Franklin Lightning SensorTM IC with embedded distance estimation algorithm.
The Franklin Lightning Sensor™ is the world’s 1st lightning-sensing IC that was designed for low-power, portable or fixed wire-line applications.
Utilizing a sensitive RF receiver and integrated proprietary algorithm, the Franklin Lightning Sensor™ detects the electrical emissions from lightning activity and then provides an estimation of the distance to the head of the storm from 40km away down to 1km, while rejecting disturbances from man-made signals such as motors and microwave ovens.
This advanced warning capability alerts users so that precautions can be taken.
The AS3935 Franklin Lightning Sensor™ demo kit is a fully operational handheld lightning sensor which estimates distance to the head of upcoming storms. Lightning events will trigger the AS3935 demo kit and will be shown on the LCD in addition to an audio signal. The AS3935 Franklin Lightning Sensor™ demo kit comes with a handheld lightning emulator board in order to emulate the presence of a storm.