Roller Arm Cable Counter


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 pelicase display or as a stand alone unit supplying just the quadrature encoder output for integration into clients existing systems.

Key features

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


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

Product specification

Frame Height Range: 1 metre
Roller wheel width: 585mm
Track Width: 400mm
Total Length: 1.2metre
Cable Guidance Arm Max Opening: 420mm
Wheel Distance per Revolution: 0.5metre
Suitable for Cable Diameters: 17mm to 350mm
Encoder Output: Push Pull Quadrature