Decoders & Encoders

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

MRI-Safe Linear Encoder suits OEM motion control applications.

June 19, 2015

With 100 µm resolution and 50 µm accuracy, MR303 linear position sensor system is fabricated from non-ferrous and non-metallic materials, immune to EMI, and completely transparent to electromagnetic fields. Product works in conjunction with MR302-2 OEM Controller, which enables sensor to integrate with PLCs and servo drives. Suited for medical, MRI, robotic, and industrial applications, encoder can be safely used in and around MRI bore and will not produce any imaging artifacts.
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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Incremental Encoder has low-profile, explosion proof design.

June 19, 2015

With max profile of 2.01 in., LP35 flameproof, hollow shaft encoder fits into space-restricted applications and meets UL, ATEX, and IECEx standards for direct operation in Division 1, Zone 1 environments. Removable terminal box simplifies installation, and design eliminates need for additional intrinsic safety barrier. Maintaining performance in temperatures up to 185°F, vibration resistant product withstands up to 250 G and features hard-anodized housing sealed to IP66. Read More

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Hollow Shaft Encoders are optimized for functional safety.

June 15, 2015

When automation system which includes encoder must be certified to specific Performance Level or Safety Integrity Level, Model 862 with modified hollow shaft is available. XHI862 encoders certified for Functional Safety applications include dowel pin within hollow shaft to engage with complimentary slot in machine shaft to provide primary and secondary fixation method. Electrical interfaces include sinusoidal (1 Volt peak-peak) and High Current HTL. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Encode/Decode Boards support video walls.

June 5, 2015

Comprising 4K capture and IP encode/decode boards, Matrox Mura™ IPX Series enables OEMs to deliver advanced video wall controllers featuring multi-channel 4K or HD encoding and decoding over standard IP. MURA-IPX-I4DF provides 4 HDMI 1.4a inputs for direct high-resolution 4Kp30 or 2560 x 1,600 p60 capture plus H.264 decoding of 4Kp60 and up to three 4Kp30, sixteen 1080p30, or eight 1080p60 streams. MURA-IPX-I4EF adds H.264 level 5.2 encoding to stream and record video wall content. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Automotive Video Decoder features MIPI-CSI2 output interface.

June 3, 2015

Featuring MIPI-CSI2 output interface for compatibility with next-generation SoCs, Model TW9992 takes both single-ended and differential CVBS inputs from vehicle's backup safety camera. NTSC/PAL 10-bit ADC analog decoder with 4H adaptive comb filter consumes 100 mW and delivers output voltage of 1.8–3.3 V. In addition to Automatic Contrast Adjustment that adapts to rapidly changing lighting conditions, decoder offers programmable hue, brightness, saturation, contrast, and sharpness. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Explosion Proof Encoders feature M2 mining certification.

May 21, 2015

Featuring IP67-rated, encapsulated stainless steel housing in Safety-Lock™ design, Sendix ATEX / IECEX 71XX Encoders are approved for use in both surface and underground mines. Incremental variants operate from -40 to +60°C with resolution reaching 5,000 pulses. Units have mounting depth of 145 mm, diameter of 70 mm, and space-saving cable outlet. As absolute multi-turn or single-turn encoders, series is available with both SSI and field bus interfaces. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute Rotary Encoders feature SSI interface.

April 29, 2015

Featuring standard diameter of 35 mm, Models ECN 1013, EQN 1025, ROC 1013, and ROQ 1025 measure absolute position in different machines and devices with limited installation space. In addition to SSI standard resolution of 13 bits singleturn and 12 bits multiturn, encoders provide high-resolution position value through external interpolation of 1 Vpp output signals. Units also offer 512 signal periods per revolution and extended power-supply range of 4.75–30 V. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact Downloader maximizes smartphone software loading rate.

April 28, 2015

Accommodates demands of high-throughput mass manufacturing, JOT M10 Six Slider maximizes software loading capacity for smartphones. Fully automated solution, applicable for downloading software to assembled products or at board level, can be used as stand-alone desktop unit or part of fully automated JOT M10 line (including integrated handlers and racks). Along with clear interface, space allows for customized cabling and electronics. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Automated Programming System has high-throughout design.

April 27, 2015

Using FlashCORE III programming engine, PSV5000 supports all device types, including FPGAs, CPLDs, MCUs, and flash memories (Serial, eMMC, NAND, and NOR) with tape and tray configurations. Included pick and place technology and vision system promotes precise alignment and placement. Along with integrated fiber laser marking, features include handler rated for delivering up to 1,300 parts/hr, intelligent system integration, and up to 6 programmers (24 individual sockets) in compact footprint. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Ethernet Protocol Decoders accelerate setup and debugging.

April 24, 2015

While N8825A is available for 90000A, 90000 X-, and 90000 Q-/Z-/V-Series oscilloscopes, N8825B works with S-Series oscilloscopes. Functionality helps network design engineers accelerate turn-on and debug Ethernet networking systems by decoding 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX Ethernet packets. Developers can automatically set up Ethernet signals; see raw analog signals, decoded data, and all Ethernet traffic in listing view and packet view; as well as trigger and search on specific packets. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Signal Splitter allows dual transmissions.

April 23, 2015

Used with 7.5 or 15 mm rails, DIN Mounted Interface Converter enables outputs from single encoder to be sent to 2 control systems. Unit provides signal level conditioning to support both RS422 and HTL input or outputs. Galvanic isolation up to 1 kV between input and outputs prevents current loops and signal crosstalk from occurring. Powered by 9–30 Vdc supply, which is then distributed to encoder being monitored, DMI supports I/O frequencies up to 300 kHz with max of 1 µs propagation delay. Read More

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

Multi Wheel Miniature Rotary Switch provides one-finger control.

April 23, 2015

Featuring illuminated 8+1 joystick, 10.5 x 30 mm Multi Wheel Encoder enables accurate control using one finger. Integration of Hall effect sensed incremental encoder output and 12 detents with magnetic indexing ensures proper alignment and positioning throughout operational life of 1 million revolutions (encoder) and 500,000 actuations (joystick). Sealed to IP66, product has hard polycarbonate body and metal front end. Communication interface incorporates UART output. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Absolute EtherCAT Encoder combine speed and durability.

March 10, 2015

Operating from -40 to +85°C with 2,500 m/s² shock resistance and 100 m/s² vibration resistance, Sendix encoders integrate slave EtherCAT stack from Beckhoff with Version 5.01, implement CANopen profile 3.2.10, and incorporate such functionalities such as speed calculation and work area states. Short bus cycle time, with position update every 62.5 µsec, fosters building of dynamic systems. Dynamic mapping is available for scaled position, raw data position, sensor temperature, and speed. 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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rotary Encoders offer noise-free position measurements.

February 25, 2015

Available with Optolink technology, Models XHI 801and XHI 803 can transmit encoder position data using fiber optics. Optolink provides secure data transmission up to 1,500 m in harsh industrial environments where electrical noise and long cable lengths can be problematic, such as mining, cranes, wind turbines, and pulp/paper processing applications. Lighter than copper, optical fiber also offers galvanic isolation which can help prevent damage from lightning. Read More

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

Analog Video Decoder/Encoder for ADAS improves automotive safety.

February 20, 2015

Able to replace up to 9 discrete components with one 10 x 10 mm WQFN chip, AEC-Q100 qualified TW9984 enables generation of 360° surround images for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Integration of 4 NTSC/PAL analog video decoders with 10-bit ADCs supports 4 analog camera inputs simultaneously. For system designer, flexible digital output interface facilitates sending of images to processor for combination of 4 images into unified around-view image. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Slim Rotary Encoder promotes motor design flexibility.

February 16, 2015

At 10 mm thick x <37 mm dia, ECI 1118 absolute rotary encoder offers resolution of 18 bits, accuracy of ±120 in., and option for functional safety. Its counterpart, EBI 1135 model rotary encoder, offers same slim design and single-turn feedback as well as option for multi-turn capabilities. This is made possible via battery-buffered revolution counter that can attain distinguishable revolutions up to 16 bits with external battery connected. Both encoders have non-contact design. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Sealed Linear Encoder is designed for motion feedback.

February 12, 2015

With scale cross section of 14 x 10 mm and glass scale to carry measuring graduation, MSA 170 suits motion applications in various industries as well as CNC applications. Features include graduation of 20 micron and scanning carriage that operates on reflected light principle. Integrated in scanning unit, encoder electronics are available with 1 Vpp or digital TTL output signals with resolution to 0.1 micron. Max measuring length is 520 mm, and + 5 or +3 micron accuracy grades are available. 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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Modular Encoder enables angle measurement on large axes.

December 18, 2014

MSR 40 rotary position feedback system targets machine designers who want to measure angle on larger rotary axes. Suited for machines requiring motion feedback for full 360° or segment thereof, optical kit style encoder provides 200 micron grating pitch on steel tape that can be applied 3 ways to axis of motion. Available diameters range from 150–1,150 mm, and reader head is available with analog 1 V peak to peak interface as well as digital TTL interface with up to 100X interpolation. Read More