On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 05:21:10PM -0700, Ken Restivo wrote:
An index pulse is a unique output of the encoder that can be recognised
by the microcontroller for some purpose. Usually to recognise a home
The other pulses emitted by the encoder correspond to movement in a
position beyond the index pulse position.
Obviously, you'd need an encoder that has this feature. There are very
simple encoders that don't have it ... e.g. the X and Y optical encoders
in older "non-optical" ball mice.
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