Capella Microsystems, Inc. Datasheets for Rotary Encoders
Rotary encoders convert the angular position of a shaft or axle to an analog or digital code. There are two types of rotary encoders, absolute and incremental encoders, which can be controlled by various technologies which include mechanical, optical, magnetic and fiber optic.
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|Optical Encoder||Optical Encoder Optical Encoder •Detects motion/position •Used to monitor motor/mechanical systems •Applications: –Printer/Copier (print head positioning, feed roller rotation) –Removable Media Drive (head positioning) –Robotic/Automation (appendage tracking, etc) –Digital Control...|