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Dynapar encompasses the broadest line of trusted brands in motion feedback control, including Dynapar encoders and Hengstler brand incremental encoders and absolute rotary encoders, Northstar heavy-duty magneto-resistive and Heavy-Duty optical encoders and high-performance Harowe brand resolvers. Only Dynapar feedback solutions offer these world-class rotary feedback brands from one Global Supplier with 3 day delivery on most models for customer peace of mind.

Joliet Technologies is the preferred Dynapar Integrator for the Chicagoland area.

Acuro Series AI25 Absolute Encoder with Parallel InterfaceAcuro Series AI25 Absolute Encoder with Parallel Interface

Quick Specs…

  • Up to 14 Bit single-turn resolution
  • 4096 revolutions of multi-turn resolution
  • Short installation depth
  • Safety through self-diagnostics
  • Solid shaft and hollow shaft versions
  • -40° C to +100° C Operating temperature

Overview / Design Principle:

The ACURO AI25 optical absolute industrial encoder is available in a single-turn or multi-turn version. The multi-turn design is based on a reliable high-speed gear with optical scanning and the latest generation of OptoASIC technology.

The mechanical concept is based on a double ball bearing design, which is available as a solid-shaft or hollow-shaft version in common shaft diameters.

Features and Benefits:

  • Compact design to save valuable space
  • Low power consumption
  • Fast delivery of any model variant
  • Additional field-bus and point-to-point interfaces available

The Dynapar Advantage:

  • Innovative, high quality leading edge technology encoder products
  • Broad commercial – industrial grade product line
  • Customized built to order solutions available
  • Global Manufacturing & Service Support
  • Fast-Friendly Customer Service & Technical Support with Multi-Lingual Capabilities
  • Global Network of Authorized Resellers
  • Competitive Product Warranty: 2 Years


The Dynapar brand ACURO Absolute Encoder offers a modern full-feature design equipped with Parallel interface.


Standard Operating Characteristics

Single-turn Resolution: 10, 12, 13, 14, Bit, 360 PPR, 720 PPR
Multi-turn Resolution: 12 bit (only available with 12 bit ST resolution)
Absolute Accuracy: ± 0.01° mechanical (36 arc-sec.)
Repeatability: ± 0.002° mechanical (7.2 arc-sec.)
Code format: Binary, Gray, Gray Excess


Connection: Cable, Conin connector, MS connector, Cable with Sub-D Connector (MT only)
Supply voltage: 5 VDC -5%/+10% or 10-30 VDC
Intrinsic current consumption: 200 mA (ST), 300 mA (MT)
Output current: 30 mA per bit, short circuit protected
Frequency response: 500 kHz on single-turn, 1.5m cable*
Alarm output: NPN open collector max 5 mA
Maximum cable length: 100 m
Preset Switch: Sets encoder to zero output at present mechanical position (IP64 only)
Status LED: Green = OK, Red = Alarm (IP64 only, not available on connector type J)
Preset Switch: Sets encoder to zero output at present mechanical position (Multi-turn IP64 only, not available on connector type J)
Control Inputs:
Direction, Latch, Tri-state (see table below)

Control Inputs
Input Logic Level Function
Direction 1 Ascending code values when turning clockwise
0 Descending code values when turning clockwise
Latch 1 Encoder data continuously changing at output
0 Encoder data stored and constant at output
Tristate (ST) 1 Outputs active
0 Outputs at high impedence (Tristate mode)
Tristate (MT) 1 Outputs at high impedence (Tristate mode)
0 Outputs active

* Data refresh rate: 70µsec is for multi-turn and single-turn preset


Shaft diameter: Shaft: 6 mm (Servo Mount), 10 mm (Clamping Mount), 3/8″ (Square Flange Mount)
Hubshaft: 10 mm, 12 mm, 3/8″, 1/2″
Maximum shaft load: 6 mm shaft: 13 lb axial, 24 lb radial
10 mm shaft: 24 lb axial, 35 lb radial
Maximum shaft speed: 10,000 RPM (continuous), 12,000 RPM (peak)
Starting torque: < 1.4 in-oz
Weight (approx.): 350 g ST, 400 g MT
Shaft tolerance (hubshaft only): +/- 1.5 mm axial, +/- 0.2 mm radial
Flange configurations: Square, Clamp, Servo, Hubshaft with flexible tether
Bearing life: 1 x 1010 revolutions at 35% full rated shaft load
1 x 109 revolutions at 75% full rated shaft load
1 x 108 revolutions at 100% full rated shaft load


Operating Temperature: -40 to 100° C
Storage Temperature: -40 to 100° C
Enclosure Rating: IP64 or IP67
Shock: 1,000 m/s2 (6 ms)
Vibration: 100 m/s2 (10 to 2,000 Hz)

Available Specifications:

Related Products & Resources:

For additional information or to receive a full-line catalog, contact your Dynapar representative at 1.800.873.8731 or visit their web site at: www.dynapar.com
Headquarters:1675 Delany Road • Gurnee, IL 60031-1282 • USA
Phone: 1.847.662.2666
Fax: 1.847.662.6633
Email: custserv@dynapar.com or dynapar.techsupport@dynapar.com
© 2009 Dynapar Corp. Printed in U.S.A. • Feedback Quick Reference Guide P/N# N-FLB130 (11/09) 5M

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Joliet Technologies custom packages, integrates and engineers AC Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), DC Variable Speed Drives (VSD) and AC Drive Controllers using top of the line manufacturers, like ABB, Emerson-Control Techniques, Siemens and Saftronics (Fincor). Our custom drive packages are built to your specifications for your application. We specialize in large horsepower drive systems (500Hp and above). Call us at (815) 725-9696 or fax us at (815) 725-9393 or e-mail us or fill out an RFQ with your requirements. Serving the greater Chicagoland area and the World.