POSITIP 880


    Up to 6 axes from A to Z and ZO, ZS

    Encoder inputs

    6 x 1 VPP, 11 µAPP or EnDat 2.1; D-sub female 15-pin (automatic interface recognition)

    Input frequency

    ≤ 100 kHz

    Signal period

    0.128 µm, 2 µm, 4 µm, 10 µm, 20 µm, 40 µm, 100 µm, 10 240 µm, 12 800 µm

    Line count


    Subdivision factor

    Max. 1024-fold

    Display step 1)

    Linear axis: 1 mm to 0.005 µm

    Angular axis: 0.01° to 0.000 1° (00° 00‘ 01‘‘)


    Color flat screen for position values, dialog and input displays, graphic functions, graphic positioning support and contour monitoring

    Status display

    Operating mode, REF, reference-point number, tool number, inch, scale, feed-rate display, stopwatch

    For milling/drilling/boring

    Tool compensation R+, R–

    For turning

    Radius/diameter display; separate or sum display for Z and ZO


    • REF reference-mark evaluation for distance-coded or single reference marks
    • Distance-to-go mode, nominal position input (absolute or incremental)
    • Scaling factor
    • Contour monitoring with magnify function
    • Any axis combinations
    • HELP: On-screen operating instructions
    • INFO: Stopwatch, pocket calculator, cutting data calculator (for milling), taper calculator (for turning)

    For milling/drilling/boring

    • 99 datums and 99 tools
    • Calculation of positions for hole patterns (circular patterns as well as linear patterns)
    • Tool radius compensation
    • Probing function for datum acquisition with the KT edge finder: "Edge," "Centerline" and "Circle center"
    • Positioning aids for milling and the roughing out of a rectangle pocket

    For turning

    • 1 datum, 99 tools
    • Freezing tool position for back-off
    • Oversize allowances


    Up to 999 program blocks per program; sub programming capability with turning and mirroring; teach-in programming

    Cycles For milling/drilling

    For turning

    Line segments, circular arcs, chamfers, circular and linear hole patterns, rectangular pockets

    Line segments, circular arcs, chamfers, multipass

    Error compensation

    Linear and multipoint, up to 128 measuring points

    Interfaces Serial


    RS-232-C/V.24 300 to 115 200 baud

    • For output of programs, measured values and parameters
    • For loading of programs and parameters

    Centronics for output of measured values

    Switching I/O

    • Via IOB 89 external input/output unit
    • 1 input for KT edge finder


    KT edge finder (milling) tilting base, tilt/swivel mount, pivot arm

    Power connection

    100 V to 240 V AC (–5 % to +10 %), 48 Hz to 62 Hz; 35 W

    Operating temperature

    0 °C to 45 °C (storage temperature –20 °C to 70 °C)

    Protection EN 60 529

    IP 40, front panel IP 54


    Approx. 3.2 kg

    1) Depends on the signal period or line count of the connected encoder