RM-2000 Rack Mount Stage Controller

Basic Specs

  • 2U 19” Rack Mount Control Unit: 22.8D x 48.3W x 8.1H cm (9” x 19” x 3.2”)
  • 100 MHz Microcontroller for Faster Command Processing and Servo Control
  • Closed-Loop DC Servo Control of up to Four Motorized Axes
  • 0-10 Vdc DAC Output for Additional Analog Control
  • Firmware Upgradeable via Serial Connection
  • Remembers Last Position on Power Up
  • LCD Display Shows Axes Coordinates and Status
  • USB or RS-232 Serial Control with Rates to 115200 Baud
  • “Zero”, “@”, and “Home” Buttons on Joystick
  • Left- or Right-Hand Joystick Unit

More Info

Options Supported
RM-2000 Options Supported
  • Z-Drives, with Clutch Switch
  • Dual Filterwheel Control
  • Dual Shutter Control
  • Piezo Z-axis Control
  • Linear Encoders (XYZ)
  • Hardware Video Autofocus
  • Raster and Serpentine Scanning Routines with TTL Synchronization
  • Leica Smart Move™ Digital Potentiometers for XY Motion Control
  • TTL Control of Moves to Previously Stored Locations
  • Multi-output Hardware Sequencer Functions
  • Bare boards & Custom firmware are available for OEM applications
RM-2000 Specifications
Digital Servo Loop Time 1 millisecond per Axis
Digital-Closed-Loop Speed Dynamic Range > 40 dB
Motor Type Brushed DC Servo Motors
Maximum Motor Current 1.5 Amp
Motor Voltage 6 – 24 Vdc
Encoder Options Internal Rotary or External Linear Encoders Supported
Number of Axes Up to four Motor Axes, plus DAC Output Channel
Manual Controls XY Joystick, Control Wheel, Zero, @, and Home Buttons, Filterwheel Advance to Next, Shutter Toggle, Controller Reset
Display 4-line by 40-character LCD Display shows Axes Positions and Status
Computer Interface RS-232 Serial and USB
Interface Baud Rate 9600, 19200, 115200
Filterwheel Switching Time < 40 ms
Shutter Switching Time ≤ 8 ms
Power Requirements Voltage 100 – 240 Vac 50/60 Hz
Current 2.3 Amp (max)