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Surface Mountable Pressure Monitoring Device – MS Series

The MS Series is a surface-mountable pressure monitoring device that is ideal for low to medium pressure applications.

Company: Merit Sensor is a leader in piezoresistive pressure sensing and partners with clients to develop high performing solutions for a range of applications and industries.

Technology: Merit Sensor utilizes a piezoresistive Wheatstone bridge in a design that anodically bonds glass to a chemically etched silicon diaphragm. All products are RoHS compliant.

Sentium: Merit Sensor products add a proprietary Sentium® technology, designed to provide a best-in-class operating temperature range (-40 °C to 85 °C) and excellent stability.

Capabilities: Merit Sensor designs, engineers, fabricates, dices, assembles, and tests products from a advanced facility near Salt Lake City, Utah.


  • Range - 15 to 500 psi (1 to 34.5 bar; 103 to 3,447 KPa)
  • Media - Clean, dry air and non-corrosive gases
  • Type - Absolute, gage
  • Flexibility - Sensitivity, bridge, resistance, constraint, etc.
  • Packaging - Substrates, gels, covers, etc.


  • Performance - Enjoy top quality performance because of Merit’s proprietary Sentium® technology
  • Security - Feel self-assured doing business with a proficient company backed by a solid parent company (NASDAQ: MMSI)
  • Service - Experience personal, prompt, and professional support
  • Cost - Save money over time with high-performing die
  • Speed - Get to market fast with flexible and creative solutions

MS Series Part Number Configurator

MS Series Part Number Configurator

MS Series Standard Part Numbers

M11-0015-11 M22-0300-11 M21-0015-21
M11-0050-11 M22-0500-11 M21-0050-21
M11-0100-11 M11-0015-21 M21-0100-21
M11-0300-11 M11-0050-21 M21-0300-21
M11-0500-11 M11-0100-21 M21-0500-21
M12-0015-11 M11-0300-21 M22-0015-21
M12-0050-11 M11-0500-21 M22-0050-21
M12-0100-11 M12-0015-21 M22-0100-21
M12-0300-11 M12-0050-21 M22-0300-21
M12-0500-11 M12-0100-21 M22-0500-21
M21-0015-11 M12-0300-21 M21-0015-22
M21-0050-11 M12-0500-21 M21-0050-22
M21-0100-11 M11-0015-22 M21-0100-22
M21-0300-11 M11-0050-22 M22-0015-22
M21-0500-11 M11-0100-22 M22-0050-22
M22-0015-11 M12-0015-22 M22-0100-22
M22-0050-11 M12-0050-22  
M22-0100-11 M12-0100-22  



Parameter Minimum Typical Maximum Units Notes
Electrical & Environmental
Excitation (In)   5 15 V Maximum: 3 mA
Impedance 4000 5000 6000 Ω Optional: 3,500 +/- 500
Operating Temperature -40   85 °C Sentium® technology
Storage Temperature -55   160 °C  
Offset -10 0 10 mV/V Zero pressure; gage only; @ 25 °C
Non-linearity -0.2 0 0.2 % FSO Best Fit Straight Line; @25 °C
Pressure Hysteresis -0.1 0 0.1 % FSO @25 °C
Temp Coeff – Zero -25 0 25 μV/V/°C -40 °C to 85 °C
Temp Coeff – Resistance 2300 2800 3300 PPM/°C -40 °C to 85 °C
Temp Coeff – Sensitivity -1500 -2200 -2500 PPM/°C -40 °C to 85 °C
Thermal Hysteresis -0.1 0 0.1 % FSO Zero pressure
Burst Pressure 2X       Room Temperature
Full-Scale Output (@ 5 volts excitation)
15 psi (1 bar; 103 KPa) 60 75 90 mV Closed bridge only
50 psi (3.4 bar; 345 KPa) 100 125 150 mV
100 psi (6.9 bar; 689 KPa) 120 150 180 mV
300 psi (20.7 bar; 2068 KPa) 120 150 180 mV
500 psi (34.5 bar; 3447 KPa) 140 175 210 mV


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