View Full Version : strain gage conditioners and amplifiers

Chris Fritton
06-13-1994, 08:24 AM
In our lab we currently use the Vishay Strain Gage Conditioner and
Amplifier (2100) System. Although this system has proven quite
useful and dependable, it is bulky (by today's standards) and does
not allow for the easy addition of filters.

Does anyone have recent experience assembling a conditioner/
amplifier system for use with strain gages and/or accelerometers?
Does the Vishay Measurements Group still produce the gold standard in
this type of instrumentation? What are the costs involved?

On a related note, members of our lab have heard of a company that
sells inexpensive, used electronic components (amplifiers, etc.).
Does anyone know of such a company?

Thank you for your help.

Chris Fritton chris@bone.ortho.sunysb.edu
Musculo-Skeletal Research Laboratory phone: (516) 444-2215
Dept. of Orthopaedics T18-030 fax: (516) 444-7671
S.U.N.Y. @ Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794