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AS5163 Rotary Sensor

12-bit rotary position sensor with linear analog or PWM output and overvoltage protection

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The AS5163 is a contactless Hall-based magnetic position sensor for very accurate angular measurement over a full turn of 360°. It is a compact integrated solution which provides the absolute angle measurement with a resolution of 0.022° = 16384 positions per revolution as a 12-bit PWM or analog signal. 


Not Recommended for New Designs! 

ams AG is discontinuing production of this device. Final lifetime buy order must be placed by December 31, 2017. 

Key Features

  • 27V overvoltage protection
  • 1-wire interface
  • -18V reverse polrity
  • Short circuit management
  • Programmable characteristic output

Product Facts

Resolution 12 bit
Output Linear analog / PWM
Max speed [rpm]
Overvoltage protection [ ] Yes
Supply voltage [V] 5.0
Temperature range [°C] -40 to +150
Package TSSOP-14
Automotive qualified Yes

Additional Information

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