Improved Inductive Encoders from Heidenhain Offer Better Control Performance


SCHAUMBURG, IL - (September 2008) - Due to improvements on the ECI/EQI 1300 series of inductive rotary encoders from HEIDENHAIN Corporation, a 19-bit singleturn resolution version is now offered, providing better machine control performance than ever before. This is a result of the addition of a new ASIC being implemented in 2008 on these encoders first introduced to the market about 10 years ago.

Because of these improvements, this ECI/EQI series also offers a multiturn encoder with a resolution of 31 bits.

Typical applications of these types of rotary encoders are in servo applications.

More information is available by contacting HEIDENHAIN at (847) 490-1191 or HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION, 333 E. State Parkway, Schaumburg, IL 60173. HEIDENHAIN can also be accessed directly via the web site at www.heidenhain.com or e-mail at info@heidenhain.com.

HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION is the North American subsidiary of DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH, a leading international manufacturer of precision measurement and control equipment. Our product line includes linear scales, rotary and angular encoders, digital readouts, digital length gages, CNC controls and machine inspection equipment.

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Contact:

Sales & Product Management Department
HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION
800-233-0388

Kathleen Stoneski
Public Relations Department
847-895-0945

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