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The Model P3 Strain Indicator and Recorder is a portable, battery-operated instrument capable of simultaneously accepting four inputs from quarter-, half-, and full-bridge strain-gage circuits, including strain-gage-based transducers.

Designed for use in a wide variety of physical test and measurement applications, the P3 functions as bridge amplifier, static strain indicator, and digital data logger.

The P3 can be configured and operated directly from your PC with a separate software application included with each instrument.

Four input channels

Direct reading LCD display

On-board data storage

0 to 2.5Vdc analog output

Quarter, half and full bridge circuits

Built-in bridge completion

120-, 350- and 1000-ohm dummy gages

Automatic zero-balancing and calibration

Intuitive, menu-driven operations

Operation from keypad or PC

Portable, lightweight and rugged

Battery, USB or line-voltage power

Optional 10-pin transducer connectors

Providing More Than The Product Since 1968!

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Intertechnology Inc. leading distributor and service provider of cost effective testing and measurement solutions. Our Head Office and distribution centre is located in Toronto, with offices in Montreal as well as representation across Canada.

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Intertechnology Inc., web site has a wide variety of products for Load / Force / Torque, Data Acquisition, Physical Testing, Pressure, Instrumentation, Displacement / Position, Strain Gauges / Stress Analysis, Vibration and Contract Services / Workshop InformationContract Services / Workshop Information.

P3 Strain Indicator and Recorder.

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Finalists in each category will receive a US $50 Amazon gift card and have their project featured in a spotlight on IEEE Transmitter, The Institute , and in IEEE Potentials magazine.

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Contest: 2017 IEEE Maker Project (the “Contest”)

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