OptoPulse EIL580 - the new standard for incremental encoders in 58 mm design

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Flexible, robust, precise.  

The incremental OptoPulse EIL580 series encoders set a new standard in 58 mm design. Modular robust design and state-of-the-art scanning technology of the basis for different product versions that always allow you to select the correct encoder for your application – and always with an excellent price / performance ratio.

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  • Especially durable
  • Robust mechanism with ShaftLock bearing design
  • Shaft load up to 40 N axial and 80 N radial
  • High protection class up to IP 67
  • Operating temperature -40°C … +85°C or -40 °C … +100°C ( programmable)
  • Precise optical scanning
  • Absolutely magnetic field immune
  • Pulse range up to 5000 or 65536 (programmable)
  • High speeds up to 12,000 rpm
  • extremely high shock and vibration resistance up to 300 g or 30 g
  • Optimal price / performance ratio
  • Product and extensive, tested accessories from one source
  • We ship single preferential types from the production plant within 24 hours or one working day.
  • Additional products up to 10 in number are shipped within five working days.
  • You can find details about the preferential types in the product data sheet.
  • Programmable, increased flexibility and cost effectiveness
  • 1...65536 pulses per revoultion
  • TTL or HTL, programmable pulse sequence
  • Reference pulse setting function, reference pulse 90° or 180°
  • Voltage supply from 4,75 to 30 VDC
  • Electronic product label
  • Convenient programming via handheld tool, PC software or software library
  • Operating temperature from -40 to +100 °C
  • Portfolio
    • Incremental encoder OptoPulse EIL580-SC

      OptoPulse EIL580-SC 

      • Solid shaft 10 mm (clamping flange)
      • Pulse rate 100 to 5000
      Incremental encoder EIL580-B

      OptoPulse EIL580-B 

      • Blind hollow shaft 8 to 15 mm
      • Pulse rate 100 to 5000

      OptoPulse EIL580P-SC

      • Programmable
      • Pulse rate 1 to 65536
      • Solid shaft 10 mm (clamping flange)

      OptoPulse EIL580P-B

      • Programmable
      • Pulse rate 1 to 65536
      • Blind hollow shaft

      Handheld tool

      • Simple, quick programming
      • 4 user-assigned buttons
      • Intuitive programming
      • Voltage supply through standard AA batteries
    • incremental encoders EIL580-SY

      OptoPulse EIL580-SY 

      • Solid shaft 6 mm (servo flange)
      • Pulse rate 100 to 5000
      incremental encoders EIL580-T

      OptoPulse EIL580-T 

      • Through hollow shaft 8 to 15 mm
      • Pulse rate 100 to 5000

      OptoPulse EIL580P-SY

      • Programmable
      • Pulse rate 1 to 65536
      • Solid shaft 6 mm (servo flange)

      OptoPulse EIL580P-T

      • Programmable
      • Pulse rate 1 to 65536
      • Through hollow shaft

      PC software

      • Comfortable programming several encoders in line
      • Automatic identification of the connected devices
      • Diagnostics with on-screen readout
      • Product label print outs possible
    Special features
    • Flexible:
      Modular system, the correct encoder for every application
    • Robust:
      High reliability and longevity, protection from failure and machinery stoppage
    • Precise:
      Exceptional precision for high control quality and productivity in use.
    • Cost-effective:
      Attractive price / performance ratio, short delivery times and optimally matched, tested accessories
    • Programmable:
      Pulse rate, output signal, pulse sequence and zero impulse freely selectable with the programmable versions
    Areas of application

    Precise speed and position monitoring for many different applications, for example:

    • Asynchronous motors
    • Machinery
    • Lift construction
    • Packaging systems
    • Textile and printing machines
    • Wind and solar power


    Key features
    • Reliable ShaftLock bearing design:
      Large, quality ball bearings with maximum distance prevent misalignment of the bearing assembly due to excessive axial shaft loading in operation or during installation.
    • Full shaft, hollow shaft that is open on one side or continuous
    • Massive aluminum die-cast housing with 1.5 mm wall thickness
    • All common output circuits
    • Product design unites form and function, making installation easier
    • Discreet optical integration into the application
    • Programmable versions
    • Customer-specific persons on request
      • Any resolution from 1 to 65536 pulses per revolution
      • Output stage HTL or TTL and programmable pulse sequence
      • Reference pulse setting function, reference pulse 90° or 180°
      • Universal voltage supply 4,75 to 30 VDC
      • Electronic product label

      Convenient programming via handheld tool, PC software or software library:

      Easy programming via handheld tool
      • Four user-assigned buttons for simple and quick programming
      • Memory of several encoder configuration profiles
      • Intuitive, fully menu-driven programming
      • Backlit display
      • Good readability under any ambient light condition
      • Encoder diagnostics
      • LED activity indicator
      Convenient programming via PC software
      • Efficient programming by automatic identification of the connected devices
      • Easy, intuitive operation and programming
      • Quick and efficient configuration by user-assigned buttons
      • Encoder diagnostics with on-screen readout
      • On-screen feedback of the programming process
      • Perfect product documentation by individual product label print outs
      Our software library provides decisive benefits

      Benefits for OEM:

      • Enhanced efficiency through automated product documentation and improved traceability
      • All parameters are automatically defined in the production process
      • Directly allocate serial number and pertinent encoder configuration to the related production order 

      Benefits for users:

      • The encoder configuration is updated directly in the production process
      • Without manual intervention
      • Without production loss, eliminating downtime