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Roller Arm Cable Counter RCC

The DLM Roller Arm Cable Counter is as its name suggests a widely used and highly effective cable measuring device. Frequently used on cable laying vessels it combines durable, robust design with high reliability.

The counter is fitted with a heavy duty roller arm which supplies data via the sealed rotary quadrature shaft encoder. The counter can be supplied with a DLM display cabinet or as a stand alone unit supplying just the quadrature encoder output for integration into clients existing systems.


  • Heavy duty roller arm spanning the width of the frame
  • Cable guidance arms
  • Adjustable frame height
  • Sealed rotary enclosure with IP67 brass connector
  • Supplied with signal cable and displays as required


  • Cable laying operations
  • Cable transfer
  • Cable loading
  • Cable measurement

Dimensional Data

Counter Frame Specification

Part number: 0001 – 1239

Frame height range1 metre
Roller Wheel width585mm
Track width400mm
Total length1.2 metres
Cable guidance arms max opening420mm
Wheel distance per revolution0.5 metres
Suitable for cable diameters17mm to 350mm
Encoder outputPush Pull Quadrature

Display Specification

Part Number: 0001 – 1228

EnclosureRugged Polyglass Enclosure
Speed/distance MeterBright Red Digital LED Red Lion PAXI Meter
Exterior SwitchesIP67 rated On/Off switch/ IP67 rated Reset Switch
Re-transmissionRS232 /RS485
Power Supply90-250VAC power supply
Counter Cable ConnectorIP67 Brass LMG
Counter Accuracy1% (assuming clean roller and no cable slip)
Signal Cable20 metres as standard
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