Capella Microsystems, Inc. Datasheets for Incremental Rotary Encoders
Incremental rotary encoders are multi-turn sensors that use optical, mechanical, or magnetic index-counting for angular measurement. They contain no absolute reference, but instead count relative to the turn-on position.
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|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...|