62AG Series Optical Encoder

62AG Series Optical Encoder

Grayhill's 62AG series are general purpose, low-resolution optical encoders used as "human-to-machine" interface devices for scroll and select applications. The 62AG series is the most cost effective optical encoder on the market. This has been achieved by developing a patented technology that reduces the switch's bill of materials, thereby reducing material costs and assembly steps. At higher volumes, this technology makes the 62AG price competitive with mechanical encoders while providing superior reliability and performance. The 62AG series is currently available with 16 and 32 detent positions per rotation rated to 1 million cycles, and available with or without a center pushbutton. As with most Grayhill encoders, the shaft configuration and switch termination can easily be custom configured to meet unique requirements.

Features
  • Over 1 million rotational cycles
  • 2-bit gray code output (Quadrature Coding)
  • Available in 16 and 32 detent positions
  • 6" cable and connector assembly (AMP P/N 7-251083-6) or 0.050" header pins
  • RoHS compliant
  • Cost competitive with mechanical encoders at higher volumes
  • Optional integrated pushbutton
  • Improved reliability
    • 50% less solder joints
    • Patented light pipe technology
  • Provide higher reliability and longer rotational life than mechanical switches
  • Free of the contact bounce associated with mechanical switching

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