Decoders & 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

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Matrox Wins Four Prestigious Industry Awards at InfoComm 2016

June 28, 2016

4K IP multiviewer card, multi-channel streaming card, nine-output graphics card, and lecture capture appliance garner Best of Show honors MONTREAL - June 23, 2016 - Matrox® today announced that its new Mura™ IPX 4K IP decode display multiviewer cards, Maevex™ 6100 multi-channel 4K encoders, C900 nine-output graphics cards, and Monarch LCS lecture capture appliance were the recipients of... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bearing-less Encoder optimizes vector motor control.

June 23, 2016

Designed for mounting on NEMA standard 8.5 in. C-Face, MRI 2850 offers motion feedback solution in applications such as large rotating machinery found in construction, pulp and paper, oil and gas, wind, and marine industries. Magnetic code-wheel supports shaft sizes from 1–4 in. without need for stub shaft. One or two independent read-heads can be provided, each with any resolution from 1–16,383 ppr. Output drivers support signal frequencies up to 100 kHz at 30 V over 350 m cable. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HEIDENHAIN to Showcase Motion Control Influence at IMTS

June 17, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL – From HEIDENHAIN, the international leader in precision measurement components and systems, comes an opportunity to view not only its newest motion control breakthroughs to the world at the upcoming International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2016 show this Fall (Booth #E-5226 / Quality Pavilion), but also see highlights from two of its many internationally-owned... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Heavy-Duty Encoders utilize precision magnetic sensing.

June 1, 2016

Addressing application needs in Metal and Steel, Ports, and Mobile Automation industries, HeavyDuty series HMG 10 and PMG 10 feature optimally spaced fixed/floating bearings on both sides, MicroGen energy harvesting technology, and precision magnetic sensing. Besides absolute position information, encoder provides at a specific measuring point up to two galvanically isolated incremental outputs with zero pulse and integrated speed switch with galvanically insulated switching states. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HEIDENHAIN to Showcase Next Generation Feedback Components and Nanometer Presentation at SEMICON 2016

May 26, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL  – HEIDENHAIN is pleased to showcase new and next generation motion control and feedback components for the semiconductor industry at the upcoming SEMICON 2016 trade show in San Francisco, CA from July 12-14 (Booth #1809).   Also, a presentation on “Enabling Nanometer Stability” by HEIDENHAIN will be given at various intervals in the booth. During HEIDENHAIN’s brief... 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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Rotary Encoders utilize inductive sensor technology.

April 13, 2016

Utilizing inductive code disk, Leine & Linde 600 and 900 Series are suited for environments where temperature, strong magnetic fields, shock, and vibration are extreme. Explosion proof encoders are manufactured using fiber-composite construction and printed circuit technology. Because rotor and stator scanning fields involve entire area of both surfaces, measurement is free of eccentricity errors. Single-turn resolutions up to 19 bits with turn counting up to 16 bits yields 35-bit measurement. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Receiver-Demodulator supports IPTV and broadcast distribution.

April 12, 2016

Equipped with GUI and front panel controls, Model TLV400E-8VSB demodulates all on-air terrestrial 8VSB frequencies and decodes both H.264 and MPEG-2 video formats to IP, HD-SDI, or analog output at 45 Mbps. Video inputs can be 8/16 VSB, DVB-ASI, IP, and SMPTE 310M. Video outputs include DVB-ASI, SMPTE 310M, SDI or HD-SDI, analog component (YPbPr or RGB), composite (NTSC or PAL), or IP. Audio support is via embedded audio or via L/R 5 channel XLR connectors. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

PCIe Cards and Appliances support multi-encoding and decoding.

April 11, 2016

Comprising PCI Express cards, stand-alone appliances, and OEM hardware/software, Maevex 2 Series supports up to 64 channels of 4K capture, real-time encoding, and streaming in single 5U rack for high-density applications. For extension and switching applications, Maevex 2 will provide Full HD, 4K, and 8K extension and switching over standard IP including UHD at 60 Hz with ultra-low latency. Products support commonly used streaming protocols such as RTMP, RTP, HTTP, MPEG2.TS, and RTSP. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Encoder Diagnostics Tool supports mobile use.

April 7, 2016

Featuring compact, standalone design with 4.3 in. touchscreen for display and operation, Model PWT 100 checks function and adjustment of encoders. Unit supports multiple serial interfaces such as EnDat 2.2, Fanuc Serial Interface, Mitsubishi High Speed Interface, and Panasonic Serial Interface. For encoders with EnDat interface, PWT 100 can display position values and enables user to read out online diagnostics, shift datums, and use further inspection functions. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Shaft and Hollow-Shaft Encoders simplify machine safety.

March 30, 2016

Certified for SIL2/PLd, Category 3 applications, Leine & Linde 850 Shaft and 862 Hollow-shaft Encoders allow incremental encoders to be applied where safe operation of machinery is necessary without requiring redundant encoder or secondary sensing device. Output signal validity is assured by comparing raw sensor signals to digital output states and validating that against actual values output to control. If values are not in agreement, status signal signifies output is invalid. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HDCVI Chipset deliver HD video over 500 m on existing coax cable.

March 30, 2016

Supporting integration with image signal processor or image sensor with BT.1120 or BT.656 interface, XR5P900 single-channel encoder delivers uncompressed, 1080p HD video at 30 fps and 720p HD video at 60 fps as well as audio and control data. SD video, in NTSC or PAL formats, allows compatibility with legacy systems. Supporting input from up to 4 High Definition Composite Video Interface (HDCVI) cameras, XR5P920 can also receive 960H or D1 CCTV inputs. HDCVI 2.0 standard is fully supported. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Modular Rotary Encoder meets motion feedback needs.

March 17, 2016

Featuring thermal position stability as well as interpolation rates related to optimized signal quality, ERO 2000 series includes scanning unit and 2 types of scales. Scanning heads come with 1 Vpp analog interface, and position noise is measured to ±0.04 in. (arc sec). Scales include 20 micron graduation with full circle and segment of circle. Disk version, with 19 mm OD, offers 2,500 lines/revolution, and rectangular scale has segment-shaped disc. Mechanical disk speed limit is 14,000 rpm. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

2016 NAB Show Product Preview Digital Alert Systems Booth N3422

February 23, 2016

DASDEC™ Version 3.0 Software Upgrade At the 2016 NAB Show, Digital Alert Systems will showcase its new DASDEC™ Version 3.0 software upgrade for advanced EAS/CAP compliance. This software features dozens of new functional and operational improvements including the unique Alert Agent™, a more enhanced and powerful way to selectively process EAS messages from a variety of sources, as well as... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

HD-SDI to IP Encoder includes matching decoder.

February 18, 2016

Featuring H.264 encoder and streamer with 6G SDI input and IP output, plus matching decoder with IP input and 6G SDI output, Linux®-based iCandy™ is suited for news, satellite, and sports contribution, as well as event streaming via ISPs or CDNs. Encoder enables both live streaming via 4:2:0 and media distribution via 4:2:2. Mezzanine output supports both ASI and IP output, while non-mezzanine output is provisioned with streaming HLS, RTMP, and DASH protocols. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Ring Encoder can be used in angular motion feedback.

February 17, 2016

Offering ERA 4000 upgrade, mechanically-compatible ECA 4000 comes in ODs from 104–560 mm. Each ring has 3-point centering method, and feedback to control is supported via high speed serial interface Endat 2.2. For largest ring diameter, accuracy of ±1.5 arc sec is specified for graduation, and each ring is capable of resolutions to sub 0.01 arc sec.  Also, 2-track graduation design is resistant to contamination. Scanning units also come in Fanuc 05 and Mitsubishi 03-4 serial interfaces. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Harsh Environment Rotary Encoders feature Profinet interface.

February 10, 2016

Using inductive scanning principle, Leine & Linde 900 Series provides absolute position measurement in heavy equipment used in harsh environments such as steel, oil and gas, transportation, and construction industries. PROFINET interface expands upon existing EnDat, PROFIBUS, EtherNet/IP™, EtherCAT, and DRIVE-CLiQ interfaces, and allows integration with wide range of automation systems. Series supports mechanical interfaces as well, including taper and keyed shafts and hollow shaft with keyway. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Exposed Linear Encoder offers 50 nm resolution.

February 4, 2016

With 20-micron graduation and interpolation available up to 100 times from scanning unit, redesigned LIDA 400 Series offers 50 nm resolution and accuracies to ±1 micron. Multi-colored status LED on side of scanning unit indicates signal levels during installation and can be used as quick status check to determine functionality. For digital TTL versions with interpolation, interpolation circuits have been miniaturized to fit inside scanning unit housing. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rotary Encoders offer integrated diagnostic capabilities.

February 1, 2016

Utilizing ADS Online, Leine & Linde’s 850 Shaft Encoder and 861/862 Hollow-Shaft Encoders can provide problem-solving information directly to system operator. Advanced Diagnostic System helps ensure output voltage level is correct, output states change correctly, correct number of pulses are present each revolution, and that optics performs within defined levels for supply current and brightness. Vibration levels, hours of operation, and internal temperature are also measured and logged. Read More