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Description: This is the Wheel Encoder Kit from DAGU, a simple add-on to any wheeled robot that can help measure the speed or distance the chassis travels. Each wheel encoder kit consists of two neodymium 8-pole magnets with rubber hubs and two hall-effect sensors terminated with 150mm cables and 3-pin female servo headers. These wheel encoders require a supply voltage of 3-24V with a supply current of 4mA.
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The encoder is working well for me. I’ve mounted the magnetic disk on the drive shaft of a 4x4 car, after removing the rubber backing. I had first tried mounting the disk on an axle, but I over tightened the wheel nut and broke the disk. It looks like a washer made of steel, but it is more brittle than I expected. It is working well on the drive shaft for counting revolutions, approximating travel distance.