Position Sensors

Position Sensors

TE Connectivity Sensor Solutions is a leading manufacturer of industrial linear and angular position, tilt, and fluid level sensors. Both off-the-shelf and custom position sensing solutions are available featuring core technologies, including inductive, potentiometric, magnetoresistive, hall effect, reed switch, electrolytic, and capacitive sensing.

Sophisticated designs and manufacturing techniques provide reliable and cost-effective solutions for a broad range of harsh applications such as automotive, power generation, subsea, hydraulics, medical, HVACR, process controls, factory automation, security systems, military/aerospace, and nuclear. TE position sensors are available with analog and digital outputs. The comprehensive range of signal conditioning instrumentation meet the specific needs of OEMs and end-users.

Anisotropic Magnetoresistive (AMR) Senor Components

Position sensors magnetoresistive

Anistropic Magnetoresistive Position sensors

Anistropic Magnetoresistive Position sensor TE

MEAS KMY, KMZ

MEAS MS32

MEAS KMT32B, KMT37

Package

SOT-223, E-line 4 pin

TDFN

TDFN, SO-8

Type

Linear low field sensor

Linear low field sensor

Angle sensor

Range

-2 to 2 kA/m magnetic fi eld

1 to 3 kA/m magnetic switching fi eld

180° angle

Unique Features

  • High sensitivity
  • Low hysteresis
  • Linear to uniaxial field strength
  • Linearized ratiometric output
  • Temperature-compensated switching point
  • High accuracy
  • High resolution

Output

Ratiometric with output voltage range 20 mV/V

Ratiometric with output voltage range 10 mV/V

Sine and cosine signals with output voltage range 20 mV/V

Resolution

Typ. 0.1% of range

Typ. 0.1 kA/m

Typ. 0.01° to 0.1°

Accuracy

Typ. 1.0% of range

Typ. 0.1 kA/m

Typ. 0.1° to 1.0°

Operating Temperature

-40°C to 150°C

-25°C to 85°C

-40°C to 150°C (175°C on request)

Dimensions (mm)

SOT: 6.6 x 7.0 x 1.6; E-line: 16 x 4.2 x 2.4

TDFN: 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.8

TDFN: 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.8; SO-8: 5 x 4 x 1.75

Typical Applications

Non-destructive material testing, spray arm detection in dish washers, magnetic imaging, brake pedal position

Piston position switch, reed switch replacement

Steering position, fl ow meters, rpm meters, rotary encoders

TE Connectivity Position sensors

Position sensors TE Australia

MR Position sensors

MEAS KMT36H

MEAS KMXP Series

MEAS KMA36

Package

TDFN 2.5 x 2.5

DFN 2 x 6

TSSOP

Type

Angle sensor

Linear displacement sensor

Angle sensor

Range

360° angle

Absolute within pole pitch, else incremental

360° angle

Unique Features

  • High accuracy
  • High resolution
  • 360° full turn
  • For pole pitch
    • KMXP 1000: p= 1 mm
    • KMXP 2000: p= 2 mm
    • KMXP 5000: p= 5 mm

Low-cost MR encoder for rotational and incremental measurements

Unique Features

  • High accuracy
  • High resolution
  • 360° full turn
  • For pole pitch
    • KMXP 1000: p= 1 mm
    • KMXP 2000: p= 2 mm
    • KMXP 5000: p= 5 mm

Low-cost MR encoder for rotational and incremental measurements

Output

Three 120° phase-shifted output signals with output voltage range 20 mV/V

Sine and cosine signals with output voltage range 20 mV/V

Voltage 0 – 5 V, I2C, customer specific

Accuracy

Typ. 0.1° to 1°

0.1% to 1.0% of pole pitch

Typ. 0.3°

Resolution

Typ. 0.01° to 0.1°

0.01% to 0.1% of pole pitch

Typ. 0.1°

Operating Temperature

-40°C to 150°C

-40°C to 125°C

-25°C to 85°C

Dimensions (mm)

TDFN: 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.8

DFN: 2 x 6 x 0.8

TSSOP20: 6.5 x 6.4 x 1.2

Typical Applications

Steering position, gage readings, rotary encoders

Roller conveyors, circular saws, bending machines etc.

Knobs, small robotics, angular / linear position

Angular Position Transducers – Inductive

Angular position Transducers Inductive

Angular position Transducers Inductive

Angular position Transducer

MEAS RVIT-Z

MEAS R60D

MEAS R30A

Package

PCB for OEM volumes

Servo mount with ball bearing

Servo mount with ball bearing

Resolution

Infinite

Infinite

Infinite

Excitation

DC voltage

DC symmetrical ±15 VDC

AC operated

Range

Up to ±75°

±60°

±30° to ±60°

Output

DC voltage, DC current, digital

±7.5 VDC

AC voltage

Unique Features

  • Absolute position
  • Absolute position
  • Low momentum of inertia
  • Absolute position

Operating Temperature

-25°C to 85°C

-25°C to 85°C

-55°C to 150°C

Dimensions (mm)

Custom

Aluminum case size 11 (Ø27 mm)

Aluminum case size 11 (Ø27 mm)

Typical Applications

Viscometers, valve position, robotics, HVACR vane position, ATM’s, joysticks

Dancer arm position, rotary actuator position feedback, throttle lever position feedback, ball valve position, textile manufacturing equipment, printing presses

Machine tool equipment, rotary actuator feedback, valve positioning, power generation valve position

Angular Position – Encoders

Angular position encoders

Angular position encoders TE

Angular position encoders TE connectivity

MEAS ED-18

MEAS ED-22

MEAS R36

Package

Medium duty with sleeve or ball bearing

Medium duty with sleeve bearing

Heavy duty shaftless

Resolution

Analog 1.4°

Analog 1.4°

Analog 1.4°

Maximum Speed

  • 300 RPM (Sleeve bearing)
  • 3000 RPM (Ball bearing)

300 RPM

Excitation

5 VDC

5 VDC

5 VDC

Unique Features

  • Low profile
  • Excellent stability
  • No optical degradation
  • Encapsulated electronics, sealed unit
  • Highly resistant to vibration
  • No optical degradation
  • Rugged housing
  • Shaftless
  • No optical degradation

Output

Voltage or current

Voltage

Voltage

Range

360°

270°

180°

Operating Temperature

-40°C to 85°C

-40°C to 85°C

-40°C to 85°C

Dimensions (mm)

25.4 x 25.4 x 33.78

Ø19.1 x 37.1

37.36 x 25.4 x 7.62

Typical Applications

Feedback sensor or human-machine interface device, servomotor position and speed control

Low-cost, non-contact human-machine interface potentiometer replacement

Feedback sensor or human-machine interface device, rudder control, servomotor position and speed control

Angular position encoders absolute

Angular position encoders absolute TE

H005, H009

H009, 1200 Dual Output

Package

  • 12.7 mm – 22.19 mm/500 in – .875 in housing diameter
  • 3.170 mm/.1248 in shaft diameter
  • 16.9 mm – 17.4 mm/.670 in – .680 in housing length
  • 22.23 mm/.875 in housing diameter
  • 3.170 mm/.1248 in shaft diameter
  • 26.1 mm/1.03 in housing length

Resolution

12-bit analog/PWM 14-bit serial (SPI)

12-bit analog/PWM 14-bit serial (SPI)

Maximum Speed

  • 300 RPM (Sleeve bearing)
  • 3000 RPM (Ball bearing)

300 RPM

Output Options

Analog/PWM/Serial

Analog/PWM/Serial

Rotational Life

> 100 million cycles (Bearing life)

> 100 million cycles (Bearing life)

Nominal Supply

5 volts

5 volts (Dual output)

Absolute Linearity

±0.2%

± 0.2% (Dual output)

Operating Temperature

-40°C to 150°C

-40°C to 150°C

Typical Applications

Critical position feedback applications in commercial, industrial, medical, aircraft and military markets

Critical position feedback applications in commercial, industrial, medical, aircraft and military markets

Tilt Sensors – Single Axis

tilt sensors

tilt sensors TE

TE connectivity tilt sensors

E-Series

AccuStar EA

APS System

Package

Ceramic housing

LCP housing

Plastic housing

Type

Inclination sensor module

Inclinometer sensor module

Inclination system

Range

±5°, ±15°

±45° to ±60°

±45°, ±90°

Output

Voltage

Voltage

Analog/digital

Unique Features

  • Easy to handle
  • Minimal temperature drift
  • Good long term stability
  • Compact
  • Low power
  • Vertical and horizontal mount
  • Stand-alone system
  • Separate system and sensor

Output

Voltage or current

Voltage

Voltage

Accuracy

±0.2° to ±0.5°

  • 0° to 10° ±0.1% accuracy
  • 10° to 60° ±0.75% reading
  • 0° to 10° ±0.1% accuracy
  • 10° to 45° ±0.75% of reading

Operating Temperature

-25°C to 85°C

-30°C to 65°C

-25°C to 65°C

Dimensions (mm)

29 x 17 x 16.5

65.91 x 51.56 x 30.5

127.5 x 88 x 32.2

Typical Applications

Road construction, building monitoring, weighing systems, mobile and stationary cranes, platform leveling

Wheel alignment, construction, equipment, antenna positioning, robotics, crane/boom angle

Tower crane safety, RV and mobile trailer leveling, water and oil well drilling rigs, mining equipment

tilt sensors G series

IT9000 sensor tilt

AccuStar IP66 tilt sensor

Aluminum housing IP67

Aluminum or stainless

Aluminum housing IP66

Package

Aluminum housing IP67

Aluminum or stainless

Aluminum housing IP66

Type

Inclinometer

Inclinometer

Inclinometer

Range

±10°

±45° to ±240°

±3° to ±45°

Output

Switch

Voltage divider, 4 – 20 mA

Current

Unique Features

  • Programmable
  • EMC standard
  • High switch accuracy
  • Rugged industrial design, IP67/68
  • Submersible
  • Designed for brutal environments
  • CSA, CENELEC certification for hazardous area applications
  • EMI and RFI rated
  • CE pending
  • Water tight enclosure

Accuracy

±0.25°

±1%

  • 0° to 10° ±0.1% linearity
  • 10° to 45° ±1% linearity

Operating Temperature

-25°C to 85°C

-34°C to 90°C

-25°C to 60°C

Dimensions (mm)

80 x 75 x 57.5

Ø130 x 100

98.04 x 63 x 35.05

Typical Applications

Lift platforms, building device control, train inclination monitoring, position switch

Waste water control, tainter gates, draw bridges, heavy industrial applications

Tower crane safety, RV and mobile trailer leveling, water and oil well drilling rigs, mining equipment

Tilt Sensors – Dual Axis

tilt sensors dual axis

Tilt sensor dual axis TE

tilt sensors dual axis

TE tilt sensors dual axis

DPL, DPN

DOG2

DPG

D-Series

Package

PCB board

Plastic PA 6.6 housing, IP67

Aluminum housing IP67

Aluminum housing IP67

Type

Inclination board module

Inclinometer

Inclinometer

Inclinometer

Range

±2° to ±30°

±25°, ±45°, ±90°

±5° to ±30°

±5° to ±30°

Output

Voltage/RS 232/SPI

Voltage/Current/J1939/CANopen®

RS232/Voltage

RS232/Voltage/Current/Switch/PWM/CANopen®

Unique Features

  • High resolution
  • Minimal temperature drift
  • User-configurable
  • Plug and play
  • Wide measurement range
  • Cost-efficient
  • Cable with connector
  • Fast MEMS sensor
  • CE approved
  • Rugged housing
  • Easy to use
  • User-configurable
  • High accuracy
  • Rugged housing
  • Programmable
  • CE approved

Operating Temperature

-40°C to 85°C

-40°C to 85°C

-40°C to 85°C

-40°C to 85°C

Accuracy

±0.05° to ±0.8°

± 0.5° (Full temp. range)

±0.05° to ±0.3°

±0.04° to ±0.8°

Dimensions (mm)

45 x 45 x 20

70.5 x 45 x 15

84 x 70 x 34.2

84 x 70 x 46

Typical Applications

Laser leveling, weighing systems, mobile and stationary cranes, hydraulic leveling, building monitoring, wind power

Off-road vehicle, forklift, truck leveling, man lift, harvester, farm machine, tip-over protection, solar panel control

Platform leveling, road construction machines, tunnel drilling, mobile leveling

Drilling machines, mobile, and stationary cranes, wind power, antenna/radar leveling

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