Proximity Sensor ICs

Proximity Sensor ICs are used for object detection within a defined distance of the sensor. The proximity sensor sits within a circuit and provides output signals to trigger other functions. Proximity sensor ICs (integrated circuits) are components which are to be designed into PCBs.

Where are they used?
Proximity sensors ICs are designed into circuits for various non-contact sensing applications. They are often used in machine automation, mobile phones, proximity alarm systems, parking sensors as well as in military applications.

Types of Proximity Sensors
Various proximity sensor ICs are available, using a range of sensing technologies. These detection types benefit various applications depending on the users end goal and the system requirements. Some of the main proximity sensors use inductive, capacitive or infrared sensing depending on their application or sensing environment.

What are inductive proximity sensors?
Inductive sensors are used to detect metallic objects. Using a simple electromagnetic field, the sensor monitors the rise and fall of oscillation when a metallic object comes within the sensing range. This variation is monitored by a threshold circuit that can generate the relevant output signal when triggered. Operating ranges will vary depending on the shape and size of the sensor as well as the types of material expect to be monitored by the sensor.

What are capacitive proximity sensors?
Capacitive sensors can be used for both metal and non-conductive objects. They offer Capacitive sensors use an electrical field to detect objects. Any changes in capacitance in the sensing area are detected by the sensor, which then changes state.

Example of proximity sensing:
Many smartphones today feature proximity sensing. An example of this is when you hold your phone to your ear, the sensor will detect this as an object in close proximity. This detection then triggers the screen to switch off.
Proximity sensors are also used in switches, for example with hand gestures.

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Description Price Sensor Type Maximum Switching Frequency Maximum Output Current Maximum Output Voltage Sensing Distance Switching Mode Output Type Mounting Type Package Type Pin Count Maximum Supply Current Dimensions Height Length
RS Stock No. 137-0761
Mfr. Part No.CAP1203-1-AC3-TR
BrandMicrochip
PHP26.715
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Capacitive - 8mA 0.4 V - Analogue, Digital Analogue, Digital Surface Mount TDFN 8 750 μA 2.1 x 3.1 x 0.75mm 0.75mm 2.1mm
RS Stock No. 135-7100
Mfr. Part No.EKMC1601113
BrandPanasonic
PHP597.70
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Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor - 100µA 0.5 V 5m Digital Digital Through Hole - 3 170 μA 11 (Base) x 14.4 (H) mm, 9.5 (Top) mm 14.4mm -
RS Stock No. 135-7102
Mfr. Part No.EKMC1603111
BrandPanasonic
PHP620.43
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Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor - 100µA 0.5 V 12m Digital Digital Through Hole - 3 170 μA 11 (Base) x 20.2 (H) mm, 22 (Top) mm 20.2mm -
RS Stock No. 161-2227
Mfr. Part No.EKMB1105112
BrandPanasonic
PHP1,086.04
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Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor - 100µA - 5m Digital Digital Through Hole - 3 1 μA 26 x 13.3 x 16.6mm 16.6mm 26mm
RS Stock No. 161-2215
Mfr. Part No.EKMB1301112K
BrandPanasonic
PHP859.364
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Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor - 100µA - 5m Digital Digital Through Hole TO-5 3 6 μA 11 (Dia.) x 14.4mm 14.4mm -
RS Stock No. 183-7494
Mfr. Part No.D6T8L09
BrandOmron
PHP1,425.696
Each (In a Pack of 80)
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- - - - - - Digital - - - - 12 x 11.6 x 6.32mm - -
RS Stock No. 892-0028
Mfr. Part No.Si1143-M01-GMR
PHP246.785
Each (In a Pack of 2)
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Proximity Sensor - - - 1 → 50cm Digital Open Drain Surface Mount QFN 10 - 4.9 x 2.85 x 1.2mm 1.2mm 4.9mm
RS Stock No. 135-7074
Mfr. Part No.EKMC1693111
BrandPanasonic
PHP372.104
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Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor - 100µA 0.5 V 2.2m Digital Digital Through Hole - 3 170 μA 11 (Base) x 17.2 (H) mm, 14.9 (Top) mm 17.2mm -
RS Stock No. 161-2206
Mfr. Part No.EKMB1105111
BrandPanasonic
PHP765.025
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Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor - 100µA - 5m Digital Digital Through Hole - 3 1 μA 26 x 13.3 x 16.6mm 16.6mm 26mm
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RS Stock No. 205-5827
Mfr. Part No.PL-001L-N
BrandKEMET
PHP383.935
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Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor - - - 5000mm - - - Tray 4 - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 204-9880
Mfr. Part No.VL53L1CBV0FY/1
PHP410.64
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- 400 kHz - 0.4 V 400cm - - - LGA12 12 - - - -
RS Stock No. 161-2049
Mfr. Part No.VCNL4200
BrandVishay
PHP65.50
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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- 400 kHz - - 1.5m Digital - Surface Mount SMD 10 350 μA 8 x 3 x 1.8mm 1.8mm 8mm
RS Stock No. 161-2207
Mfr. Part No.EKMB1105112
BrandPanasonic
PHP861.625
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Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor - 100µA - 5m Digital Digital Through Hole - 3 1 μA 26 x 13.3 x 16.6mm 16.6mm 26mm
RS Stock No. 161-2234
Mfr. Part No.EKMB1301111K
BrandPanasonic
PHP1,219.65
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Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor - 100µA - 5m Digital Digital Through Hole TO-5 3 6 μA 11 (Dia.) x 14.4mm 14.4mm -
RS Stock No. 174-2515
Mfr. Part No.VCNL4020C-GS08
BrandVishay
PHP68.144
Each (On a Reel of 3300)
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- 3400 Hz - - 20mm Digital Open Drain Surface Mount SMD 10 2 μA 4.9 x 2.4 x 0.83mm 0.83mm 4.9mm
RS Stock No. 161-2209
Mfr. Part No.EKMB1201112
BrandPanasonic
PHP1,146.069
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Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor - 100µA - 5m Digital Digital Through Hole TO-5 3 2 μA 11 (Dia.) x 14.4mm 14.4mm -
RS Stock No. 161-2228
Mfr. Part No.EKMB1201111
BrandPanasonic
PHP1,796.03
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Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor - 100µA - 5m Digital Digital Through Hole TO-5 3 2 μA 11 (Dia.) x 14.4mm 14.4mm -
RS Stock No. 124-2974
Mfr. Part No.CY8CMBR3108-LQXI
PHP99.382
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Proximity Sensor - 85mA 0.6 (Low Level) V 30cm Analogue Open Drain Surface Mount QFN 16 25 mA 3 x 3 x 0.55mm 0.55mm 3mm
RS Stock No. 135-7079
Mfr. Part No.EKMC1601112
BrandPanasonic
PHP439.073
Each (In a Box of 50)
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Pyroelectric Infrared Sensor - 100µA 0.5 V 5m Digital Digital Through Hole - 3 170 μA 11 (Base) x 14.4 (H) mm, 9.5 (Top) mm 14.4mm -
RS Stock No. 665-8813
Mfr. Part No.TL852CN
PHP361.38
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- 90 kHz 1µA 0.3 V - Digital - Through Hole PDIP 16 45 mA 19.69 x 6.6 x 5.08mm 5.08mm 19.69mm
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