Series 60 Rotopulser Incremental Encoders


Series 60 Rotopulser© Encoder

 60 Rotopulser Incremental Encoder
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Quick Specs...

  • Heavy-duty bearings with 1/2" diameter shaft
  • LED optical light source
  • Unbreakable disk
  • Wide selection of resolutions available up to 2500 PPR
  • Servo ring and face mount options

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Overview / Design Principle:

Dual shafts and measuring wheels are recommended for better parallel tracking in measuring applications.

Series 60 Rotopulser encoders are available with line driver outputs for applications with longer cabling requirements (hundreds of feet) and/or higher signal noise immunity.

Features and Benefits:

Mechanical / Environmental Features

  • Heavy-duty 1/2" single and dual shafts available
  • Rugged mylar or photoplast discs (no glass discs)
  • Up to 3600 RPM
  • 0 - 54° C operating range
  • Precision machined die-cast aluminum housing with optional shaft seals
  • Extra wide bearing span with precision ball bearings front and rear

Electrical Features

  • Up to 2500 pulses/rev.
  • LED light source for long-term reliability and trouble-free operation
  • Built-in low impedence amplifier for driving long lines
  • Switches from line-to-line for current sourcing and sinking
  • Up to 50 kHz electronic operating speeds

The Dynapar Advantage:

  • Innovative, high quality leading edge technology encoder products
  • Broad commercial - industrial grade product line
  • Fast 3 Day Delivery and customized built to order solutions available
  • Global Manufacturing & Service Support
  • Fast-Friendly Customer Service & Technical Support with Multi-Lingual Capabilities
  • Global Network of Authorized Resellers
  • Competitive Product Warranty:  2 Years  


The Series 60 incremental encoder is a rugged, incremental, optical encoder for speed, position, and motion applications. The standard mechanical size 35 package is designed for high resolution applications and rugged industrial environments.

  • Length measurements
  • Motor drive speed feedback
  • Cut-to-length (textile, paper, wood, metal, rubber, plastics, etc.)
  • Back-gage positioning
  • PLC’s and electronic counters
Power Requirements: Incremental
Frequency Response: 1 to 2540 PPR (pulses/revolution)
Minimum Free Path: (Worst case any edge to any other edge) ≤ 1024 PPR (metal disk): ± 7.5 arc-min. > 1024 PPR (glass disk): ± 2.5 arc-min.
Differential Output: Two channel quadrature (AB) with optional Index (Z) and complementary outputs

R60 Hand Held Speed Monitor

Mating Connector: Style MS3106A-18-1S; Dynapar Part No. MCN-N6
Singled-Ended Output: 7272, 40mA sink/source;
Mating Connector: Style MS3106A-14S-6S; Dynapar Part No. MCN-N4

Weight: 26 oz.
Shaft Range: Up to 3600 RPM
Shaft Loading: Radial: 15 lbs. overhung;
Axial: 5 lbs.
Inertia: 170 gm-cm2
Starting Torque: 0.45 oz-in (0.30 oz-in for 1/4 in. dia. shaft)
Running Torque: 0.35 oz-in (0.15 oz-in for 1/4 in. dia. shaft)
Shaft Diameters: 1/4", 1/2" (-0.0003"/-0.0007")

Enclosure Rating : NEMA 12 / IP54
Temperature Range: 0 to +54° C
R60 Hand Held Speed Monitor

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