Miniature Precision Encoders for the World’s Smallest Spaces
Mercury™ Series
Model: M1500P
MicroE’s renowned PCB-mounted Mercury™ Encoders deliver up to 78nm 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.
Dimensions 15.3 x 12.7 x 5.6 mm
Interface, Digital A quad B with index
Interface, Analog -
Interpolation up to 40x in sensor
Resolutions 5 µm - 0.5 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Glass up to +/- 1 µm
Accuracy Class, Linear Metal Tape -
Grating Pitch 20 µm
Max Speed 7.2 m/s
Operating Environment Atmospheric
Linear Scale/Grating Compatibility
Highest Accuracy Class +/- 1µm
Measuring Length up to 2020
Width 20mm
Index Center or end
Material Soda lime glass
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 8ppm/°C
Mounting Epoxy

Product Benefits: 

  • Miniature PCB mount sensor provides significant space and cost savings through design integration
  • Wide alignment tolerance make for easy installation and setup
  • Built-in interpolation produces digital outputs with up to 0.5μm resolution
  • Low power consumption aids in thermal stability of the system
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