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The PT1232 sends a raw 16-bit position count from 0000 to FFFF (hex).  Additionally this device can be set to continuously send data or send data only when polled. As the internal position sensing element is a precision potentiometer, this transducer maintains current accurate position even during power loss and does not need to be reset to a “home” position.


  • Absolute Linear Position to 50 inches (1270 mm) 
  • Aluminum and Polycarbonate Enclosure 
  • Compact Design IP65
  • NEMA 4 Protection 

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Product Type Features

  • Product Type  PT1 Series

Signal Characteristics

  • Output Signal  RS232

Body Features

  • Housing Material  Aluminum + Polycarbonate

Usage Conditions

  • Operating Temperature (Deg F) -18 – 85 °C [ 0 – 185 °F ]


  • Resolution (mm) 16 bit

Industry Standards

  • IP Rating  IP65

  • Hazardous Area Approvals  No


  • Full Stroke Ranges 50.8 – 1270 mm [ 2 – 50 in ]

  • Accuracy (% of FS) .1

  • Repeatability (% of FS) .02

  • Encoder Drive  No

  • Measuring Cable  Nylon-Coated Stainless Steel

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