CTS CORPORATION Elkhart, Indiana 46514 (574) 523-3800
September 1, 2011
FOR RELEASE: Immediately
CTS Introduces Optical Encoder with Momentary Switch
Elkhart, IN…CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) a leading supplier of electrocomponent products, is pleased to announce the addition of a new precision long life optical encoder to its broad portfolio of mechanical encoders, precision potentiometers, position sensors, DIP and rotary switches. The new CTS 291 series optical encoder’s 12mm low profile package is one of the smallest optical encoders available.
Key features of CTS Electrocomponents’ high performance optical encoder include long life, precise digital signal output, compact size and flexible construction, all at a very competitive price.
The 291 series optical encoder offers up to 3M life cycles on both the encoder and optional momentary switch, has 6 and 8 PPR resolution and is available with up to 32 detents at multiple torque options. The product operates at 5VDC or 3.3VDC, providing the user with lower power consumption features and offers standard PC terminals and wire harness options.
It is ideal for high end medical, communication, industrial, HVAC, transportation and professional audio applications. Its sealed package and ability to operate over a wide temperature range makes it suitable for almost all applications. CTS has provided precision and robust potentiometers to the industry for over 80 years and is pleased to offer this encoder family to meet the industry’s digital interface requirements.
information on CTS’ optical encoder or other Electrocomponent products, please
contact Mark Ahlemann at 574-523-3800.
CTS is a leading designer and manufacturer of electronic components and sensors and a provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS) to OEMs in the automotive, communications, medical, defense and aerospace, industrial and computer markets. CTS manufactures products in North America, Europe and Asia. CTS' stock is traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "CTS.”
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Mitchell J. Walorski, Director of Investor Relations
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