M-DRO 70mm (2 3/4 inch) Reading Length Slim Linear Optical Encoder with 5um Resolution

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The M-DRO MD40 Slim linear optical encoder with 70mm (2 3/4 inch) reading length. 5 Micron (0.005mm) resolution. Industrial standard EIA422 differential quadrature output signal. Suitable for a wide range of machines tools, CNC feedback, jigs and metrology applications. The slim profile makes them idea for the lathe cross slide or limited space mounting.

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  • The M-DRO MD40 precision optical glass grated scale with 5 micron resolution.
  • Comprised of a compact rigid aluminium extrusion with slotted end blocks for simple adjustable mounting.
  • The reading head offers several mounting options including easy attachment to brackets and additional mounting hardware.
  • Optional protective covers are available, a single part cover that fits over the scale or a two part cover with a mounting spar, for simple installation on a non-machined face.
  • Robust and flexible stainless steel armoured cable offering a high level of protection.
  • Each encoder and reading head is laser etched with model and unique serial number.
  • Supplied with a calibration certificate.
  • Additional interfaces are available to combine axis or convert the output to suit other manufacturer's equipment.
  • Resolution - 0.005mm (0.0002 inch)
  • Encoder Type - Optical

M-DRO a leading brand of positional readouts and encoder technologies, featuring both optical and magnetic sensor types for a wide range of applications. Supported by a UK design and development engineering team, with many years' experience in the measurement and automation industry.

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Key Specifications

Output signal - EIA422 differential TTL quadrature

Cable length - 3 Metres

Protection class - IP53

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TypeLinear Optical Encoder
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Customer Questions
Where are the dimensions of your optical scales? I need to know what will fit. What is the difference between slim and not slim?

The slim scales have a slimmer profile compared to that of the MD60 standard models. The lengths will vary depending on your required size. A drawing and dimensions for each can be seen on the PDF technical sheet on each listing, and in the additional...

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