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

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