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Anonymous
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Hi there,

   

I am working on a design where I need the best touch sensing performance available, especially to achieve long distances for proximity detection.

   

Does the PSoC4 CapSense component have similar performance to a dedicated chip like the MBR3? Which IC would be the one to choose with the best sensitivity of all?

   

Thanks a lot for your help.

   

Regards,
Joe

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Bob_Marlowe
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Welcome in the forum, Joe.

   

Most performance success you'll have with the antenna design for proximity switches. I think the PSoC family members do not differ too much in their sensitivity. But the MBR3 might be the best.

   

I would suggest you to create a Support Case (top of this page -> Design Support) to get in contact with a Cypress engineer.

   

 

   

Bob

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Anonymous
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Thanks a lot for your help Bob!

   

I am currently evaluating a wire loop with 14cm (~5in) in diameter vs a PCB trace using the MBR3 evaluation kit, but am not yet too happy with the achievable range. Lets see if the support can point me into the right direction 🙂

   

Regards,
Joe

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