NVE Sensor and Isolator News
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    February 2019 Electrifying  News  From  NVE
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Smart Magnetometer

Smart Sensor Eval Kit

Smart Sensor Programmer

Smart Sensor
Socket Board


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The SM124-10E Smart GMR Magnetometer (first look)
The ridiculously simple SM124 Smart Magnetometer I≤C interface
Self-contained Smart Magnetometer programmer
New GMR Current Sensor / Microcontroller Evaluation Board
Mechatronic Xylophone using ASR002 Angle Sensors
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NVE is open on President’s Day, Monday, February 18.
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Smart GMR Magnetometer
 
The new SM124-10E Smart Magnetometer combines a Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR) sensor element with sophisticated digital signal processing.

An I²C interface provides data as well as an external programming interface. A digital output provides precise, programmable thresholds:

SM124 Detailed Block Diagram

Unlike awkward, old-fashioned Hall-effect sensors, GMR is sensitive in-plane for optimal current sensing and easy mechanical interfaces.

Key SM124-10E features include:
  • Factory calibrated
  • Can detect magnets more than 50 mm away
  • I²C and digital threshold outputs
  • 7-bit output resolution
  • In-plane sensitivity—more usable than Hall effect sensors
  • Factory calibrated
  • Internal temperature compensation
  • Programmable offset and gain compensation
  • Optional magnet temperature compensation
  • 2.2 to 3.6V supply
  • Ultraminiature 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.8 mm TDFN package

Download the SM124 Datasheet >

SM124-10Es are in stock for immediate delivery.
 
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Evaluation Kit
The AG952-07 Evaluation Kit has everything you need to calibrate, test, and evaluate the remarkable SM124-10E Smart Magnetometer:
 
AG952-07 Evaluation Kit
 
The evaluation kit includes:
  •  An evaluation board with:
 
      -  an SM124-10E sensor.
 
      - a microcontroller connected to the sensor via I²C.
 
      - a current-carrying trace under the sensor for evaluating as a current sensor.
 
  • A powerful, intuitive graphical user interface.
 
  • Simple software installation.
 
  • Flexibility to power from USB or external power supply.
 
  • Isolated USB interface for safety and low noise.
 
  • USB cable to connect the Evaluation Board to a computer.
 
  • A small ceramic magnet for evaluating as a proximity sensor.

Here’s a live demonstration of the kit:


Kits are in stock for immediate delivery.
 
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Self-Contained SM124 Programmer 
The new SM124 Smart GMR AG955-07 Programmer ModuleMagnetometer can be programmed for whatever magnetic threshold you want, and a ridiculously simple I≤C interface lets you program it from a microcontroller.

And we also offer a self-contained board that lets you set the threshold with thumbwheel switches. No computer needed.

There is a pushbutton for rezeroing, and miniature thumbwheel switches for programming threshold and hysteresis. The module is powered by a small wall-mounted power supply (included).

Jumpers allow the SM124-10E to be disconnected from the rest of the board so the board can also be used as an interface to the customerís electronics.

Programming Demonstration Video

SM124 programmers are in stock for immediate delivery.
 

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Smart Magnetometer Socket Board 
The AG954-07E provides a socket for easy programming and prototyping of TDFN6 devices without soldering and unsoldering.

The custom socket is compatible with NVE's 2.5 mm x 2.5 mm TDFN6 package parts (-10E suffixes), including the new SM124-10E Smart Magnetometer:

The AG954-07E Socket Board

A 0.1"-spaced header provides for connections to the sensors, and a row of 0.1"-spaced through-holes allows for auxiliary parts such as a decoupling capacitor or an LED for the Digital Output pin.

The board is 1.5" x 2" (38 mm x 50 mm), and uses brass hardware to minimize magnetic interference with the socketed sensor.


TDFN Socket Boards are in stock for immediate delivery.
 
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Upcoming Conferences
 
Embedded World 2018 
 
Distributor Hy-Line Power will display NVE products at Embedded World, February 26 to 28, at Halle 1/Stand 170, Messe Nürnberg, Germany.

Featured new products will include IL01x Low-Power Isolators.
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