Get to the Pulse of Sensing With POSITAL Kit Encoders


October 13, 2021

POSITAL KIT encoders offer you smart, maintenance-free and cost-efficient solutions for the most challenging tasks in real time motion feedback. Fusion of sensing technologies results in an unprecedented hollow shaft design with uninterruptable, battery-free multiturn function, powered by Wiegand pulse with every rotation. Gear-free, compact and economically optimized concept is ideal for integration into servo, stepper motors and robotic arms of various mechanical configurations. Enhanced signal processing software enables high-resolution rotary position measurement. Explore the three kit-encoder series and their unique features.

Absolute Kit Encoders: On-Axis 

  •    –   Battery and gear-free multiturn solid and hub shaft
  •    –   Singleturn Resolution up to 17 bit
  •    –   Compact design: 36 mm in diameter (22 mm coming soon)
  •    –   Multiple Open Source Interfaces: BiSS-C, BiSS Line, 2 or 4 wires, SSI
  •    –   One Cable Technology for BiSS Line
  •    –   Temperature range: -40° to +105°C

Absolute Kit Encoders: Hollow Shaft

  •    –   Battery and gear-free multiturn hollow shaft
  •    –   Resolution up to 19 bit, accuracy ± 0,02
  •    –   Slim design: 18mm thickness
  •    –   Open Source Interfaces BiSS-C (SSI under development)
  •    –   No calibration required
  •    –   Suited for applications in robotic arms and motors

Incremental Kit Encoders

  •    –   Pulse count up to 1024
  •    –   A, B, Z channels, TTL or RS 422 outputs
  •    –   Quick and simple assembly
  •    –   Cost efficient feedback solution
  •    –   Can easily be upgraded to the absolute multiturn kit
  •    –   Direct replacement for the Avago HEDS/HEDM 5500-5600 Series

Multiturn SPI Module

  •    –   Reliable Wiegand multiturn technology
  •    –   Easy integration with Customer Singleturn system
  •    –   Standard communication Interface SPI
  •    –   Multi-turn count range up to 40 bit


POSITAL’s kit encoders can provide a compact and economic solution for the elctrical motor and robotics industries. Their insensitivity to harsh working conditions and battery-less rotation counter make them ideal for a wide range of applications and uses that range from industrial robots to stepper and servo motors.


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