Accelerometer TP-ACC20

Accelerometer TP-ACC20


The Accelerometer TP-ACC20 is a dual axis accelerometer combined with a manual trigger button, designed to be used with the Handyscope HS3, Handyscope HS4, Handyscope HS4 DIFF (order code TP-ACC20-25) and Automotive Test Scope ATS610004D-XMSG (order code TP-ACC20-09).

The dual accelerometer is a low power dual axis accelerometer with voltage outputs. It can measure accelerations in two axes, up to ± 2 g. It can measure both dynamic acceleration and static acceleration (gravity).

The manual trigger button can be used to trigger measurements in situations where no trigger condition can be derived from the input signals.

Category: Miscellaneous

Accelerometer TP-ACC20 sensor front

The acceleration sensor of the Accelerometer TP-ACC20 is placed in a small package with a long, thin flexible cable. The package contains strong magnets to attach the sensor to magnetic (steel) surfaces without the need of screws or clamps. One side of the package contains a patch of velcro, to attach the sensor to fabric surfaces.

The Accelerometer TP-ACC20 also contains a manual trigger button. This button can be used to manually trigger measurements in situations where no trigger condition can be derived from the input signals. The manual trigger button has a solid aluminum body and is fitted with a female BNC connector. A long flexible cable with a male BNC connector is used to connect the button to the instrument.

Accelerometer TP-ACC20 trigger button

The table below shows detailed specifications of the Accelerometer TP-ACC20.

Accelerometer sensor

Sensor input range± 2 g
Sensitivity420 mV/g typical
Zero g bias level1.5 V typical
Zero g offset vs. temperature< ± 0.5 mg/°C
Bandwidth500 Hz
Sensor resonant frequency5.5 kHz typical
Power supplyfrom instrument extension connector, < 0.5 mA
Width35 mm
Height30 mm
Thickness9 mm
Weight20 g
Cable length2.5 m

Manual trigger button

Length (without cable)47 mm
Diameter18 mm
Connector at buttonfemale BNC connector
Connector at cableisolated male BNC connector
Cable length2 m

Instrument connector

Connector type9 pin male D-Sub connector25 pin male D-Sub connector
Suitable instrumentsHandyscope HS5
Handyscope HS6 DIFF
Handyscope HS3
Handyscope HS4
Handyscope HS4 DIFF
Accelerometer sensor signal connection2
Connectionisolated male BNC connector
Cable length50 cm
Total weight200 g

The Accelerometer TP-ACC20 is available in 2 models with different connectors, a 25 pin and a 9 pin D-sub connector.

Order codePrice
TP-ACC20-25 315.00
TP-ACC20-09 315.00

The Accelerometer TP-ACC20 - 09 can be used with the Handyscope HS5 and Handyscope HS6 DIFF. The Accelerometer TP-ACC20 - 25 can be used with the Handyscope HS3, Handyscope HS4 and Handyscope HS4 DIFF.

Accelerometer TP-ACC20 user manual 1.3English875.29 kB download


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