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App note: AMR angle sensors

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

Position measurement sensor using magnetoresistive technology discussed in this app note from Analog Devices. Link here (PDF) Anisotropic magnetoresistive (AMR), thin film materials are becoming increasingly important in today’s position sensing technologies. Magnetoresistive (MR) position measurement has many advantages over traditional technologies. Reliability, accuracy, and overall robustness are the primary...

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App note: Position sensing technologies in automotive applications

Sunday, November 5th, 2017

An Autopad(TM) sensor from TT Electronics provides a new non contact position sensing. Link here (PDF) Automotive design engineers are continuously seeking components that offer performance and flexibility beyond those of conventional position sensing technologies. Further still are the requirements that these devices be versatile and adaptable to a wide...

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Laser Position Sensor

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Joe Grand of Grand Idea Studio has released the code and complete design files for his open source Laser Position Sensor (LPS) project. The project is based on the Freescale MC9S08JM8CLC and several Linear Technology LT1491ACS op amps. (Despite the references to Parallax in the LPS project documentation, this device...

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