MS-2000 Small XY Stage
About the MS-2000 Small Stage
The MS-2000 XY stage has been specifically designed to provide a high resolution, and highly repeatable, means of controlling the X- and Y-position of a microscope stage. All axes derive their precise control through the use of closed-loop DC servo motors employing high-resolution rotary encoders for positioning feedback. By using closed-loop control of the stage position, there is no chance that the stage will become lost, as can occur with open-loop micro-stepped stages after a number of moves and direction changes. The MS-2000 XY stage utilizes crossed-roller slides, a high-precision lead screw, and zero-backlash miniature geared DC servo motors for smooth and accurate motion. The microprocessor-controlled MS-2000 control unit provides for RS-232 and USB communication with a host computer.
- Closed-loop DC servo control of the X- and Y-axes for precise positioning and repeatability
- Wide dynamic speed range with XY joystick control
- Suitable for smaller upright microscopes, stand-alone, OEM, and specialty applications