SMA Series Linear Accelerometer

The Jewell SMA Series accelerometer is a low cost, high precision sensor designed with very high accuracy. Applications include robotics, construction equipment, industrial measurement and control, and precision machining. All Emerald Series accelerometers are RoHS compliant.RoHs_logo

Additional Information


• Extremely Rugged
• Lower Cost than traditional Force-Balanced Accelerometers
• High Accuracy
• Greater Precision than MEMS Technologies
• ±5 V DC Output
• Dual-Ended Power Input
• RoHS Compliant


• Aerospace
• Military
• Robotics
• Academic Research
• Wind Turbine Controls
• Track Monitoring and Testing
• Vehicle Wheel Alignment

Performance Specifications


Input Range (g)±0.25±0.5±1±2
Full Range Output (FRO Vdc ±0.5%)1±5±5±5±5
Non-linearity (%FRO max)
Scale Factor (Volts/g, nom)
Scale Factor Temperature Sensitivity (PPM/°C max)100100100100
Bandwidth (-3dB, Hz nom)
Output Axis Misalignment (° max)0.500.500.500.50
Pendulous Axis Misalignment (° max)0.500.500.500.50
Resolution & Threshold (µg max)


Number of Axes1
Input Voltage Range (Vdc)±12 to ±18
Input Current (mA max)40
Output Impedance (Ω nom)10
Noise (Vrms max)0.002


Operating Temperature Range-55 °C to +85 °C
Storage Temperature Range-60 °C to +90 °C
Shock500 g, 1 msec, ½ sine

Custom Capabilities

  • ±15V bipolar input option available
  • Pigtail and Connector alternative options available
  • Custom ranges and bandwidths available


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: Full Resolution is achieved with noise reduction techniques.


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