Absolute Encoders


Absolute encoders provide position information for a rotating shaft within either a single rotation (single turn) or over the course of multiple rotations (multi-turn). The encoder provides a unique digital code or bit for each increment of shaft rotation. Multi-turn absolute encoders store turns-counting information for instant retrieval, even after power down.

EPC offers both single-turn and multi-turn absolute encoders in shaft styles, blind hollow bore, and thru-bore, with a variety of housing sizes, bore diameters, signal types and resolutions.

CANopen

CANopen® is a CAN-based communication system. It comprises higher-layer protocols and profile specifications.

SSI

Synchronous Serial Interface, or SSI, is a simple serial communications protocol designed for data transfer between computers or user terminals and smart sensors.

EtherCAT

EtherCAT® is a protocol optimized for process data, using standard IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Frames. Each slave node processes its datagram and inserts the new data into the frame while each frame is passing through.

PROFINET

PROFINET® is widely used by major industrial equipment manufacturers. PROFINET RT can be used in PLC-type applications, while PROFINET IRT is a good fit for motion applications.

Model A36SB

  • Single turn or multi-turn 
  • SSI or CANopen® 
  • Compact 36 mm shaft encoder

Model A36HB

  • Single turn or multi-turn
  • SSI or CANopen® 
  • Compact 36 mm blind hollow bore

Model 960

  • Single turn absolute encoder
  • Parallel output
  • Compact thru-bore encoder

Model A58SE

  • Single turn or multi-turn
  • EtherCAT® or PROFINET®
  • 58 mm shaft encoder

Model A58HE

  • Single turn or multi-turn
  • EtherCAT® or PROFINET® 
  • 58 mm blind hollow bore encoder

Model A58SB

  • Single turn or multi-turn
  • SSI or CANopen®
  • 58 mm shaft encoder

Model A58HB

  • Single turn or multi-turn
  • SSI or CANopen®
  • 58 mm blind hollow bore encoder

Model A25SB

  • Single turn or multi-turn
  • SSI or CANopen®
  • Standard Size 25 (2.5") shaft encoder

Model 925

  • Single turn absolute encoder
  • Parallel output
  • Standard Size 25 (2.5") shaft encoder

Model PLMS

  • Linear measurement solution
  • Choose programmable incremental encoder or absolute encoder with SSI, CANopen®, EtherCAT® or PROFINET®

Model LCX Draw Wire Series

  • Fast and easy encoder mounting
  • Linearity ± 0.05 %
  • Temperature range: -20° - 85° C
  • Wire lengths from 1 m to 42.5 m

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