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Capacitive incremental encoder supports increased shaft sizes

16th September 2019
Alex Lynn

CUI Devices have announced the addition of a new series to its innovative AMT incremental encoder family to support larger motor shaft sizes from nine to 15.875 mm. The AMT13 series, based on CUI Devices' proprietary capacitive ASIC technology, brings the same high levels of durability, accuracy, and immunity to environmental particulates as current AMT encoder models.

Well suited for a variety of robotics, industrial, and automation applications, the series offers 22 programmable resolutions from 48 to 4096 PPR, CMOS voltage or differential line driver outputs, and low current consumption of 16mA at five volts.

Available in radial or axial orientations, the AMT13 incremental encoder is housed in a compact 42.3x42.3x13.5mm package and carries a wide -40 to +125°C operating temperature range. Its digital nature and compatibility with CUI’s AMT Viewpoint software makes the AMT13 encoder highly customisable with the ability to easily configure the resolution and set the zero position.

The AMT13-V kit affords users further flexibility in their design with the inclusion of 9 different sleeve bore options from nine to 15.875mm and simple mounting tools to assist in the easy installation process onto a motor.

The AMT13 series is available immediately with prices starting at $29.49 per unit at 50 pieces through distribution.

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