Mercury™ Series – M1500S

MicroE Mercury 1500S kit linear 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.

Specifications of Mercury™ Series M1500S

Dimensions20.6 x 12.7 x 8.4 mm
Interface, DigitalA quad B with index
Interface, Analog-
Interpolationup to 40x in sensor
Resolutions5 µm to 0.5 µm
Accuracy Classto +/-1 µm
Max Speed7,200 mm/s
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Linear Scale / Grating Compatibility

L
Highest Accuracy Classto +/-1 µm
Measuring Lengthup to 2000mm
IndexCenter or End
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingTape mounting / 3 scale clamps / 10 scale clamps

Mercury™ Series – M1500H

MicroE Mercury 1500H kit linear 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.

Specifications of Mercury™ Series M1500H

Dimensions20.6 x 12.7 x 8.4 mm
Interface, DigitalA quad B with index
Interface, Analog-
Interpolationup to 40x in sensor
Resolutions5 µm to 0.5 µm
Accuracy Classto +/-1 µm
Max Speed7,200 mm/s
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Linear Scale / Grating Compatibility

L
Highest Accuracy Classto +/-1 µm
Measuring Lengthup to 2000mm
IndexCenter or End
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingTape mounting / 3 scale clamps / 10 scale clamps

Mercury II™ Series – MII6000

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

Specifications of MercuryII™ Series – MII6000

Dimensions22.6 x 12.7 x 8.1 mm
Interface, DigitalA quad B with index and limits
Interface, Analog-
Interpolationup to ×16,384 in the connector
Resolutions5 µm - 1.2 nm
Accuracy Class, Linear Glassup to +/- 1 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Metal Tape-
Grating Pitch20 µm
Max Speed5 m/s
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Linear Scale/Grating Compatibility

MT, TSMIIL
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 5µm+/- 1µm
Measuring Lengthup to 30mup to 995mm
Width6mm6mm/20mm
IndexCenterCenter
MaterialInconel 625Soda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion13ppm/°C8ppm/°C
MountingPressure Sensitive AdhesiveEpoxy

MercuryII™ Series – MII6000V

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.

Specifications of Mercury II™ Series – MII6000V

SPECIFICATIONVALUE
Dimensions22.6 x 12.7 x 8.1 mm
Interface, DigitalA quad B with index and limits
Interface, Analog-
Interpolationup to ×16,384 in the connector
Resolutions5 µm - 1.2 nm
Accuracy Class, Linear Glassup to +/- 1 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Metal Tape-
Grating Pitch20 µm
Max Speed5 m/s
Operating EnvironmentVacuum up to 10^-8

Grating Compatibility

MIIL
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 1µm
Measuring Lengthup to 995mm
Width6mm/20mm
IndexCenter
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingEpoxy

Mercury™ Series – M1500V

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.

Specifications of Mercury™ Series – M1500V

Dimensions20.6 x 12.7 x 8.4 mm
Interface, DigitalA quad B with index
Interface, Analog-
Interpolationup to 40x in sensor
Resolutions5 µm - 0.5 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Glassup to +/- 1 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Metal Tape-
Grating Pitch20 µm
Max Speed7.2 m/s
Operating EnvironmentVacuum up to 10^-8

Grating Compatibility

L
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 1µm
Measuring Lengthup to 2020
Width20mm
IndexCenter or end
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingEpoxy

Mercury™ Series – M1000V

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.

Specifications of Mercury™ Series – M1000V

Dimensions20.6 x 12.7 x 8.4 mm
Interface, Digital-
Interface, Analog1 Vpp sin/cos with index
Interpolationup to ×256 in customer electronics
Resolutions5 µm - 78 nm
Accuracy Class, Linear Glassup to +/- 1 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Metal Tape-
Grating Pitch20 µm
Max Speed7.2 m/s
Operating EnvironmentVacuum up to 10^-8

Grating Compatibility

MIIL
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 1µm
Measuring Lengthup to 995mm
Width6mm/20mm
IndexCenter
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingEpoxy

MercuryII™ Series – MII5000

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

Specifications of Mercury II™ Series MII5000

Dimensions38.5 x 13.5 x 11 mm
Interface, DigitalA quad B with index and limits
Interface, Analog-
Interpolationup to ×16,384 in the sensor
Resolutions5 µm - 1.2 nm
Accuracy Class, Linear Glassup to +/- 1 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Metal Tapeup to +/- 5 µm/m
Grating Pitch20 µm
Max Speed5 m/s
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Linear Scale/Grating Compatibility

MT, TSMIIL
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 5µm+/- 1µm
Measuring Lengthup to 30mup to 995mm
Width6mm6mm/20mm
IndexCenterCenter
MaterialInconel 625Soda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion13ppm/°C8ppm/°C
MountingPressure Sensitive AdhesiveEpoxy

Mercury™ Series – M1000

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.

Specifications of Mercury™ Series M1000

Dimensions20.6 x 12.7 x 8.4 mm
Interface, Digital-
Interface, Analog1 Vpp sin/cos with index
Interpolationup to ×256 in customer electronics
Resolutions5 µm - 78 nm
Accuracy Class, Linear Glassup to +/- 1 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Metal Tape-
Grating Pitch20 µm
Max Speed7.2 m/s
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Linear Scale / Grating Compatibility

L
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 1µm
Measuring Lengthup to 2020
Width20mm
IndexCenter or end
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingEpoxy

Mercury™ Series M1500P

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.

Specifications of Mercury M1500P

Dimensions15.3 x 12.7 x 5.6 mm
Interface, DigitalA quad B with index
Interface, Analog-
Interpolationup to 40x in sensor
Resolutions5 µm - 0.5 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Glassup to +/- 1 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Metal Tape-
Grating Pitch20 µm
Max Speed7.2 m/s
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Linear Scale / Grating Compatibility

L
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 1µm
Measuring Lengthup to 2020
Width20mm
IndexCenter or end
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingEpoxy