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Detonation Pickup Basics

By Chad Michaelis at Vertex Electronics Inc. The detonation pickup has been around since 1946, when it was introduced by Phillips Petroleum Company (Figure 1). Different forms of bouncing pin technology were utilized prior to the introduction of the detonation pickup. The detonation pickup has changed little since its introduction and was designed to mimic the signal response of the bouncing pin system to help ease the transition away from the bouncing pin (Waukesha, Form ...

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SSD7200 Digital Temperature Controller

New for 2019! As technology progresses, modern solutions to dated equipment not only becomes more user-friendly, but frequently more economical ...

Digital Dual Hour Meter

New for 2019! A critical piece of equipment on Octane engine consoles is the hour meter. It tracks the life ...

501-C Potentiometer Linearity

“A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.”This is especially true within the scientific environment that is the knock ...

Dual hour meters: Analogue Vs Quartz

Older Engine timers do not contain a timekeeping oscillator such as a pendulum or balance wheel, but instead counts the ...