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The 3801A accelerometer incorporates mechanical stops for over-range protection up to greater than 10,000g.  The model 3801A is offered in ranges from ±2 to ±2000g and is gas damped to provide a wide frequency response. The accelerometer is temperature compensated to provide a stable output over the operating environment.


  • ±2g to ±2000g Dynamic Range
  • 10,000g Shock Protection
  • Hermetically Sealed
  • Gas Damping
  • mV Output
  • DC Response
  • Stud Mounting


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Product Type Features

  • Accelerometer Type  MEMS DC

  • Sensor Type  DC Response Plug & Play Accelerometers

Configuration Features

  • Electrical Connection  5-Pin Connector

Electrical Characteristics

  • Full Scale Output Voltage (VDC) ±.08

  • Excitation Voltage (VDC) 5 – 10

  • Zero Acceleration Output (mV) ±25

Signal Characteristics

  • Frequency Response (Hz) 0-200 to 0-5000

Body Features

  • Number of Axes  1

  • Weight  20 g [ .7 oz ]

  • Material  Stainless Steel

Mechanical Attachment

  • Mounting Type  Stud

Usage Conditions

  • Operating Temperature  -55 – 125 °C [ -67 – 257 °F ]


  • Acceleration Range (±) (g) 2, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000

  • Overall Acceleration Range (±) (g) 2 – 2000

  • Sensitivity  .1 mV/g, .3 mV/g, .7 mV/g, 1.5 mV/g, 12 mV/g, 3 mV/g, 6 mV/g

  • Sensitivity Range  .1 – 12 mV/g

  • Nonlinearity (%FSO) ±1

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