NPA201 Digital Pressure Sensor

Amphenol Advanced Sensors
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The NovaSensor NPA 201 is an absolute pressure sensor with digital output for low cost applications. Its low power consumption and compact size makes it ideal for battery powered and mobile applications or any application where size is a constraint. In today’s growing market for portable electronics and wearables with multiple parameters being measured there are many applications that require an accurate measurement of barometric pressure to determine factors such as altitude.

Features

  • 260 to 1260 mBar absolute pressure range 
  • Temperature measurement included 
  • Sleep State current <250nA (25°C) 
  • Temperature resolution: <0.003K/LSB 
  • 16bit pressure and temperature resolution 
  • Operation temperature: –40°C to +85 °C 
  • I2C interface 
  • Operating range 1.7 ~ 3.6V 
  • Small size package (2.0 x 2.5 x 1.0mm) 
  • 8-HCLGA package 
  • Fully Calibrated and Compensated 
  • Digital compensation via 18bit internal digital signal processor (DSP) running a correction algorithm

Applications

  • Pressure sensor for mobile devices (smart phones, smart watches, tablets) 
  • Indoor and outdoor navigation 
  • Enhancement of GPS navigation 
  • Altimeter and barometer for portable devices 
  • Weather station equipment 
  • Leisure and sports 
  • Hard Disk Drive (HDD) 
  • Weather forecast
     

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