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Electronic display MA508SG

Battery-powered LCD display with wire-actuated encoder

Profile MA508SG:

  • Measurement lengths up to 2000 mm
  • Resolution of 0.1 mm
  • Maintenance-free backup battery
  • Long battery life
  • Easy mounting
  • Compact design

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Mechanical data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Housingreinforced plastic

wire-actuated encoder

Housing designbuilt-in housing, zinc die-cast measurement display
Wire designø0.45 mm

steel wire (stainless), plastic coated

Extension force≥2 N
Cable length≤2 m
Electrical data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Battery service life<10 year(s)

bei 20 % duty cycle

at TU = 20 °C

~9 year(s)

at 40% duty cycle

at TU = 20 °C

~6 year(s)

at 100% duty cycle

at TU = 20 °C

Display/display range

5-digit, LCD 7-segment, ∼13 mm height

-99999 ... 99999


3 keys, membrane keyboard


for the PTM programming tool

System data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Resolution0.1 mm
Repeat accuracy ±0.15 mm
Measuring range2000 mm
Travel speed≤800 mm/s
Ambient conditions
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Ambient temperature0 … 60 °C

measurement display

-10 … 80 °C

wire-actuated encoder

Storage temperature-20 … 70 °C
Relative humidity≤95 % condensation inadmissible
EMCEN 61000-6-2 interference resistance / immission

EN 61000-6-4

emitted interference / emission

Protection category


EN 60529 (wire-actuated encoder)

IP60 display side

EN 60529 (wire-actuated encoder)


EN 60529 (wire-actuated encoder)


EN 60529 (wire-actuated encoder)

Electronic display MA508SG
Hint for mounting

When securing the wire it must be ensured that the wire is straight and vertical in relation to the wire outlet.  Recommendation: Only select the starting position after an unwound length of approx. 5 mm. This prevents the wire hitting the end stop when it is rewound. 

MA508SG Hint for mounting
symbolic depiction

Scope of delivery
  • MA508SG
  • Mounting instructions
Ordering table
Feature Order data Specifications Additional information
Cable length
1 m
2 m
Type of protection of the wire-actuated encoder
Ordering key