Incremental encoders

Preferred type – always available from stock
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    • Performance
      Pulses per revolution10,000 1)
      Measuring step90° electronically/ppr
      Measuring step deviation at non binary number of lines± 0.01°
      Error limits± 0.05°
      • 1) See maximum revolution range.
    • Interfaces
      Communication interfaceIncremental
      Communication Interface detailTTL / HTL
      Factory settingFactory setting: output level TTL
      Number of signal channels6-channel
      Initialization time

      32 ms 1)

      30 ms

      Output frequency≤ 600 kHz
      Load current≤ 30 mA
      Power consumption≤ 0.7 W (without load)
      • 1) With mechanical zero pulse width.
    • Electrical data
      Connection typeMale connector, M23, 12-pin, radial
      Supply voltage4.5 ... 32 V
      Reference signal, number1
      Reference signal, position90°, electric, logically gated with A and B
      Reverse polarity protection
      Short-circuit protection of the outputs1)
      MTTFd: mean time to dangerous failure300 years (EN ISO 13849-1) 2)
      • 1) Programming TTL with ≥ 5.5 V: short-circuit opposite to another channel or GND permissable for maximum 30 s.
      • 2) This product is a standard product and does not constitute a safety component as defined in the Machinery Directive. Calculation based on nominal load of components, average ambient temperature 40°C, frequency of use 8760 h/a. All electronic failures are considered hazardous. For more information, see document no. 8015532.
    • Mechanical data
      Mechanical designSolid shaft, Servo flange
      Shaft diameter6 mm
      Shaft length10 mm
      Weight+ 0.3 kg
      Shaft materialStainless steel
      Flange materialAluminum
      Housing materialAluminum die cast
      Start up torque0.5 Ncm (+20 °C)
      Operating torque0.3 Ncm (+20 °C)
      Permissible shaft loading radial/axial

      80 N (radial)

      40 N (axial)

      Operating speed≤ 9,000 min⁻¹ 1)
      Moment of inertia of the rotor6.2 gcm²
      Bearing lifetime3.6 x 10^10 revolutions
      Angular acceleration≤ 500,000 rad/s²
      • 1) Allow for self-heating of 3.3 K per 1,000 rpm when designing the operating temperature range.
    • Ambient data
      EMCAccording to EN 61000-6-2 and EN 61000-6-3
      Enclosure rating

      IP67, housing side, male connector connection (according to IEC 60529) 1)

      IP65, shaft side (according to IEC 60529)

      Permissible relative humidity90 % (condensation of the optical scanning not permitted)
      Operating temperature range

      –40 °C ... +100 °C 2)

      –30 °C ... +100 °C 3)

      Storage temperature range–40 °C ... +100 °C, without package
      Resistance to shocks70 g, 6 ms (according to EN 60068-2-27)
      Resistance to vibration30 g, 10 Hz ... 2,000 Hz (according to EN 60068-2-6)
      • 1) With mating connector fitted.
      • 2) Stationary position of the cable.
      • 3) Flexible position of the cable.
    • Classifications
      ECl@ss 5.027270501
      ECl@ss 5.1.427270501
      ECl@ss 6.027270590
      ECl@ss 6.227270590
      ECl@ss 7.027270501
      ECl@ss 8.027270501
      ECl@ss 8.127270501
      ECl@ss 9.027270501
      ECl@ss 10.027270501
      ECl@ss 11.027270501
      ETIM 5.0EC001486
      ETIM 6.0EC001486
      ETIM 7.0EC001486
      UNSPSC 16.090141112113

    Technical drawings

    Dimensional drawing Servo flange, radial plug connection M12 and M23
    Mounting requirements for small servo clamp
    Mounting requirements for half-shell servo clamp
    PIN assignment
    maximum revolution range
    maximum revolution range
    Diagrams Electrical zero pulse width can be configured to 90°, 180°, or 270°. Width of the zero pulse in relation to a pulse period.
    Diagrams Mechanical zero pulse width 1° to 359° programmable. Width of the zero pulse in relation to a mechanical revolution of the shaft.
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