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Encoder Technology

Incremental encoders for speed feedback or relative position. Absolute encoders for positioning or digital speed. Read through the tech notes below and learn more about the details of encoder technology.

1. Encoder basics

An encoder can be either incremental or absolute. What are the differences?

2. How incremental encoders work

Incremental encoders measuring principle.

3. Encoder interfaces: Incremental interfaces

Leine Linde encoders with incremental TTL-signals or HTL interface.

4. Encoder interfaces: Absolute electrical interfaces

Leine Linde encoders with absolute electrical interfaces.

5. Encoder interfaces: Fieldbus interfaces and communication protocols

Leine Linde encoders with fieldbus interfaces and communication protocols.

6. Hollow shaft or solid shaft encoders?

Should you choose an encoder with a hollow shaft or with a solid shaft?