The Model 3 spinner is compatible with the Ultimarc Opti-PAC and
Hagstrom Electronics KE-72T, ME4, and KE-USB36 encoder interfaces.
The Model 3 can also be used in combination with the optional USB
mouse interface which is sold separately by Oscar Controls for
compatibility with Windows 98/Me/2000/XP.
The Model 3 is available with or
without a mounting plate to suit your installation requirements.
Both the mounting plate and plateless bracket assembly are
manufactured by Oscar Controls.
Four choices of spinner knobs are
available. Please see the Spinner
Knobs page for additional information.
- Heavy, 3/8" thick
steel flywheel laser cut for accuracy
- Self-lubricating bronze bearing
- 1/4" alloy steel shaft case hardened to Rockwell C 60
- Oscar Controls universal optic board
- Custom steel encoder wheel manufactured by Oscar Controls.
.: Connection to encoder interface
The connection header on the Model 3
has 4 pins labeled:
The +5V and GND pins are to be wired
to your encoder's similarly labeled connections. The S1 & S2
pins are to be wired to your encoder's signal input connections (X1
& X2 for the Opti-PAC, A3 & B3 for the Hagstrom ME4, etc). A
receptacle connector is included with the Model 3 for making the
wire connections. A small, flat head screwdriver is all that
is required for inserting the wires into the connector.
Recommended wire size is 22 gauge stranded.
USB Mouse interface
The optional USB mouse interface
allows the Model 3 spinner to be connected directly to your PC's USB
port. The USB mouse interface is compatible with
The Model 3
may be used on either the x- or y-axis with the USB mouse interface,
and it also supports axis-reversing.