Blog

Inductosyn vs Modern Rotary Encoders

An Inductosyn is type of inductive position sensing device from Farrand Controls/ Ruhle Companies. Inductosyns work using the same basic physics as a transformer using planner arrays of inductive windings.

Read More

Improved Encoder Accuracy Brings Hidden Benefits

Capacitive rotary encoders such as those from Netzer Precision are known for their low profile, high noise immunity and excellent accuracy. As a result, they are an excellent choice for applications such as camera systems, radar, slip-rings and robotic joints.

Read More

Robust IncOders that Are Right for Your Application

Zettlex IncOders are non-contact devices for precision angle measurement. They work like a transformer, using an inductive technique. IncOders may be considered as an inductive angle encoder. IncOders are ideally suited to harsh environments – where potentiometers, optical or capacitive

Read More

Academic Project

The University of Rochester Baja SAE Team using Opkon potentiometers donated by Everight Position to measure steering angle and suspension height. If your academic project looks like this: Awesome idea Enthusiastic classmates Cases of Red Bull and Mountain Dew Extremely

Read More

Redundant Encoder Options

While most modern rotary encoders rely on non-contact sensing technologies and have high MTBF specifications, in critical applications it is still common to have redundant sensors required. When selecting a solution, a number of different criteria need to be considered

Read More