60GHz 3D Detection model SC1220AT2

SC1220AT2 is a low power CMOS 60GHz radar sensor device and available for 3D motion sensing.


  • Features
  • Antenna Configuration
  • Block Diagram
  • Specifications
  • Evaluation kit
  • Document


3Suited for 3D motion sensing

2 Tx and 2 x 2 Rx antennas detect azimuth / elevation angle, velocity and distance

Wide bandwidth (6.8GHz max.) and high-accuracy linear chirp FMCW radar

Sensing area example: up to 0.5m(*1) with <1cm(*2) resolution (in case of palm gesture)

Highly integrated device enabling easy hardware design

Integrating antennas, radio, ADC, FIFO and SPI interface

Enable to use reasonable PCB, less BOM and easy assembly

Small package (7.0mm x 7.0mm, LGA package)

Low power consumption

4-Level operation states (Shutdown, Deep Sleep, Light Sleep, Sensing)

Intelligent power control sequencer managing flexible duty cycle operation

2.5mW average power consumption at palm gesture sensing(*3)

*1:Depending on sensor configuration and environmental conditions

*2:To be changed according to further study

*3:In case of conditions that Socionext assumed

Antenna Configuration

Block Diagram


Radar mode FMCW/FSKCW/CW
Power Supply 1.5V - 1.8V (core) / 1.8 - 3.3V (I/O)
Power Consumption 308mW (Peak power consumption)
2.5mW (0.5% duty cycle operation using Deep sleep)
Transmitter Frequency: 57.1 - 63.9GHz (6.8GHz bandwidth)
EIRP: -7dBm
Receiver Noise Figure: 12dB
Digital block ADC (11bit 10MHz)、FIFO (32KB)、SPII/F (≤50MHz)
Temprerature -40 to 85°C

Evaluation kit

The 3D location sensing evaluation kit " SC1220AT2-B-113" provides an evaluation environment of the 60GHz Radar Sensor " SC1220AT2".

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Evaluation kit contents

SC1220AT2 evaluation kit hardware with USB cable

Sensor driver/ library and 3D location sensing evaluation software (GUI)

Related documents
Evaluation software (GUI) operation manual
API specification of control API
Application note (MATLAB and Sample C source for API)

More information

For detailed information on the evaluation kit "SC1220AT2-B-113", refer to the catalog below.