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Wichita, KS – April 1, 2014 –Belite Electronics, maker of lightweight avionics, announces its new Liquid (Fuel) Probe sensor. This patent pending new sensor system is inserted into the bottom of any fuel tank and will provide a calibrated indication of empty to full for any size or shape of fuel tank, from a minimum depth of 6" up to a maximum depth of 48". Calibration is easy, with programming switches included for setting low and high level.
The unit does not intrude significantly into the fuel tank (unlike capacitive probes) and has no moving parts (unlike float probes). It utilizes MEMS technology sensor, and is constructed from tough stainless steel. It is designed to be immune to shock, temperature and vibration.
"This new liquid level probe is ideal for aviation use," said James Wiebe, CEO of Belite. "It doesn't intrude into the fuel tank, is easier to install, works with any shape of tank and may be calibrated by the user," he continued.
"Furthermore, it is immune to mechanical failure and water contamination failure (unlike resistive and capacitive probes, respectively) and will work with any type of liquid. Therefore, it is also ideal for applications in other areas, such as aerial agricultural tank level determination."
Priced at $199.95, the stainless steel probe includes a small electronic control module and a programming switch assembly, along with a power connection pigtail harness.
Complete specifications and installation instructions and be found at: http://www.beliteaircraft.com/pdfs/Belite_Fuel_Probe_Specification_2014_03_30.pdf
Belite Electronics designs and manufactures innovative, lightweight, affordable instruments for ultralight, experimental and light aircraft.
Note: As this unit is non-TSO’d; non-PMA’s, the accuracy of this unit is not certified or guaranteed. Use only in appropriate aircraft as a backup to certified instruments and pilot fuel calculations. Do not use in any aircraft where such installation would violate appropriate aviation regulations.
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