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Encoders Spin Us Right Round

Rotary encoders are great devices. Monitoring just a few pins you can easily and quickly read in rotation and direction of a user input (as well as many other applications). 1,561 more words

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Putting Linear Encoders Out of Sight and Out of Mind

Linear encoders can do a lot to improve factory automation. When used as secondary feedback they can greatly enhance the precision of motion control systems. They can act as a feedback device for… 297 more words

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Bend and Roll machine in Myanmar

Bend and roll machine
1. Encoder controls turning and bending angles, the bending angle set in 0-190 degree.
2. Pipe is fed at any angle by hand. 30 more words


This Old Mouse Keeps Track of Filament Usage

Keeping track of your 3D-printer filament use can be both eye-opening and depressing. Knowing exactly how much material goes into a project can help you make build-versus-buy decisions, but it can also prove gut-wrenching when you see how much you just spent on that failed print. 183 more words


Victorian Mouse

If Babbage had started the computer revolution early, we might have seen a mouse like the one created. He started with the guts from a USB wheeled mouse and some gears from an old clock movement. 175 more words

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Netzer DS-58 Absolute Position Rotary Encoder with 18 bit resolution

Netzer’s world-wide patented, rugged high performance Electric Encoder™ technology, suits a wide variety of applications ranging from space and avionics, through military and defense, to instrumentation and automotive.  172 more words

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