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Absolute Fiber Optic Position Sensor

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Cabe Atwell   11/26/2012 3:45:06 PM
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The optical link is novel indeed. Having worked with magnetic encoders in a noisy environment, I would have loved this as an alternative. Light is not electrically sensitive. Also, removing electronics from the business end of the setup is sure to keep noise to a minimum.

However, the price surely reflects the innovation. A setup like this geared towards the home machinist or small business would certainly clean up.

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