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

  • Speed proportional sin/cos wave outputs
  • 5 mm movement results in one sin/cos period
  • Reading distance up to 2.0 mm

  • LMSC1: external evaluation unit
  • LMSC2: integrated evaluation unit, small design
  • LMSC3: integrated evaluation unit

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Mechanical data

Measuring principleincremental
Repeat accuracydepends on interpolation unit
System accuracy in µm at 20 °C± (25 + 20 x L), L= measuring length in meters
depends on interpolation unit
Distance sensor / tapemax. 2.0 mm
Sensor housing materialzinc die cast
Housing dimensions (L x W x H)LMSC1 sensor: 30 x 10 x 15 mm, translator box: 72 x 24 x 48 mm
LMSC2 sensor: 30 x 12,5 x 25 mm
LMSC3 sensor: 72 x 24 x 48 mm
Required magnetic tapeMB20-20-10-1-R
Pole pitch5 mm
 Max. measuring length theoretically unlimited
ConnectionsLMSC1/3: M16 round connector, LMSC2: open cable ends
Sensor cableLMSC1 / LMSC2: 1.5 m, others on request, drag chain suitable, LMSC3: without cable
Sensor cable bending radius60 mm
WeightLMSC1 sensor head: approx. 40 g,
LMSC1 translator box: approx. 150 g,
LMSC2 sensor head: approx. 35 g,
LMSC3 sensor head: approx. 150 g, each without cable cable: approx. 60 g per meter

ELEcTRICal DatA

Power supply voltageLMSC1/3: 10 ... 30 VDC or 5 VDC
LMSC2: 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 5 mm signal period
Index pulse not available
Max. output frequency per channel4 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 classLMSC1: IP67, translator box: IP40
LMSC2: IP67, LMSC3: IP40