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Allegro hits its billionth gear tooth sensor IC sale

Allegro hits its billionth gear tooth sensor IC sale
Allegro MicroSystems is celebrating a milestone for its popular line of Gear Tooth Sensor (GTS) ICs, which surpassed one billion total units shipped. These revolutionary ICs were first released to market more than 15 years ago, and are staples in engine management, transmission and braking applications in advanced automobiles.
19th June 2018

New back-biased differential linear Hall sensor IC

New back-biased differential linear Hall sensor IC
  A new high precision back-biased, programmable Hall-effect sensor IC has been introduced by Allegro MicroSystems Europe. Allegro’s ATS344 includes differential Hall elements and is packaged in a custom back-biased package that includes an integrated magnet.
24th April 2018

AxMR tech supports broad portfolio of innovative magnetic sensor ICs

AxMR tech supports broad portfolio of innovative magnetic sensor ICs
The launch of the new AxMR technology platform has been announced by Allegro MicroSystems, which the company expects to strengthen its position as the market leader in magnetic sensor integrated circuits (ICs). The launch is the culmination of more than five years of extensive research and development efforts, a sizable investment that supports Allegro’s mission to create a broad portfolio of innovative magnetic sensor ICs for high growth applications within the automotive and industrial markets. 
11th April 2018


The latest family of fully integrated current sensor ICs

The latest family of fully integrated current sensor ICs
Allegro MicroSystems Europe has announced a new family of current sensor ICs that provide economical and precise solutions for AC or DC current sensing. A 200kHz bandwidth makes it suitable for motor control, load detection and management, power supply and DC/DC converter control, as well as inverter control. The 2.5µs response time enables overcurrent fault detection in safety-critical applications.
27th March 2018

Integrated high sensitivity current sensor IC for small currents

Integrated high sensitivity current sensor IC for small currents
The first fully integrated GMR-based current sensor IC from Allegro MicroSystems has been released with ultra-high sensitivity for applications that require less more than 5A current sensing. The ACS70331 current sensor IC incorporates giant magneto-resistive (GMR) technology that is 25 times more sensitive than traditional Hall-effect sensor ICs to sense the magnetic field generated by the current flowing through the low resistance, integrated primary conductor.
27th February 2018

2D Hall-effect speed and direction sensor ICs for magnetic encorders

2D Hall-effect speed and direction sensor ICs for magnetic encorders
The release of a new family of 2D Hall-Effect Latch ICs has been announced by Allegro MicroSystems, which feature both vertical and planar Hall elements. The APS12625 and APS12626 sensor ICs enable reduced system size and bill-of-materials (BOM) cost along with an increase in performance and flexibility due to 2D sensing. They were developed in accordance with ISO 26262 and qualified per AEC-Q100, making them suitable for automotive and other safety systems.
13th February 2018

Package designed to provide turnkey solution for ferrous target

Package designed to provide turnkey solution for ferrous target
A new package offering for its wheel speed sensor product family has been announced by Allegro MicroSystems Europe. The package includes an optimised Hall-effect integrated circuit (IC), rare-earth pellet, and high-temperature ceramic capacitor in a single overmoulded package. The fully integrated solution reduces the need for external EMC protection and integration of a magnetic circuit, reducing manufacturing complexity.
31st January 2018

Three-phase MOSFET driver IC has on-board regulator

Three-phase MOSFET driver IC has on-board regulator
A new three-phase MOSFET driver IC with an integrated low dropout regulator supplying 5V or 3.3V has been introduced by Allegro MicroSystems. The A4919 is designed for a wide range of industrial applications, and it can be controlled with block (trapezoidal), sinusoidal, or vector commutation when interfaced with a microprocessor.
2nd January 2018

High bandwidth sensors provide 3,600 VRMS isolation

High bandwidth sensors provide 3,600 VRMS isolation
Allegro MicroSystems Europe has added a new generation of high bandwidth current sensor ICs to its existing family of devices. The Allegro ACS732 and ACS733 current sensor ICs provide a compact, fast, and accurate solution for measuring high frequency currents in DC/DC converters and other switching power applications. These devices are the first 1MHz offerings from Allegro to offer 3,600 VRMS galvanic isolation ratings. The current sensor ICs are Hall-effect-based and include user-configurable overcurrent fault detection.
22nd December 2017

Full bridge motor driver designed for maximum supply voltage

Full bridge motor driver designed for maximum supply voltage
  A new quad DMOS full-bridge driver has been introduced by Allegro MicroSystems. It is capable of driving up to two stepper motors or four DC motors. The AMT49701 was designed specifically for dual axis, point of sale, office automation, security, surveillance, IP cameras, as well as industrial automation applications. 
6th December 2017

Angle sensor ICs support analogue output signals

Angle sensor ICs support analogue output signals
A new 0-360° angle sensor IC has been introduced by Allegro MicroSystems. It provides contactless high resolution angular position information based on magnetic Circular Vertical Hall (CVH) technology. Allegro’s A1330 devices include a System-on-Chip (SoC) architecture that includes: a CVH front end, digital signal processing, and either an analogue or digital PWM output signal.
5th December 2017

A new 0-360° angle sensor ICs has ultra-fast response time

A new 0-360° angle sensor ICs has ultra-fast response time
The A1333 and A1339 are the two new 0° to 360° angle sensor ICs from Allegro MicroSystems Europe that have ultra-fast 15µs response time and support 10MHz SPI and real-time ABI and UVW outputs for fast data transmission. They also provide contactless high-resolution angular position information based on magnetic Circular Vertical Hall (CVH) technology. 
8th November 2017

New flexible sensorless sinusoidal three-phase gate controller

New flexible sensorless sinusoidal three-phase gate controller
The release of a three-phase, sensorless, brushless DC (BLDC) motor controller for use with external N-channel power MOSFETs has been announced by Allegro MicroSystems Europe. Allegro’s A4964 is specifically designed for the automotive market with target applications to include engine cooling fans and oil and water pumps. It is designed to provide the motor control functions in a system where a small microcontroller provides the communication interface to a central ECU and intelligent fault and status handling. 
11th October 2017

Integrated EMI protection in a user-friendly module

Integrated EMI protection in a user-friendly module
A new optimised Hall-effect three-wire differential speed sensor integrated circuit (IC) and permanent magnet pellet combination has been announced by Allegro MicroSystems Europe. Allegro’s ATS668 has integrated EMC protection components to provide a user-friendly solution for true zero-speed digital gear tooth sensing. It is offered in a small single over-mould package that can be easily assembled and used in conjunction with a wide variety of gear tooth sensing applications. 
4th October 2017

Three-axis linear Hall-effect sensor IC is accurate and flexible

Three-axis linear Hall-effect sensor IC is accurate and flexible
The release of a new three-axis linear Hall-effect sensor IC that provides 12-bit digital output words that are proportional to the strength of the field present in each of the X, Y, and Z axes has just been announced by Allegro MicroSystems Europe. The quiescent output value (zero magnetic field applied) is at mid-scale.
12th September 2017

Current sensor IC with dual fault user settable

Current sensor IC with dual fault user settable
Allegro MicroSystems Europe has introduced a new high accuracy Hall-effect-based current sensor IC with multiple programmable fault levels intended for industrial and consumer applications with a focus on motor control and power inverter stage applications. One of the key benefits of Allegro’s ACS720 is to provide high isolation with a reduced bill of materials made possible by the proprietary IC SOIC-16W package.
22nd August 2017

High accuracy sensor IC designed with low power conductors

High accuracy sensor IC designed with low power conductors
A new high accuracy Hall-effect-based current sensor IC has been introduced by Allegro MicroSystems with multiple programmable fault levels intended for industrial and consumer applications with a focus on motor control and power inverter stage applications. One of the key benefits of Allegro’s ACS720 is to provide high isolation with a reduced bill of materials made possible by the proprietary IC SOIC-16W package.
15th August 2017

Driver IC drives up to two stepper motors or four DC motors

Driver IC drives up to two stepper motors or four DC motors
Allegro MicroSystems Europe has introduced a new quad DMOS full-bridge driver IC capable of driving up to two stepper motors or four DC motors. Each full-bridge output is rated up to 1.6 A and 40 V. Allegro’s A5990 includes fixed off-time pulse-width modulation (PWM) current regulators, along with 2- bit nonlinear DACs (digital-to-analog converters) that allow stepper motors to be controlled in full, half, and quarter steps, and DC motors in forward, reverse, and coast modes.
26th July 2017

Two-wire Hall-effect switch ICs come with advanced diagnostics

Two-wire Hall-effect switch ICs come with advanced diagnostics
Allegro MicroSystems Europe have announced the release of a new family of two-wire vertical Hall-effect switch ICs with advanced diagnostics. Allegro’s A1130, A1131 and A1132 have been developed in accordance with ISO 26262. These devices have integrated continuous diagnostic features and a safe output state that supports a functional safety level of ASIL-B. These devices feature a two-wire current output interface that facilitates open/short diagnosis along with signal path verification from input to output.
7th July 2017

Hall-effect IC for direction detection sensing

Hall-effect IC for direction detection sensing
A new optimised Hall-effect integrated circuit (IC) and rare-earth pellet combination has been introduced by Allegro MicroSystems Europe that provides a user-friendly solution for direction detection and true zero-speed, digital gear-tooth sensing. The small package can be easily assembled and used in conjunction with a wide variety of gear-tooth-sensing applications. This new IC employs patented algorithms for the special operational requirements of automotive transmission and recreational vehicle applications.
23rd June 2017


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