US Digital

Pewatron works closely with US Digital since more than 15 years. In 2009, Pewatron became official distributor of US digital, promoting their high quality products in Europe.

US Digital began in 1980 in Los Alamitos, California, and produced their first incremental encoder, which revolutionized the motion control industry with its user-friendliness, pricing and off-the shelf product availability. All products are engineered and produced in Vancouver, USA.

The large product range  includes encoders and kit-encoders:

  • Fitting NEMA 8-34 motor frames and CPRs up to 10’000
  • Encoders fitting shaft diameters from 2mm to 1-inch
  • Electrical output options compatible with all controller interfaces
  • Linear strips up to 35.5"
  • Disk max diameter of 24" (larger sizes available upon request)


US Digital’s custom options include modifications to our standard products, kit-encoders, components, and transmissive media including:

  • Linear Strips and Custom Disks
  • Code wheel patterns
  • Hub disks
  • Mounting Holes
  • Enclosures
  • Cables

Applications

  • Motor Feedback
  • Textile machine position feedback
  • Robotics
  • Drones
  • Industrial automation
  • Solar plants
  • Additive manufacturing

News

E4T – the compact miniature optical encoder of US Digital with a resolution of up to 1000 cycles per revolution

With its combination of compact shape and resolutions of up to 1000 cycles per revolution (CPR), the E4T is ideal for medical applications and others, such as door controls, in which a limited space...

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16mm Micro Optical Kit Encoder E16

As addition to the very successful 22mm E4T kit encoder, US Digital launches the new E16 with only 16mm diameter and resolution up to 4096 cycles / revolution with Index, specially developed for small...

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E8T flat miniature optical encoder of US Digital with a resolution up to 720CPR

Pewatron introduces US Digital’s E8T miniature optical encoder. Combining small form factor and resolutions up to 720 CPR, the E8T is ideally suited for medical and other space sensitive applications...

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