Position Sensors

Position sensors are integrated circuits (IC) which sense the movement or position of an object. They convert this measurement information into analog or digital output signals. Position sensors essentially take the information to/from a fixed position and provide feedback.
There are different types of sensors for different requirements. A popular position sensor is an LVDT (linear variable differential transformer).

What do these sensors measure?
Position sensors measure by a range of different methods such as:
Rotation (Rotary)
Angle
Accuracy
Distance

What is a linear position sensor?
Linear position sensors are accurate sensors which measure the linear position of a device. Linearity is important for engineering applications. It measures the position of an object within a linear, straight line.

What is a rotary position sensor?
Rotational position sensors detect the movement of an object's to give their angular position.

What is a resistive position sensor?
Resistive position sensors use resistance to measure the position. This is a physical variable.


Position Sensor Applications:

Home appliances
Robotics
Gaming
Lighting
TV
Computers
Automotive
Automation
Coordinate measurement
Industrial motion control

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Description Price Sensor Type Output Type Configuration Mounting Type Package Type Pin Count Minimum Operating Temperature Maximum Operating Temperature Minimum Operating Supply Voltage Maximum Operating Supply Voltage Dimensions Automotive Standard
RS Stock No. 193-9582
Mfr. Part No.TLE5009A16D E2210
BrandInfineon
HK$43.79
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- Analogue - Surface Mount PG-DSO 16 -40 °C +125 °C - 5 V 5 x 3.9 x 1.02mm AEC-Q100
RS Stock No. 186-0843
Mfr. Part No.SS-430L-W
BrandKEMET
HK$174.40
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Proximity, Pyroelectric Infrared Digital - Surface Mount SMD 5 -40 °C +70 °C 2.5 V dc 5.5 V dc 15 x 15 x 7.85mm -
RS Stock No. 189-7256
Mfr. Part No.G-MRCO-055
HK$54.74
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- Analogue - PCB Mount DFN 12 -40 °C +150 °C - 10 V 6.1 x 2.1 x 0.75mm -
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RS Stock No. 200-6338
Mfr. Part No.AS5600-ASOM
Brandams
HK$27.548
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- - - Surface Mount SOIC 8 - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 186-0728
Mfr. Part No.SS-430
BrandKEMET
HK$105.85
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Proximity, Pyroelectric Infrared Digital - Surface Mount SMD 5 -40 °C +70 °C 2.5 V dc 5.5 V dc 15 x 15 x 5.65mm -
New
RS Stock No. 201-1657
Mfr. Part No.G-MRCO-037
HK$12.744
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- - - - - - - - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 200-9477
Mfr. Part No.AS5600L-ASOM
Brandams
HK$17.503
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- - - - SOIC8 - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 172-3002
Mfr. Part No.RDC9010006
HK$128.27
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Resistive Linear - Through Hole - 3 -40 °C +120 °C - 5 V dc - -
RS Stock No. 193-9594
Mfr. Part No.TLE5014P16D
BrandInfineon
HK$46.173
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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- Analogue - Surface Mount PG-DSO 16 -40 °C +125 °C - - 5 x 3.9 x 1.02mm ISO 26262
New
RS Stock No. 200-6330
Mfr. Part No.AS5040-ASST
Brandams
HK$58.472
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- - - Surface Mount SSOP 16 - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 172-3001
Mfr. Part No.RD7121008A
HK$18.16
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Resistive Linear - Through Hole - 3 -40 °C +105 °C - 12 V dc 18 x 10 x 9mm -
New
RS Stock No. 201-8323
Mfr. Part No.AS5200L-AMFM
Brandams
HK$63.665
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- PWM - - MLF - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 178-1214
Mfr. Part No.PL-N823-01
BrandKEMET
HK$74.65
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- - - Surface Mount SMD - -40 °C +70 °C 2 V dc 15 V dc 5 x 4.8 x 1.7mm -
RS Stock No. 172-2993
Mfr. Part No.RDC10320RB
HK$22.125
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Resistive Linear - Through Hole - 3 -30 °C +85 °C - 5 V dc 41.5 x 10.95 x 7.5mm -
RS Stock No. 189-7916
Mfr. Part No.G-MRCO-055
HK$114.38
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- Analogue - PCB Mount DFN 12 -40 °C +150 °C - 10 V 6.1 x 2.1 x 0.75mm -
RS Stock No. 172-2996
Mfr. Part No.RDC401D07A
HK$74.21
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Resistive Linear - - - 3 -30 °C +80 °C - 5 V dc 32 x 10.6 x 6.8mm -
New
RS Stock No. 201-8313
Mfr. Part No.AS5048B-HTSP
Brandams
HK$79.74
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- Digital - Surface Mount TSSOP - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 193-9595
Mfr. Part No.TLE5014P16D
BrandInfineon
HK$56.32
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- Analogue - Surface Mount PG-DSO 16 -40 °C +125 °C - - 5 x 3.9 x 1.02mm ISO 26262
RS Stock No. 186-0826
Mfr. Part No.SS-430
BrandKEMET
HK$144.09
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Proximity, Pyroelectric Infrared Digital - Surface Mount SMD 5 -40 °C +70 °C 2.5 V dc 5.5 V dc 15 x 15 x 5.65mm -
RS Stock No. 193-9589
Mfr. Part No.TLE5009 E2000
BrandInfineon
HK$15.034
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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- Analogue - Surface Mount PG-DSO 8 -40 °C +150 °C 3 V 5.5 V 5 x 4 x 1.45mm AEC-Q100
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