Rotating telemetry for wheels and rotors

CT16-Rotate

CT16-Rotate telemetry system for rotating applications

16-channel telemetry system for rotating applications – including signal conditioning for STG, TH-K, PT100, ICP, POT or high-level inputs

The CT16-Rotate is a 16-channel telemetry system for rotating applications with integrated signal conditioning for sensor signals, wireless digital transmission and analog reproduction.

In the encoder/transmitter unit the sensor signals are conditioned, filtered (anti-aliasing) and digitized (12-bit). Simultaneous sampling is provided for all channels. Finally the PCM encoded data is transmitted via radio frequencies to the receiver.

Various configurations of different sensor modules are available incl. signal conditioning for strain gages (STG), thermocouples type K (TH-K), thermo sensors PT100, ICP sensors, potentiometer sensors (POT) and also voltage inputs (±5 or ±10 V). Mixed configuration is possible.

The stationary receiver provides 16 x +/-10V analog outputs via Sub-D male socket (option: digital PC interface).

The analog signal bandwidth is 0-375 Hz (320kbit) and up to 0-1500Hz (1280kbit) for 16 channels. The measurement accuracy is ±0.25 % (without sensor). The CT16-Rotate is specified for operational temperatures from -20° C to +70° C. The maximum distance between transmitter and receiving antenna is approx. 10-20 m (30-60 feet) – depending on the application!

Product specifications

  • STG offset via potentiometer or optional auto zero calibration
  • 12 bit ADC resolution, silmultaneous sampling of all channels
  • Signal bandwidth: up to 16x 0-1500 Hz
  • Analog output (+/- 5 V) and digital PC interface (option) on receiver side
  • Powered by accumulator (up to 12 h)
  • Water protected housing (IP65)

Frequency table

Bit rate 16 CH Cut off frequency from anti aliasing filter (-3 db) Sampling rate
1280 kbit 1500 Hz 6530 Hz
640 kbit 750 Hz 3265 Hz
320 kbit 375 Hz 1632 Hz

Downloads for this product

Datasheet

User manual

Application samples

Additional views

  • CT16-Rotate side view with antenna
  • CT16-Rotate telemetry system for rotating applications
  • CT16-Rotate set with standard accessories
  • CT16-Rotate application helicopter 01
  • CT16-Rotate application helicopter 02
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