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Piezo Motor Linear Stage Integrates Closed-Loop Controller/Driver

Dec. 8, 2010
Debuting as the newest member of the CONEX integrated stage and controller family, the CONEX-AGP is preconfigured with an Agilis AG-LS25-27P linear stage that integrates a direct-read linear encoder.

Debuting as the newest member of the CONEX integrated stage and controller family, the CONEX-AGP is preconfigured with an Agilis AG-LS25-27P linear stage that integrates a direct-read linear encoder. The CONEX-AG-LS25-27P combines a piezo motor linear stage with the low-cost architecture of the CONEX controller family. The controller delivers sub-micron, bi-directional repeatability of 0.3 µm. The linear stage is capable of 27-mm travel and the controller’s deadband function allows modification of the closed-loop parameters to program the acceptable deviation from a position and to hold that position steady. NEWPORT CORP., Irvine, CA. (800) 222-6440.

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