Encoder Resolution


Description: Encoder resolution is the number of measuring segments or units in one revolution of an encoder shaft or 1 in/mm of a linear scale. Encoder resolution is commonly measured in pulses per revolution (PPR) for incremental encoders and bits for absolute encoders (source)

Example: 24 bits

Synonym(s): None

Element Segments: Space Segment, Ground Segment

Element Families: Attitude Control, Communications, Signal Processing