Absolute Encoder fits into space-restricted equipment.

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Featuring two M12 input and output plugs for wiring-free integration into Profibus-DP systems, MagRes Profibus self-contained encoder monitors and controls position or speed. It offers 13-bit resolution in single-turn version and 16-bit resolution in multi-turn version. LED indicators display status of encoder and network communications. Measuring 58 mm dia and 42 mm deep, sensor requires virtually no maintenance and fits into small automated environments.



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Compact Profibus Angular Encoder Fits Easily into Space Restricted Automated Equipment



Southington, Conn. - October 17, 2006....Baumer Electric has introduced the new MagRes Profibus, a highly compact, self contained absolute multi-turn encoder designed to fit easily into space restricted environments. The encoder's high density housing features two M12 input and output plugs for easy, wiring-free integration into Profibus-DP systems.

Designed to monitor and control position or speed, the MagRes Profibus offers 13 bit resolution in single-turn and 16 bit resolution in multi-turn versions. Simply installed using compatible connectors, the MagRes Profibus encoder allows the bus address to be conveniently set using rotary switches, although an integrated terminal resistor can be installed. LED indicators display the status of the encoder and the network communications.

Sized at just 58 mm in diameter and 42 mm deep, this compact sensor fits easily into the smallest automated environments. The MagRes Profibus encoder is highly reliable over its long service life, requiring virtually no maintenance.

For more information on the MagRes Profibus encoder, contact Baumer Electric at (800) 937-9336, through the Internet at www.baumerelectric.com, or via e-mail at sales.us@baumerelectric.com. Baumer is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of high quality, precision sensors since 1952 serving a variety of markets including Automation, Graphics, Robotics/Material Handling, Medical, Machine Tool and Specialty Machines.

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