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HC-020K Encoder Module Guide

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HC-020K Encoder Module Guide

This HC-020K encoder is very useful to sense the motor’s position and velocity. It can be connected to any microcontroller via the 3-pin header. In this article, we'll talk about how to wire and set up the module for operation with an Arduino Board.  Wiring Most HC-020K modules operate with 5V and produce a digital output within the range of 0V to 5V. It will provide a 5V output when the beam is blocked, and a 0V output when the beam is unblocked. Arduino can read the pulse train to determine how far the motor has travelled at what velocity. For...

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