Energy Harvesting Kit: VLT-9001
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Midé's VLT-9001 piezoelectric energy harvesting kit has everything you need to start harvesting vibration energy. The kit includes the PPA-2011 piezo and the PPA-9001 clamp kit that has hardware necessary for clamping and adding tip masses. Piezoelectric energy harvesting doesn't end with the piezo and clamp though; power management circuitry is needed. Linear Technology offers a number of piezoelectric energy harvesting electronic solutions. They have also partnered with Wurth Elektronik to offer an energy harvesting kit that incorporates a microprocessor, data acquisition and wireless communication; this solution provides everything you need to develop a full up system powered off piezoelectric and three other types of energy harvesting inputs.
*The PPA-2011 is the most popular piezoelectric energy harvester but it's not perfect for every application. Check out our blog on How to Select the Right Energy Harvester for your application.
PPA-2011 Vibration Power Output
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