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AS5600L Magnetic Rotary Position Sensor

12-bit programmable on-axis magnetic rotary position sensor


  • Contactless magnetic angle measurement
  • Easy programming of start and stop positions in 3-wire mode (no programmer needed) or over the I2C interface
  • User programmable I2C address
  • Maximum angle programmable from 18° up to 360°
  • Automatic magnet detection
  • WL-CSP (2.07mm x 2.63mm) or SOIC-8 package
  • Wide temperature range: -40°C to 125°C


  • Highest reliability and durability
  • Multiple sensors on one I2C bus
  • Simple programming
  • Low-power consumption
  • Great flexibility on angular excursion
  • Robust environmental tolerance

Product parameters

Resolution [bit] 12
Output analog ratiometric, PWM, I2C
Max. Speed [rpm]
Overvoltage Protection
Supply Voltage [V] 5.0
Temperature Range [°C] -40 to 125
Package WLCSP, SOIC8
Automotive Qualified

General Description

The AS5600L is an easy to program magnetic rotary position sensor with a high-resolution 12-bit I2C or PWM output. This contactless system measures the absolute angle of a diametric magnetized on-axis magnet. This AS5600L 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. By default the output represents a range from 0 to 360 degrees. It is also possible to define a smaller range to the output by programming a zero angle (start position) and a maximum angle (stop position). The AS5600L is also equipped with a smart low power mode feature to automatically reduce the power consumption. An input pin (DIR) selects the polarity of the output with regard to rotation direction. If DIR is connected to ground, the output value increases with clockwise rotation. If DIR is connected to VDD, the output value increases with counterclockwise rotation. The AS5600L is available in a standard SOIC-8 package and in a WL-CSP for applications requiring small-sized sensing solution with a size of 2.07mm x 2.63mm x 0.6mm. Both variants are qualified for a temperature range from -40°C to 125°C.

Magnets cannot be ordered at ams directly. Please find a list of recommended magnet suppliers.

This product suits for the following applications:

  • Contactless potentiometers
  • Contactless knobs
  • Pedals
  • RC servos
  • Angular position measurement solutions


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Technical Documents

Name Type Description Version Language
AnglePositionOnAxis_AN000271_2-00.pdf Application Note AN5000 Magnet Selection Guide v1-04 2-00 English
PositionSensors_AN000304_1-00.pdf Application Note Tape & Reel Packing Information 1-00 English
AS5600L_BD000385_1-00.jpg Block Diagram AS5600L Block Diagram 1-00 English
AS5600L_DS000545_2-00.pdf Datasheet Document version 1-11 2-00 English
AS5600L_PD000455_1-00.PNG Other Product Document AS5600L Adapter Board Image (SOIC) 1-00 English
AS5600L_PD000454_1-00.PNG Other Product Document AS5600L Adapter Board Image (WLCSP) 1-00 English
AS5600L_UG000345_1-00.pdf User Guide Operation Manual AS5600L Adapter Board 1-00 English

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