Posted in | Photoresistors

Low to Medium Pressure with Laser Trimmed Resistors – AP Series

The AP Series is calibrated at room temperature using laser trimmed resistors. It is ideal for low to medium pressure applications.

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

Technology: Merit Sensor uses a piezoresistive Wheatstone bridge with a chemically etched silicon diaphragm. All the company’s products are RoHS compliant.

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


  • Type - Gage
  • Range -15 to 300 psi (-1 to 20.7 bar; -103 to 2,068 KPa). Also available in higher pressures.
  • Media - Air, liquids, and gases
  • Packaging- Bulk
  • Flexibility - Custom options available


  • Performance - Enjoy best-in-class performance due to Merit’s proprietary Sentium technology
  • Security - Feel assured doing business with a skilled company backed by a solid parent company (NASDAQ: MMSI)
  • Speed - Reach market quickly with creative and flexible solutions
  • Cost - Save money over time with high-performing die
  • Service - Experience professional, prompt and personal support

AP Series Standard Part Number



Parameter Minimum Typical Maximum Units Notes
Pressure Range -15   300 PSI  
Burst Pressure 3X     Full scale pressure  
Electrical (22 °C unless otherwise stated)
Input Excitation 2.4 5 6 VDC  
Input Impedance 8000 12000 16000 ohms  
Output Impedance 4000 5000 6000 ohms  
Temp (Comp/Operating) 10 25 40 °C  
Temperature (Storage) -25   60 °C  
Storage Life     5 Years  
Offset 4.5 6.0 7.5 mV/5V  
Sensitivity 64.868 65.523 66.178 uV/V/psi  
Linearity -1 0 1 %FSO (BFSL)  
Hysteresis -1   1 %FSO  
Accuracy* -2 0 2 %FSO  


* The combined effect of Sensitivity, Repeatability, Nonlinearity, and Hysteresis errors over the temperature range of 25 °C to 15 °C, and 25 °C to 40 °C, expressed as a percent of Full Scale pressure (%FS).

Dimensions (millimeters)

Other Equipment by this Supplier

While we only use edited and approved content for Azthena answers, it may on occasions provide incorrect responses. Please confirm any data provided with the related suppliers or authors. We do not provide medical advice, if you search for medical information you must always consult a medical professional before acting on any information provided.

Your questions, but not your email details will be shared with OpenAI and retained for 30 days in accordance with their privacy principles.

Please do not ask questions that use sensitive or confidential information.

Read the full Terms & Conditions.