Incremental encoders

Rugged, high-performance incremental encoder

Your Benefits

  • Low-cost encoder of outstanding quality
  • Withstands harsh ambient conditions due to high IP protection class and rugged design
  • Universal cable connection supports axial and radial cable routing
  • Compact dimensions facilitate straightforward installation even where space is at a premium


Rugged, high-performance incremental encoder

The DKS40 incremental encoder offers an outstanding price-performance ratio. Its housing is made of solid zinc die cast and, with an external diameter of 50 mm, it is extremely compact, saving valuable installation space. Use of mini-disc technology makes the DKS40 extremely resistant to shock and vibration. In addition, the DKS40 has a high IP64 enclosure rating

At a glance
  • Compact housing
  • Durable, low-cost design
  • Interfaces: Open collector NPN, TTL/RS-422 or HTL/push pull.
  • Connection via cable connection, for radial or axial use with open ends or fitted with an M12 connector
  • Face mount flange with solid shaft
  • Housing for simple clamping ring mounting
  • Any line count possible from 1 to 2,048


Technical overview

  • Technical data overview

    Technical data overview

    Pulses per revolution1 ... 2048
    Mechanical designSolid shaft, face mount flange
    Shaft diameter8 mm
    Connection type

    Cable, 8-wire, universal

    Cable, 8-wire, with male connector, M12, 8-pin, universal

    Communication interfaceIncremental
    Communication Interface detail

    Open Collector

    TTL / RS-422

    HTL / Push pull

    Supply voltage

    4.5 ... 5.5 V

    10 ... 30 V

    Enclosure ratingIP64
    Output frequency

    ≤ 50 kHz

    ≤ 200 kHz

    Operating temperature range0 °C ... +60 °C
All technical data can be found accompanying the individual product