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The Hall effect is the production of a voltage difference across an electrical conductor by a magnetic field.

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Not able to levitate magnet for magnetic levitation project

I am following a hackster project on magnetic levitation here - https://www.hackster.io/jsirgado/magnet-levitation-with-arduino-eeeee4 However, I have followed everything but still, it's not working. ...
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What are the advantages of a shunt resistor vs. a hall effect sensor?

I'm constructing a boost converter, and I need to measure both the input current and the output current. Currents range anywhere from 25A to 200A, depending on the model. My controller is referenced ...
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current control via microcontroller

I have a micro-controller which calculates and decides about the current each minute. Then for one minute the circuit must hold that current constant. Then it should control the current via a buck ...
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How to design a AC current detection switch?

I am working on a home automation system and I need to detect if a appliance is getting power or not. Basically, I need a AC current detection switch which can be mounted on a power line and sends a ...
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Why don't hall effect current sensors exist for low currents?

There do not seem to be hall effect current senors available for small currents, say on the order of 500mA. I'm guessing this is due to some technical or physical limitation. What is it?
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Is it possible to “trace” a hall effect sensor on a PCB?

To my knowledge, a hall effect sensor is just a soft-cored hooped metal (iron?) with some wire wrapped around it a precise number of turns. This surrounds another wire that you wish to measure the ...
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High-bandwidth current measurement

We need to measure +-50Amps of current (PWM) on a PCB. We need the measurement to be isolated, so I thought of using an ACS758, and feeding its output to an ADC. However, this hall effect sensor is "...
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Is the Holzer effect the same as the Hall effect? (looking for replacement sensor)

I was looking for a replacement component for what I thought would be a "Hall effect sensor" (used in an electric scooter throttle handlebar). I had bought a replacement throttle about a month ago, ...
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US5881 Hall Effect sensor not detecting AC field

Yesterday I was disappointed to learn there is no magical IC to measure current flow in a standard appliance cord. On the advice I received, I went ahead with a US5881 Hall effect sensor and split ...
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Difference between a magnetic field sensor and a hall effect sensor

I can't understand the difference between a magnetic field sensor and a hall effect sensor, to me are both the same. I have a voltage detector pen that I can use when I troubleshoot my house I ...
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Hall effect sensor operational distance from magnet

I want to use a this hall effect sensor to detect the presence of magnet. I'm pretty sure I understand how to use the hall effect sensor, but I'm not sure how to calculate the distance the sensor can ...
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Unipolar Hall current sensor signal conditioning for 5v ADC

Need help. I need to convert signal (0v to 5v) from Hall-based unipolar current sensor measuring the power line from the 84v 4kW battery pack to 5v MCU based ADC converter. Although both – the sensor ...
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Minimal Hall effect sensor circuit to keep something off after certain RPM achieved

I have a somewhat limited understanding of electronics and circuits. I'm trying to build a circuit that will keep a transistor in an off state after a given threshold of RPM is achieved using a A3144E ...