Motion Sensor ICs

A motion sensor is a sensor that helps to detect movement in the vicinity it is operating, it does this by using either one or more technologies. Often used within security systems these sensors will detect movement in a specific area before sending a signal to a control panel where it will alert its user.

There are various different types of motion sensors that need appropriate integrated circuits to help them function, RS stock a range of sensor ics that all help detect motion such as Accelerometer sensors, Hall Effect sensors, Inclinometer sensors and Position sensors.

Motion sensor technologies

There are various different technologies used within motion sensors here is a list of some of the most common:

  • PIR Motion sensors or Passive infrared- this type of technology identified heat or infrared energy.
  • Microwave- by sending out MW signals this type of technology is able to measure the reflection off of a moving object.
  • Area Reflective Type- emitting infrared rays from an LED, area reflective technology is able to measure the distance of a person from an object.
  • Ultrasonic- by sending pulses of ultrasonic waves it can measure the reflection of a moving object.

What are the most common applications that Motion Sensors are used in?

Here is a list of the typical applications a motion sensor can be used:

  • Intruder Alarms
  • Automatic Ticket Gates
  • Entry Way Lighting
  • Security Lighting
  • Automated Toilet Flushers/ Hand Dryers
  • Automatic Doors

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Description Price Sensor Type Number of Axis Technology Mounting Type Interface Type Magnetic Type Maximum Frequency Response Minimum Frequency Response Maximum Operating Supply Voltage Minimum Operating Supply Voltage Package Type Sensitivity Pin Count Maximum Operating Temperature
RS Stock No. 885-5397
Mfr. Part No.AH180-PG-B
SGD0.99
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Through Hole - Omnipolar - - 5.5 V 2.5 V SIP - 3 +85 °C
RS Stock No. 170-8978
Mfr. Part No.AH180-PG-B
SGD0.429
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Through Hole - Omnipolar - - 5.5 V 2.5 V SIP - 3 +85 °C
RS Stock No. 885-5388
Mfr. Part No.AH180-PG-A
SGD0.954
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Through Hole - Omnipolar - - 5.5 V 2.5 V SIP - 3 +85 °C
RS Stock No. 122-3390
Mfr. Part No.AH180-PG-A
SGD0.428
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Through Hole - Omnipolar - - 5.5 V 2.5 V SIP - 3 +85 °C
RS Stock No. 770-3387
Mfr. Part No.AH1802-WG-7
SGD1.205
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Omnipolar - - 5.5 V 2.5 V SC-59 - 3 +85 °C
RS Stock No. 922-8541
Mfr. Part No.AH1802-WG-7
SGD0.507
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Omnipolar - - 5.5 V 2.5 V SC-59 - 3 +85 °C
RS Stock No. 133-3330
Mfr. Part No.AH372-SA-7
SGD0.742
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Bipolar - - 20 V 2.2 V SOT-23 - 3 +125 °C
RS Stock No. 168-9535
Mfr. Part No.AH372-SA-7
SGD0.435
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Bipolar - - 20 V 2.2 V SOT-23 - 3 +125 °C
RS Stock No. 165-8534
Mfr. Part No.AH173-WG-7-A
SGD0.499
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Bipolar - - 20 V 3 V SC-59 - 3 +125 °C
RS Stock No. 122-3344
Mfr. Part No.AH49ENTR-G1
SGD0.579
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Linear - - 6.5 V 3 V SOT-23 - 3 +85 °C
RS Stock No. 751-2862
Mfr. Part No.AH180N-WG-7
SGD0.606
Each (In a Pack of 25)
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Omnipolar - - 5.5 V 2.5 V SC-59 - 3 +85 °C
RS Stock No. 828-3420
Mfr. Part No.AH49ENTR-G1
SGD1.12
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Linear - - 6.5 V 3 V SOT-23 - 3 +85 °C
RS Stock No. 922-8279
Mfr. Part No.AH180N-WG-7
SGD0.261
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Omnipolar - - 5.5 V 2.5 V SC-59 - 3 +85 °C
RS Stock No. 921-0316
Mfr. Part No.AH173-WG-7-A
SGD1.229
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Bipolar - - 20 V 3 V SC-59 - 3 +125 °C
RS Stock No. 146-4699
Mfr. Part No.AH3391Q-P-B
SGD0.60
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Unipolar - - 28 V 3 V SIP - 3 +150 °C
RS Stock No. 828-3391
Mfr. Part No.AH1808-W-7
SGD0.696
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Omnipolar - - 5.5 V 2.5 V SC-59 - 3 +85 °C
RS Stock No. 170-8977
Mfr. Part No.AH1883-ZG-7
SGD0.546
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Omnipolar - - 3.3 V 1.65 V SOT-553 - 5 +85 °C
RS Stock No. 146-4688
Mfr. Part No.AH3366Q-SA-7
SGD0.557
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Through Hole - Unipolar - - 28 V 3 V SOT-23W - 3 +150 °C
RS Stock No. 122-3345
Mfr. Part No.AH49FNTR-G1
SGD0.618
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Surface Mount - Linear - - 8 V 3 V SC-59 - 3 +105 °C
RS Stock No. 146-4783
Mfr. Part No.AH3366Q-SA-7
SGD0.958
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Hall Effect Sensors - - Through Hole - Unipolar - - 28 V 3 V SOT-23W - 3 +150 °C