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Panasonic AMN12111 Pir Sensor 2.5m Hi Sense - Black

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61-1504

Brand: Panasonic MPN: AMN12111
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A highly compact PIR sensor housed in a TO5 package fitted with a zoned fresnel lens. The sensor detects infra-red radiation in the low infrared spectrum (10µm wavelength) which is emitted by human movement.

The sensors are able to detect a change in temperature from object to ambient from as little as 3°C. Changes in the level of detected emission are evaluated by a window comparator and if the change exceeds the upper or lower threshold the output level of the sensor goes high and can be used to trigger external circuitry.


  • MP PIR motion sensor
  • 3 to 6V DC voltage
  • Slight motion detection type
  • 2m sensing range
  • 91° vertical, 91° horizontal detection angle
  • Black lens colour
  • 170uA current
  • 6V DC output voltage
  • -20 to +60°C
  • Panasonic type AMN12111

Operating voltage3 to 6VDC
Current consumption170µA
Output current100µA max.
Working temperature range–20°C to +60°C


Wednesday, January 30, 2013 Question by: Kev F | Product code: 61-1504
Q. Can this be used to replace a low voltage switch in a electronics project - so to switch on a backlight on a clock (for example) instead of pressing a button?
A. Hi Kev. Thank you for your question. You may be able to modify assuming that you have the correct connection voltage and room, these only send a pulse signal when movement is detected I would suspect it will not be a case of just exchange for the original switch as requires a circuit to operate the PIR sensor (see data sheet).