We offer the most comprehensive portfolio of magnetic speed sensors ICs, covering the full range of speed and speed with direction, two- and three-wire interface, magnetic encoder (ring magnet) and gear tooth sensing, Hall and GMR technology, and ASIL-compliant options for transmission, wheel speed, engine, e-motors, and many more encoder and gear tooth sensing applications.
Our innovative Hall-effect and GMR technologies provide the most robust and reliable gear tooth and ring magnet speed sensing in the world.
Thanks to decades of application and algorithm experience and close collaboration with OEMs, we develop application-specific speed sensor ICs that are optimized for your target applications—improving safety, reliability, and performance.Our magnetic speed sensors offer:
We provide fully integrated IC solutions for EMC protection and true power-on state (TPOS). Optional back-biased magnets simplify your design while improving performance.
With high performance and excellent edge accuracy, our fully integrated ICs are also highly flexible. We offer optimized solutions for engines in 2-wheelers and advanced solutions that are essential for start-stop engines.
Working on something other than a vehicle? Our portfolio provides optimized speed sensor IC solutions for many non-automotive applications.
Our ICs are ready for any challenge presented by fuel-efficient 6 to 10-speed transmissions, providing you with industry-leading vibration immunity and dynamic air gap capability.
February 23, 2022
P0083 - With the rise of vehicle electrification, computerized control systems, and subsystem reliability monitoring, it has become essential for systems to have accurate rotational information for each wheel of the vehicle.Learn More
Allegro MicroSystems giant magnetoresistance (GMR) effect technology offerings build on lessons learned from experience with Hall-effect devices to enable new options for speed sensing system design.Learn More
Seth Prentice, Strategic Marketing Manager for Allegro MicroSystems Speed Sensor IC group, discusses IC solutions for designing speed sensing applications including automotive transmissions, washing machine drum speeds, and fork lift positioning requiring reliable consistent output signals.Learn More
This application note describes how to use a Hall sensor device such as the Allegro ATS605LSG as an encoder in a system with a ferrous target, and gives target design recommendations to achieve outputs in quadrature and a 50% duty cycle for each output.Learn More
AN296173 - The use of electronic controls for engine, transmission, and wheel speed in two- and three-wheeled vehicles is growing, particularly in developing nations. This trend is largely driven by mandates to improve air quality, fuel efficiency, and vehicle safety worldwide. Differential ...Learn More
AN296233 - Electrical interfaces for active sensor integrated circuits (ICs) include both two-wire and three-wire interfaces. These two technology styles are named for the number of required connections needed to communicate the sensor output. This application note discusses use and tradeoffs of ...Learn More
AN296175 - Accuracy requirements for absolute mechanical edge detection on cam sensors and more generally on engine management speed sensors have noticeably increased with the need for power optimization and emissions control in car engines being sold today.Learn More
AN296226 - This paper explores the general requirement trends for speed and position sensors in traction motor systems, including high-speed capability, accuracy at startup, low-speed operation, immunity to vibration, EMC robustness, and safety.Learn More
AN296178 - This application note details the impact of multiple target design parameters on the maximum air gap achievable with Allegro’s ATS692LSH and ATS19520LSN transmission sensors, allowing for measurement of speed and direction of rotating targets.Learn More