Retrofit Components for Manual CMMs

DEVA001 PCI Encoder Interfaceimage

Designed to interface industry-standard rotary shaft encoders and linear scales to PC-compatible computers, the DEVA001 incremental encoder interface card makes it possible to measure position, velocity and acceleration in such wide-ranging applications as robotics, co-ordinate measuring machines and CNC machine tools.


Based on a custom-designed ASIC quadrature counter, the DEVA001 interface card provides three independent encoder channels each with a 32-bit position counter with a maximum count rate of 10MHz. The DEVA001 also contains a wealth of synchronization and triggering facilities which enables both OEMs and end-users to create powerful and highly flexible PC-based measurement systems.

imageA comprehensive software support package includes libraries and examples for Plug 'n' Play software support for Windows 98/NT4/2000/ME/XP and Vista enables simple installation and automatic configuration of up to 6 interfaces supporting a total of 18 encoders. The card is also supplied with a multi-axis digital readout program which is useful for system verification. The DEVA001 PCI Encoder Interface is available with many additional accessories for true plug and play interpolation. The DEVA018 single axis sine-wave interpolator is just one example of the DEVA accessories. It can accept 11µA or 1vpp differential sine / cosine signals and produce RS422 differential square wave quadrature signals.The interpolation factor may be set to 1, 2, 5 or 10 times e.g. provides 0.5u resolution from a 20u pitch scale. Also available is the Deva 023 reader head pre-amp for use with standard Brown & Sharpe reader heads.The Deva 023 performs the necessary signal conditioning required for use with the DEVA001

AAT USB303 Encoder Interface


Introducing the AAT USB303 Interface Box for manual CMMs. This interface box is an easy to install solution for your CMM using TTL signal inputs. Connects to user PC via USB and interfaces directly with CAPPS DMIS software for quick, trouble free, installation. Easy connections to machine using TTL signal inputs and direct connection for Renishaw probe interface.


The USB303 Interface Box works with the machines built-in reference marks for auto homing procedures. With an extremely small enclosure, labeled connection points, USB communication and provided audible signal for probe contacts the USB303 is a great solution for your manual CMM needs.


Let AAT make your connection cables! Applied Automation is able to supply true plug and play harnesses for all of the retrofit packages offered. Allowing us to make a professional connection harness saves on installation time and costs!




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