dsound® USS4 Airborne sensor



Universal acoustic sensor for autonomous detection, evaluation, recording and documentation of sounds in industrial environments.

  • Integral, high quality electret microphone
  • Powerful real-time signal processing in an integrated digital signal processor
  • USB 2.0 interface
  • Training, parameterization, visualization and storage of sensor data via PC software
  • Two switching outputs, one synchronization input and an analog input for direct PLC connection
  • Comprises a compact evaluation unit

Application areas

The sensor is used for automatic recording of acoustic signals in industrial environments, as in general quality assurance

Quality and part inspection:

  • metal
  • ceramic
  • glass
  • For example: nuts, washers, pins, sleeves, bushings, rings, stamping and deep drawn components, ceramic sintered parts

Quality inspection of glass containers

  • bottles
  • jars
  • lamp bulbs
  • vials

Technical data

  • Sound sensor for airborne sound signals ranging between 100 Hz and 100 kHz
  • Internal microphone
  • Configuration and parameterization with pc software via USB 2.0 interface
  • 2 switching outputs (potential-free), 1 synchronization input
  • 1 analog input 0 ... 10 V
  • Supply 10 … 30 VDC
  • 8-pin sub-miniature circular connector M9 x 0,5
  • Robust, compact housing (M18 x 1) x 130 mm
  • Protection degree IP67


Procedure and operation mode of part inspection using the sound sensor.