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Bourns Extends Rotary Encoder Line with New Model Featuring High Detent Force with Smooth Tactile Feedback

Model PEC11H is Designed for Applications that Require a Rugged Menu-Select Encoder

RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 25, 2020 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced the introduction of Model PEC11H as an extension to the company's rotary encoder product line. Bourns engineered its Model PEC11H encoder with an innovative ball/spring design that provides a strong, positive detent feel. This high force detent feature satisfies increasing end-user demands for more noticeable and smooth tactile feedback in a broad range of applications that require a rugged menu-select encoder such as in Professional Audio and Lighting, low/medium risk medical**, test/measurement and lab equipment, industrial automation controls and consumer white goods.

Bourns' new rotary encoder also features quadrature output with a 100,000 rotational cycle rating and a –25 °C to +70 °C operating temperature range. Delivering design flexibility, the Model PEC11H is offered in various resolutions and knurled and flatted shaft lengths as well as with a momentary push switch option.

The Model PEC11H encoder is RoHS* compliant, has an IP 40 dust seal rating, and is available now. For more detailed product information, please refer to the Bourns website: www.bourns.com/products/encoders/contacting-encoders

*RoHS Directive 2015/863, Mar 31, 2015 and Annex.

**Bourns® products have not been designed for and are not intended for use in "lifesaving," "life-critical" or "life-sustaining" applications nor any other applications where failure or malfunction of the Bourns® product may result in personal injury or death. See Legal Disclaimer Notice www.bourns.com/docs/legal/disclaimer.pdf

About Bourns

Bourns, Inc., is a leading manufacturer and supplier of position and speed sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic components, microelectronic modules, panel controls and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, California, USA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including automotive, industrial, consumer, communications, non-critical life support medical (low/medium risk), audio and various other market segments. Additional company and product information is available at www.bourns.com.

Bourns® and the Bourns logo are registered trademarks of Bourns, Inc. and may be used only with the permission of Bourns and proper acknowledgement. Other listed names and brands are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Bourns® products have not been designed for and are not intended for use in "lifesaving," "life-critical" or "life-sustaining" applications nor any other applications where failure or malfunction of the Bourns® product may result in personal injury or death. See Legal Disclaimer Notice www.bourns.com/docs/legal/disclaimer.pdf

Agency Contact:
Annette Keller
Keller Communication
(949) 947-7232
annettekeller1984@gmail.com
Company Contact:
David Scofield
Bourns, Inc.
(951) 781-5054
david.scofield@bourns.com
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