EUCHNER electronic handwheels are manual pulse generators used primarily for positioning of axis on CNC machinery. Our unique "magnetic detent" provides years of reliable wear-free operation. EUCHNER offers three magnetic detent models to fit your application. Custom logos are also available.

Note: Handwheel Dials for HKB and HKD are sold separately.



  • Wear-free magnetic detent
  • Single body construction
  • Output circuit
    • RS422A
    • Push-pull
  • Custom dial faceplates available
  • HKB

    • Rear installation into panel
    • Compact design


    • Front panel mount
    • Dial included


    • Rear installation into panel


  • Wear-free quiet magnetic detent (HKB, HKC and HKD)
  • High resistance to shock and vibration
  • Custom faceplates and dials
  • Lightweight construction
  • 12 different dials available
    • Plastic and Metal


  • 100 or 25 square-wave pulses per revolution
  • 100 detent positions
  • Magnetic detent (HKA, HKC and HKD)
  • Environmental protection IP 65 (front) - oil and dust tight, and water resistant
  • Ambient operating temperature
    • HKD (0 to 70°C)
    • HKC (0 to 50°C)
    • HKB (0 to 50°C)
  • Wiring termination
    • Screw terminal
    • Plug-in 9-pin
    • Ribbon cable, 6-pole with connector

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