Distance, Displacement and Angle Sensors




laser distance sensor, ride height sensor


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Laser Distance Sensor, Ride Height Sensor     RHL3

Laser sensor for non-contact distance and deflection measurement. Typical applications are the measurement of vehicle height and ground clearance while driving, as well as the dynamic measurement of chassis and aerodynamic components bending.

  • range:   60 .. 260 mm / 200 .. 700 mm
  • resolution:   0.1mm / 0.6mm
  • accuracy:   0.2% / 0.5%
  • output signal:   linear 1 .. 5 V
  • supply voltage:   5 .. 15 V   or 11 .. 30 V
  • manufacturer:   KA sensors


Linear Potentiometer / Displacement Sensor Ø 9,4 mm     KLP94

Common motorsport applications for linear potentiometers are e.g. the measurement of suspension travel. The very small KLP94 is mainly intended
for formula and sports cars with internal shock absorbers, as well as for measuring pedal travel or throttle. Options like internal return spring, carbon protective cover and various mechanical connection variants offer many more applications in motorsports, mechanical engineering or in laboratory and process measurement technology.

  • ranges:   12.5 .. 175 mm
  • resolution:   67 Ω / mm
  • linearity:   0.5%
  • repeatability:   0.01 mm
  • operating temperature:   up to 150 ° C
  • lifespan:   at least 25 million travel cycles
  • manufacturer:   KA sensors


Linear Potentiometer / Suspension Poti Ø 13,0 mm     KLP13

The compact KLP13 linear potentiometers are primarily intended for measuring suspension travel in sportscars and racing touring cars. Several options for the mechanical connections, cable outlet, equipment with CFC protective sleeves, etc. offer a wide range of applications in motorsports, industry and special vehicle construction. For safety-relevant applications, a version with two independent potentiometer tracks in one housing is available.

  • ranges:   25 .. 250 mm
  • resolution:   67 Ω / mm
  • linearity:   0.5%
  • repeatability:   0.01 mm
  • operating temperature:   up to 150 ° C
  • lifespan:   at least 25 million travel cycles
  • manufacturer:   KA sensors


Linear Potentiometer / Suspension Poti Ø 19,0 mm     KLP19

The ruggedized linear potentiometers of the KLP19 series are designed for applications in rallying and and special vehicle construction. Various options for the mechanical connections, cable outlet, equipment with CFC protective sleeves, etc. offer many application possibilities in motorsports, industry and special vehicle construction. For safety relevant applications a version with two independent potentiometer tracks in one housing is available.

  • ranges:   25 .. 450 mm
  • resolution:   67 Ω / mm
  • linearity:   0.5%
  • repeatability:   0.01 mm
  • operating temperature:   up to 150 ° C
  • lifespan:   at least 25 million travel cycles
  • manufacturer:   KA-Sensors


Rotary Potentiometer / Throttle Potentiometer     KRP22

Precision rotary potentiometer with high operating temperature range for motorsport applications or in special vehicles and mechanical engineering. Typically the potentiometer is used in motorsports as a throttle position sensor, as a barel sensor for sequential gearboxes, for steering angle measurement or as a pedal position sensor. For safety-relevant applications, the KRP22 is available with two independent potentiometer tracks in one housing.

  • angular ranges:   45°   125°   350°   mono / dual / counter-rotating
  • el. resistance:   5 kΩ
  • linearity:   0.5 %
  • operating temperature:   up to 175°C
  • manufacturer:   KA-Sensors



non-contact rotary potentiometer


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Non-Contact Rotary Potentiometer     KRH21 / KRH22

High precision contacless HALL effect rotary encoder with linear output voltage and integrated reference.

  • angel:   can be calibrated from 30 ° to 360 °
  • types:   mono (KRH21) or dual/inverse (KRH22)
  • sample rate and resolution:   5kHz / 12bit
  • linearity / hysteresis:   0.1% / 0.1 °
  • operating temperature:   up to 150 ° C
  • supply voltage:   5V or 12V / 24V (6..30V)
  • manufacturer:   KA sensors


Wire Potentiometer / Steering Angle Sensor     KWP10

The KWP10 wire potentiometer is used where linear or rotary potentiometers do not find the suitable mounting space or can be mounted only with great effort. Typical applications in motorsports are the measurement of steering angle or the measurement of pedal positions.

  • wire lengths: 50 ... 1250 mm
  • resistance: 1 kΩ
  • linearity:   0.25% / 0.5%
  • yarn acceleration:   up to 100 m/s²
  • manufacturer:   KA sensors