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Product category: Sensors and Data Acquisition
News Release from: Alps Electric (UK) | Subject: HGDE magnetic sensors
Edited by the Electronicstalk Editorial Team on 28 February 2008

Magnet sensors monitor lids and doors

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The HGDE series reliably detects the opening and closing of lids and doors on consumer equipment such as mobile phones, notebooks and digital camcorders.

Alps Electric has released the HGDE family of magnetic sensors with switching output to detect opening and closing of lids and doors on consumer equipment such as mobile phones, notebooks and digital camcorders The surface-mountable devices are available in three versions: the MAP (mould array package) type, on which terminals are positioned on the reverse of the component, the SON (small outline nonleaded) type, on which terminals extend from the side of the component for easier mounting and the SOT23 (small outline t