Encoder Basics for Motion Control Engineers

Encoder Basics for Motion Control Engineers

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Encoders are critical elements in a motion system because they provide position and/or velocity feedback to the motion controller. The number of applications that require encoders is extensive and the types and sizes of encoders that serve these applications ae just as numerous. This paper looks at the differences among the encoder types and some of the options that can be specified to select the best encoder for the job.

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