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Supplier Directory: Encoders

Trans-Cal Industries, Inc.
D120-P2-T series and SSD120-XX series blind encoders. New product is Model SSD120-XXA-RS232 blind encoder which has 2 serial output ports with 10-foot resolution.

16141 Cohasset St.
Van Nuys, CA 91406-2908

Phone: 818/787-1221
Fax: 818/787-8916

Taskem Corp.
Model 2000 altimeter - altitude, alert, OAT/ModeC/VSI all in 3 1/8" instrument.

12 Tickle's Rd.
Westport, MA 2790

Phone: 508/679-9339
Fax: 508/646-2755

Shadin Co., Inc.
Shadin encoders provide Mode C gray code data to the transponder and high res (10 ft.) RS232 serial data to selected GPS receivers so that altitude data is automatically updated.

6831 Oxford
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Phone: 952/927-6500
Fax: 952/924-1111

RST Engineering
The RST-7391 Altitude Encoder Test Box is a "Sorta-Kit(R)" of parts for you to assemble a low-cost encoder readout and test box.

13993 Downwind Court.
Grass Valley, CA 95945

Phone: 530/272-2203

Rocky Mountain Instrument
Combination encoder, altimeter, airspeed, VSI, OAT and altitude alert system in 3 1/8" instrument. Complete air data output for all GPS systems included.

202 Fremont St., PO Box 683
Thermopolis, WY 82443

Phone: 307/864-9300
Fax: 307/864-9264

Ack Technologies, Inc.
Model A-30 Mode C altitude encoder; -950 to +30,750 feet; TSO C-882.

440 W. Julian St.
San Jose, CA 95110

Phone: 408/287-8021
Fax: 408/971-6879

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