Incremental encoders

Rugged, universal use incremental encoder

Your Benefits

  • Various installation options and connection types allow flexible cabling
  • Compact housing dimensions save valuable space
  • With its insulated hollow shafts, the encoder is protected against damage from any eddy currents or higher temperatures transmitted by the shaft
  • Stainless steel housing provides corrosion protection against environmental influences
  • Protection against water ingress with IP enclosure rating up to IP69K
  • Reliable operation in harsh washdown environments with hot water and high pressure in the food and beverages industry


Rugged, universal use incremental encoder

The DBS60 is a rugged incremental encoder with a 60 mm diameter and small installation depth. The device comes in an aluminum or stainless-steel housing and offers lots of mechanical interfaces. The DBS60 Inox variants can even withstand harsh ambient conditions due their fully stainless steel design and rugged shaft seal. The IP69K DBS60I-W variant with its patented deflector screen is the ideal solution for applications in washdown environments. In addition to the interfaces for TTL and HTL, the DBS60 also offers two universal interfaces with a wide voltage range. Due to the high enclosure rating, rugged design, and a resolution of up to 10,000 pulses per resolution, the DBS60 is suitable for applications in many different industries.

At a glance
  • Pulses per revolution: Up to 10,000
  • Housing diameter: 60 mm
  • Solid shaft, blind hollow shaft, and through hollow shaft
  • Enclosure rating: IP67, IP69K
  • Communication interfaces: TTL/RS-422, HTL/Push Pull, universal interface (TTL, HTL)
  • Connection type: M12 or M23 male connector, cable, cable with M12 or M23 male connector
  • Stainless steel or aluminum housing


Technical overview

  • Technical data overview

    Technical data overview

    Pulses per revolution

    0 ... 10,000 1)

    0 … 5,000 1)

    Mechanical design

    Solid shaft, Servo flange

    Solid shaft, face mount flange

    Blind hollow shaft

    Through hollow shaft, rear clamping

    Through hollow shaft, Front clamp

    Solid shaft, Square flange

    Shaft diameter

    6 mm 2)

    6 mm

    10 mm 2)

    10 mm

    12 mm


    8 mm



    14 mm

    15 mm

    6 mm shaft isolated

    8 mm shaft isolated

    3/8″ shaft isolated

    10 mm shaft isolated

    12 mm shaft isolated

    1/2″ shaft isolated

    14 mm shaft isolated

    15 mm shaft isolated

    Connection type

    Male connector, M23, 12-pin, radial

    Male connector, M12, 8-pin, radial

    Cable, 8-wire, universal

    Cable, 8-wire, with male connector, M12, 8-pin, universal

    Cable, 8-wire, with male connector, M23, 12-pin, universal

    Cable, 8-wire, radial

    Communication interfaceIncremental
    Communication Interface detail

    TTL / RS-422

    HTL / Push pull

    TTL / HTL

    Supply voltage

    4.5 ... 5.5 V

    10 ... 30 V

    10 ... 27 V

    4.5 ... 30 V

    Enclosure rating




    Output frequency+ 300 kHz
    Operating temperature range

    –20 °C ... +85 °C 3)

    –30 °C ... +100 °C 3)

    –30 °C ... +85 °C 3)

    –20 °C ... +85 °C

    –30 °C ... +100 °C

    –30 °C ... +85 °C

    • 1) Available pulses per revolution see type code.
    • 2) Others on request.
    • 3) These values relate to all mechanical versions including recommended accessories unless otherwise noted.
All technical data can be found accompanying the individual product