The Standard Power Series from Honeywell (Fort Mill, SC) includes four new sensor ICs. The integrated circuits offer a sensitivity of 11 Gauss max., allowing design engineers to use larger air gaps between the sensor IC and the magnet. The Standard Power Series Sensor ICs also feature a solid-state, non-contact, no-glass design. The devices have a supply voltage range of 3 Vdc-24 Vdc and operating temperature range of -40 to 185 °F. Potential applications include flow sensing in HVAC, anti-tamper detection in utility meters, and RPM sensing in exercise equipment and door position detection.

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