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DKMVang

Jan 21, 2011, 06:32 pm Last Edit: Jan 21, 2011, 06:34 pm by DKMVang Reason: 1
Hi there

I found this in an old printer..


I know that it counts every little line on the transparent disc, but what is it called, and does anyone know where i can read about how to use it??

Thanks in advance
Mads
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DKMVang

Well, i think i is some kind of motor encoder in this case. And the number on black peace is: 46BF and 621...

I does not tell me anything about what the component is called..
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doublet

Please post some more and more detailed pictures. You can try looking up the text on the side in combination with 'rotary encoder' on google.
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u0421793

Or also, look up "opto-interrupter".

pwillard


DKMVang

Great !!!

Thank you all..

Now I have been searching my self, and i found this website: http://reprap.org/wiki/Optical_encoders_01#Determining_encoder_pinouts

And I think it is worth a try :D

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CowJam

Very handy, thanks!

I pulled apart an epson and have a few encoders from it that I haven't attempted to use yet.

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