Archive for the ‘Controller’ Category

Motion Control – Ultra-High Precision, Compact, Low Cost, Optical Positioning System Features Zero Translation from Equipment Solutions!

Motion Control – Linear Focus Actuator     Sunnyvale, CA, — Motion Control – Optical Positioning System – Developed for precision optical positioning applications the LFA-1210 Linear Focus Actuator features a patented zero-translation tangential flexure for high speed travel. The clear aperture, 10 mm (0.394 in.) stroke length and standard 12 mm optics mount (or […]

Motion Control – High Precision XYR Alignment Stage Has Better Than +/- 3 Micron Accuracy!

Motion Control – Alignment Stage! Van Nuys, CA – — Motion Control -Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) has introduced the XYR-300-400 Alignment Stage offering +/- 3 micron accuracy for industrial, medical, semiconductor, production, research, and laboratory applications.  The XYR-300-400 Alignment Stage features +/- 15 mm of travel in the X and Y axes and +/- […]

Motion Control – Galil’s RIO-47142 Pocket PLC with Two Ethernet Ports!

Motion Control – Galil Controller         Vaughan, Ontario – Canada — Motion Control – Galil, an industry leader in motion control technology, is announcing the latest product in their RIO Pocket PLC Series. The new RIO-47142 includes an internal switch with two Ethernet ports for daisy-chaining multiple RIO units. This allows management […]

Motion Control – The world’s lightest electric mountain bike features maxon BIKEDRIVE AIR

Motion Control – Application – Mountain Bike With the new Lightrider E Ultimate, Swiss bicycle manufacturer Thömus is launching the world’s first full-suspension cross-country electric mountain bike weighing less than 15 kilograms. This record-breaking weight is made possible by the small and efficient maxon BIKEDRIVE AIR drive in the extremely lightweight Thömus ultra-high modulus carbon […]

Motion Control – Linear Focus Actuator from Equipment Solutions features 200 Nanometer position Repeatability!

Motion Control – Linear Focus Actuator features 200 Nanometer repeatability!     Forestville, CA, – — Motion Control – This Custom LFA-2003 Linear Focus Actuator Features: 20 millimeter clear aperture, 3 millimeters linear motion, 200 nanometer position repeatability, Flexture guidance system, ‘C’ mount lens adapter, integrated coil temperature sensor, direct SCA814 Servo Controlled Amplifier compatibility, […]

Motion Control Application – Monitoring Over 6,000 Miles with the Galil DMC-4020 Motion Controller

Motion Control Application – Motion Controllers       Vaughan, Ontario, Canada – Motion Control Application – It’s estimated over 850,000 have entered the United States unlawfully since 2002. The try and prevent this, U.S. Border Patrol agents have the arduous task of monitoring over 6,000 miles of land along the southern US-Mexican and northern […]

Motion Control – Application – Finding The dark energy of the universe.

Motion Control – Application – Searching for “Dark Energy”! Motion control – Application- The HETDEX project is the first major attempt to find “dark energy” in the universe. With special spectrographs, the three-dimensional positions of one million galaxies are recorded. In the summer of 2012, the Hobby-Eberly Telescope started scanning the universe – aided by […]

Motion Control – Miniature Linear Focus Actuator Features <50 Nanometer Positioning Resolution!

Motion Control – Miniature Linear Focus Actuator LFA-1007 Linear Focus Actuator: 10mm clear aperture, 7mm range of motion, <50 nanometer positioning resolution, 50 grams moving mass, 70 x 70 x 50 (600g)   Forestville, CA — Motion Control Linear Focus Actuator – The LFA-1007 is a high performance compact positioning actuator. It was specifically developed […]

Motion Control Application – Lab automation is getting even smaller

Motion Control Application – Lab Automation Motion Control Application – When you need the accuracy but don’t have the room or the budget.   Fall River, MA – Motion Control Application – UK Robotics has recently launched a new liquid handler to shake up the lab automation market. Feedback from small biotech companies and big […]

Motion Control – High Speed, High Force, Sub-micron Positioning, Voice Coil Stage Features 20 mm Aperture!

Motion Control – Sub-micron Position Stage Forestville, CA, — — Motion Control – High speed, high force, sub-micron, >300 nanometer (1.1811 10-6 in.) positioning resolution, cross roller voice coil stages are self-contained, compact, and can be mounted in a horizontal or vertical axis. The high speed, 20 mm (0.7874 in.) travel, Equipment Solutions’ Motion Control […]

Motion Control – 1, 2, 3 and 4 Axes of Motion Controllers for Servos and Steppers are Low Cost and Plug-and-Play!

Motion Control – Motion Controllers for Servos and Steppers! Van Nuys, CA – — Motion Control – Need a quick and easy solution to install a single or multi-axis Plug-and-Play motion controller? The answer: The MCC Series of stepper and servo motor controllers from OES (Optimal Engineering Systems) which are designed to control from one […]

Motion Control – Open Aperture Voice Coil Stages Feature 1.20 Inches of Travel and Resolutions of 29.95 and 25.4 Microns!

Motion Control – Open Aperture Voice Coil Stages!   Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – The Moticont’s HCDS-051-064 Series of Open Aperture Voice Coil Stages are linear DC motor (also called voice coil) driven stages. Designed for closed loop servo operation, an integral quadrature optical encoder with differential outputs is standard. The stages are: […]

Motion Control – Build-to-Order High Precision XZG Positioning Stages (X-axis, Z-axis, and Goniometer) from OES!

Motion Control – X-axis, Z-axis, plus Goniometer from OES! Van Nuys, CA – — Motion Control – An extensive series of XZG Positioning Stages (X-axis, Z-axis, and Goniometer) is the newest addition to the OES (Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc.) family of high precision motion control stages. Built to order, a user can select from any […]

Motion Control – Frameless BLDC motor with matching encoder for a wide range of robotics applications!

Motion Control – Frameless BLDC Motor Taunton, MA — Motion Control Products – maxon presents a new frameless BLDC motor with matching encoder that really comes into its own in dynamic applications. This heralds the arrival on the market of several solutions for design engineers grappling with tight spaces. Innovative motor concepts are the answer […]

Motion Control – SPS15 Power Supply from Equipment Solutions for Voice Coil Actuators!

Motion Control – Voice Coil Motor Power Supply! Forestville, CA, – — The motion control SPS15 power supply will power any Equipment Solutions Linear Focus Actuator. With its universal instrumentation cord power entry module you will be able to run power from literally anywhere in the world anywhere.

Motion Control – Low Cost 1, 2, 3, and 4 ADAGIO Axis Stepper Motor Motion Control Systems Available from Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES)!

Motion Control – Stepper Motor Motion Control Systems     Van Nuys, CA – — Motion Control – To complement the Optimal Engineering Systems’ (OES) expanding line of single and multi-axis motion control stages, OES has added the ADAGIO-X-STPR Series of Motion Control Systems. The ADAGIO-STPR Series of rack mounted Stand-alone Stepper Motor Controllers are […]

Motion Control – Servo Controller for Non-commutated Devices, eg. voice coil motors, from Equipment Solutions!

Motion Control – Servo Controller for Non-commutated Devices! Motion Control – SCA601 Linear Servo Controller: High Performance analog PID Servo Control law; Digital control of PID tuning parameters; Analog Position Sensor input; High current linear amplifier; RS232 interface; 76 x 76 x 25     Forestville, CA, – — Motion Control – The SCA601 Linear […]

Motion Control – Tutorial – Motion & Automation Controllers

Motion Control – Tutorial                   Tutorial – Vaughan, Ontario, Canada – A Motion Controller or Automation Controller is the primary intelligence, or brain, within a motion control system. It is responsible for calculating and generating the output commands for a desired motion path or trajectory. Motion controllers vary in complexity; sophisticated […]

Motion Control – Miniature Voice Coil Stage has 35 mm Travel and Features 200 Nanometer Position Repeatability!

Motion Control – Miniature Linear Voice Coil Stage VCS-35 Voice Coil Stage: 35mm of linear motion; Optional clear aperture; Recirculating ball bearing guidance system; 200 nanometer position repeatability; 37 G’s acceleration; Direct SCA814 Servo Controlled Amplifier compatibility; 38 x 41 x 102mm, 320 grams Forestville, CA – Motion Control – Products – Equipment Solutions, Inc. […]

Motion Control Application – maxon drives are used in the rover and in the first Mars helicopter

Motion Control Application – Maxon Goes to Mars!   The Helicopter is Still Flying … … 28 Trips and Counting! Taunton, MA — Motion Control Application – DC motors from maxon have been used in virtually all successful robot missions on Mars. More than 100 of these drives from Switzerland are already on the Red […]

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