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Topics => Robotics => Topic started by: FPEco35 on Apr 18, 2019, 09:59 pm

Title: LPA3806-600BM-G5-24C Rotary Encoder Output
Post by: FPEco35 on Apr 18, 2019, 09:59 pm
Hey guys,

Right now I'm working on a project that includes several rotary encoder (LPA3806-600BM-G5-24C) controlled by Arduino. I got it working and I got it reading the actual angle multiplying the reading by 360 and then dividing by 1200. The reason why I divided by 1200 is because that's the reading from the encoder performing a full revolution. My question is: why is it 1200 the value for a full revolution? I need to write a paper about the topic and I want to give a nice explanation about it.

Thanks in advance.
Title: Re: LPA3806-600BM-G5-24C Rotary Encoder Output
Post by: teunman on Apr 30, 2019, 10:23 am
Try reading up on the subject a bit. What does your encoder do on the base level? I think that if you can answer that question it will be a lot clearer.