How to test a linear encoder

How to test a linear encoder

Refer to the link below for instructions on how to test the linear encoder. 

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🔧 Tools you may need:    𐄂 multimeter    𐄂 #2 Phillips screwdriver 

Click this link for a step by step instructional video.

🗈 When testing the linear encoder with a multimeter, a sudden drop in resistance may be caused by the multimeter switching to a different range. Setting the meter to 5000 ohms will prevent that from happening.

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