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FAQ: What is the difference between absolute and incremental encoders?

Monday, July 6, 2015

Rotary encoders track speed and position. Absolute and incremental encoders both do this, but operate differently and have methods of implementation. Rotary incremental encoders work by generating a…

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New Encoder Diagnostic Tool from Leine & Linde

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Schaumburg, Ill. – Leine and Linde has released an updated version of their ADS (Advanced Diagnostic System) encoder diagnostic tool. The new ADS Online is the company’s proprietary…

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New Compact, High-Accuracy Angle Encoder from HEIDENHAIN

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Schaumburg, Ill. – HEIDENHAIN’s newest angle encoder, the ERO 6000, features a flat design, no integral bearing and a small scanning head. It’s ideal for use in many…

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New Slim Linear Encoders from RSF

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Schaumburg, Ill. – RSF, whose sister company is HEIDENHAIN Corporation, introduces a new slim profile linear encoder series MSA 700 and 800 for metrology applications requiring protection from…

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Non-magnetic Encoders for High Magnetic Field Environments from NUMERIK JENA

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Jena, Germany – NUMERIK JENA, sister company of HEIDENHAIN, now offers a line of linear and rotary encoders that are non-magnetic and that have been tested in environments…

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Baumer HS35 Programmable Encoders deliver 60 Arcsecond accuracy

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Baumer has unveiled its latest HS35 family of incremental hollow shaft encoders, which include a fully-programmable version, for speed control applications and heavy-duty positioning. The rugged encoders are…

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Baumer launches compact absolute encoder series MHAD

Monday, November 28, 2011

Baumer (www.baumer.com) has unveiled its small absolute encoder series MHAD, which seamlessly combines the functional capabilities of an absolute encoder with the product benefits of narrow dimensions. With…

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BEI’s HS52 explosion proof rotary encoder revealed

Friday, October 21, 2011

BEI Sensors (www.beisensors.com) has unveiled a space-saving and ultra rugged industrial encoder that meets the required standards and certifications for use in potentially explosive environments. Model HS52 is…

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What are Incremental Encoders? Technical Summary for Motion Engineers

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Incremental encoders, like absolute encoders, are used to track motion as well as to determine speed and position. Incremental encoders generally supply square-wave signals in two channels, A…

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What are Absolute Encoders? Technical Summary for Motion Engineers

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Encoders can be either absolute or incremental. Absolute encoders have a unique code for each shaft position. Or in other words, every position of an absolute encoder is…

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