Electronic Design

Absolute Encoder Cranks Up The Accuracy

Groomed for servo and motor-feedback applications, the AEAT-9000 absolute encoder provides best-in-class accuracy for smooth motor drive performance. The device is available in a modular package that enables it to fit in space-constrained locations with various mounting requirements. Features include a 17-bit resolution over 360 degrees, two-channel true differential sine/cosine outputs and A/B incremental analog outputs all with 2048 counts per rotation, on-chip interpolation and code correction, selectable direction for up/down position counters, built-in monitor track for monitoring of LED light level, error output for LED degradation, and a -40°C to 115°C operating temperature range. Price is $57 each/1,000. AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES, San Jose, CA. (800) 235-0312.

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