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 filter wheel 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 and 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)