Electronic Design

Non-Contacting Rotary Position Sensor Increases Product Life

For applications running in harsh and high vibration environments, the Model AMS22 non-contacting magnetic rotary position sensor can help increase product lifespan up to fifty million cycles depending on the product and particular application. The sensor utilizes magnetic hall-effect technology that enables high performance operation even in severe temperature or unclean conditions. It delivers a single analog output from 0.1V to 4.9V with an effective electrical output of 340° and is programmable up to 360°. The analog output features a 12 bit resolution and sports an independent linearity of 0.5% or 0.3%. As a reference, price for the Model AMS22 is $12.50 each/10,000. BOURNS INC., Riverside, CA. (951) 784-3100.

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