0717-4318-99 Datasheet

TrueTilt™ Dual Axis Wide Range Electrolytic Tilt Sensor

Part Number: 0717-4318-99

Operating Specifications 1

Operating range ±60°
Linear Range ±25°
Axes of Measurement 2
Linearity (±50°) ≤6%
Linearity (±20°) ≤1%
Repeatability ≤0.1°
Resolution ≤0.003°
Null Offset ≤5°
Cross Axis (Roll) Sensitivity ≤0.025° per degree
Long-Term Stability/Drift ≤0.1°
Null Temperature Coefficient2 ≤0.006° per °C
Scale Temperature Coefficient 0.1% per °C
Operating Temperature -40 °C to 85 °C
Storage Temperature -55 °C to 125 °C
Null Impedance 40 kΩ
Time Constant (63.2% of final output) ≤100 ms
Materials Magnetic metals
Maximum Current at Null 0.2 mA (continuous)

Physical Characteristics

Height (including leads) 18.8 mm (0.740”)
Diameter (cap) 8.26 mm (0.325”)
Diameter (flange) 14.2 mm (0.360”)
Lead Spacing (center to center) 2.54 mm (0.100”)
Lead Diameter 0.48 mm (0.019”)
Lead Length 5.08 mm (0.200”)
Weight 1.5 g


  • Very low power consumption
  • Extremely long life
  • Minimal drift over lifetime compared to MEMS devices
  • Excellent resolution and repeatability
  • Superior performance in extreme temperatures and environments
  • Excellent customer support
  • Manufactured in the United States of America

Functional Diagram


The 0717-4318-99 TrueTilt™ dual axis, wide range electrolytic tilt sensor has a robust, all metal construction providing durability while maintaining superior tolerances and sensor to sensor performance. It is an economical tilt sensor ideal for a versatile range of applications in many markets.

This is a passive sensor that requires signal conditioning electronics to provide an output. For a list of compatible signal conditioners, see the Related Products section on page 2.


  • Recreational vehicle leveling (also known as an RV, caravan, camper van, or motorhome)
  • Construction machinery and equipment
  • Railway monitoring
  • Mobile satellite positioning
  • Agricultural machinery and equipment

Linear and Operating Range Behavior



Certifications and Ratings

RoHS Compliant

1See application note AN1002 for operating specification definitions.
2See application note AN1001 for a description of temperature compensation.