Small Pressure Sensor from Bosch Sensortec

Small Pressure Sensor from Bosch Sensortec
Bosch Sensortec GmbH

Bosch Sensortec, Reutlingen, Germany, offers the SMD500 micromachined pressure sensor designed for consumer electronics. The piezoresistive sensor has a monocrystalline membrane and is supplied in a ceramic housing in a 5 by 5 by 1.6 mm LCC package. It is manufactured using advanced porous silicon membrane technology, resulting in a smaller size than conventional bulk micromachined sensors. Features include 3 µA avg. power consumption, high accuracy and linearity, and an I2C interface for connection to a microcontroller. The sensor can be used as both an altimeter and a barometer.

Contact Info

Company: Bosch Sensortec GmbH
Country: Germany
Phone number: +49 7121-3535-900
Fax: +49 7121-3535-909

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