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AS5600 Position Sensor

12-bit on-axis magnetic rotary position sensor with analog or PWM output

Features

  • Contactless angle measurement
  • Simple user-programmable start and stop positions over the I²C interface
  • Maximum angle programmable from 18° up to 360°
  • 12-bit DAC output resolution
  • Analog output ratiometric to VDD or PWM-encoded digital output
  • Automatic entry into low power mode

Benefits

  • Highest reliability and durability
  • Simple programming
  • Great flexibility on angular excursion
  • High-resolution output signal
  • Selectable output
  • Low power consumption

Product parameters

Resolution [bit] 12
Interfaces I²C
Output Analog out / PWM / I²C
Max. Speed [rpm]
Overvoltage Protection No
Redundant No
Supply Voltage [V] 3-3.6 and 4.5-5.5
Temperature Range [°C] -40 to +125
Package SOIC-8
Automotive Qualified

General Description

The AS5600 is an easy to program magnetic rotary position sensor with a high-resolution 12-bit analog or PWM output. This contactless system measures the absolute angle of a diametric magnetized on-axis magnet. This AS5600 is designed for contactless potentiometer applications and its robust design eliminates the influence of any homogenous external stray magnetic fields. The industry-standard I²C interface supports simple user programming of non-volatile parameters without requiring a dedicated programmer. An easy start and stop position programming in a so called “3 wire mode” without a programmer or digital interface is also implemented. The default range of the output is 0 to 360 degrees. The AS5600 can be applied to smaller range by programming a zero angle (start position) and a maximum angle (stop position). The AS5600 is also equipped with a smart low power mode feature to automatically reduce the power consumption.

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This product suits for the following applications:

  • Contactless potentiometers
  • Contactless knobs
  • Pedals
  • RC servos
  • Other angular position measurement solutions

Tools

Title Category Headline Buy
AS5600AdapterBoard Application Board Adapter Board for AS5600
AS5600EvalKit Application Board Evaluation Kit for AS5600
AS5600ReferenceDesign Application Board Reference Design for AS5600
AS5600-POTUINO Application Board Arduino Shield for AS5600
USBI&PBox Accessories USB I&P Box for I2C/SPI
SD4Y-PP Accessories Production Programmer SD4Y
RMH05-DK-XX Accessories Rotary Magnetic Holder

Resources

Type Description Language
Software Demo SW 0-1-8-0 English
Software Smart Potentiometer Software English

Technical Documents

Type Description Language
Datasheet Document version 1-06 English
Application Note AN5000 Magnet Selection Guide v1-04 English
Application Note Tape & Reel Packing Information English
User Guide POS-IoT-DK User Manual (1-00) English

Notifications

Type Description Language
Product Change Notification PCN13-2018 (AS5600) English
Product Change Notification PCN16-2017 (AS5600) English

Other Information

Type Description Language
Block Diagram AS5600 Block Diagram English
Factsheet Contactless Magnetic Position Sensors Portfolio for Robotics English
Factsheet Contactless Magnetic Position Sensing in Robotics English
Factsheet Smart & Contactless Potentiometer English
Factsheet 智能非接触式电位器 Chinese
Other Product Document AS5600-POTUINO Image English
Other Product Document AS5600ReferenceDesign Image English
Other Product Document AS5600EvalKit Image English
Other Product Document AS5600AdapterBoard Image English
Other Product Document RMH05-DK-XX Image English
Other Product Document USBI&PBox Image English

AS5600 Video

How to program the AS5600

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