In response to COVID-19, MagneLink, Inc. is taking extra steps to best protect the health and safety of our employees.

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Hall Effect Switch

What is a Hall Effect Sensor?

Hall Effect sensors are used for detecting and measuring proximity, position, and speed, through their ability to sense magnetic fields. As non-contact sensors, they are useful for measuring AC and DC currents. This blog will explain the principles behind Hall effect sensors and their industrial applications. What is a Hall Effect Sensor? The Hall Effect,…

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Magnetic Switch Selection: Reed Switch vs. Hall Effect Switch

Reed switches and Hall Effect switches are both considered magnetic switches since their properties change when exposed to a magnetic field. Strictly speaking, however, Hall Effect switches are transducers since they convert magnetic energy to electrical energy—they can be used as switches with some additional circuitry. Reed switches are true magnetic switches since they close…

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