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Magnetic sensor LE100/1

Incremental, analog interface 1 VSS

Profile LE100/1:

  • Accuracy class ±0.1°
  • Repeat accuracy max. ±1 μm
  • Status LED display
  • Works with MB100/1 magnetic tape

  • Works with MBR100 magnetic tape ring

  • Reading distance ≤0.4 mm
  • Signal period 1000 μm
  • Output circuit sin/cos 1 VSS
  • Robust metal housing

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Mechanical data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information

zinc die-cast/aluminum

M design

zinc die-cast

ZM design

Sensor/band reading distance0.1 … 0.4 mm

reference signal O, IA, ID

0.1 … 0.2 mm

reference signal RB, RD

Sensor/ring reading distance0.1 … 0.4 mm

reference signal O, IA, ID

0.1 … 0.2 mm

reference signal RB, RD

Cable sheathPUR, suitable for drag-chain use 6, 8-wire ø5-0.4 mm
Cable bending radius5x cable diameter static
7.5x cable diameter dynamic
Service life of cable>5 million cycles under the following test conditions:
travel range 4.5 m
travel  speed 3 m/s
acceleration 5 m/s2
ambient temperature 20 °C ±5 °C
Electrical data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Operating voltage10.5 … 30 V DC reverse polarity protected
5 V DC ±5 %

no reverse polarity protection

Current consumption<25 mA at 24 V DC
<50 mA

at 5 V DC

Output signals

sin, /sin, cos, /cos, index, /index

Output voltage1 VPP ±10 %

at 0 ... 70 °C, 120 Ω teminal resistance

Output impedance0 Ω

(RLoad >75 Ω)

short-circuit proof

Signal period1000 µm
Offset voltage2.5 V, ±100 mV

sine/cosine mean to GND (10.5 ... 30 V DC)

UB/2 ±100 mV

sine/cosine mean to GND (5 V DC)

Phasing90°±1°, ±3° (20 kHz) sin/cos
45° sin/cos reference signal is symmetric around the positive intersection point of the sin/cos signals (phase 45°)
Real-time requirement

speed-proportional signal output

Type of connection

open cable end

plug connector


Signal pattern

E: Reference voltage 2.5 V
F: 1 VSS ±10 %
J: ≥0.2 V
K: ≥0.3 V
L: 100° ±20 %
M: 90° ±1.0° / ±3° (25 kHz)
X: 1 VSS 

System data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
System accuracy10 µm

at TU = 20 °C; with MB100/1 accuracy class 10 µm

≤1 %

at TU = 20 °C; based on graduation period

Repeat accuracy 1 µm
Measuring range
Circumferential speed≤20 m/s sin/cos
Travel speed≤20 m/s sin/cos
Ambient conditions
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Ambient temperature-10 … 70 °C
Storage temperature-30 … 80 °C
Relative humidity100 % condensation admissible
EMCEN 61000-6-2 interference resistance / immission
EN 61000-6-4 emitted interference / emission
Protection categoryIP67 EN 60529
Shock resistance500 m/s2, 11 ms EN 60068-2-27
Vibration resistance200 m/s2, 50 Hz … 2 kHz

EN 60068-2-6

Magnetic sensor LE100/1
Pin assignment
Without reference signal
GND black 1
sin red 2
/sin orange 3
cos yellow 4
/cos green 5
+UB brown 6
nc   7
With reference signal
sin red 1
cos yellow 2
index blue 3
+UB brown 4
GND black 5
/sin orange 6
/cos green 7
/index violet 8
Hint for mounting
For systems with reference points on the magnetic tape please take care that sensor and strip are correctly aligned (see picture).
Reference signalO, IR
A, Sensor/tape reading distance≤0.4 mm≤0.2 mm
B, Lateral offset±2 mm±0.5 mm
C, Alignment error±3°±3°
D, Longitudinal inclination±1°±1°
E, Lateral inclination±3°±3°

LE100/1 Hint for mounting
(symbolic sensor representation)

LE100/1 Hint for mounting
symbolic sensor representation

Scope of delivery
  • LE100/1
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Fastening set
Ordering table
Feature Order data Specifications Additional information
Operating voltage
10.5 … 30 V DC
5 V DC ±5 %
metal housing with status LEDs
metal housing without status LEDs
Type of connection
open cable end
bullet connector without mating connector
cable extension on request
Cable length
1 ... 20 m, in steps of 1 m
others on request
Reference signal
periodic index (analog)index signal every 1 mm
periodic index (digital)index signal every 1 mm
fixed, tape side (analog)
fixed, tape side (digital)
Ordering key

LE100/1 - A - B - C - D - E

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