Positioning Sensor is optimized for performance and reliability.

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Along with proprietary optical design, Optical Positioning Sensor (OPS™) Series has built-in interpolation and AGC. Sensor can be configured with optical limits to reduce cabling and works with MicroE cut-to-length linear tape, linear glass, and rotary glass scales. Cyclical error up to ±25 nm enables positioning accuracy up to ±3 µm/m and smooth velocity control. Linear resolutions of 1, 0.5, 0.1, and 50 µm are available, and rotary resolutions range from 163k CPR to 3.3M CPR.

Original Press Release:

MicroE Systems Releases the New Optical Positioning Sensor (OPS(TM)) Series

MicroE Systems has recently released it’s the new Optical Positioning Sensor (OPS™) Series, which delivers high performance and advanced positioning system features.  The OPS™ sensor is equipped with MicroE’s patented optical design and features built-in interpolation and AGC ensuring optimal performance and reliability.

OPS™ can be configured with optical limits to reduce cabling and works with MicroE’s cut-to-length linear tape, cost-effective linear glass, and rotary glass scales, minimizing total cost of ownership.

Multiple mounting configurations are available and intuitive tools make installation and commissioning fast and simple.  A dual-purpose LED in the sensor simplifies installation and provides real time indication of system health.

OPS™’s low cyclical error (up to +/-25nm) enables high positioning accuracy (up to +/-3um/m) and smooth velocity control.  With linear resolutions of 1µm, 0.5µm, 0.1µm and 50µm, and rotary resolutions of 163k CPR to 3.3M CPR, OPS™ fits many different applications.

Information on the OPS™ Series from MicroE Systems can be viewed at the link below-


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