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PENNY+GILES

Penny + Giles was founded in 1956 out of a partnership between Professor William A Penny and Mr James A Giles, where they identified a demand for instrumentation in the aviation industry for high precision, high reliability wire-wound potentiometric devices for customers engaged in aircraft flight testing. Our product range includes linear and rotary position sensors; LVDT and RVDT transducers; joystick controllers; studio faders; digital panel meters; solenoids; cockpit voice and flight data recorders; air data test sets; pitot-static leak testers; ice & snow detection systems.

 
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DML300 Single Channel LVDT Panel Indicator
The DML300 series of digital panel indicators is designed specifically for use with LVDT transducers. DML300 series indicators have a five digit display, transducer excitation supply and many software features including max/min memory and math functions. All models are fitted with two analogue outputs - a high speed analogue output for monitoring fast changes of sensor movement, and a separate, electrically isolated, scaleable analogue output.
DMP200 Single Channel Digital Panel Indicator
The DMP200 can be used for both simple ´measurement only´ applications and in more demanding situations requiring digital communications, alarms, maths functions and complex signal conditioning. Ideally suited to operate with Penny & Giles linear and rotary potentiometers, providing a 10 Vdc or 0-12 Vdc transducer supply. This model is also suited to operate with thermocouples and RTDs, as well as pressure transducers, load cells and strain gauges.

AMF Handle
This style is designed to meet the demands for more complex control systems in off-highway, specialist vehicle applications.
HE Handle
The new HE grip has been ergonomically designed to fit comfortably in either hand – eliminating the need for separate left- and right-hand mouldings – and its main body is molded as a single component to improve rigidity and strength.
JC025 Single Axis Fingertip Rocker
The JC025 single axis fingertip rocker allows system designers to provide control of movement and speed in a single low-profile unit.
JC030 Single Axis Fingertip Rocker
The JC030 single axis fingertip rocker allows system designers to provide control of movement and speed in a single low-profile unit.
JC100 Single Axis Fingertip Joystick
Developed for applications where ergonomics and system integrity are paramount, the JC100 is a compact, low profile joystick that provides smooth, precise fingertip control in one axis.
JC120 Single Axis Fingertip Joystick
Developed for applications where ergonomics and system integrity are paramount, the JC120 is a minimum width, low profile joystick that provides smooth, precise fingertip control in one axis with a choice of two lever lengths.
JC1200 Hall-Effect Paddle Joystick
The JC1200 is a stylish, non-contacting paddle joystick offering precise fingertip control.
JC150 Rugged Single-Axis Joystick
The JC150 was designed for demanding operator control applications in off-highway vehicles and other man-machine interfaces, where lever strength, signal reliability, and handle functionality are important.
JC1500 Rugged Single Axis Contactless Joystick
The JC1500 joystick utilises contactless rotary position sensor technology combined with a rugged, low profile design. The JC1500 is intended for use in the off-highway specialist vehicles market - particularly where reliability and strength are paramount e.g. Aerial Work Platforms. Features analog or PWM output, with optional detents and center or friction lock options.
JC200 Multi-Axis Inductive Joystick
The JC200 has been designed for use with a separate valve driver card or machine control unit. Safety features include a lever mechanism that returns to the centre position when released and internal fault monitoring circuits. Typical applications include the control of wheelchairs, fork lift trucks and agricultural machinery.
JC2000 Multi-Axis Contactless Joystick
The JC2000 is designed for precision fingertip control applications where safety and long trouble-free life are primary requirements. Available in one, two or three axis configurations and can accommodate a choice of handles, including push-button switch versions.
JC300 Multi-Axis Fingertip Joystick
Designed for use with an electronic controller, the JC300 can be specified to generate up to five switched outputs per half axis, or analogue and switched reference signals. Available in single, dual, or three axis.
JC3000 Single and Dual axis Fingertip Joystick
For applications requiring a simplistic approach to fingertip control where strength and reliability are important. Comes in single or dual axis & various user defined features.
JC400 Multi-Axis Fingertip Joystick
Developed for use in applications where compact size and functionality are important, the JC400 with analogue output offers proportional fingertip control in up to three axes, while the JC400 with Digital Output option offers switched fingertip control with sequential detent feel.
JC6000 Rugged Multi-Axis Joystick
The JC6000 is designed for demanding operator control applications in off-highway vehicles and other man-machine interfaces, where strength, reliability, and handle functionality are important. It is available with one or two axis configurations and can be supplied with Hall effect sensors or potentiometer tracks.
JC8000 Rugged Multi-Axis Joystick Controller
The JC8000 is available with one or two axis configurations and is supplied with a non-contact Hall effect sensing system for maximum operational life. The compact size, high lever strength and superb proportional control are ideal for applications in physically demanding working conditions - such as skid steer loaders controls.
MG Handle
This grip is designed to provide a simple approach to a ‘Person Present’ control.
SWJ Multi-Axis Switched Joystick Controller
The SWJ is a compact low-profile switched joystick controller that provides on/off fingertip control in up to two axes.
SWR Multi-Axis Switched Rocker
The SWR is a compact, switched rocker mechanism offering fingertip/thumb control in up to four half axes.
T-Bar Single Axis Friction Lock Joystick Controller
Developed for use in applications where compact size and simplicty is important, the T-Bar is a single axis, 'put-and-stay' function joystick controller that provides precise fingertip control.

Linear Position Sensor - Hall Effect
SLH100 Hall Effect Contactless Linear Sensor
Designed to provide precision cost effective position sensing using the proven contactless Hall effect principle. The sensing system has two parts; sensor and magnetic activator.
VPT210 Valve Position Transducer
The VPT210 spool feedback sensor has been designed for the hydraulic spool valve market - particularly for new generation hydraulics fitted to on- and off-highway vehicles.
VPT351 Valve Position Sensor
The VPT351 can provide accurate, positional measurement over a span of 10-25mm and is designed specifically for the monitoring of hydraulic valves.
Linear Position Sensor - In-Cylinder
ICS100 In-Cylinder Linear Potentiometer
The ICS100 is designed specifically for use in hydraulic and pneumatic actuator applications, where the sensor is fitted inside the pressurized environment. It can be supplied in lengths to suit actuator strokes up to 1100mm.
ICT050 Contactless In-Cylinder Linear Transducer
With a body diameter of only 5.4mm the ICT050 is ideal for installation into hydraulic and pnematic cylinder applications where space is at a premium. With no electrical sliding contacts, the ICT050 has a working life which is almost limitless.
ICT080 Contactless In-Cylinder Linear Transducer
With a body diameter of only 8mm the ICT080 is ideal for installation into hydraulic and pneumatic cylinder applications where space is at a premium. With no electrical sliding contacts, the ICT080 has a working life which is almost limitless.
ICT100 Contactless In-Cylinder Linear Transducer
With a body diameter of only 10.1mm the ICT100 is ideal for installation into hydraulic and pneumatic cylinder applications where space is at a premium. With no electrical sliding contacts, the ICT100 has a working life which is almost limitless.
ICT800 Contactless In-Cylinder Linear Transducer - Analog Output
Signal conditioning is integrated into the transducer flange. Measurement range 25-1000mm
ICT820 Contactless IN-Cylinder Linear Transducer - Analog Output
The ICT820 Contactless In-Cylinder Linear Transducer combines the best features associated with LVDTs and potentiometers into one rugged, contactless and highly reliable displacement transducer with the addition of a CAN SAE J1939 interface.
Linear Position Sensor - Inductive
SLT190 Contactless Linear Position Transducer
Designed to provide reliable, fit-and-forget position sensing (up to 500mm) within a compact transducer size for the most arduous operating environments.
Linear Position Sensor - LVDT
AF111 LVDT Displacement Transducer
Suitable for clamp mounting, the AF111 has a threaded, unguided core assembly to simplify installation. The transducer coil has been specifically designed to reduce overall transducer length and to enable high accuracy.
AF145 LVDT Displacement Transducer
The AF145 features self-aligning rod end bearings for mounting. The transducer coil has been specifically designed to reduce overall transducer length and to enable high accuracy ratiometric operation.
Linear Position Sensor - Potentiometers
HLP190 Spring Loaded Linear Potentiometer
The HLP190 linear potentiometers has a body diameter of only 19mm with stroke lengths from 25mm to 150mm, and a choice of body clamp (BS) or flange (FS) mounting. This model is supplied with a spring loaded shaft, biased to the fully extended position.
ICS100 In-Cylinder Linear Potentiometer
The ICS100 is designed specifically for use in hydraulic and pneumatic actuator applications, where the sensor is fitted inside the pressurized environment. It can be supplied in lengths to suit actuator strokes up to 1100mm.
MLS130 Linear Potentiometer
The MLS130 is a competitively priced linear position sensor for the motorsport industry. Available in eight stroke lengths from 25 to 200mm, the MLS130 is sealed to IP66, and is supplied with a DR25 sheathed, 3-core cable.
SLS095 Linear Potentiometer
The SLS095 comes in an extremely compact, lightweight package in stroke lengths from 10 to 100mm. The miniature size of this new sensor makes it ideal for applications in robotics, animatronics, medical equipment and motorsport data acquisition.
SLS130 Linear Potentiometer
The SLS130 comes in an extremely compact, lightweight package in stroke lengths from 25 to 200mm. It is ideally suited to high volume OEM manufacturers, where high performance and reliability has paramount importance.
SLS190 Linear Potentiometer
The SLS190 is available in stroke lengths from 25 to 350mm. Using the proven benefits of Hybrid Track Technology, the SLS190 is ideally suited to high volume OEM manufacturers.
SLS220 Spring Loaded Linear Potentiometer
The SLS220 is available in stroke lengths of 10 and 20mm, with a spring loaded operating shaft. This unit has a mounting flange to allow easy installation.
SLS320 Linear Potentiometer
The SLS320 is available in stroke lengths from 250 to 1600mm in a compact, with a lightweight, easy to use design. This unit is ideally suited to high volume OEM manufacturers.

Rotary Position Sensors - Hall Effect
NRH271 & NRH272 No-Contact, Rotary Position
The NRH271 and NRH272 family of no-contact, Rotary Position Sensors offers the optimal combination of performance, safety and cost. All variants utilise proven Hall-effect sensing technology and are accommodated in a low-profile housing with a compact footprint.
NRH275DR No Contact Rotary Position Sensor
The NRH275DR is a rotary position sensor that features a 2-piece unit - fully sealed sensor assembly and magnet. It only operates from 5Vdc, and has two independent supplies and outputs that terminate in 6x 18 AWG wires, allowing Deutsch or AMP style connectors to be simply added.
NRH280DP Noncontact Rotary Hall Sensor
Rotary position sensor that features a 2-piece unit - fully sealed sensor assembly and magnetized bolt. Single or dual outputs available. ***Only available for existing clients, no new customers***
NRH285DR Noncontact Rotary Hall Sensor
Operates from a 5Vdc (±0.5) regulated supply to each independent sensor channel, and has two independent outputs, enabling full redundancy from a very slim package. It has a co-moulded fully encapsulated sensor system that can withstand high shock and vibration as well as operate up to +170°C, and endure high pressure wash-downs (IP69K). ***Only available for existing clients, no new customers***
NRH300DP No-Contact Rotary Position Sensor
The NRH300DP utilises proven Hall-effect, sensing technology in a low-profile (8mm) housing with separate magnet for true no-contact sensing. The electrical output span can be set to correspond to rotations of 20° to 360°, and the positional information is determined by the angle of the supplied magnet relative to the sensor body.
SRH220DR Contactless Rotary Sensor
SRH220DR provides reliable and accurate rotary position measurement in extreme industrial environments, such as specialist off-highway construction and agricultural vehicles, where shock, vibration and extreme temperatures can occur. It is housed in an all-new moulded housing with separate supply voltage and output signals on two channels. Environmental protection to IP67/IP68 is dependent on the connector style selected.
SRH280DP Contactless Rotary Position Sensor
For extreme motorsport and industrial environments where shock and vibration can occur. Uses 28mm flanged housing with protection rating to IP68.
SRH500P Contactless Rotary Sensor
The SRH500P can meet the harsh operating requirements in heavy duty industrial applications, including construction, agricultural, military and utility vehicles, steelworks, marine equipment and power generating plants. This model has an option for environmental protection to IP69K.
SRH520CN Contactless Rotary Sensor - CANbus Output
The SRH520CN contactless, rotary sensor is a development of the Penny & Giles SRH501/2P model, with additional integrated electronics to provide a CANbus interface according to ISO/DIS 11898.
SRH880P Submersible Contactless Rotary Sensor
The SRH880P has been specially developed to meet the harsh operating requirements in heavy duty industrial applications, including construction, agricultural, military and utility vehicles, as well as a variety of uses in steelworks and power generating plants.
TPS280DP Throttle Position Sensor
TPS280DP is mechanically interchangeable with most existing throttle potentiometers using 32mm mounting centers and is designed to interface with most common throttle body D type spindles. The sensor has a choice of 200 or 500mm cable lengths, with or without an MSS4P Mini Sure Seal connector fitted to the FDR-25 sheathed spec 55A cable. With sealing to IP69K, it is also able to withstand high pressure wash-downs.
Rotary Position Sensors - Potentiometers
RCP Conductive-Plastic Rotary Potentiometer
The RCP range of conductive-plastic rotary potentiometers have been designed to provide high precision, reliability and quality and perform in severe environmental conditions.
RCP09 Midpot Rotary Potentiometer
Supplied in size 09 synchro mount size, automatic trimming of linearity and resistance by profiling of the resistive element maintains consistent high quality.
SRS280 Sealed Rotary Potentiometer
The SRS280 was developed to meet the harsh operating requirements of today´s automotive and motorsport markets. It uses hybrid potentiometer track technology, providing high stability under extremes of temperature and humidity
SRS880 Submersible Rotary Potentiometer
The SRS880 can meet the harsh operating requirements of applications such as construction, agricultural, military and utility vehicles, steelworks and power generating plants. This model can operate at a submerged depth of 2m (6.5 feet).
Rotary Position Sensors - RVDT
RVDT - RVDTs for Industrial & Motorsport Applications
The Penny & Giles rugged, high-integrity RVDT displacement transducer is designed for operation in harsh automotive and motorsport environments.

EICT Signal Conditioning Module
The EICT signal conditioning module has been specifically designed to operate with the ICT and SLT190 range of contactless linear position transducers. The module operates from a 10-60 Vdc supply voltage and provides a range of outputs which can be configured by the user.
SCM100 Signal Conditioner
The SCM100 LVDT signal conditioning module has been designed specifically to operate with the AF111 and AF145 range of LVDTs, and to make using an LVDT as simple as using a linear potentiometer. Capable of providing a range of voltage or current output signals.
SSC Signal Conditioning Module
The new Penny+Giles model SSC is a Sensor Signal Conditioning unit housed in an IP68 protected metal enclosure. It is suitable for use with any sensor that produces a dc output signal voltage in the range 0 - 5Vdc. The SSC also provides a 5Vdc source that may be used as a supply for many types of sensors.
UCM Universal Signal Conditioner
The new Penny+Giles model UCM is a low voltage dc powered Universal Conditioning Module designed to operate with a wide range of LVDTs, RVDTs and other analogue inductive transducer types. The set-up is simple and flexible, allowing user adjustment of excitation voltage and frequency, operating mode, span output and zero position, as well as configuration for multiple unit synchronisation.

Technical Resources - Signal Conditioning Technical Data
EICT Setup Guide
EICT Setup Guide
UCM Manual
UCM Manual

STT280 Sealed Tilt Sensor
The STT280 is provided in an extremely compact housing, for the most arduous operating environments. It is suitable for applications such as road construction equipment, cranes and booms, scissor lifts, agricultural vehicles, container handling and hydraulic lift systems.
STT500 Sealed Tilt Sensor
The STT500 is provided in an extremely rugged cast aluminum housing, for the most arduous operating environments. It is suitable for applications such as road construction equipment, cranes and booms, scissor lifts, agricultural vehicles, container handling and hydraulic lift systems.

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