Vishay RAME0x Rotational Absolute Magnetic Encoders
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Vishay RAME0x Rotational Absolute Magnetic Encoders

Vishay RAME0x Rotational Absolute Magnetic Encoders include a 12mm HP position sensor and a 27mm displacement sensor version. Both lead-free encoders utilize the Hall effect principle and plug-and-play convenience. The RAME012 12mm HP position sensor device offers high precision, high...

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ENC series of 24-bit photoelectric coded switches
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ENC series of 24-bit photoelectric coded switches

Waltham has introduced the ENC series 24-bit photoencoders with integrated pushbuttons. Based on improvements to the already successful 16-bit optical encoder, we developed this new encoder. In addition to a 50% increase in braking position, the 24-bit encoder also includes a...

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Encoder-Controlled Potentiometer
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Encoder-Controlled Potentiometer

Author: Marian Hryntsiv, Documentation Engineer, Dialog Semiconductor Introduction There is a variety of applications where a mechanical potentiometer is part of a user control interface. These mechanical potentiometers can be changed to more updated and reliable encoder-controlled...

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Bourns’ PER28/PER35/PER56 encoders feature a ring interface
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Bourns’ PER28/PER35/PER56 encoders feature a ring interface

Bourns' PER28/PER35/PER56 encoders feature a ring interface that allows illumination or installation of other components in the center Bourns’ model PER28, PER35, and PER56 long-life incremental ring encoders come in sizes 28 mm, 35 mm, and 56 mm, respectively. These low-profile...

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DIY: Build a controller with a knob that can easily change the volume of any app on your PC
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DIY: Build a controller with a knob that can easily change the volume of any app on your PC

Ruben Henares has designed a Maxmix controller with a stylist knob that could save us the stress of having to always go through the menus and on-screen sliders to change the volume of individual apps on our PCs. The knob on the controller takes an input from the encoder/button to...

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Dual-Channel Quadrature Hall-Effect Bipolar Switch Module for Magnetic Encoder
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Dual-Channel Quadrature Hall-Effect Bipolar Switch Module for Magnetic Encoder

The A1230 is a dual-channel, bipolar switch with two Hall-effect sensing elements, each providing a separate digital output for speed and direction signal processing capability. The Hall elements are photo lithographically aligned to better than 1 µm. maintaining accurate mechanical...

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Improved Arduino Rotary Encoder Reading
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Improved Arduino Rotary Encoder Reading

Here is a nice tutorial on how to use rotary encoders with Arduino. Example code is included. I wanted to use a low cost rotary encoder as an input mechanism for one of my upcoming projects and was initially bewildered by the code options available to take readings from the rotary...

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