New Position Sensors Follow Many Paths to Precision (.PDF Download)

May 21, 2015

By the start of the 21st Century, the classic limit switch had been largely replaced by the hall-effect sensor, but both were handicapped by their binary outputs. System designers seeking to control the positions of mechanical devices had only one bit of data to work with—not optimum for control loops. The last several years, extending into 2015, have seen remarkable innovation in...

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