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AS5013 EasyPoint™ Miniature Joystick

Two-dimensional magnetic position sensor with digital coordinates output


  • Contactless motion and position sensing
  • Standard I²C interface
  • Low power modes
  • Interrupt for motion detection


  • Highest reliability and durability
  • Easy to use
  • Sensor for battery operated devices
  • Can be used as a wakup

Product parameters

Resolution 8-bit (x and y)
Min. Pole Pair Length [mm]
Interfaces I²C
Output Digital coordinates (interface)
Max. Speed [m/s]
Supply Voltage [V] 3.0
Temperature Range [°C] -20 to +80
Package QFN-16
Automotive Qualified

General Description

The AS5013 is an absolute position sensor for miniature joystick applications with maximum strokes of +/-2.0mm in x- and y-direction based on contactless magnetic sensor technology. To measure xy-movement the sensor needs a simple 2-pole magnet. The absolute xy-position is measured with a resolution of 8 bit = 256 positions and it is provided as a digital value on the serial interface (I²C).

Magnets cannot be ordered at ams directly. Please find a list of recommended magnet suppliers.

This product suits for the following applications:

  • Remote control
  • Gaming device
  • Miniature joystick


Title Category Headline Buy
AS5013AdapterBoard Application Board Adapter Board for AS5013
AS5xxxUniversalConnectorBoard Accessories Universal Connector Board for AS5xxx

Technical Documents

Type Description Language
Application Note Firmware coding English
Application Note Tape & Reel Packing Information English
Block Diagram AS5013 Block Diagram English
Datasheet 1.15 English
Errata Sheet English
Other Product Document AS5xxxUniversalConnectorBoard Image English
Other Product Document AS5013AdapterBoard Image English
Other Product Document MA2H-1 magnet spec English
User Guide User Manual for AS5013-QF_EK_AB English
User Guide Demo board + SW English
User Guide Evaluation SW English
User Guide Demo kit - gamepad English

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