Precision Encoders for the World’s Machines and Instruments
MTE™ Series
Model: 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.
Dimensions 20.6 x 12.7 x 8.4 mm
Interface, Digital A quad B with index
Interface, Analog -
Interpolation up to x20 in sensor
Resolutions 5 µm, 2.5 µm, 1 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Glass -
Accuracy Class, Linear Metal Tape up to +/- 10 µm/m
Grating Pitch 20 µm
Max Speed 7.2 m/s
Operating Environment Atmospheric
Linear Scale/Grating Compatibility
Highest Accuracy Class +/- 5µm
Measuring Length up to 30m
Width 6mm
Index Center
Material Inconel 625
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 13ppm/°C
Mounting Pressure Sensitive Adhesive

Product Benefits: 

Compact Footprint
  • Miniature encoder
  • Compact tape scale
Energy Efficient
  • Low power consumption
Easy Installation
  • Wide alignment tolerances
  • Top or side mount options
  • Cut-to-length CET scale
  • No external alignment tools
Status LED in the Sensor
  • Indicates system health
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