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Rotary Position Sensors have measurement range of 0-360°.

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November 7, 2012 - Measuring position at distances up to 25 mm, RFC4800 Series rotary angle sensors include 2 PNP positive switched outputs and programmable switching zone. Edge width of switch function is less than or equal to 0.1°, while accuracy of switch edges is ±1°. Sensors have magnetic pickup enabling touchless measurement, IP67-sealed 4-20 mA current output, 12-bit resolution, and ±0.5% independent linearity. Units operate over temperature range of –40 to +85°C and withstand shock up to 100 G.

Novotechnik U.S., Inc.

155 Northboro Rd., Southborough, MA, 01772, USA

Original Press Release

New Rotary Position Sensors with Programmable Switches

Press release date: November 2, 2012

Southborough, MA - Novotechnik, U.S. introduces the RFC4800 Series of touchless rotary angle sensors that provide absolute, rotary position. It is available with two programmable switch outputs on the analog version.

The RFC4800 Series utilizes a magnetic pickup to provide a touchless measurement range of 0 to 360°. Other key specifications include 4 to 20 mA current output, sealed to the IP 67 standard, resolution to 12 bits, and independent linearity of ±0.5%.

Switch characteristics include two PNP positive switched outputs, width of switching zone is user programmable, data retention is a minimum of 50 years, edge width of switch function is less than or equal to 0.1° and accuracy of switch edges is ±1°.

Magnetic marker mounts to a shaft on users application up to 25 mm from sensor.

Designed to withstand shock and vibration up to 100G/20G, RFC4800 Series sensors have an operating temperature range of –40°C to +85°C.

For more information contact:
Novotechnik U.S., Inc.
155 Northboro Road
Southborough, MA 01772
Phone: 508-485-2244
Fax: 508-485-2430
Web: www.novotechnik.com/rfc48

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