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FAQ 235: Measure incremental encoder signal at low speed

Question

When calculating the angular velocity from an encoder signal at ‘low speed’ the result becomes imprecise. How can a better measurement result be achieved?

Answer

Tags

Date 2010-12-01
Software Type Implementation Software
Product DS1103 PPC Controller Board, DS1104 R&D Controller Board, DS3001/DS3002 Incremental Encoder Interface Board, Real-Time Interface (RTI)
Type Frequently Asked Questions
Information Category Working with
dSPACE Release 2017-A, 2016-B, 2016-A, 2015-B, 2015-A, 2014-B, 2014-A, 2013-B, 2013-A, Prior to 2013-A
Keywords incremental encoder interface, calculate speed, angular velocity, DS1401