LCF-3500 Series Linear Accelerometer

The Jewell LCF-3500 Series Flexure Suspension Fluid Damped Tri-Axial Accelerometer is a ±0.5G to ±5G device designed for applications where high levels of shock and vibration are present. LCF units are characterized by excellent turn on repeatability and very low hysteresis.

Additional Information

Dimensions 3.75 × 2.88 × 2.96 in

• ±0.5g to ± 5.0g Full Range
• Filtering 5 to 100 Hz
Bandwidth Available
• Exceptional Bias & Scale Factor
• High Level ±5 Vdc Output
• 1,000g Shock Capability
• Tri-Axis


• Geophysical Testing
• Railcar Acceleration Control
• Railcar Deceleration Control
• Ocean Buoy Acceleration Sensing
• Aircraft Stability Control
• Aircraft Flight Testing
• Vehicle Roadway Profiling
• Tri-Axis Acceleration Applications
• Aircraft Flight Data Recorder

Performance Specifications


Input Range (g)1±0.50±2.0±5.0
Full Range Output (Volts ±0.5%)±5±5±5
Non-linearity (%FRO max)
Scale Factor (Volts/g, nominal)10.02.501.00
Scale Factor Temperature Sensitivity (PPM/°C maximum)100100100
Bias (g maximum)0.0050.0050.005
Bias Temperature Sensitivity (µg/° maximum)100100100
Natural Frequency (Hz minimum)3303030
Bandwidth (-3dB, Hz, minimum)303030
Input Axis Misalignment (° maximum)
Resolution & Threshold (µ)101010


Number of Axes3
Input Voltage Range (VDC)±12 to ±18
Input Current (mA, maximum)±45
Output Impedance (Ω, nominal)100
Noise (Vrms, maximum)0.002


Operating Temperature Range-40°C to +80°C
Storage Temperature Range-60°C to +90°C
Vibration20 grms
Shock1000g, 1 msec, ½ sine

Custom Capabilities

  • Unit Power Connections can be easily adapted for operations from single-ended, floating power supplies of 24 to 36 Volts DC
  • Internal Temperature Sensor
  • 4-20mA Output

1: Full range is defined as "from negative to positive full input acceleration."
2: Referenced to best-fit straight line independent of misalignments
3: Output phase angle = -90°.


Outline Drawing

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