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controls & controllers, electronic components & devices

Embedded Motor Controller supports small electric drives.

May 18, 2015

Housed in 6 x 6 mm leadless QFN40 package, Model HVC 4223F supports direct drive of BLDC, BDC, and stepper motors. Integrated digital and analog components include comparators with virtual star point reference, diagnosis, and protection functions; programmable gain amplifier; A/D converter; embedded voltage regulators with up to 40 V load dump; and 6 identical half bridges to drive high currents. HVC 4223F can be directly connected to motor windings without need for external MOSFETs. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Linear Hall-effect Sensors provide redundant measurements.

February 17, 2015

Integrating 2 automotive-qualified dies in TSSOP14 package thinner than 1 mm, HAR 24xy Series is suited for throttle position measurement, pedal position detection, and exhaust gas recirculation applications. High accuracy is based on 16-bit signal path with digital signal core delivering ratiometric 12-bit analog (HAR 2425) or up to 2 kHz PWM (HAR 2455) output signal. Both include output linearization compensation function using 16 programmable set points to correct magnet linearity errors. Read More

controls & controllers, electronic components & devices

Controller ICs drive small electric motors.

November 12, 2014

Developed in mixed-signal High-Voltage CMOS technology, All-in-One Controllers directly connect to motor windings without need for external MOSFETs and can be directly supplied by 12 V car batteries without external voltage regulators. ICs are powered by ARM Cortex®-M3 core, offering low interrupt latency, enabling implementation of complex commutation schemes to optimize size-torque ratio of motor. Power bridges of devices can be programmed to drive alternatively BDC, BLDC, or stepper motors. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Programmable Hall-Effect Sensor is qualified to AEC-Q100.

November 6, 2014

Based on CMOS technology, HAC 830 is designed for junction temperatures up to 170°C and comes in 3-pin TO92UP that can be welded or soldered directly to leadframe, connector, or terminal and thereby eliminates need for PCB. Dual 100 nF integrated decoupling capacitors enable sensor to achieve up to 8 kV ESD, and RoHS-compliant also meets all EMC requirements. Sensor is rated class A for radiated immunity BCI tests up to 300 mA according to ISO 11452-4 and PSA B21-7110-C standards. Read More

controls & controllers

Brushless DC Motor Controller leverages 0.18 um CMOS technology.

July 2, 2014

Suited for automotive and industrial applications, embedded brushless DC motor controllers use X-FAB XH018, 0.18 µm modular mixed signal high-voltage CMOS technology. These single-chip, high-voltage controllers with flexible peripherals and direct motor driving capabilities integrate diverse digital and analog components. Computation capacity supports complex motor control algorithms, such as Space Vector Modulation, in addition to 6-step commutation with sensor feedback or sensorless control. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers, transportation industry products

Direct Angle Sensors deliver absolute overall accuracy of 1.5°.

May 29, 2014

HAL 37xy series, which consists of HAL 372x (ratiometric analog output) and HAL 373x (PWM and SENT output), uses vertical Hall plate technology. Suited for angle measurement and linear position detection, AEC-Q100 qualified series supports junction temperature range from -40 to +170°C and is resistant to air gap variations and magnet aging. Internal DSP algorithms, in combination with integrated EEPROM, enable customization and calibration for compensating application-specific impairments. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

USB Kit facilitates programming of Hall-effect sensors.

April 1, 2014

Able to be used directly in laboratories or research institutions, USB kit facilitates programming of HAL 18xy, HAL 24xy, HAL 36xy, and HAL 38xy Hall sensors as well as forthcoming products. Solution connects to PC via USB interface and can be used for any desired application. Featuring 12 solderable connector pins, kit is used to optimize application-specific sensor performance and allows application to be tested directly in laboratory. Programming software is provided. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Precision Programmable Hall Switch suits automotive applications.

March 11, 2014

Withstanding harsh environments up to 150°C, HAL 1002 has 8 kV ESD rating and integrated non-volatile memory (redundant EEPROM cells) that allows customization via programming of switching thresholds, sensor type, output behavior, and south or north pole sensitivity as well as several temperature coefficients. End-user can program switching thresholds Bon and Boff independently from each other in magnetic range of ±150 mT and in steps of <0.5% with max threshold precision of ±0.1%. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Linear Hall Effect Sensor detects low magnetic field strengths.

May 22, 2013

Housed in moldable TO92UT package, HAL® 835 offers ESD protection for use in automotive industry. Smallest measurement range can be extended to ±15 mT with 12-bit resolution and differential nonlinearity of less than 0.9 LSB. Unit provides analog/PWM output as well as multiplex-analog output. Implemented digital back-bias cancellation minimizes influence of interfering static magnetic fields. Designed for junction temperatures up to 170°C, sensor has integrated EEPROM for parameter storage. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Direct Angle Detection Sensor uses 3D HAL® technology.

January 31, 2013

Supplied in SMD SOIC8 package, HAL 3675 enables measurement of magnetic fields in parallel to chip surface by use of vertical Hall plates. Technology also enables detection of additional spatial component (X or Y axis). Combination of these 2 magnetic field vectors and following signal processing enable direct detections of rotation angles from 0° to 360° at end or beside turning shaft as well as linear distance measurements up to ±20 mm. Angle values are delivered as PWM output signal. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Linear Hall Effect Sensors provide position measurement.

November 14, 2012

Offering angular measurements up to 180°, HAL 2420 and HAL 2425 are suitable for detecting throttle valve and accelerator position in vehicles. HAL 2425 is capable of linearizing output signal using 16 setpoints with 12-bit accuracy. For storage of needed parameters, sensor is equipped with temperature-resistant EEPROM, which operates over junction-temperature range of -40 to 170°C. Both sensors can be programmed directly via bidirectional output pin by varying supply voltage. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Linear Hall-Effect Sensors suit automotive applications.

May 30, 2012

Supplied in TO92UT package and rated from -40 to +160°C, AECQ100-qualified HAL 24xy delivers optimized linearization through flexible output compensation function with 16 programmable set points. Product can measure angles up to 180° and provides non-volatile memory to store sensor parameters. Accuracy is based on 16-bit signal path with integrated DSP core delivering ratiometric 12-bit analog output signal. Operating from 5 V, sensor incorporates diagnostics and bidirectional output pin. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Compact Linear Hall Sensor features integrated EEPROM.

October 2, 2009

Supplied in TO92UA/SOT89A packages, HAL 1820 can be used for detecting position, direction of movement or fluid levels, and current measurements. It meets quality criteria of automotive component, has EMC capability, and features internal overvoltage and reverse voltage protection at power supply terminal. Also offering alternative to conventional potentiometers, product offers programmability that allows 2-point calibration and can store electrical characteristics in internal EEPROM. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Hall Sensors suit home appliance and industrial applications.

May 5, 2009

Offered in TO92UA and SOT89B packages, HAL 1xy family hall sensors are available for commercial temperature range of 0 to +85°C and industrial temperature range of -20 to +125°C. Applications include white goods such as selector switches, door lock, and rpm detection, power tools, and home automation such as garage/door openers. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Hall-Effect Sensor suits automotive/industrial applications.

October 29, 2008

Supplied in TO92UT package, programmable HAL® 880 uses digital technology to deliver optimal sensor performance while offering linear analog output for compatibility with existing sensor designs. Fully push-pull 12-bit ratiometric analog output exhibits less than 25 mV noise, and programming parameters are kept in internal EEPROM (with 13 extra bits for customer or application data). Sensor uses DSP to perform sensor linearization and can compensate for variations in Hall effect. Read More

electronic components & devices

Frame-Rate Converter IC supports 240 Hz LCD panels.

August 27, 2008

Incorporating truD technology, FRC-Q motion estimation/compensation (ME/MC) frame-rate converter generates 120 Hz video in single-chip configuration and 240 Hz video from 50/60 Hz video content or 24 fps movie sources in 2-chip parallel configuration. Eliminating need for any heat-sink, it enables integration into ultra-thin flat-panel TVs. Unit features high-level command interface to quickly interface to wide variety of host CPU software architectures. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices

Single-Chip Audio IC targets soundbar market.

July 8, 2008

Fully integrated MAP®-M audio IC supports all applicable audio standards and interfaces, and offers OEMs range of meloD(TM) audio post-processing technologies. It addresses connectivity issues by including on-chip and all required interfaces such as digital via S/PDIF and I2S, or analog, via stereo line I/O, 6-channel input, or microphone. MAP-M-equipped soundbars can connect to DVD and BluRay® players, set top boxes, and gaming consoles as well as standard and HD TVs. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers, transportation industry products

Hall-Effect Sensors suit harsh automotive environments.

May 8, 2008

Reliable data transfer is ensured with HAL 2830 and HAL 2850, which integrate MCU, temperature sensor, on-chip compensation, and digital output format. While HAL 2850 features PWM interface and can be programmed to send pulses at speeds from 30-2,000 per second, HAL 2830 has SENT interface and provides reference calibration pulse at beginning of signal as well as checksum at end to detect errors. Both models offer 12-bit accuracy, open-drain outputs, and slew-rate control. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Smart Sensor is suited for automotive applications.

February 25, 2008

HAL 2810 linear Hall-effect sensor features programmable 8-bit microcontroller with boot ROM, EEPROM, and RAM. Supporting data rates of 10.4 and 20 Kbps, LIN bus 2.0 interface offers 12-bit resolution as well as spinning-current and second-order temperature compensation from -40 to +140°C. Device can be used for angular measurements such as in fuel-level sensing and for linear movement such as in seat-track position. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

Automotive Microcontrollers drive 12 V loads directly.

February 20, 2008

HVC 22xyA and HVC 24xyA 8-bit microcontrollers combine all logic functions, peripheral modules, and LIN bus interface in single device. Devices integrate 5 and 2.5 V regulators, true EEPROM, watchdogs, and power-driver electronics. Internal voltage regulators operate directly from automobile's 12 V supply and withstand load dumps of up to 40 V. Subsystem includes LIN 2.0 physical layer interface, 10-bit queued ADC, 3 multithreshold comparators, op-amp, and multiple interrupt inputs. Read More

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