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Specifically tailored to the needs of the customer

User-friendliness, a wide range of applications and high quality standards
are the objectives of the new LIK series.

The new LIK series stands for user friendliness, versatile deployability, and high quality

  • Highly compact and lightweight scanning head
  • 20 µm grating period and measuring steps down to 78.125 nm
  • New three-field scanning technology with improved signal quality
  • No phase and offset errors
  • Lower interpolation error
  • Very low power consumption and heat accumulation
  • Interpolated TTL signals from the scanning head without additional electronics
  • Electronic adjustment capability after mounting to reduce static mounting errors
  • Improved ADJUSTMENT TOOL connection
Save money

Reduced cost of production and lower encoder prices thanks to standardized components

Save time

Fast delivery thanks to in-stock encoder components and improved production

Precise positioning

High signal quality and stability thanks to a new sensor design and three separate scanning fields

Technical data

Scanning head
Dimensions (Scanning head)28 mm x 13 mm x 7.5 mm
Mass10 g
No. of scanning fields2 for incremental + 1 for index
Scanning frequencyMax. 500 kHz
Interfaces1 Vpp
Signal interpolation factorDown to 64
Interpolation error±85 nm
ResolutionDown to 78.125 nm
Supply voltage5 V ±10%
Current consumption50 mA (1 Vpp)
150 mA (TTL)
Type of connector15-pin D-Sub
Cable lengths0.3 m
1 m
3 m
Cable diameter3.7 mm
Operating temperature0 °C to +55 °C
Measuring Standard
Scale Tape (Stainless steel)
Designation / typeMI Scale Tape
MaterialStainless steel
Grating period20 μm
Position index markin the middle
at 50 mm spacings
Accuracy± 3 μm/m
±5 μm/m
Max. measuring length2,480 mm
Glass Scale
Designation / typeMI Glass Scale
Grating period20 μm
Position index markin the middle
at 50 mm spacings
Accuracy± 1 μm/m
Max. measuring length90 mm

Applications Linear

  • Production and inspection machines for the semiconductor industry
  • Linear units, drives and coordinate tables
  • Measuring machines and measuring microscopes
  • Positioning and measuring devices for medical technology
  • Precision devices for reprography
  • Precision machining
  • Robotics
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