Rotary encoder series offers an enhanced ingress protection level

26-02-2021 | Bourns | Connectors, Switches & EMECH

Bourns has released its Absolute Rotary Encoder. Featuring an IP64 shaft seal rating that produces an enhanced IP level and an excellent rotational feel, the Bourns Model PAC18R Series offers high-quality performance for employment in an expanded range of applications where a sealed menu selects absolute encoder is needed. These applications include professional audio and lighting applications, low/medium risk medical and diagnostic equipment, and industrial automation controls.


This low-profile absolute encoder family has a 30,000 rotational cycle rating and an extended -35C to +70C operating temperature range. The series also provides other advantages, including high contact and insulation resistance values from the device's insulated plastic shaft and bushing, as well as a haptic detent feedback option.

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