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EMSC Incremental Measuring Systems Magnetic Length Measurement with 1 Vpp sine-cosine output

  • Speed proportional sin/cos signal outputs
  • 2 mm movement results in one sin/cos period
  • Reading distance up to 0.8 mm

  • EMSC1: external evaluation unit
  • EMSC2: integrated evaluation unit, small design
  • EMSC3: integrated evaluation unit
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Mechanical data

Measuring principleincremental
Repeat accuracydepends on interpolation unit
System accuracy in µm at 20 °C± (20 + 20 x L), L= measuring length in meters
depends on interpolation unit
Distance sensor / tapemax. 0.8 mm
Sensor housing materialzinc die cast
Housing dimensions (L x W x H)EMSC1 sensor: 30 x 10 x 15 mm, translator box: 72 x 24 x 48 mm
EMSC2 sensor: 30 x 12,5 x 25 mm
EMSC3 sensor: 72 x 24 x 48 mm
Required magnetic tapeMB20-20-10-1-R
Pole pitch2 mm
 Max. measuring length theoretically unlimited
ConnectionsEMSC1/3: M16 round connector, EMSC2: open cable ends
Sensor cableEMSC1 / EMSC2: 1.5 m, others on request, drag chain suitable, EMSC3: without cable
Sensor cable bending radius60 mm
WeightEMSC1 sensor head: approx. 40 g, EMSC1 translator box: approx. 150 g,
EMSC2 sensor head: approx. 35 g,
EMSC3 sensor head: approx. 150 g, each without cable, cable: approx. 60 g per meter


Power supply voltageEMSC1/3: 10 ... 30 VDC or 5 VDC
EMSC2: only 5 VDC, 10 ... 30 VDC on request
Residual ripple10 ... 30 VDC: <5 %
5 VDC: ± 25 mV
Current consumption10 … 30 VDC: max. 50 mA
5 VDC: max. 120 mA
Output signalsSin+, Cos+, Sin-, Cos-
Output levels1 Vss
Output current per channelmax. 20 mA
Resolution 2 mm signal period
Index pulse not available
Max. output frequency per channel10 kHz
Max. operating speed10 m/s

Environmental conditions

Storage temperature-25 ... +85 °C
Operating temperature-10 ... +70 °C, -25... +85 °C on request
Humidity95 %, non-condensing
Protection classEMSC1: IP67, translator box: IP40
EMSC2: IP67, EMSC3: IP40