Even Without Power You can count on it… Multi-Turn Rotary Position Sensors

Even Without Power You can count on it… Multi-Turn Rotary Position Sensors

Sponsored by Novotechnik

Many applications require rotation counters that can measure angles greater than 360º. However the low-cost 10-turn potentiometers most design engineers are familiar with can’t always meet user requirements for resolution and reliability. As an alternative, optical absolute encoders are too expensive for many applications. These solutions require a continuous power supply or they will lose count when power is restored. Also, geared technology/rotation counters are subject to significant wear.

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