Balluff Introduces Flight Simulator Retrofit Products

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High performance, legacy-compatible cylinder position feedback system

Balluff Flight Simulator Retrofit Transducer

Balluff flight simulator retrofit transducers are designed for drop-in installation and full compatibility with your existing control system.

Take control today – ensure future availability for your flight crews by upgrading your troublesome legacy feedback systems with a new retrofit solution from Balluff.

Balluff now offers a full line of Micropulse® magnetostrictive linear position transducers, specifically designed for compatibility with legacy flight simulator systems. Based on modern electronics platforms, Balluff’s Micropulse® rod-style linear position transducers give old hydraulic flight simulators new life with state-of-the-art performance, high reliability, and most importantly – ready availability in a variety of styles and sizes.

Balluff’s linear transducers are designed for drop-in installation and full compatibility with the existing control system, right down to the matching host controller connector plug. Balluff’s patented auto-tuning circuitry allows operation with the most commonly installed legacy cylinder magnets.

Features:

  •     Three different hydraulic probe designs for motion cylinder and control loading cylinder applications.
  •     Two different electrical interface schemes to choose from to match the previous generation of transducer electrical signals.
  •     The analog/PWM interface modules feature a menu-driven, microprocessor-based pushbutton setup routine supported by an informative, lighted LCD digital display.

Take control today – ensure future availability for your flight crews by upgrading your troublesome legacy feedback systems with a new retrofit solution from Balluff, custom tailored for drop-in compatibility and backed by a committed supplier to the flight simulator industry.

Learn more by downloading our new brochure.

Editors: To download the high resolution press image, click here:
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Balluff Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Balluff GmbH, Neuhausen, Germany, is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of inductive, photoelectric, vision, capacitive and magnetic sensors as well as linear position transducers, RFID systems, and networking products. Balluff products for OEM and factory floor solutions are used to control, regulate, automate, assemble, position, and monitor manufacturing, assembly, and packaging sequences for industries including: metalworking, automotive, plastics, material handling, wood processing, aerospace, alternative energy, medical, electrical, and electronics.

Editors: please contact Kelly Panko at 1-800-543-8390 for clarifications and additional information e-mail kelly(dot)panko(at)balluff(dot)com

Direct reader service inquiries to: Kelly Panko, Balluff Inc, 8125 Holton Drive, Florence, KY, Phone 1-800-543-8390, or http://www.balluff.com

In Canada only, contact Norman J. Clarke, President, Balluff Canada, 2840 Argentia Road, Unit # 2, Mississauga, ON L5N 8G4, Phone 1-800-927-9654 or Tel: 905-816-1494, 905-816-1411, E-mail: balluff(dot)canada(at)balluff(dot)ca

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