GSA2 Guided Linear Encoder Unit magnetic absolute linear measuring system - high resolution

  • Absolute measurement
  • High quality guide car with integrated sensor, guide rail with magnetic tape
  • For measuring lengths up to 1 meter
  • High resolution (1 µm)
  • Optionally, incremental square wave signals (A, B) and sine-cosine-signals (1 Vss) for dynamic movement control
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Mechanical DATA

Measuring principleabsolute
Repeat accuracy± 1 increment
System accuracy in µm at 20 °C

± (10 + 20 x L), L = measuring length in meters

Distance sensor / tapefixed by guide carriage
Sensor housing materialsteel
Housing dimensions
(L x W x H)
110 x 54 x 24 mm
Required magnetic tapeAB20-10-10-2-R-C15
Pole pitch1 mm
 Max. measuring length 8 m
Type of connectionopen cable ends
Sensor cable1.5 m standard length, drag chain suitable, other cable lengths on request
Sensor cable bending radiusmin. 60 mm
Weightsensor without cable: approx. 620 g (for 330 mm measuring length), cable: approx. 60 g/m


Power supply voltage10 ... 30 VDC ± 10 %
Residual ripple< 10 %
Current consumptionmax. 150 mA
Interfacesstandard: SSI, on request: CANopen, CAN BASIC ELGO, RS422
Resolution0.001 mm
Max. operating speed

1 m/s with continuous absolute scanning, 10 m/s with SC10 scanning, 2 m/s with 5 V-TTL scanning, higher on request

Environmental conditions

Storage temperature-25 ... +85 °C
Operating temperature-10 ... +70 °C, -25 ... +85 °C on request
Humidity95 %, non-condensing
Protection classsensor head: IP40 (others on request), mechanical parts: IP54




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