VT Instruments EX1403A
16-Channel bridge and strain gauge measurement instrument
The EX1403A Precision Bridge and Strain Gauge Instrument sets a new standard for strain and bridge measurements, delivering the highest performance measurements possible while controlling overall test hardware costs.
Sixteen channels of strain or voltage, independent 24-bit ADCs per channel, extensive software-selectable filtering, and independent signal conditioning paths deliver exceptional accuracy and reliability.
Functions of the Measurement Instruments EX1403A
- 24-bit, delta-sigma ADC, simultaneous sampling
- Programmable Sample Rate up to 128kSPS
- Full, Half & Quarter Bridge with 120Ω, 350Ω & 1kΩ bridge completion
- Voltage Excitation: 0.5V to 10V
- Current Excitation: 0.46mA
- 2-Wire & 4-Wire Ohms/RTD
- Bridge Zero Balancing
- Built-In-Self-Test (BIST)
- Strain Lead Wire Calibration
- Shunt Calibration: 50kΩ, 100kΩ & External provided by User
- TEDS Support
- LXI Ethernet Interface
- IEEE-1588 Synchronization
- Power over Ethernet (PoE) or 10–50 V DC input
- Built-in Parallel Data Streaming
- Full-featured Embedded Web Interface
- Compact 1U Half-rack Form Factor
Application of the Measurement Instruments EX1403A
A single system that can provide high-quality static or high-speed strain measurements:
- Airframe structural and fatigue test
- Rocket and satellite structural test
- Wind tunnel flight load test
- General purpose bridge measurements
- Load frame materials testing
VTI Instruments, located in San Diego, provides products and systems which are used to monitor and record data that characterizes the physical integrity and performance of aircraft, engines, and other large structures, as well as automate the functional testing of complex electronic systems. VTI Instruments is recognized as an industry leader with a reputation of providing reliable data, first time, every time.
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