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 =====Installation===== =====Installation=====
 It is strongly recommended to take the installation of shaft encoders into account ahead of time as quadrature shaft encoders are the bulkiest sensors in VRC and take up a large amount of space in the robot. Shaft encoders use the axle attached to the rotating mechanism, or the output axle to rotate a black shaft at the center of the sensor. The housing itself is secured to the axle supports. Because of the sensor’s large size, many teams allocate space for it by adding a secondary output axle in a different area with an identical size gear or sprocket as the original output gear. It is strongly recommended to take the installation of shaft encoders into account ahead of time as quadrature shaft encoders are the bulkiest sensors in VRC and take up a large amount of space in the robot. Shaft encoders use the axle attached to the rotating mechanism, or the output axle to rotate a black shaft at the center of the sensor. The housing itself is secured to the axle supports. Because of the sensor’s large size, many teams allocate space for it by adding a secondary output axle in a different area with an identical size gear or sprocket as the original output gear.
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-Wiring a quadrature shaft encoder requires two digital ports on the microcontroller with one wire being the  
  
 =====See Also===== =====See Also=====
   * [[https://​www.vexrobotics.com/​276-2156.html|Product Page]]   * [[https://​www.vexrobotics.com/​276-2156.html|Product Page]]
   * [[https://​renegaderobotics.org/​vex-sensors-shaft-encoders/​|Article on Optical Shaft Encoders by Renegade Robotics]]   * [[https://​renegaderobotics.org/​vex-sensors-shaft-encoders/​|Article on Optical Shaft Encoders by Renegade Robotics]]
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