FlexSense Press Release

There is a growing shift and divergence in the market, where on one hand there is heightened competition and significant price pressure in the low-end volume market, and on the other requirements to meet a rapidly growing customized market that requires more rigorous feature integration and monitoring requirements.

TT Electronics’ FlexSense™ Meets All of Your Requirements

Available in Transmissive FS210 and Reflective FS310

FlexSense™ is a patented optical sensor array that can be programmed for a wide range of code-wheel diameters and resolutions.  This revolutionary sensor is compatible with multiple LED packages and wavelengths.

  • Incremental optical encoder sensor
  • User-programmable photosensor pattern
  • 2 quadrature and 1 index tracks
  • 10 through 40mm code-wheel radii compatibility
  • 500 through 6k PPR resolution compatibility
  • -40°C to 125°C ambient operating temperature
  • Programmable auto-alignment and auto-calibration
  • Closed-loop LED control

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How FlexSense™ Benefits You


Accelerate time to market by reducing engineering costs/effort


Reduce portfolio complexity and simplify supply chain with one size fits many solution


Minimize downtime disruption with predictive maintenance capabilities


Increase manufacturing throughput and cost efficiency


Promote product innovation

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FlexSense™ Evaluation Kit

The FlexSense™ evaluation kit is designed to help evaluate the FS210 and FS310 in incremental encoder applications.  The FlexSense™ evaluation kit includes a scanner pc board, which contains either the FS210 or the FS310, a breakboard board, a USB cable and a ribbon cable.  An LED board is also included for the FS210 kit only.  All software is included electronically.

  • Scanning board size approximately 60mm x 60mm
  • Assembled with the following components:
    1. FS210 or FS310 programmable pixel array
    2. Signal connector 2 x 15 pin male
    3. LED connector 2 x 6 pin female (used only for the FS210 kit)
    4. Passive components as needed
  • Breakout board, size approximately 80mm x 100mm
    1. Assembled with accessible test points per table 1
    2. Ribbon cable connector
  • LED board size approximately 30mm x 50mm  (included only with the FS201 kit)
    • Assembled with:
      1. LED
      2. Connector 2 x 6-pin male
  • Ribbon cable to connect breakout board to scanning board

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