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  1. Elsys
18 January 2018

New Generation of the High-speed Strain Gauge Amplifier SGA2

The next generation of Elsys SGA2 MK2 strain gauge amplifiers now offers USB configuration and auto-offset compensation with high bandwidth.

The SGA2 MK2 is well suited for high dynamic material deformation testing, material characterisation or load cell measurements.

Elsys strain gauge amplifier SGA2 was introduced in 2009 and is now available as SGA2 MK2 with new features and in a new design.

Auto-offset calibration allows to compensate easy and fast any unbalanced or pre-loaded strain gauge bridge.

Key Capabilities

The SGA2 MK2 is designed as a differential amplifier to connect to two independent full, half or quarter bridge strain gauges.

  • High bandwidth up to 1.5 MHz
  • Internal 1/2- and 3/4 bridge completion
  • Gain 1, 10 and 100 per channel
  • Precise 5 V and 10 V excitation voltage
  • Auto-Offset compensation
  • USB or RS485 interface

The SGA2 MK2 amplifier is available either as a boxed version or as rack insert module for 19in cases. Up to 12 modules can be installed in a single 19in unit.

The recommended retail price for a boxed two channel SGA-2 MK2 is Sfr1,900 excluding VAT. Standard lead time is three to four weeks.

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