|Name||Gray code and rotary encoder|
|Description||Accumulate rotary encoder increments, provide timing statistics.|
|Options||numchannels, edges, avg_period|
The graycode protocol decoder can decode Gray Codes up to 8 data lines (but easily generalizes). One popular special case is the Rotary Encoder, which has two lines, A and B, representing a quadrature signal. The decoder will report phase, counting direction, absolute count, as well as timing information.
edges: Number of rising and falling edges per turn of all lines. Rotary encoders are usually labeled as having N pulses per turn. A pulse consists of rising and falling edge and you have two lines that are phase-shifted by 90° to one another. This allows to extract 4N edges per turn.
numchannels: due to a current bug in Pulseview, assigned optional probes aren't reported correctly, so you'll have to select the number of channels manually.