High Resolution, Motorized, Pan-Tilt Stages have been added to the extensive line of OES (Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc.) motion control products.
These motorized Pan-Tilt Stages are available in three sizes. The PT60 series Pan-Tilt Stage is a combination of two 60 mm (2.362 in.) rotary stages, the PT100 series is a combination of two 100 mm (3.937 in.) rotary stages and the PT200 series is a combination of two 200 mm (7.874 in.) rotary stages, set at a 90 degrees angle to each other. The rotary stages of each Pan-Tilt stage features a high repeatability of 0.005 degrees (18 arcsec), a positional accuracy of 0.005 degrees (18 arcsec), and a resolution of 0.001 degress (3.6 arcsec) when 10 Micro-steps per Step Motor Driver is in use. These Pan (horizontal table)-Tilt (vertical table) stages are deal for: Scanning, testing, inspection, assembly, positioning, laser and micro machining, pointing optics and cameras, and other applications.
The pan and tilt axes on both stages have precision V-grove and crossed roller travel guides and are driven by a worm gear with just of 0.005 degrees (18 arcsec) of backlash. These compact, easily integrated Pan-Tilt stages weigh just 2.0 kg (4.4 lbs) for the PT60-01 and 4.4 kg (9.75 lbs) for the PT100-01 and load capacities are 10 kg (22 lbs) and 20 kg (44 lbs) respectively.
Each axis is driven by a standard bi-directional stepper motor with a knob for manual adjustments and each rotary axis has a vernier scale for setup. The knob on each motor can be replaced with an optical encoder for position verification. Travel speed of each axis is 12 degrees per second with the stepper motors For higher speeds and closed loop operation, servo motors are also available. Electrical connections are made using 9 pin DB-9 connectors.
The PT60, PT100 and the PT200 Pan-Tilt Stages can be ordered as complete plug-and-play systems with a multi-axis controller, joystick, trackball or keypad.