Controllers for Motorized Linear Stages

Controllers for Motorized Linear Stages


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Selection Guide for Stepper Motor Controllers

 

Groups

Description

Control Axis Options

Computer Interface Options

Micro Stepping

Min. / Max. Driving Speed

Additional Features

Relative Price

Standard Stepper Controllers

The GSC series controllers provide cost-effective, basic control for the 5-phase stepper motor stages and actuators.

 

1 axis

2 axes

 

 

 

RS232C

 

 

 

1 and 2 pulses/step

The 2-axis version (GSC-02) only runs in half-step mode.

100 Pulses/Sec

20,000 Pulses/Sec

 

Limit switch detection, Requires AC-ADP-2427 power supply

 

$

Preset Position Controller

The GIP-101B is designed to control the SIZM and SZLM motorized zoom microscopes and objective turrets but can also be used for most stepper motor stages also.

1 axis

 

USB

1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 20, 25, 40, 50, 80, 100, 125, 200, and 250 pulses/step

 

1 Pulse/Sec

500,000 Pulses/Sec

 

5-point preset position function

 

 

$$$

Micro Stepping Controller

The SHOT-702 series controller includes a micro-step driver to enable ultra-fine resolution for the stepper motor stages and actuators.

2 axes

 

RS232C, USB

1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 20, 25, 40, 50, 80, 100, 125, 200, and 250 pulses/step

1 Pulse/Sec

500,000 Pulses/Sec

 

Limit switch detection, E-Break for Motor

 

$$$

Low Noise Controller

The HSC 3-axis controller is designed to provide low noise and high current capacity for driving larger stepper motor stages.  The driving speed is 8X higher than the other controllers

3 axes

 

USB

40 pulses/step, only

1 Pulse/Sec

4,000,000 Pulses/Sec

 

Low noise and vibration driver design, High driving current capacity, 3-axis Linear Interpolation, Circular Interpolation

$$$$$$

Closed-Loop Controller

The SHOT-GS controllers provide full closed-loop functionality for 2- or 4- axis stage systems. 

2 axes

4 axes

 

GPIB, RS232C, USB

1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 20, 25, 40, 50, 80, 100, 125, 200, and 250 pulses/step

1 Pulse/Sec

500,000 Pulses/Sec

 

Closed-loop Control, Control programs can be stored in internal memory, Linear Interpolation (2 axes), Circular Interpolation, Requires CJ-200A control pad

 

$$$$$$$

Closed Loop, Extendable Controller

The HIT controllers can be daisy-chained together to control 8 stages. They run in a master/slave configuration and provide full closed-loop functionality

Extendable from 2 to 8 axes

 

RS232C, USB, Ethernet

1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 20, 25, 40, 50, 80, 100, 125, 200, and 250 pulses/step

1 Pulse/Sec

500,000 Pulses/Sec

 

Can be daisy-chained to control up to 8 axes, Closed-loop control function, Requires the AC-ADP-2427 power supply for each unit.

 

 

 

2-Axes: $$$, Additional Axis:  $

 

 

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