Smyrna, Ga.Murata Electronics North America is calling its latest pyroelectric infrared (PIR) sensor the world's smallest with a 5.0mm x 4.7mm x 2.4mm footprint.
The new sensor (global part number IRS-B210ST01-RI) is intended for use in compact, low profile electronic equipment and, in particular, energy-saving devices.
According to Murata, its IRS-B210ST01-RI is the only surface mount PIR sensor available on the market today. It provides numerous features including high sensitivity and signal to noise ratio, high stability against temperature changes and white light and enhanced radio frequency interference (RFI) immunity.
The PIR sensor includes dual 0.85mm x 1.2mm electrodes with a field of vision of ±70° (horizontal) and ±50° (vertical). Its operating temperature range is -40 to +70°C and the device is driven by supply voltage in the range of 2V to 15V.
Pricing: Sample price is $1.88.
Availability: Lead-time is approximately 12 weeks.
Murata Electronics North America, www.murata-northamerica.com