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Absolute multiturn encoder with solid shaft


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  • For precise position, speed, angular and linear measurement
  • Direct output of the values via SSI interface
  • Compact and robust housing
  • High shock and vibration resistance
  • Radial cable connection for use where space is restricted
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Technische Details
Product characteristics
Resolution 8192 resolution; 8192 steps; 4096 revolutions; 25 bit
Communication interface SSI data interface
Shaft design hollow shaft open to one side
Shaft diameter [mm] 12
Function principle absolute
Revolution type multiturn
Electrical data
Operating voltage [V] 4.75...30 DC
Current consumption [mA] < 200
Inputs reversal of direction of rotation; reset to zero
Code Gray code; (increasing code values when turned clockwise (seen on the shaft))
Code signal Clock input; TTL-compatible signals; clock and clock (inv.) from drivers to RS 485; data output; synchronous serial; TTL-compatible signals, data, and data (inv.); incremental signals; 2 sinusoidal incremental signals (A and B) ; phase shifted by 90°; 1 Vss 512 signal periods per revolution
Measuring/setting range
Resolution 8192 resolution; 8192 steps; 4096 revolutions; 25 bit
Communication interface SSI data interface
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] -40...85
Max. relative air humidity [%] 75; (briefly: 95 %)
Protection IP 64
Tests / approvals
Shock resistance
100 g (6 ms)
Vibration resistance
30 g (55...2000 Hz)
MTTF [years] 46
Mechanical data
Weight [g] 452.4
Dimensions [mm] Ø 58 / L = 35.5
Materials aluminium
Max. revolution, mechanical [U/min] 10000
Max. starting torque [Nm] 1
Reference temperature torque [°C] 20
Shaft design hollow shaft open to one side
Shaft diameter [mm] 12
Shaft material
steel (1.4104)
Max. shaft load axial (at the shaft end) [N] 10
Max. shaft load radial (at the shaft end) [N] 20
Max. axial shaft misalignment [mm] 1
Wires/pins not connected (n.c.) must not be used.
Notes discontinued article
Electrical connection
Cable: 1 m, PUR; Maximum cable length: 100 m; radial, can also be used axially
Diagrams and graphs
Pulse diagram
1 clock
2 data
ifm electronic gmbh • Friedrichstraße 1 • 45128 Essen — We reserve the right to make technical alterations without prior notice. — EN-GB — RM6102-04 — 28.06.2016 —