Category: General

Three steps for a successful wireless sensor installation

As the number of devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) grows, so does the need for reliable yet easily deployable sensors. Luckily, wireless sensor technology is evolving, providing manufacturers with practical and cost-effective solutions to monitor the performance of their equipment. Here Tom Lilly, application engineer at signal conditioning and sensor systems specialist …

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Meet The Team – Sales Manager

Steve Hosgood, Sales Manager talks about the Mantracourt roadmap for 2021, what has surprised him about the company since joining in 2019 and reveals how he lets off steam when he is away from the office. As we kick off 2021 what strategies are you concentrating on to build momentum and advance the Mantracourt road …

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Carrying Out A Wireless Site Survey

Introduction There are two main parts to a site survey. Firstly, a check of local conditions, secondly, a check of performance of the T24 equipment in the local conditions. This technical document is designed to guide you through the process to achieve optimal conditions. Local Conditions The first thing to do is to look around. …

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Keeping our Fingers on the Pulse!

Recently we have been working hard to update the T24 pulse acquisition module. Our purpose with this update was to ease usability with sensors and improve upon the battery life when used as a counter. Our initial brief was to look at the types of sensors that would generate a pulse output. The majority of …

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Introduction to Digital Devices – Part 2

INTRODUCTION The previous instalment focused on the physical communication interface between digital devices and a receiving station. This time I would like to step up a layer and look at the information that is sent along the physical wires. This is often described as the communication protocol and is essentially the ‘language’ that is used …

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Introduction to Digital Devices

INTRODUCTION We are well aware that when customers begin to use digital conditioners that they start on a journey of learning a new language. There are many advantages to using digital solutions, but there is a lot to learn, and the prospect of spending time learning to use a new technology can rule out these …

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Torque about…Ron Joyce

Let’s “Torque about”… Ron Joyce Analogue electronics and PCB design. _____________________________________________ What is the strangest or most challenging job you’ve ever done? I had a summer holiday job when I was at university working on the ‘new’ M5 motorway construction at Cullompton (it was about 1970!). One of my tasks was to fill in the …

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Load Cell Fault Finding – Part 2

We often get asked for fault finding tips and so I’ve put together a simple fault finding guide for a load cell system. In the previous blog we discussed the load cell part of the system, in this post we discuss the signal conditioning part of the system and provide a summary…. Check signal conditioner excitation voltage If …

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Load Cell Fault Finding – Part 1

We often get asked for fault finding tips and so I’ve put together a simple fault finding guide for a load cell system. The output from a load cell is tiny! Any small interference will show up and then be amplified by the signal conditioner. The longer the cable the greater the interference will be …

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A Marketing Intern’s Perspective

My name is Konstantin Delov and I’ve been part of the Mantracourt Marketing team for almost half a year now. I spent my summer working on improving our online presence and supporting our network of technical partners in the promotion of our products. I was fortunate enough to be around and participate in the preparation …

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