5 May 2009 Miniature, ruggedized data collector
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McQ has developed a miniaturized, programmable, ruggedized data collector intended for use in weapon testing or data collection exercises that impose severe stresses on devices under test. The recorder is designed to survive these stresses which include acceleration and shock levels up to 100,000 G. The collector acquires and stores up to four channels of signal data to nonvolatile memory for later retrieval by a user. It is small (< 7 in3), light weight (< 1 lb), and can operate from various battery chemistries. A built-in menuing system, accessible via a USB interface, allows the user to configure parameters of the recorder operation, such as channel gain, filtering, and signal offsets, and also to retrieve recorded data for analysis. An overview of the collector, its features, performance, and potential uses, is presented.
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Scott Jackson, Scott Jackson, Wade Calcutt, Wade Calcutt, Ron Knobler, Ron Knobler, Barry Jones, Barry Jones, Robert Klug, Robert Klug, } "Miniature, ruggedized data collector", Proc. SPIE 7333, Unattended Ground, Sea, and Air Sensor Technologies and Applications XI, 73330Z (5 May 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.817871; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.817871
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