2-bit Quadrature Encoder Series Now Offers IP65 Protection

11/17/2009


2-bit Quadrature Encoder Series Now Offers IP65 Protection

CUI Inc announces that their C14 panel mount optical encoder is now available with optional IP65 protection to prevent dust and water intrusion. The C14 series offers a 2-bit quadrature resolution with a very clean square wave output signal. Possible applications include industrial equipment, portable communication equipment, and medical equipment, or as a replacement for a panel mount potentiometer.

The C14 series has a 16 or 32 angle of throw position along with three shaft options that include 3.175 mm with slotted end, 6 mm diameter round, and 6.35 mm with D-cut. Detent options include 16 position, 32 position, and non-detent versions. A push switch is available and there are four termination options including solder holes, 130 mm cable with connector, pcb mount, and panel mount. Many models are available through Digi-Key with prices starting under $23 per unit. Please contact CUI directly for OEM pricing.

Summary
Product name: C14 series panel mount optical encoders
Availability: stock to 2 weeks
Possible applications: industrial equipment, portable communication equipment, medical equipment
Primary feature: IP65 rated (waterproof), 2-bit quadrature output
Cost: $23 per unit through Digi-Key

View details for the C14 series