Mercury™ Series – M1500S

MicroE Mercury 1500S 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 M1500S

Dimensions20.6 x 12.7 x 8.4 mm
Interface, DigitalA quad B with index
Interface, Analog-
Interpolationup to 40x in sensor
Resolutions6.6K to 655K CPR
Accuracy Classup to +/- 2 arc-seconds
Max Speed13,000 rpm
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Grating Compatibility

R
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 2 arc-seconds
Diametersup to 108mm
IndexYes
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingHub

Optira™ Series – PI

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.

Specifications of Optira Series PI

Dimensions13 x 11.8 x 3.7 mm
Interface, DigitalA quad B
Interface, Analog1 Vpp sin/cos
InterpolationIn sensor head
Resolutions2000 CPR to 75M CPR
Accuracy Classup to +/- 2 arc-seconds
Max SpeedTBD
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Rotary Grating Compatibility

PIRG
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 2 arc-seconds
Diametersup to 108mm
IndexYes
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingHub

Mercury™ Series – M1500P

MicroE’s renowned PCB-mounted Mercury™ Encoders deliver up to 4.2 million CPR 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™ Series – M1500P

Dimensions15.3 x 12.7 x 5.6 mm
Interface, DigitalA quad B with index
Interface, Analog-
Interpolationup to 40x in sensor
Resolutions6.6K to 655K CPR
Accuracy Classup to +/- 2 arc-seconds
Max Speed13,000 rpm
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Grating Compatibility

R
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 1µm
Diametersup to 108mm
IndexYes
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingHub

Mercury™ Series – M1500H

MicroE Mercury 1500H 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 M1500H

Dimensions20.6 x 12.7 x 8.4 mm
Interface, DigitalA quad B with index
Interface, Analog-
Interpolationup to 40x in sensor
Resolutions6.6K to 655K CPR
Accuracy Classup to +/- 2 arc-seconds
Max Speed13,000 rpm
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Grating Compatibility

R
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 2 arc-seconds
Diametersup to 108mm
IndexYes
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingHub

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

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
Resolutions20K to 268K CPR
Accuracy Classup to +/- 2.1 arc-sec
Max Speed6,000 rpm
Operating EnvironmentVacuum up to 10^-8

Rotary 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
Resolutions6.6K to 655K CPR
Accuracy Classup to +/- 2 arc-seconds
Max Speed13,000 rpm
Operating EnvironmentVacuum up to 10^-8

Rotary Grating Compatibility

R
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 2 arc-seconds
Measuring Lengthup to 108mm
IndexYes
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingHub

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
Resolutions6.6K to 4.2M CPR
Accuracy Classup to +/- 2 arc-seconds
Max Speed13,000 rpm
Operating EnvironmentVacuum up to 10^-8

Grating Compatibility

R
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 2 arc-seconds
Diametersup to 108mm
IndexYes
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingHub

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 Mercury II™ 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
Resolutions20K to 268K CPR
Accuracy Class, Linear Glassup to +/- 2 arc-seconds
Max Speed6,000 rpm
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Grating Compatibility

MIIR
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 2 arc-seconds
Diametersup to 120mm
IndexYes
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingHub

Mercury II™ 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
Resolutions20K to 268K CPR
Accuracy Classup to +/- 2 arc-seconds
Max Speed6,000 rpm
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Grating Compatibility

R
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 2 arc-seconds
Diametersup to 108mm
IndexYes
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingHub

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
Resolutions6.6K to 4.2M CPR
Accuracy Classup to +/- 2 arc-seconds
Max Speed13,000 rpm
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric
Dimensions20.6 x 12.7 x 8.4 mm
Interface, Digital-

Grating Compatibility

R
Highest Accuracy Class+/- 2 arc-seconds
Diametersup to 108mm
IndexYes
MaterialSoda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion8ppm/°C
MountingHub