HEIDENHAIN Corporation

March 04, 2014 09:30 ET

HEIDENHAIN's Sealed Absolute Linear Encoders With Mitsubishi Interface

SCHAUMBURG, IL--(Marketwired - March 04, 2014) - The new absolute LC 195M and LC 495M sealed linear encoders from HEIDENHAIN are now available for use on machines that require a Mitsubishi interface.

These new encoders improve upon HEIDENHAIN's already successful LC xx3 series, as the LC 195M/495M now focus on the requirements for purely-serial absolute systems for Mitsubishi drive components. The transmission speed of the Mitsubishi interface has increased from 2.5 MHz to 5 MHz. The original series was introduced in 2012 with the purely-serial Endat 2.2 (up to 16 MHz) encoder version.

Two successive pairs of sealing lips on the LC 195M provide an extra layer of protection against contamination of the DIADUR graduation which is responsible for the positioning accuracy. The resolution of the LC 195M and the LC 495M with an accuracy grade of 3 µm is 1 nm.

For more information, contact North American HEIDENHAIN PR Manager Kathleen Stoneski ( - (877) 565-9151) or Product Specialist Nathan Mathiot ( - (847) 519-3398), or write to us at HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION, 333 E. State Parkway, Schaumburg, IL 60173. HEIDENHAIN can also be accessed directly via our web site at

HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION is the North American subsidiary of DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH, a leading international manufacturer of precision measurement and control equipment. Our product line includes linear scales, rotary and angular encoders, digital readouts, digital length gages, CNC controls and machine inspection equipment.

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