Understanding optical encoders

Nov. 15, 2008
Understanding optical encoders – Optical linear encoders can provide a high-resolution feedback signal and can work in dirty industrial environments.
Optical linear encoders can provide a high-resolution feedback signal and can work in dirty industrial environments. This short video by Mechatronic Component Solutions Inc.’s Joe Slovak describes where these encoders make more sense than magnetic encoders and how to get good signals when installing these devices.  For more information: www.mechacomp.com

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