, and light, as well as gyroscopes, inclinometers, switches, capacitive touch sensors, and even microphones.
A photoelectric sensor
, or photoeye, is a device used to detect the distance, absence, or presence of an object by using a light transmitter (often infrared) and a photoelectric receiver. They are used extensively in industrial manufacturing. There are three functional types: opposed (a.k.a. through-beam), retroreflective, and proximity-sensing. When space is restricted or the environment too hostile even for remote sensors, fiber optics may be used. Fiber optics are passive mechanical sensing components. They may be used with either remote or self-contained sensors. They have no electrical circuitry and no moving parts and can safely pipe light into and out of hostile environments .
A position sensor
is any device that permits position measurement. It can either be an absolute position sensor or a relative one. Position sensors can be either linear or angular. Poisitioning Sensors are finding their way into more handheld, medical and industrial devices every day. Knowing the position and orientaion of a device or tool is critical for any modern control system to work accurately.
A pressure sensor
measures pressure, typically of gases or liquids. Pressure sensors can also be used to indirectly measure other variables such as fluid/gas flow, speed, fluid level, and altitude. Pressure sensors can alternatively be called pressure transducers, pressure transmitters, pressure senders, pressure indicators, piezometers, and manometers, among other names.
range from bare thermocouples and Resistive Temperature Devices (RTDs) to more sophisticated infrared non-contact sensors that can directly, consistently, and accurately measure a material's temperature. In many systems, temperature control is fundamental. There are a number of passive and active temperature sensors that can be used to measure system temperature, including: thermocouples, resistive temperature detectors, thermistors and silicon temperature sensors. These sensors provide temperature feedback to the system controller to make decisions such as over-temperature shutdown, turn-on/off cooling fan, temperature compensation or general purpose temperature monitor.
Things to Consider
- Temperature and humidity limits
- Internal or external power source
- Physical size limits