NVE Corporation Product Announcement

NVE Introduces World’s First TMR Smart Angle Sensor

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.—January 2, 2019—NVE Corporation today announced the new ASR002-10E Smart Angle Sensor. The new sensor combines a unique Tunneling Magnetoresistance (TMR) sensor element with elegant digital signal processing.

A high-speed SPI interface provides access to the sensor data, as well as user-programmable parameters:

ASR002 Detailed Block Diagram

Fast and Precise
The ASR002-10E provides an extraordinary combination of speed and precision. Key features include:
  • Factory calibrated
  • 0.1 degree resolution
  • Plus/minus 0.2 degree repeatability
  • Robust 60 to 200 oersted magnetic field operating range
  • Fast 12.5 kilosamples per second sample rate
  • Flexible 2.2 volt to 3.6 volt supply range
  • Low 4 milliamp typical supply current
  • Wide -40 to +125 Celsius operating temperature range
  • Ultraminiature 2.5 by 2.5 by 0.8 millimeter TDFN package

Evaluation Kit
The AG954-07 Evaluation Kit has everything needed to evaluate the ASR002-10E. The Kit includes:
  • A USB-powered Evaluation Board
  • An ASR002-10E sensor
  • A diametrical magnet, indicator hand, and fixturing for the magnet
  • A microcontroller connected to the sensor via SPI
  • A regulated 3.3-volt supply to power the ASR002 Sensor
  • A USB cable to connect the Evaluation Board to a computer
  • A powerful, intuitive graphical user interface

ASR002-10E Smart Angle Sensors are priced at $2.22 each in 1000-piece quantities. The AG954-07E Smart Angle Sensor Evaluation Kits are priced at $195.00 each. Sensors and kits are both in stock for immediate delivery.

Click here to download the ASR002 datasheet, or visit www.nve.com for more information.

NVE is a leader in the practical commercialization of spintronics, a nanotechnology that relies on electron spin rather than electron charge to acquire, store and transmit information. The company manufactures high-performance spintronic products including sensors and couplers that are used to acquire and transmit data. NVE has also licensed its spintronic magnetoresistive random access memory technology, commonly known as MRAM.

Statements used in this announcement that relate to future plans, events, or performance are forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties including, among others the risk factors listed from time to time in our filings with the SEC, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports filed with the SEC.