MTE™ Series – MTE

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.

Compact Footprint
Energy Efficient
Easy Installation
Status LED in the Sensor

Specifications of MTE™ Series – MTE

Dimensions20.6 x 12.7 x 8.4 mm
Interface, DigitalA quad B with index
Interface, Analog-
Interpolationup to ×20 in sensor
Resolutions5 µm, 2.5 µm, 1 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Glass-
Accuracy Class, Linear Metal Tapeup to +/- 10 µm/m
Grating Pitch20 µm
Max Speed7.2 m/s
Operating EnvironmentAtmospheric

Linear Scale/Grating Compatibility

Highest Accuracy Class+/- 5µm
Measuring Lengthup to 30m
MaterialInconel 625
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion13ppm/°C
MountingPressure Sensitive Adhesive