Built-in Sensor Usage Examples

Providing sensors for various aspects of our lives.

Built-in Sensor Usage Examples in Home

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Built-in Sensor Usage Examples in Town

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Acceleration

Made possible by leading-edge MEMS technology, this acceleration sensor is ideal for automotive and mobile devices.

  Product name Acceleration detection range Characteristics
Acceleration Sensor 2-axis GS2
1-axis GS1
±2g
±1.5g
  • High precision and high sensitivity
  • High reliability: Detection errors due to temperature fluctuation reduced to a minimum.
  • Product lineup covers range of operating voltage and acceleration detection.
1-axis GF1
±0.5g
±1.2g
  • Fast response, high reliability
  • Compact size

Brightness

Making us more comfortable with energy efficient devices...Environmentally friendly, cadmium-free

  Product name Peak sensitivity wave length Characteristics
Light Sensor NaPiCa

580nm

  • Cadmium-free
  • Built-in optical filter for spectral response similar to that of the human eye.
  • Photocurrent is proportional to illumination. (linear output)

Human, Heat

High Precision Infrared Array Sensor based on Advanced MEMS Technology

  Product name Detection method Type Characteristics
Infrared Array Sensor Thermopile type Grid-EYE
Detecting the heat (infrared rays) of the human body and other objects.
Operating voltage
3.3 V DC
5.0 V DC
  • Temperature detection achieved on a two dimensional area with 8 x 8 (64) pixels.
  • Digital output
  • Miniature SMD package
Amplification factor
High gain
Low gain

Motion

Motion sensors that always detect your slightest movement

  Product name Detection method Type Characteristics
Motion Sensor
Area reflective type MA Motion Sensor
Detecting the presence of the human body (or another object) by the reflected beam of LED light from the sensor itself.
Built-in oscillation circuit type Detection distance 5 to 200cm
1.969 to 78.74inch
  • The sensors are ready for immediate use by simply connecting to a DC power supply.
    The built-in oscillation circuit removes the need to input a start signal.
  • Can be used with a number of different supply voltages.
    1) 5V DC type(DC4.5V to 5.5V)
    2) Free-ranging type (5.5 to 27V DC)
External trigger type Detection distance 5 to 200cm
1.969 to 78.74inch
  • These sensors can be used in adjacent positions and can save energy.
  • Can be used with a number of different supply voltages.
    1) 5V DC type(DC4.5V to 5.5V)
    2) Free-ranging type (5.5 to 27V DC)

PF Pressure Sensor

A wide range of rated pressure, including minute pressures

  Product name Pressure
medium
Type (*Without glass base type) Terminal
direction
Pressure inlet
hole length
Characteristics
Pressure
Sensor
PS-A Pressure Sensor

Air Rated pressure Opposite the
pressure inlet
direction
  • Compact pressure sensor with built-in amplification and temperature compensation circuit
±100, -100, 25, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1,000 *40kPa

(Low pressure type) 6kPa

  • Low pressure type ideal for water level detection applications added to lineup.
PS Pressure Sensor

Air Rated pressure Bridge resistance Opposite the
pressure inlet
direction
 -
  • Ultra-miniature Base area
    7.2(W)x7.2(D)mm (.283(W)x.283(D)inch)
  • A wide range of rated pressure, including a minute pressure.
4.9, 34.3,
*49.0, 98.1, 196.1, 343.2, 490.3, 833.6, 980.7 kPa
5kΩ
*40kPa
98.1, 980.7kPa (PS Only)
3.3kΩ