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Encoder legacy products

What are legacy products?

Legacy products are either not recommended for new designs or are being made obsolete.

Last time buy dates for products being made obsolete are detailed below:

Last Time Buy (LTB) dates

The products below are being made obsolete, however a Last Time Buy (LTB) option is available. LTB orders are required by the following dates:

Product LTB date Suggested alternative
RGH20 readhead30th August 2022VIONiC, QUANTiC™
RGH22 readhead29th September 2023

TONiC, VIONiC

Readheads not recommended for new designs

RG2

Readhead

Suggested alternative

RGH24

TONiC, VIONiC

RGH22 optical encoder

RG4

Readhead

Suggested alternative

RGH34ATOM™, ATOM DX™

RGH40

QUANTiC™

RGH41

QUANTiC

RGH45

QUANTiC
RGH40 optical encoder

Scales not recommended for new designs

Gold plated tape scales

Scale

Suggested alternative (datasheet)

RGS20 RKLC20
RGS40 RKLC40
RGSZ20

RKLC20

RGS scale

Glass spar scale

Scale

Suggested alternative (datasheet)

RGS40-G

RTLC40

RSLM20

RGS40-G encoder scale

Stainless steel scales

Scale

Suggested alternative (datasheet)

RTLR40

RTLC40

RSLR20

RSLM20

RESR20RESM20
RESR40RESM40
RESR RTLR RESR encoder scales

Obsolete products

The products below are now obsolete and no longer available to order:

ProductsSuggested alternative
RGH20F readhead + REF/REB interface

TONiC, VIONiC

RGH25F readhead + REF/REB interface

TONiC, VIONiC

RGH25F UHV readheadTONiC UHV
SiGNUM™ readhead and interface TONiC