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Encoders

Bulletin 844A & 844B Hollow Shaft Incremental Encoders

Specifications
Electrical
Code Format 2 channels with zero index
Quadrature 90_ r22_ channel A leads B CW
Symmetry 40}60%
Power Supply 120 mA (no load)
Output Frequency, Max. 100 kHz
Resolution Up to 2500 pulses per revolution
Cable Diameter [mm (in.)] 457 (18)
Description
Output Drivers RS422 Line driver—3487
Bulletin 844A blind-shaft and 844B Open collector—7406
through-shaft incremental encoders are 8-- 24V Line driver—7272
used to electronically monitor the
position or speed of a rotating shaft. Mechanical
Shaft position is converted to digital Angular Acceleration 50,000 radians/sec2
pulses in an A quad B format. Moment of Inertia 19.4 gcm2 (2.75 x 10- 4 oz-in-sec2)
S Blind or through-shaft designs Operating Speed, Max. (RPM) 3000 at max shaft loading
S Integral flex mount Permissible Shaft Movement Radial 0.13 mm (0.005 in.); Axial r0.76 mm ¢r0.030 in.)
S 10}2500 PPR Shaft Loading Axial 0.45 kg (1 lb); Radial 1.36 kg (3 lb)
S 2 inch diameter housing Shaft Dimensions 3/8 inch or 1/2 inch

Bulletin 844A and 844B encoders offer Environmental
a built-in flexible coupling which
Material Aluminum Housing
reduces installation cost and mounting
space requirements. Additionally, the Operating Temperature [C (F)] 0}70_ (+32}+158_)
Bulletin 844B Encoder is a through- Storage Temperature [C (F)] - 20}85_ (-- 4}+185_)
shaft design allowing additional Relative Humidity 95% noncondensing
accessories to be mounted to the same
shaft. Both families come standard with Enclosure Type Rating IP40 (IEC529)
channels A, B and Z and differential line Shock 20 g/11 ms
driver (DLD) outputs. Single-ended Vibration 5 g/10}150 Hz
outputs are also supported at no
Weight [kg (oz)] 0.12 (4)
additional charge. All support shaft
sizes up to 1/2 inch in diameter. Bulletin
844A and 844B Encoders offer 42
resolution options.

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0030 30 05C b NPN Open Collector Out 0050 50 Shaft Options 12V DC In. 12C 0060 60 NPN Open Collector Out Code Description 0100 100 8}24V DC In. Z3 3/8 inch 24D 8}24V DC DLD Out 0128 128 Z4 1/2 inch ™ DLD = Differential Line Driver 0150 150 0180 180 Accessories 0200 200 Description Page Number 0240 240 0250 250 Differential Encoder 6-.55 0256 256 Buffer Board 0300 300 0336 336 0360 360 0400 400 0500 500 0512 512 0600 600 0720 720 0800 800 0900 900 0960 960 1000 1000 1024 1024 1140 1140 1152 1152 1200 1200 1230 1230 1250 1250 1260 1260 1270 1270 1386 1386 1500 1500 1512 1512 1800 1800 1888 1888 2000 2000 2048 2048 2400 2400 2500 2500 Visit our website: www.com/catalogs. 0010 10 05D 5V DC DLD RS-.ab.29 . 6-.422 Out 0020 20 B Rear (Through-Shaft) 5V DC In. Encoders Bulletin 844A & 844B Hollow Shaft Incremental Encoders Product Selection 844 A — Z3 05C 2500 a b c d a c d Coupling Options Power Supply & Output™ Resolution (PPR) Code Description Code Description Code Description A Front (Blind-Shaft) 5V DC In.

20) 29.68) Max 9.8 (2. Complementary signals (A. and Common Black Black Z) are supplied only on units with A Output White White line drivers. B B Output Green Green 3.9 ‡68.7 Typ (1. Bulletin 844A Bulletin 844B 844A Mating Shaft Tolerance 844B Mating Shaft Tolerance [mm (in.55 10.22) 9.499/0.7 (0.6 ‡60. 12. B.com/catalogs.70) 30_ 30_ 30_ 30_ ‡50.501) (0.501/0.6 ‡68.00) 5.73 10.0) #3--48 Shielded Head Cap Cable Screw 10_ #3--48 10_ Head Cap Screw ‡60.378) 12.70) (2.42/1. Z Output Red/Black NC Shield Drain Wire Drain Wire Approximate Dimensions [mm (in.6 Typ 42.42/1.00) (2. 41 (1.)] Bore Diameter Length Length 9.7/31 Bore Diameter (minimum) 3/8 in.73/12.0) (18.2 (3.0) 457 (18.8 ‡50.3 40_ Max (0.376) 1/2 in.3 4.37) (2.Encoders Bulletin 844A & 844B Hollow Shaft Incremental Encoders Electrical Connections Output Waveforms Channel Line Driver Open Collector 1.2 (1.499/0.73/12. Marker Pulse is nongated and is Z Output White/Black White/Black approximately centered on the positive-going edge of Channel B Z A Output Blue NC for clockwise rotation and is 180_ r B Output Orange NC 90_ wide.376) (0. (0.60) (1.78 (0.13) Typ (0.60 (0.7/31 (0.57 ‡24.73 1/2 in.2 76.3 40_ (1.503) Dia.374/0.30 Visit our website: www.15) 3.37) (0.08 29.378) 9.0) 457 (3.13) Typ 40.376/0.55/9.98) (2.60 (0.55/9.503) Dia.22) 12.ab.50/9.501/0.6) (0.50/9.67/12.18) (2.)] 76. .501) 6-.3 (0. 12.376/0.)] [mm (in.67/12. Channel A leads Channel B for Function Wire Color Wire Color clockwise rotation when viewed A from face of the encoder. (0.78 (0. V DC Red Red 2.17) 3.374/0.55 3/8 in.