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LCF-500 Series Accelerometer

The Jewell LCF-500-DC Series accelerometers are configured specifically to yield a combination of high accuracy and ruggedness in Outline Diagram numerous applications. The inertial sensor moving system is supported by a taut-band torsional suspension, which is floated in a silicon damping fluid.


Additional information

Weight 4 oz
Dimensions 3.10 × 1.36 × 1.525 in

• Ranges available in ±0.5g to ± 5.0g
• Extremely rugged in long-term snd low-level vibration applications
• Can withstand high shock environments up 1500g
• Exceptional bias and scale factor


• Train performance testing
• Industrial automation Pin Out (Options: C-connector, P-Pin)
• Simulator inertial monitoring
• Platform orientation
• Geophysical & geotechnical structure monitoring
• Aircraft flight testing

Performance Specifications


Input Range (g)±0.5±1.0±2.0±5.0
Full Range Output (FRO VDC ±0.5%)1±5.0±5.0±5.0±5.0
Nonlinearity (Note 2) % FRO maximum)
Scale Factor (Volts/g nominal)
Scale Factor Temperature Sensitivity (PPM/°C maximum)100100100100
Natural Frequency (Hz nominal)250505050
Transverse Axis Misalignment (° maximum)±0.5±1.0±1.0±1.0
Bias (g)±0.004±0.004±0.01±0.02
Bias Temperature Sensitivity (µg/°C maximum)50505050
Resolution & Threshold (µg maximum)251020


Number of Axes1
Input Voltage Range (VDC)±12 to ±18
Input Current (mA maximum)15
Output Impedance (Ω nominal)100
Noise (Vrms maximum)0.005


Operating Temperature Range-40°C to +80°C
Storage Temperature Range-60°C to +90°C
Shock1500g, 0.5msec, ½ sine

1: Full Range is defined “from negative full input acceleration to positive full input acceleration.”
2: Nonlinearity is specified as deviation of output referenced to theoretical sine function value, independent of misalignment.
3: Output Phase angle = – 90°.


LCF-500 Datasheet
Outline Drawing