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Customize Omron Sensors with Factory Molded Connectors

Posted December 15, 2011 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: Omron

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Beginning this week, we can now offer our customer factory molded connectors onto their OMRON sensors. We can add a molded IP67-rated M8 or M12 Connector and custom-length cable onto most Omron 3-wire and 4-wire DC Photoelectric or Proximity
Sensors.

This new program from OMRON lets our customers have a choice of affordable custom sensors with their choice of straight connector type. Ordering custom connectors is  simple
1. Call Innovative-IDM at 877.906.2100 or go to www.innovativeidm.com
2. Relax, we'll take care of the rest.

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Robotic Donkey Climbs 35 Degrees, Carries 300 Pounds

Posted July 25, 2008 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: Blog, Innovative Automation

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The video of this beast almost is scary.  A fully automated donkey that can't be kicked over, walks in snow, scales hills and packs 300+ pounds of payload.

The donkey's control system keeps it balanced, steers, navigates, and regulates energetics as conditions vary. Sensors for locomotion include joint position, joint force, ground contact, ground load, a laser gyroscope, and a stereo vision system.

Other sensors focus on the internal state of BigDog, monitoring the hydraulic pressure, oil temperature, engine temperature, rpm, battery charge and others.

Can you imagine 1,000 of these working in a military convoy?

 

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