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Which version Dual-Range Force Sensor do I have?

The first version of the Dual-Range Force Sensor, order code DFS-BTA, $109, shipped in 1997. Over the years, the design has been updated and improved several times. Use the following images and descriptions to determine which version you have:

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2004-2007: paper labels
Note: This model is now out of warranty. Unfortunately we no longer have replacement parts (strain gauge or cable) for this version anymore; they cannot be repaired.

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2008: slightly smaller thickness, silk-screened labels (printed directly on the plastic), with the sensor name in Mixed Case letters

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2009-2017: silk-screened labels, with the sensor name in CAPITAL letters

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2018-current: slightly larger, rounded box

Related TILs:
TIL 1909: My Dual-Range Force Sensor is noisy when used with a Motion Detector and LabPro.

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