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LIMAX2M Shaft Information System Absolute car position detection for hoisting heights up to 130 m

  • For hoisting heights up to 130 m | speeds up to 4 m/s
  • Resolutions: 62,6 | 125 | 250 | 1000 µm
  • Entry-level model with attractive price
  • Perfectly suited for new installations in the standard range as well as for use in modernizations and retrofits
  • Absolute position detection - no referencing necessary
  • Insensitive to dirt, smoke, and humidity
  • Easy and flexible mounting
  • Comprehensive interface range: CAN, CANopen (DS406 or DS417), RS422, RS485 or SSI (Gray or binary)
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Measuring principleabsolute
Reperat accuracy± 1 increment
System accuracy in  µm at 20 °C± (1000 + 100 x L), L= measuring length in meters
Distance sensor/ tapecorrect distance is guaranteed by guidance
Housing materialaluminium
Housing dimensions
(W x B x H)
247 x 54 x 27 mm
Required magnetic tapeAB20-80-10-1-R-D-15-BK80
Basic pole pitch (magnetic tape)8 mm
Max. measuring length130 m
Connectionsstandard: M12 round connector (5 or 8 pin - depends on interface), on request: RJ45 connector with a fixed cable outlet
Sensor cablestandard length: 3.0 m, with M12 socket, others on request
Weightapprox. 320 g without cable, cable: approx. 60 g per meter


Power supply voltage10 ... 30 VDC
Residual ripple< 200 mVpp
Current consumptionmax. 200 mA
InterfacesCAN, CANopen (DS406 or DS417), RS422, RS485 or SSI (Gray or binary)
Resolutionstandard: 1 mm, optional: 0.5/ 0.25/ 0.125/ 0.625 mm
Maximum operating speed4 m/s


Storage temperature-25 ... +85 °C 
Operating temperature-10 ... +70 °C,  -25 ... +85 °C on request
Humiditiy95 %, non-condesing
Protection classIP54 (standard), IP67 (on request)