Today’s top magnetic sensing technologies for detecting position, proximity, speed, level and flow help design engineers provide solutions for a variety of applications. The challenge is in determining which sensing device is the best fit for your design. Should you use reed switches, reed relays, hall effect sensors or magnets/actuators? This guide offers practical suggestions and design ideas for implementing different sensor technologies in a variety of applications including a variety of appliances/whitegoods, garage doors, tankless water heaters, exercise equipment and security/alarm systems. Defined within each application are product recommendations, feature/benefits and a list of similar applications.