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.

Product Highlights | View All (490)

The HG4930 is a micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) based inertial measurement unit (IMU) designed by Honeywell to meet the needs of a range of applications across various markets.
Publish Date: 2016-12-02
Omron's D7S seismic sensors are earthquake detection sensors with high detection precision and low electricity consumption through 3-axis acceleration sensors.
Publish Date: 2016-12-01
Sensirion's STS3x temperature sensors are fully calibrated in a highly reliable DFN package for long-term stability that allows for integration into a great variety of applications.
Publish Date: 2016-12-01
NVE Corporation's ADT001 and ADT002 rotation sensors are ultra-low power, digital-output, magnetic-rotation sensors. The sensors have two digital, binary outputs. The two outputs are 90 degrees out of phase to provide directional information.
Publish Date: 2016-12-01

Product Training Modules | View All (138)

Reviewing the function of PIR sensors followed by a closer look at the internal structure of the sensor.
Publish Date: 2016-11-14
The VF360NT and VF360ST offer design engineers many features
Publish Date: 2016-06-06
Customers can configure the thermistor, mounting port, tip length, and connector, which results in a broad platform of products
Publish Date: 2016-06-06
The MCP9600 integrates precision instrumentation, a temperature sensor, and a high resolution ADC
Publish Date: 2016-05-02

Videos | View All (293)

Using IO-Link™ communications, watch a demonstration of the MAXREFDES150 Pocket IO™ as it determines whether a soccer ball meets specification.
Publish Date: 2016-12-02
Using IO-Link™ communications, watch a demonstration of the MAXREFDES150 Pocket IO™ as it determines the performance of a soccer ball. The Pocket IO receives data from a series of Rockwell photosensors to determine how high the ball bounces.
Publish Date: 2016-12-02
See how the efficiency of our new generation MAX14827 IO-Link device transceiver compares to its predecessor and to a competitive device as shown on a FLIR heatmap display.
Publish Date: 2016-12-02
Using a tablet as the control pad, watch the MAXREFDES150 Pocket IO work with the MAX14870 motor drivers and the MAX14890 encoder receivers to control a Fischertechnik robot as it selects and stacks a series of colored blocks in a precise pattern.
Publish Date: 2016-12-02
Omron Face Recognition Module - Cable Mount