AFA4 - Ancillary


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Compact instrument that fixes to the Three Component Balance (AF1300T). It measures the angle positions of models mounted in the balance and feeds the information directly to the Versatile Data Acquisition System (VDAS®).

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The Balance Angle Feedback Unit is an ancillary for use with TecQuipment’s Three-Component Balance (AF1300T, AF1450T or AF1600T) to measure the angular position of models mounted on the balance in TecQuipment’s Subsonic Wind Tunnels. The Angle Feedback Unit mounts on the Three-Component Balance attached to the wind tunnel. It then transmits the rotational angle of the model to TecQuipment’s Versatile Data Acquisition System (VDAS®, not included). The angle of the model can then be logged on a suitable computer (computer not included) along with other captured experimental data.

Note: the Angle Feedback Unit can only be used with the Three-Component Balance (AF1300T, AF1450T or AF1600T) and the Versatile Data Acquisition System (VDAS®). The unit is supplied with an input board for VDAS®.

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