Draw Wire Encoder - 6000mm, Quadrature Output

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  • Weight
    2.7 kg
  • SKU
    DBS-308

Linear draw-wire position transducer with 6000 mm nylon jacketed steel cable. NPN Quadrature ABZ output with 1 mm resolution.

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This wire type encoder is designed for measuring lengths and distances of linear and near-linear movements. It uses a flexible nylon-jacked steel cable, spring-loaded spool and high precision optical encoder to give a measurement of cable extension in harsh environments.

The sensor provides a quadrature ABZ NPN open collector type output pulses with a resolution of 1 pulse per mm.

Draw wire sensors are also known in the industry as cable transducers, cable-extension transducers, string potentiometers, draw wire transducers, yo yo pots, linear position string pots, and string encoders.

Power supply: 12 to 24 V

Current consumption: < 60mA

Output wave: Square wave (Quadrature output)

Output phase: AB phase or ABZ phase

Output capacity: 20 mA

Maximum frequency: 10 KHz to 50 KHz

Maximum speed: 1000 mm/sec

Vibration: 10g (10 ± 1500Hz)

Polarity: Against reverse protection (not with 5V)

Measurement range: 0 to 6000 mm

Starting torque: 1.5 to 2 Kg

Shaft loading: 

  • Axial: 0.5 Kg
  • Radial: 1 Kg

Shock: 20g/11msec

Operating temperature: 0 to 60°C

Operating humidity: 20 to 90% RH (non-condensing) 

Cable length: 100 cm  

Weight: < 3500 g

Note: The datasheet shows a range of configurations, not all of which we stock. Non-standard options are available but may be subject to different pricing. Lead time on non-stocked configurations is usually 2 to 3 weeks.

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