Tag: Optical Encoder

New Stainless Steel Rotary Sensors by POSITAL – FRABA

POSITAL’s IXARC rotary sensors are available with V4A-rated stainless steel housings and IP69K-level environmental seals.  These rugged and versatile encoders are ideal for applications in the food and beverage industries since they can stand up to highly aggressive cleaning procedures and still deliver the reliability and measurement performance demanded by motion control systems. The stainless … Continue reading New Stainless Steel Rotary Sensors by POSITAL – FRABA

New Webinar: ‘How Magnetic Sensing Technologies are Changing How You Use Rotary Encoders’

YouTube 39min Webinar For year’s controls and systems engineers have had to balance the robustness of magnetic encoders with the performance of optical encoders.  However, this is no longer the case due to recent advances in magnetic sensing technologies.  Breakthroughs in microprocessing and signal filtering have resulted in new magnetic encoders that can rival the … Continue reading New Webinar: ‘How Magnetic Sensing Technologies are Changing How You Use Rotary Encoders’

Sensing a Revolution: How Magnetic Sensing Technologies are Changing How You Use Rotary Encoders

Live Webinar Tuesday November 10, 2015  11:00AM EST For year’s controls and systems engineers have had to balance the robustness of magnetic encoders with the performance of optical encoders. However, this is no longer the case due to recent advances in magnetic sensing technologies. Breakthroughs in microprocessing and signal filtering have resulted in new magnetic … Continue reading Sensing a Revolution: How Magnetic Sensing Technologies are Changing How You Use Rotary Encoders

Meet the New Members of POSITAL’s Incremental Encoder Family

Industrial motion control systems come in all shapes and sizes and different standards are common in different region.  POSITAL has responded to the challenges of this diverse market by offering you an extraordinarily wide range of choices. Programmable Output Driver (HTL/TTL) Customize PPR to Your Application.  Programmable: Any PPR 1−16348, TTL/HTL & More Thousands of … Continue reading Meet the New Members of POSITAL’s Incremental Encoder Family

POSITAL takes rotary encoder programming into the Internet of Things

In this video, Christian Leeser, partner, FRABA Group, talks about rotary and linear motion sensing for industrial and harsh environment applications.  Leeser also introduces the UBIFAST Programmable Encoder 2.0 tool for the IXARC series of rotary encoders from POSITAL, designed to simplify device implementation by designers, maintenance staff and distributors.  Available in North America in … Continue reading POSITAL takes rotary encoder programming into the Internet of Things

PROGRAMMABLE ENCODERS 2.0

No Software, No App, No Installations POSITAL is introducing powerful new programming capabilities and tools for their IXARC series of rotary encoders.  With these new capabilities, the encoders’ performance characteristics can be extensively modified through software changes, without requiring any changes to physical components. In a related development, POSITAL is introducing the UBIFAST configuration tool, … Continue reading PROGRAMMABLE ENCODERS 2.0

Technological Advancements In Encoder Technology

When designers of motion control systems need to measure the rotation of shafts or other mechanical components, they have had two types of rotary encoders to choose from.  Encoders based on optical measurement technologies provide high levels of precision and dynamic response, but are relatively bulky and can be unreliable in damp or dusty conditions.  … Continue reading Technological Advancements In Encoder Technology

The No-Compromise IXARC Rotary Sensor from POSITAL

POSITAL’s new magnetic encoders feature highly-optimized signal processing software running on powerful 32-bit microprocessors.  This combination improves on earlier-generation magnetic encoders with a four-fold improvement in measurement accuracy and a reduction of latency by a factor of over 100.  These new devices offer the best of both worlds: accuracy and dynamic response that rivals high-quality … Continue reading The No-Compromise IXARC Rotary Sensor from POSITAL

Quantum Devices Release New Low Profile, High Resolution Optical Encoder

Quantum Devices of Barneveld, MI have just released a New Low Profile, High Resolution Optical Encoder, the LP12 Series. The model LP12 optical encoder provides an improved feedback solution in applications typically using modular encoders. With an over all height of less than an inch and the stability of a bearing encoder design, the model … Continue reading Quantum Devices Release New Low Profile, High Resolution Optical Encoder