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The PT5600 takes just minutes to install, fits easily into tight areas, does not require perfectly parallel alignment, and provides reliable and precise position measurements without needing periodic adjustments. For any high resolution or absolute encoder requirement, the PT5600 delivers the ultimate in flexibility. To order, simply select the measurement range and encoder mounting style—it’s that easy! We even supply all the necessary encoder mounting tools and attaching hardware. If you can’t find your encoder mounting style or you want us to provide the encoder, please give us a call. 


  • Absolute Linear Position to 250 inches (6350 mm) 
  • Hard Anodized Aluminum Enclosure 
  • Converts Virtually Any Encoder to a Linear Position Sensor 
  • Available With or Without Encoder 

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Product Type Features

  • Product Type  PT5, Industrial Series

Signal Characteristics

  • Output Signal  None

Body Features

  • Housing Material  Aluminum

Usage Conditions

  • Operating Temperature (Deg F) -40 – 93 °C [ -40 – 200 °F ]


  • Resolution (mm) 203.2 mm/turn

Industry Standards

  • IP Rating  IP67

  • Hazardous Area Approvals  No


  • Full Stroke Ranges 254 – 6350 mm [ 10 – 250 in ]

  • Accuracy (% of FS) .04

  • Repeatability (% of FS) .02

  • Encoder Drive  Yes

  • Measuring Cable  All Plastic, Bare Stainless Steel, Nylon-Coated Stainless Steel

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