Understanding Resolution, Accuracy & Repeatability

Resolution is the smallest physical movement measurable. It is defined as the distance of a single count. For linear encoders...

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PurePrecision™ Optical Encoder Technology

MicroE’s PurePrecision™ technology has been the core optical technology platform leveraged by MicroE to deliver precision optical encoders to the...

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VeraPath™ Optical Encoder Technology

MicroE’s PurePrecision technology has enabled designers of precision motion control systems in medical, semiconductor, advanced industrial and scientific applications to...

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Veratus Advanced Signal Processing

MicroE’s Micro Motion Absolute technology combines the benefits of our small encoder sizes with the ability to acquire absolute position...

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Correcting Java Security Issues With SmartPrecision II Software

This paper provides instructions to make the correct Java security settings to enable the full use of SmartPrecision II™ software.

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Micro Motion Absolute, Technology Overview & Programming

MicroE’s Micro Motion Absolute technology combines the benefits of our small encoder sizes with the ability to acquire absolute position...

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Verapath Accuracy

This document is an overview of the accuracy capabilities of the Veratus™ linear encoder system with Verapath™ optical technology on...

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Understanding Binary Words and the MicroE Serial Interface Encoder

The Mercury™ 3000Si, 3500Si, and Mercury II™ 5800Si and 6800Si are MicroE’s smart programmable encoder systems with high speed serial...

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Sensor Alignment with Small Diameter Rotary Scales

While MicroE optical encoders boast generous alignment tolerances for most applications, special care needs to be taken when aligning to...

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Recommended Wiring of the SmartPrecisionTM Interpolator

This document is an overview of the recommended guidelines for connecting to MercuryTM SmartPrecisionTM programmable interpolators. It will allow users...

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Proper Termination of Digital Incremental Encoder Signals

All MicroE digital encoders have quadrature outputs that are compatible with 422 line receivers. The 422 data transmission standard (ANSI...

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Optical Encoder Grounding and Shielding Recommendations

Proper shielding and grounding are essential to good servo design. Selecting the appropriate cable and devoting effort to the grounding...

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Design Guidelines for Customer-Supplied Hubs

MicroE offers standard hubs for each of our standard gratings. Should a customer want to design a hub themselves, these...

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Design Guidelines for Customer Supplied Encoder Interface Cables

This document is an overview of the required guidelines for MicroE encoder extension and adapter cables. It will allow customers...

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Cleaning Encoder Optics

Did you receive new product from MicroE with dirty optics? You should receive MicroE product clean from the factory. We...

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Alignment of Rotary Scales

Eccentricity error is the radial difference between the grating’s axis of rotation and the center of the rotary grating, see...

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Alignment of the ChipEncoder Series

Optimal alignment of the CE300 (7mm x11mm package) or the CE-40GC (6mm x 6mm package) is achieved through adherence to...

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