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Shaft Encoder on Belt


What encoder mount has shown the best results ?


Bad: The encoder is mounted against the movement of the belt, it will go left and right and affect the print quality.

Medium: The encoder mount hinge is too high, angle it less than 45 degrees to the table, any bump will spring to the mount and back affecting the print quality.

Good: The encoder mount hinge low, angle is about 30 degrees

Rule of thumb:

  • Use rubber wheels when on a shaft. Rubber-metal
  • Use a metal wheel when on a belt. Met