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11:54 Apr 27, 2000
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Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: rotary encoder
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Val Franc-Houge
English translation:explanation below
Explanation:
An encoder is an electrical mechanical device that can monitor motion or position. A typical encoder uses optical sensors to provide a series of pulses that can be translated into motion, position, or direction. Rotary encoders are based in the actual motor, and use pulses to determine its position.
www.beamdynamics.com/frequently_asked_questions/glossary/

A rotary encoder, also called a shaft encoder, is a digital electronic device used to convert the angular position of a shaft or axle to a digital code. These devices are used in robotics, in top-of-the-line photographic lenses, in computer input devices (such as optomechanical mice and trackballs), and in rotating radar platforms.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rotary_encoder
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Explanation:
An encoder is an electrical mechanical device that can monitor motion or position. A typical encoder uses optical sensors to provide a series of pulses that can be translated into motion, position, or direction. Rotary encoders are based in the actual motor, and use pulses to determine its position.
www.beamdynamics.com/frequently_asked_questions/glossary/

A rotary encoder, also called a shaft encoder, is a digital electronic device used to convert the angular position of a shaft or axle to a digital code. These devices are used in robotics, in top-of-the-line photographic lenses, in computer input devices (such as optomechanical mice and trackballs), and in rotating radar platforms.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rotary_encoder

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