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SmartStage™ XY – Direct Drive Linear XY Stages

Save space, save time, save money, and minimize risk in your next instrument design.

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SmartStage™ XY Specifications

Travel (mm)50100150200
Position Feedback – Encoder Resolution*5 nm5 nm5 nm5 nm
Accuracy (2s, μm) *110121416
Bi-directional repeatability. (2s, μm)0.80.80.80.8
Homing repeatability (μm)1111
Minimum Move (nm)100100100100
Holding Stabilty (± nm)30303030
Load Capacity (kg) *210101010
Maximum Acceleration (m/s2) *310101010
Maximum Velocity (m/s) *30.6111
Flatness & Straightness (μm TIR) *43366
Total Mass (kg)0.81.11.41.7

* Other resolutions available, for options contact an applications engineer
*1 Accuracy has 2 point slope correction applied
*2 Please contact our Applications Engineers for loads exceeding 10kg.
*3 The maximum acceleration and velocity is resolution and load dependent.
*4 Stage must be mounted to a flat surface, see datasheet for details

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What makes a SmartStage Linear Positioner unique?

A typical linear stage requires a bulky expensive external controller, motor drive circuit, feedback interpolation, limit and home input circuits, as well as multiple cables per axis. With a SmartStage positioner, the high performance controller and all hardware to position the stage are built-in. A SmartStage Linear Positioner delivers all this capability in an ultra-compact package.

What about the performance?

Dover Motion’s unique, patented stage architecture which embeds the encoder feedback circuit, limit and home sensors, digital I/O, 3 phase PWM drive, and high-performance controller inside the stage. By embedding what used to be multiple cables and external electronics, the control is seamless, and performance-optimized for low noise. The result is ultra-high stage performance with 5nm resolution and no backlash.

What else do I need to get started?

Just a power supply and computer! Dover Motion provides a user interface, software libraries, manuals, and code examples. Each stage is factory configured and tested to ensure the highest quality out-of-box performance.

Typical Application Examples

SmartStage XY with slides                    SmartStage XY with well plate

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