Optical Encoders

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact Encoders target OEM precision-motion control applications.

June 29, 2016

E21 series includes 21 mm optical incremental encoders with options promoting resolution and frequency response. Offering 8 resolutions from 120–360 cpr, E21C outputs 2-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible and available with optional complimentary channels. Operating frequency is 40 kHz. Offering 13 resolutions from 500–8,192, E21D outputs 2-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible with optional third channel index output. Operating frequency is 55–960 kHz. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rotary Stage provides 360-degree continuous travel.

April 26, 2016

Exhibiting angular accuracy of 30 arcsec, repeatability of 3 arcsec, and 0.324 arcsec resolution, RTS-DD Series is suited for laboratory, factory automation, and semiconductor processing applications. Low profile design helps minimize abbe errors when used with another motion axis, while brushless direct-drive servo motor eliminates backlash. Series also features optical encoder with precision index mark for homing, and 30 mm through-bore to enable routing of vacuum or high-voltage lines. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rotary Encoder Expedite Program, Same-Day Shipping

January 20, 2016

Baumer Ltd. announces same-day shipping for rotary incremental encoders. The HS35 series line of optical, 3.5-inch flange encoders with up to 1-inch hollow shaft design, allow for hundreds of thousands of configurations. These items can be shipped the same day for orders received by 12:00 PM Eastern Time, with no additional charges added for expediting. Stocked in industrial and... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

DVEO® Announces Eight New Products at Streaming Media West 2015 - Including VOD Media Distribution Server, Targeted Dynamic Ad Insertion and Delivery Platform, Telco Grade Encoders and Transcoders with Self Monitoring and Failover, and More

November 18, 2015

San Diego, California – DVEO®, a strong supplier to Telco TV, cable TV, and OTT operators around the world, will demonstrate a wide range of unique video streaming products at Streaming Media West 2015 in Huntington Beach, California, November 17-18, in booth 101. "DVEO® has built an international reputation for delivering cost effective solutions for Telcos, IP video operators, digital... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Self-Contained Precision Encoder offers up to 5 nm resolution.

September 4, 2015

Carrying out AGC, interpolation, and signal processing within 11.4 x 13 x 3.7 mm sensor head, MicroE Optira™ Series does not require any additional PCBs, adapters, or dongles for full functionality and resolution. Encoder comes in 3.3 Vdc version available for use in precision instruments powered by batteries and can also be universally applied with MicroE linear glass scales (to ±1 µm/m accuracy), linear metal tape scales (to ±5 µm/m), and rotary scales (to ±2 arc-sec). Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Miniature Optical Linear Encoders suit vacuum applications.

August 11, 2015

Designed for environments with 10-9 mBar of pressure, LIK 2 Series supports high and ultra-high vacuum applications where motion feedback is required inside vacuum chamber. Non-contact encoder systems have 20 micron grating period and graduation is applied to either glass or steel scale substrate. Graduation can be ordered with several accuracy grades within range of ±5 to ±1 micron per meter. Scanning units provide 1 V peak to peak or TTL output with resolutions down to 50 nm. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Incremental Encoders target OEM designs.

March 2, 2015

Available in 64 different configurations, Models E30C and E30D are 5 V encoders suited for precision-motion control applications. Model E30C has resolutions of 200, 250, 256, 400, or 500, while Model E30D has resolutions of 500, 512, 1000, 1024, 2000, or 2048. Supplied in modular package measuring 30 x 8 mm, both operate from -20 to +85°C and output 2-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible. Model E30D additionally offers optional third channel index output. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Kit Style Linear Encoder suits motion applications.

January 23, 2015

Measuring 36 x 13.5 x 14.8 mm, MS 15 provides 40 micron grating pitch on 8 mm wide steel tape carrier that has double-stick backing for direct mounting to machine axis. Measuring tape, which comes with accuracies of ±5 or ±15 microns/m and in lengths to 20 m, lets users choose reference mark (printed every 50 mm). Available with 1 Vp-p analog output or digital TTL output with resolution down to 100 nm, reader head features built-in online compensation and can achieve up to 10 mps velocity. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Marsh Bellofram Announces 10-Day Standard Lead Times across Full Divisional Product Portfolio

June 25, 2014

More than 3,500 Models Available for Immediate Online Purchase Newell, West Virginia, USA – The Marsh Bellofram Group of Companies (www.marshbellofram.com) (Marsh Bellofram), an AS9100C and ISO9001:2008 certified leading global manufacturer of high-performance OEM, industrial and process control instrumentation, has announced that it is offering... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mini Incremental Optical Encoder has filtering optics, AGC, AOC.

March 19, 2014

With readhead as small as 6.7 x 12.7 x 20.5 mm, ATOM™ non-contact optical linear and rotary incremental encoder system uses filtering optics with Auto Gain Control (AGC) and Auto Offset Control (AOC) for optimal signal stability and dirt immunity. Encoder offers analog speeds to 20 m/sec (29,000 rpm on 17 mm disc) and digital resolutions to 1 nm when used with Renishaw interpolation electronics. Scale options include linear and rotary (angle) scales in stainless steel and glass. Read More

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Reinventing the Rotary Encoder: POSITAL Introduces New High-Performance IXARC Encoders

February 26, 2014

Hamilton, New Jersey – POSITAL-FRABA has revolutionized the world of rotary encoders. The new IXARC encoders combine the accuracy and dynamic response of optical encoders with the ruggedness and compact form factor of magnetic encoders for true 'go anywhere, do anything' performance. Building on the company's well-proven magnetic encoder technology, these innovative products feature a new... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Incremental Encoders Provide Options for the Drives Industry

October 9, 2013

HS35 and OptoPulse EIL580 series encoders from Baumer offer design flexibility for engineers in drive applications. Southington, Conn. – The HS35 series through hollow shaft and OptoPulse EIL580 series solid and hollow shaft incremental encoders from Baumer are ideally suited for applications in drive technology. Due to their precision optical scanning principle, which delivers less than 1... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Rotary Encoder features MRI-compatible design.

August 22, 2013

Featuring all-optical, non-metallic design, Model MR338 provides absolute angular measurement from 0–360° with 13-bit resolution and 12-bit multi-turn tracking. Duplex multimode fiber optic link connects passive MR338 Sensor to active MR330 Controller Module installed outside MRI area, which operates from 24 Vdc and supports encoder links up to 2,500 m. System is suited for functional MRI research, EMC test facilities, and other electromagnetic environments where EMF/RF transparency is required. Read More

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Reliable Positioning Without a Reference Run Improves Process Reliability, Reduces Unproductive Time, and Prevents Expensive Crashes

March 6, 2013

Renishaw's RESOLUTE encoder is an innovative, true-absolute measuring system that Amicra Nova guarantees maximum process reliability for precision assembly systems used in the micro-electronics and micro-optics industries. Process reliability is one of the principal factors governing the economic operation of high-value micro assembly machines that produce miniature electronic and optical... Read More

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Optical Incremental Encoders ensure absolute accuracy.

January 28, 2013

Measuring 58 mm in diameter, OptoPulse EIL580 Series includes clamping flange encoders with 10 mm solid shafts, synchro flange encoders with 6 mm solid shafts, and 8–15 mm blind hollow shaft and through hollow shaft models. All feature finely graduated disc increments that provide 100–5,000 impulses/turn. Featuring solid die-cast housings with 1.5 mm aluminum walls, encoders' optical sensing capability ensures absolute accuracy and consistent signal quality in temperatures from -40 to +85°C.  Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vertical Turn/Grind Machine uses Optical and Magnetic Encoders

November 14, 2012

Renishaw optical and magnetic encoders provide position feedback on KMT Lidköping's VTG4000 to achieve accuracy of 1µm form deviation on 4000 mm diameter workpieces<4444>Blade pitch adjustment is one of the most critical functions of wind turbine operation, and the giant bearings in the adjustment mechanism can now be manufactured with accuracy typically reserved for small parts, using a new... Read More

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Measuring Wheel Encoder precisely determines conveyor speed.

July 31, 2012

Combining IP64-rated optical incremental encoder and measuring wheel, Model MA20 delivers position and speed feedback for conveyor systems. HEX switch allows user to select from 16 predefined resolutions ranging from 100-25,000 ppr. Measuring 200 mm in circumference, wear-resistant measuring wheel is available in variety of rubber hardnesses with Shore durometer from 40-70. Encoder operates at supply voltages from 4.75-30 Vdc, and features 8-pin M12 connector. Read More

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Renishaw to Exhibit Additive Manufacturing and Precision Position Feedback Systems at Engineering Design Show 2012

July 30, 2012

Renishaw will be exhibiting its advanced engineering products at the Engineering Design Show 2012 from 10 - 11 October at the Jaguar Exhibition Hall in Coventry, UK. Products on show in hall 2 stand D85 include additive manufacturing systems for creating fully dense metal parts direct from 3D CAD, and position encoders for a diverse range of linear and rotary motion applications.<4444>Renishaw... Read More

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Absolute Optical Encoders suit ultra high vacuum environments.

July 19, 2012

Constructed from vacuum-compatible materials and adhesives, RESOLUTE(TM) UHV Encoders offer true-absolute position feedback and resolutions to 1 nm for both linear and rotary applications. Units determine position immediately upon switch-on, without need for any movement or battery backup. Designers can choose from variety of linear scales in either stainless steel or ZeroMet(TM) low thermal expansion alloy, with accuracy to better than ±1 µm on lengths up to 1.13 m. Read More

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Dynapar Showcasing HD35R Optical Encoder at the Windpower Conference and Exhibition 2012

May 29, 2012

Dynapar, in partnership with IPS TRICO, will be exhibiting at this year's AWEA show in Atlanta, Georgia, June 3-6, Booth #7909. Dynapar will proudly feature its line of wind energy specific encoders, such as the HD35R, W56 and AI25W, which are known for reliability, durability, and keeping the wind industry from going up-tower unnecessarily. <4444>From wind power plants to large commercial... Read More