Nano
Miniature Precision Encoders for the World’s Smallest Spaces
Optira™ Series
Combining MicroE’s patented PurePrecision™ technology with state-of-the-art electronics and signal processing, the Optira delivers unprecedented performance in an incredibly small and lightweight package, providing resolution of up to 5nm with all AGC, interpolation, and signal processing performed in the sensor head.

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  1. Model: PI
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 5µm to 5nm, A-quad-B digital or 1Vpp sin/cos analog interface, interpolation in the sensor head, accuracy to +/-1 µm/m.

ChipEncoder™ Series
ChipEncoder is a modular digital interface SMT kit encoder system that combines small size with high resolution. ChipEncoder models feature built-in interpolation and mount directly on your PC board, providing significant space and cost savings through design integration.

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  1. Model: CE
    Quick Specs:

    Dimensions of 6x6mm, resolutions from 10µm to 1µm, A-quad-B digital interface, up to x40 interpolation in the sensor head, accuracy to +/-1 µm/m.

  2. Model: CE300
    Quick Specs:

    Dimensions of 7x11mm, resolutions from 10µm to 1µm, A-quad-B digital interface, up to x40 interpolation in the sensor head, accuracy to +/-1 µm/m.

Mercury™ Series
MicroE’s renowned PCB-mounted Mercury™ Encoders deliver up to 78nm resolution in an extremely compact and light package (5.6mm installed height, 2g weight), enabling machine and instrument designers to achieve rapid accelerations and high throughput in applications where size and mass are critical.

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  1. Model: M1200
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 5µm to 78nm, 1Vpp analog interface with index, accuracy to +/-1 µm/m, small PCB mount sensor.

  2. Model: M1500P
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 5µm to 0.5µm, A-quad-B digital interface with index, accuracy to +/-1 µm/m, small PCB mount sensor.

Compact
Precision Encoders for the World’s Machines and Instruments
Veratus™ Series
Built with MicroE’s new VeraPath™ technology, the Veratus delivers best-in-class dirt immunity in a compact package with unparalleled ease of use. All interpolation, AGC, and signal processing is performed in the sensor head. No additional PCBs, adapters or dongles are necessary.

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  1. Model: VI
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 5µm to 20nm, A-quad-B digital or 1Vpp sin/cos analog interface, interpolation in the sensor head, accuracy to +/-1 µm/m.

Mercury™ Series
MicroE Mercury 1000 kit encoders are smaller, higher performance, faster to install, and easier to use than any other encoder. The tiny sensor fits into very tight spaces, and has broad alignment tolerances for fast and easy setup.

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  1. Model: M1000
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 5µm to 78nm, 1Vpp analog interface with index, accuracy to +/-1 µm/m, EMI shielded for use in the toughest environments.

Mercury II™ Series
Mercury II’s advanced sensor design achieves resolutions up to 1.2nm and high accuracy performance in a compact sensor body.

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  1. Model: MII5000
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 5µm to 1.2nm, A-quad-B digital interface with index and limits, accuracy to +/-1 µm/m, with all electronics in the sensor.

  2. Model: MII6000
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 5µm to 1.2nm, A-quad-B digital interface with index and limits, accuracy to +/-1 µm/m, compact sensor head.

MTE™ Series
MTE Series units, optimized for use with tape scales, are energy efficient linear encoders that install quickly without any alignment tools. The miniature sensor can be top mounted or side mounted. Compact tape scales install quickly and are available with factory-encoded optical index.

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  1. Model: MTE
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 5µm to 1µm, A-quad-B digital interface with index, linearity of +/-10 µm/m; Basic unit is top mount, with side mount and FlexFit brackets available.

OPS™ Series
OPS Series encoders deliver high performance and feature built-in interpolation and AGC, ensuring optimal performance and reliability. OPS can be configured with optical limits to reduce cabling and works with cut-to-length linear tape and linear and rotary glass scales, minimizing total cost of ownership.

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  1. Model: OPS
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 1µm to 50nm, A-quad-B digital interface with index and limits, accuracy to +/-3 µm/m, top mount configuration.

  2. Model: OPS-SM
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 1µm to 50nm, A-quad-B digital interface with index and limits, accuracy to +/-3 µm/m, side mount configuration and optional FlexFit adaptor.

High Vacuum
Compact Precision Encoders for High Vacuum Applications
Mercury™ Series
Mercury™ vacuum encoders are specified in a wide range of applications for their combination of performance, small size, and high vacuum rating. Choose from models with digital or analog output, all constructed using vacuum-compatible materials rated up to 10-8 torr.

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  1. Model: M1000V
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 5µm to 78nm, 1Vpp analog interface with index, accuracy to +/-1 µm/m, rated for vacuum 10-8 Torr.

  2. Model: M1500V
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 5µm to 0.5µm, A-quad-B digital interface with index, accuracy to +/-1 µm/m, rated for vacuum 10-8 Torr.

Mercury II™ Series
Mercury II™ digital output high-vacuum rated encoders offer class-leading resolution, accuracy, and small sensor size. With MicroE’s broad alignment tolerances, no other commercially available 10-8 Torr rated encoder is easier to align, easier to use, or easier to integrate into your designs.

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  1. Model: MII6000V
    Quick Specs:

    Resolutions from 5µm to 1.2nm, A-quad-B digital interface with index and limits, accuracy to +/-1 µm/m, rated for vacuum 10-8 Torr.

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