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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


Name Type Description Language Software Eval SW 4v22 English Software Eval SW 4v16 English

Technical Documents

Name Type Description Version Language
PositionSensors_AN000304_1-00.pdf Application Note Tape & Reel Packing Information 1-00 English
AS5013_AN000108_1-00.pdf Application Note Firmware coding 1-00 English
AS5013_AV000102_1-00.wmv Audio-Video EasyPoint HTC applications 1-00 English
AS5013_AV000100_1-00.wmv Audio-Video EasyPoint overview 1-00 English
AS5013_AV000101_1-00.wmv Audio-Video EasyPoint HTC applications 1-00 English
AS5013_AV000104_3-00.WMV Audio-Video DSC demonstrator 3-00 English
AS5013_BD000235_1-00.png Block Diagram AS5013 Block Diagram 1-00 English
AS5013_DS000306_1-00.pdf Datasheet 1.15 1-00 English
AS5013_ES000100_1-00.tif Errata Sheet 1-00 English
AS5013_PD000101_1-00.pdf Other Product Document MA2H-1 magnet spec 1-00 English
AS5013_PD000248_1-00.png Other Product Document AS5013AdapterBoard Image 1-00 English
AS5013_UG000142_2-00.pdf User Guide Demo kit - gamepad 2-00 English
AS5013_UG000135_1-00.pdf User Guide Evaluation SW 1-00 English
AS5013_UG000101_1-00.pdf User Guide Demo board + SW 1-00 English
AS5013_UG000318_1-00.pdf User Guide User Manual for AS5013-QF_EK_AB 1-00 English

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