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Incremental Optical Encoder

Article-Incremental Optical Encoder

Incremental Optical Encoder

Celesco Transducer Products' CS15 Incremental Optical Encoder is a compact "size-15" servo-mount encoder and is 1.5 inches in diameter, less than one inch in height and offers four different resolution options from 100 to 2500 pulses per turn. It is a solution for OEM and single-piece user alike. The CS15 provides rotary position and velocity information to operate motion control and robotic systems. Each encoder ships with opto-asic circuitry designed to provide a clean, reliable quadrature output signal to most PLC or electrical interface. Precision ball bearings support a durable stainless steel shaft to help ensure this durability and long life. Environmental suitability is IP50 and it can be operated at temperatures from 0 to 185F.

Other standard features of the CS15 include:

  • Size 15, servo-mount
  • 6 mm dia. shaft
  • 4 resolution options: 100, 1000, 2000 and 2500 pulses per turn
  • Compact sized
  • Low profile
  • For OEMs and single piece users
  • Push/pull driver
  • Complementary output channels for single-ended or differential output connection
  • Maximum shaft speed of 8000 RPM
  • Aluminum flange and stainless steel shaft
  • Maximum acceleration of 1 x 105 rad/sec2
  • 10 g @ 58 to 500 Hz vibration
Incremental Optical Encoder
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