Rotary encoders, also known as shaft encoders, are high-speed devices used to monitor or control the angular position of a rotating mechanism (axle, shaft, etc.). This capability is extremely valuable for a broad range of markets, with many proven consumer, industrial, and research applications.
TT Electronics is an industry-leading supplier of ultra-precise rotary encoders. We provide both contact and non-contacting solutions for continuous revolution monitoring and control. In this article, we aim to cover all the basics of rotary encoders, from their working principles to the different types available today.
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