Sick DFS60 Programmable Encoders

Within the Sick DFS60 incremental encoder family there is a product to suit almost any application. The DFS60 range contains products offering 3 different performance levels:

  • Eco (E) - for the most simple applications, up to 2,048ppr
  • Basic (B) - for standard applications, up to 10,000ppr
  • Advanced (A) - for challenging applications up to 65,536ppr

The Sick DFS60B and VFS60A ranges are customer programmable incremental encoders. 
Programmable encoders offer numerous advantages: serving end-users as a universal spare, system integrators as a product that can be tailored to the application, and OEM's as an invaluable development tool.

Programmable characteristics include:-

  • Resolution: 1 - 10,000ppr for B-types, 1 - 65,536 for A-types
  • Output signal levels: TTL (5V) or HTL (10-30V)
  • Zero/Marker/Index pulse width: 90, 180, 270 electrical degrees
  • Zero/Marker/Index pulse position: Any desired shaft position

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