“We believe in innovation. Innovation leads to higher quality, better solutions, and superior products. Our team’s commitment to leading innovation in our industry is a great source of pride for Crystal Instruments.” - James Zhuge Ph.D, President and CEO of Crystal Instruments


“We believe in innovation. Innovation leads to higher quality, better solutions, and superior products. Our team’s commitment to leading innovation in our industry is a great source of pride for Crystal Instruments.” - James Zhuge Ph.D, President and CEO of Crystal Instruments

ABOUT CRYSTAL INSTRUMENTS

Crystal Instruments (CI) is a leading USA based manufacturer of systems and software for machine monitoring, dynamic measurement, vibration testing, and acoustic testing. CI’s products are used for machine diagnosis, design verification, product testing and process improvement by manufacturers of all types of electronic and mechanical products. The head office is located in the heart of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, CA with manufacturing facilities located locally in San Jose, CA.

James Zhuge and Justin Tang are the co-founders of Crystal Instruments. James Zhuge is also one of the original founders of Dactron Incorporated. (Dactron was later acquired by Bruel & Kjaer LDS.) Justin Tang is the chief designer of more than 20 dynamic measurement instruments.

Crystal Instruments has support and service centers located in the USA, Europe, India, and China.

TIMELINE:

1996 Crystal Instruments released the world’s smallest dynamic signal analyzer in a type-II PCMCIA form factor. It was the first vibration analyzer in the world using sigmadelta A/D converters.
2007 Crystal Instruments introduced the CoCo-80, the first handheld data recorder, real-time dynamic signal analyzer, and vibration data collector that matched the performance of high end lab quality instrumentation.
November 2007 The US patent office granted Crystal Instruments an important patent, #7302354. This innovation provided an advanced technique that can greatly increase measurement dynamic range and accuracy. All Crystal Instruments products use this patented technology today.
2009 Crystal Instruments introduced the Spider-80, a highly scalable network-based dynamic measurement system that can measure up to 128 dynamic input channels with full data recording capability.
2011 Crystal Instruments introduced the 4th generation of vibration controllers, the Spider-81.
2012 Crystal Instruments received ISO 9001:2008 certification, reaffirming our dedication to high quality products. Crystal Instruments India Private Limited is established.
2012 Crystal Instruments released the Spider-HUB, an industrial Ethernet switch with networked accuracy up to 50 ns.
2013 Spider-80X is released, based on the Spider-80 design. Features two additional tachometer channels and the ability to stream data directly to a network attached storage device (Spider-NAS).
2014 Spider-80SG strain gage measurement system is introduced. It includes support for quarter-bridge, half-bridge, and full-bridge installations.
2015 Crystal Instruments releases the Spider-20, the first wireless dynamic signal analyzer.
2016 Crystal Instruments releases the CoCo-80X, a 7-inch LCD touschreen dynamic signal analyzer with CAN-bus.

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