European switch manufacturer, knitter-switch, has announced the availability of a small mechanical encoder designed for use in a wide variety of high-end applications including medical systems, broadcast, professional AV equipment and industrial controls.
The MER(P) 9 series encoders feature a horizontal shaft which is available in many styles and lengths and with a thread as an option. An operating temperature range of -40ºC to +85ºC widens the range of applications suited to these new mechanical encoders. The MER(P) 9 encoders are 15 pulse/30 detent devices and are available with a pushbutton function (MERP) or without (MER).
A wide range of standard DIL, TACT, Rotary Encoder, Toggle and Push-button switches are available direct from knitter-switch and a number of distributors throughout Europe.