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Modular Encoder

RSF Elektronik MSR 40 modular rotary position feedback system enables angle measurement on large axes.

December 16, 2014   by Design Engineering staff

Picture 002RSF Elektronik unveiled its MSR 40 modular rotary position feedback system that provides a quick way to measure angle on larger rotary axes. The optical kit style encoder provides a 200 micron grating pitch on a steel tape that has three ways of being applied to the axis of motion. Available with a minimum diameter of 150mm to a maximum of 1150mm, the encoder uses same reader head for all the various diameters. It is offered with analog 1 Volt peak to peak interface as well as digital TTL interface with up to one hundred times interpolation. All measuring tape versions of this encoder have a +/- 30 micron per meter accuracy associated with the circumference of tape.

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