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New MelDIR IR Sensor with 80×60 and 80×32 pixels

Recently, Mitsubishi Electric released a new IR sensor (passive IR detector array, based on SOI technology) ideal for various applications.

The IR sensor is used in multiple market segments and applications such as:

  • People counting
  • Smart buildings (HVAC, Lighting control, Security, Energy savings etc.)
  • Medical (patient monitoring, T° measurement)

Infrared Sensor MelDIR

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IR Sensor “MelDIR” – Advanced Temperature Detection for a Smart Society

The infrared (IR) sensor ”MelDIR” incorporates a thermal diode sensor technology originally developed by Mitsubishi Electric to realize higher resolution and higher temperature sensitivity. ”MelDIR” is ideal for crime prevention, surveillance systems, people-counting, air-conditioning and temperature sensing applications.

Interested in further information?

You have questions or an inquiry regarding the new MelDIR IR Sensor? We are happy to discuss your requirements with you.

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For more information and datasheets you may also want to visit our Global website.

Key parameters

  • High thermal resolution compared to Thermopile Sensors (NETD ~ 100mK)
  • Small form factor
  • More cost efficient than µ-bolometer
  • High temperature version available (detection range > 200°C)

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Mitsubishi Electric has always supported companies in implementing changes for the better.

A first step is a personal consultation. Let us know how we can help you and we will contact you through your preferred channel.

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