New Vishay Intertechnology Rotational Absolute Magnetic Encoder Displacement Sensor: Higher Durability, Reliability Over Hall Effect Potentiometers

MALVERN, Pa. — Aug. 9, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new magnetic position sensor that delivers accuracy comparable to Hall effect devices while offering higher reliability and better durability. The one-time programmable (OTP) Vishay Sfernice RAME027 provides accuracy of ± 0.33 % at 25 °C in a small 27 mm form factor. Typical applications will include military and industrial joysticks, electrical actuators, machine tools, textile manufacturing, milling, and robotics.

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