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Pedal force sensor saves hard work on electric bike

The sensor is a crucial component in the bike’s drive and control system that detects the pedal force applied, and through software settings determines a proportional amount of assisted motor power at the wheel. Rather than a speed sensor, this control gives the rider a more intuitive riding...

Heavy duty encoders: BEI's new LP series encoders suit extreme environments

Available from BEI’s UK distributor, Variohm EuroSensor, the IP66 rated encoder utilises innovative sensing technology with a choice of incremental or absolute single-turn output that allows for accurate position and speed feedback for demanding applications in industrial manufacturing,...

Linear position sensors for professional mountain bike set-up

As in all areas of elite sports, teams and competitors go to great lengths to ensure their equipment set-up is optimised for the best possible performance levels. This is certainly the case for Loic Bruni, the 2015 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials Downhill World Champion. Loic and his French...

Durable rotary position sensing

Novotechnik’s RSB-3600 and RMB-3600 single- and multi-turn Hall Effect rotary position sensors are available in a wide choice of configuration options for maximum application flexibility. Available from Variohm EuroSensor, the highly durable sensor range is housed in a tough 36.5 mm diameter...

Dynamic linear position sensing

Now available from Variohm EuroSensor, Novotechnik’s recently announced TF1 linear position sensor utilises an inductive measuring principle that is impervious to strong magnetic fields and has dynamic and environmental characteristics that suits arduous high precision and high speed...

Novotechnik RFC-4800 touchless technology angle sensor now with CANopen

The two-part sensor, which determines measurement angle based on the positional change of a magnetic field, comprises a separate encapsulated sensing element and magnet, and with no moving parts offers very high durability and reliability as well as exceptionally long life for arduous duty use....