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PMIX Guided Linear Encoder Unit Digital Potentiometer with proven ELGO Measuring Systems

  • Wearfree alternative to conventional linear measuring systems 
  • Based on the series LMIX / EMIX
  • Also in combination with the battery-powered position indicators IZ15E and IZ16E possible
  • Sensor head and magnetic tape integrated
  • Optimal guidance
  • For measuring lengths 200, 400 and 600 mm (others on request)
  • Easy installation
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Mechanical DATA

Measuring principleincremental
Repeat accuracy± 1 increment
System accuracy in µm at 20 °CLMIX: ± (25 + 20 x L), EMIX: ± (20 + 20 x L), L= measuring length in meters
Distance sensor / tapefixed by guide carriage
Sensor housing materialcylinder: Aluminium, sensor: plastic
Housing dimensionsL: 60 mm + measuring range,  W x H: 43 x 46 mm
Required magnetic tapeEMIX: MB20-20-10-1-R, LMIX: MB20-50-10-1-R
Pole pitchEMIX: 2 mm, LMIX: 5 mm
 Max. measuring length 600 mm
Connectionsopen cable ends
Sensor cable1.5 m standard length, others on request, drag chain suitable 
Sensor cable bending radius60 mm
Weightapprox. 50 g at 200 mm measuring, length without cable, cable: approx. 60g/m


Power supply voltage10 ... 30 VDC or 5 VDC
Residual ripple10 ... 30 VDC: < 10 %, 5 VDC: ± 100 mV
Current consumption10 ... 30 VDC: max. 150 mA, 5 VDC: max. 200 mA
Output signalsA, A', B, B', Z, Z',
Output levelsHTL or TTL
Output current per channelmax. 20 mA
Resolution (at 4 edge evaluation)LMIX: 0.025 mm, EMIX: 0.01 mm, EMIX23: 0.001 mm, IZ series: 0.01 mm
Index pulse EMIX: every 2 mm (periodically), EMIX: every 5 mm (periodically)
Max. output frequency per channelLMIX: 80 KHz, EMIX: 200 KHz, EMIX23: 1 MHz
Max. operating speedLMIX: 4m/s, EMIX/ IZ series: 4 m/s, EMIX23: 2 m/s

Environmental conditions

Storage temperature-25 ... +85 °C
Operating temperature-10 ... +70 °C, -25 ... +85 °C on request
Humidity95 %, non-condensing
Protection classcylinder: IP40, sensor: IP65


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