Grove - Optical Rotary Encoder(TCUT1600X01)
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Grove - Optical Rotary Encoder(TCUT1600X01)

Description of product

Description:

The Grove - Optical Rotary Encoder(TCUT1600X01) is a transmissive sensor that includes an infrared emitter and two phototransistor detectors. Usually, the infrared emitter emits infrared rays, the phototransistor detectors receives the infrared rays, then the phototransistor is turned on, both of the output is High, the on-board LED indicators light up. When there is an obstacle blocking, the phototransistor can not receive the infrared rays, so the phototransistor will be turned off and both of the output will be Low, the on-board LED indicators fade away.

You can use this sensor as a rotary encoder to detect the speed or rotation, and thanks to the two phototransistor detectors, you even can detect the rotation direction.

Features

  • Double phototransistor detectors, can determine the direction of rotation

  • On-board LED indicators

  • Grove Interface, easy to use

Typical Applications

  • Automotive optical sensors

  • Accurate position sensor for encoder

  • Sensor for motion, speed, and direction

  • Sensor for “turn and push” encoding

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Technical Details

Dimensions40mm x 20mm x 10mm
WeightG.W 10g    N.W 4g
BatteryExclude
Operating Voltage3.3V / 5V
Operating Temperature Range40°C to +105°C
Storage Temperature Range-40°C to +125°C
Emitter Wavelength950 nm
Gap3 mm
InterfaceDigital