Typically used in factory applications such as material handling, conveyors systems, process control and Web control, Kübler by TURCK incremental encoders have speed ratings up to 12,000 rpm and frequency responses up to 300 kHz. The units use an eight-pin M12 eurofast connector designed specifically for the encoder. As part of the E-WKC 8T-PX3-930-* cordset, the translucent molded right-angle connector houses three LEDs that indicate channels A, B and Z. The cordset uses a rugged, PVC flexlife cable designed to withstand more than 2 million flex cycles.
The promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) is that devices, gadgets, and appliances we use every day will be able to communicate with one another. This potential is not limited to household items or smartphones, but also things we find in our yard and garden, as evidenced by a recent challenge from the element14 design community.
If you didn't realize that PowerPoint presentations are inherently hilarious, you have to see Don McMillan take one apart. McMillan -- aka the Technically Funny Comic -- worked for 10 years as an engineer before he switched to stand-up comedy.
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