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E6C3-AB5B 12P/R 1M

Slim Encoder with Diameter of 50 mm


Rotary Encoder, 12 P/R, 12 to 24 VDC, PNP open collector, BCD, Pre-wired models, 1 m

Encoding method Absolute Shaft model
Resolution 12 P/R
Output code BCD
Control output PNP open collector
Connection method Pre-wired models (Cable length: 1 m)

Item list of E6C3-A

  • Ratings / Performance
CategoriseAbsolute Shaft model
Diameter50 mm dia.
Power supply voltage12 to 24 VDC (-10% to +15%) Ripple (p-p) 5% max.
Current consumption70 mA max.
Resolution12 P/R
Inrush currentApprox. 6 A (0.8 ms)
Output codeBCD
Control outputOutput typePNP open collector
Source current35 mA max.
Residual voltage0.4 V max. (at source current 35 mA)
LogicPositive logic (high = 1, low = 0)
Direction of rotationOutput code increases for CW (as viewed from end of shaft)
Positioning signalEquipped
Strobe signalEquipped
Parity signalNone
Max. response frequency20 kHz
Rise and fall times of output1 µs max. (Cable length: 1 m, load current: 35 mA)
Starting torqueRoom temperature: 10 mN.m max.
Low temperature: 30 mN.m max.
Moment of inertia2.3 x 10-6 kg.m2 max.
Shaft loadingRadial: 80 N
Thrust: 50 N
Max. permissible rotation5000 r/min
Ambient temperatureOperating: -10 to 70 ℃ (with no icing)
Storage: -25 to 85 ℃ (with no icing)
Ambient humidityOperating: 35 to 85 % (with no condensation)
Storage: 35 to 85 % (with no condensation)
Insulation resistanceBetween charged parts and the case: 20 MΩ or higher (500 VDC megger)
Dielectric strengthBetween charged parts and the case: 500 VAC 50/60 Hz 1 min
Vibration resistanceDestruction: 10 to 500 Hz, 2-mm or 150 m/s2 double amplitude for 11 min 3 times each in X, Y, and Z directions
Shock resistanceDestruction: 1000 m/s2 for 3 times each in X, Y, and Z directions
Degree of protectionIEC: IP65
Company standard: Oil resistance
Connection methodPre-wired models (Cable length: 1 m)
MaterialCase: Aluminum
Main Unit: Aluminum
Shaft: SUS303
WeightPackage: Approx. 300 g
AccessoriesInstruction manual
  • Dimensions

  • Output circuit diagram

  • Connected specification chart

  • Timing chart


Slim Encoder with Diameter of 50 mm