1490 sensor, center, outputs eight
digital compass positions (N-NE-E-SE-S-SW-W-NW)
The 1525 sensor, right, outputs a continuous analog sine/cosine signal capable of being decoded to any degree of accuracy
The dime , left, doesn't buy much of anything these days.
The Dinsmore Instrument Company invented the automobile compass and has been manufacturing precision magnetic instruments continuously since 1927. They have recently developed a series of new, miniature compass sensors which easily interface to computers and modern electronic technology. These sensors, due to their low cost, have an unlimited number of uses related to remote directional sensing.
Manufacturing and distribution of the Dinsmore Sensors is licensed to The Robson Company, Inc.
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