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Miniature, Small Cross-Section Linear Encoder

  • Size LxWxH [mm]: 31.2 x 6.3 x 12.4

  • Encoder Type: Incremental optical

  • Resolution [µm]: 5 and 1

  • Freq. Response: 4.8m/sec (5µm), 3m/sec (1µm)

The SMAC LL linear encoder is a miniature non-contacting, high-resolution incremental linear encoder. It delivers two count channels in quadrature RS422 output signals. This series is available in 1 and 5 micron resolution.


  • Light Source: Light Emitting Diode;

  • Light Sensor: Optical ASIC

  • Resolution after quadrature: 5 and 1 micron

  • Output Format: Differential RS422 line driver output. Two count channels A and B in quadrature with an optional ZR output;

  • Quadrature spec.: 90° ± 45° at maximum conditions;

  • Rise and Fall Time: 1 µs max., with 1000 pF load;

  • Travel length: up to 250mm (special lengths available on request)

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