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On-site Position or Speed Measurement - Digital Displays

POSTED 06/30/2016

POSITAL has added a series of stand-alone digital display units to its catalog of accessories. The new units are designed to connect directly to POSITAL's IXARC rotary encoders, TILTIX inclinometers, LINARIX linear sensors and provide a direct readout of position, rotational speed or angular displacement.

  • Connect to Encoders, Inclinometers or Linear Sensors
  • Analog, SSI or Incremental Input
  • Digital or Analog Output
  • Easy Integration to more Complex Control Systems

Depending on the type of sensor, the display units can be ordered with Analog, SSI or incremental inputs. Built-in output conversion (D/A or A/D) is also available, with up to four digital and one analog output channels. This makes these units very versatile. Teaming up a digital display with an encoder inclinometer or linear sensor provides a simple, convenient and accurate measurement tool for on-site position or speed measurement. The output channels make it easy to integrate the sensor and display into more complex control systems. And, thanks to their compact size and sturdy construction, these displays can be located close to the machinery where the encoder is mounted so that they can be used for machine setup tasks or as a cost-effective way of monitoring machine status on the factory floor.

Regardless of input type, these displays can be programmed to display angular position, linear position or rotational speed directly and to provide limit warnings or cam-follower functionality. Programming can be done through front-panel buttons or with an easy-to-use PC-based programming tool.