Sensor Solutions

The goal of the Sensor TechZone is to provide technical resources and further aid in the selection of sensors offered at Digi-Key. Our offering includes acceleration, inclination, navigational, current, environmental, imaging, liquid, positioning, pressure, force, and temperature sensors.

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Simplify multi sensor embedded system designs and increase accuracy and sensitivity with Cypress’ low-cost PSoC Analog Coprocessor. Buy at Digi-Key today!
Publish Date: 2016-05-31
Texas Instruments' OPT101 are monolithic photodiodes with on-chip transimpedance amplifiers that eliminate the problems commonly encountered in discrete designs.
Publish Date: 2016-05-26
TDK introduces their NTCG series SMD negative temperature coefficient thermistors with extremely high rates of resistance change to accurately track the temperature.
Publish Date: 2016-05-20
Magnasphere's omnidirectional tilt switch is an industrial-grade non-mercury switch. The switch is RoHS compliant, chemically inert, and sealed from atmosphere and water. It requires no standby power consumption.
Publish Date: 2016-05-19

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The MCP9600 integrates precision instrumentation, a temperature sensor, and a high resolution ADC
Publish Date: 2016-05-02
The NovaSensor NPA 201's low power consumption and compact size makes it ideal for battery powered and mobile applications
Publish Date: 2016-04-12
3D CAD models are now available for Nidec Copal Electronics’ Switches
Publish Date: 2016-03-31
Industry-standard performance, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and solid long-term high-volume history of quality and compliance.
Publish Date: 2016-03-30

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How do you stop an automatic garage door from closing if something or someone is in its path? Vishay's TSSP4038, TSSP6038, and TSSP58038 eliminate problems with fixed gain allowing customers to set the detection threshold at a specific level.
Publish Date: 2016-05-20
Features of the VCNL4040 include a selectable resolution for the proximity function, either 12- of 16-bit, the use of our patented Filtron technology to yield the best ambient light sensing performance second only to the human eye.
Publish Date: 2016-05-20
The VBP photodiodes have versions which are sensitive to visible and infrared light. This short webinar highlights the key features of this family and identifies potential consumer applications into which, these devices could be designed.
Publish Date: 2016-05-20
FLIR Lepton LWIR camera modules are ideal for small, portable applications due to their small footprint of just 8.5 x 11.7 mm. High quality images are achieved with an integrated thermal image processor and 80 pixel by 60 pixel input.
Publish Date: 2016-05-20
Excelitas Digital Pyroelectric for Smart Motion Detection