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AZ17E Absolute Measurement with Indicator Battery powered Absolute Encoder and Position Indicator

  • Large two-line LCD-display (digit height 12.6 resp. 8.5 mm) with absolute sensor AZS
  • With signs, special characters and universal symbols
  • Battery status
  • Fraction display in inch-mode possible
  • Easy mounting (clip or mounting frame)   
  • Version with incremental and absolute sensor possible (e.g. absolute length measurement with incremental angle  adjustment)
  • Interfaces optional : RS232, RS485, RF 868 MHz, CAN
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Housingnorm panel housing
Housing materialABS plastic, black
Housing dimensions (W x H)96 x 48 mm
Panel cut out (W x H)92 x 45 mm
Keyboardfoil with short stroke keys
Installation depth (complete)25 mm
Insterlation depth (complete)approx. 60 mm


Display8 digit LCD (digit height 8.5 mm) or 7 digit LCD (digit height 12.6 mm) with sign, battery status and measurement units
Perspective12 o'clock
Measurement unitsmm / inch / m 
Accuracy± 1 digit
Power supply voltagebattery  (1.5 V resp. 3 V) integrated or external. 24 VDC on request
Current consumption< 1 mA bei 1.5 V, with measuring system
Battery Service life1 ... 5 years, depending on version and battery type
Optional interfacesRS232 (SN100), RF 868 MHz (SN600)
Connectionsstandard: RJ45 socket, optional: fixed cable outlet
Data memoryFlash


Operating temperature0 ... +50 °C
Storage temperature-10 ... +60 °C
Humiditymax. 80 %, non-condensing
Protection class (front)IP54 
Protection class (rear)IP40


Type designationAZS-100 (standard), AZS-50 (on request)
Dimensions (L x W x H)100 x 12 x 25 mm
Measuring principlemagnetic, absolute
Required magnetic tapeAB20-40-10-1-R-11
Magnetic tape pole pitch4 mm
Distance sensor/ tape1.5 mm
Resolution0.1 mm
Repeat accuracy±2 increments
Interface (absolute)RS485
Maximum measuring length8.0 m
Housing materialplastic ABS
Protection classIP67
ConnectionsRJ45 (male) connector
Sensor cabledrag-chain suitable, high-flexible, 4-wire/ shielded
Sensor cable length1, 2, 3, 5 m, others on request, maximum cable length 20m
Sensor cable bending radiusmin. 25 mm
Weightapprox. 40 g
Humiditymax. 95 %, non-condensing
Influence of external magnetic fieldsexternal magnetic fields > 1 mT, which directly impinge upon the sensor, can affect the system accuracy.


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