Part no.: Zettlex/Celera Motion IncOder Core
• Compact size, 44mm OD
• Interfaces: SSI, BiSS-C, SPI, Async Seria
• Up to 17 bit resolution
• Low cost
IncOder CORE is a non-contact, lightweight absolute rotary inductive encoder fully contained in a printed circuit board kit. The ergonomic hollow bore design is suited for integration into rotary actuators. The position sensor utilizes a unique field-proven inductive technique, delivering highly repeatable, reliable, temperature-stable measurement performance.
Despite their perceived simplicity, potentiometers can still be an appropriate option in today’s ever-complicated automation industry. Fundamentally a variable resistor, modern potentiometers also offer more traditional outputs such as voltage and current which are common to more expensive sensors.
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 devices may prove unreliable.
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