Optical Linear Encoders


Optical Linear Encoders use a camera based measurement system. An adhesive tape is mounted to a track, and the encoder counts the barcodes to measure distance. These absolute style encoders are great for applications where you have an automated vehicle system. Optical Linear encoders are offered with the following features:

  • Measurement up to 6 miles
  • Barcode Tape used on Curves, Inclines, and Delines
    SSI, RS485, CanOpen Communications
  • Speeds up to 10k/s
  • Compact Housing

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