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Motorized Three-axis Gimbal Mount, Yaw, Pitch and Roll Axes
(
Azimuth, Elevation and Roll Axes)

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Stepper Motor Driven Three-axis Gimbal Mount, Azimuth, Elevation and Roll Axes (Yaw, Pitch and Roll Axes)

These three-axis, Azimuth, Elevation, Roll, Gimbal Mounts are ideal for mounting: Cameras, antennas, projectors, lasers and instrumentation for scanning, tracking, positioning optics, and other applications.
 
Each axis of the gimbal mount features: Low backlash worm gear drives and precision "V" groove and cross roller bearings for very high repeatability and positional accuracy. Available with either stepper motors (AU270-YPR-01 pictured) or with three-phase brushless servo motors with Quadrature Optical Encoders (AU270-YPR-02) for greater resolution, accuracy, and repeatability as well as higher travel speeds. 

The roll axis has and a centered 30 mm (1.181 in.) through hole.
 
Each  AU270-YPR Series Azimuth and Elevation Three-axis Gimbal Mount handles loads to 10kg (22 lb), and  the base plate has four handles and accessible predrilled mounting holes for easy integration into new or existing applications. The travel speeds of each axis are 12 degrees per second with stepper motors and  45 degrees per second with servo motors. Electrical wiring is enclosed for protection and connections are made using 9 pin DB-9 connectors.

The knobs of the stepper motors may be replaced with optical encoders for position verification.

An Elevation-Roll axis version is also available.

The AU270-YPR Motorized Three-axis Gimbal Mounts require a
Motion Controller that can be ordered as a complete plug-and-play system with  joystick, trackball, and keypad.

Video Description

   

Specifications
Type

AU270-YPR

Structure Description

Range of Travel

360 Continuous on All Axes

Table Size Diameter: 3.937 in (100 mm)
Through Hole (Aperture) Diameter 30 mm
Gear Ratio 180:1
Actuator Type Worm and Worm Gear
Travel Guide

Precision V-groove & Crossed Roller

Azimuth Motor

Typical Phase Current 2 Amp
   
DB-9 Male Connector

Pin Assignment and Description

1

+5 VDC

2

Channel-A of Encoder (Optional)

3

Channel-B of Encoder (Optional)

4

Common

5

HOME Switch, Open Collector, Normally Open, Needs 1K Pull up Resistor

6 Stepper Motor Phase A+
7 Stepper Motor Phase A-
8 Stepper Motor Phase B+
9 Stepper Motor Phase B-
Elevation Motor

Typical Phase Current 1 Amp
   
DB-9 Male Connector

Pin Assignment and Description

1

+5 VDC

2

Channel-A of Encoder (Optional)

3

Channel-B of Encoder (Optional)

4

Common

5

HOME Switch, Open Collector, Normally Open, Needs 1K Pull up Resistor

6 Stepper Motor Phase A+
7 Stepper Motor Phase A-
8 Stepper Motor Phase B+
9 Stepper Motor Phase B-
Roll Motor

Typical Phase Current 1 Amp
   
DB-9 Male Connector

Pin Assignment and Description

1

+5 VDC

2

Channel-A of Encoder (Optional)

3

Channel-B of Encoder (Optional)

4

Common

5

HOME Switch, Open Collector, Normally Open, Needs 1K Pull up Resistor

6 Stepper Motor Phase A+
7 Stepper Motor Phase A-
8 Stepper Motor Phase B+
9 Stepper Motor Phase B-
Base Material Aluminum Alloy
Surface Treatment Black Anodized
Load Capacity 10 kg (22 lb)
Weight with the Optional Bottom Plate  
Weight of the Bottom Plate  
Resolution 0.001 = 3.6 arcsec (10 Micro-steps per Step Motor Driver in use)
Maximum Speed of the Azimuth axis with Stepper Motor 8 /sec
Maximum Speeds of the Elevation and Roll Axes with Stepper Motors 12 /sec
Maximum Speed of the Azimuth axis with Servo Motor 45 /sec
Maximum Speed of the Elevation and Roll Axes with Servo Motors 45 /sec

Typical Accuracy

Accuracy 0.05 = 180 arcsec
Repeatability +/- 0.01 = +/- 36 arcsec


Stepper Motor Driven Mechanical Drawing

Three-axis Gimbal Mount, Azimuth, Elevation and Roll Axes (Yaw, Pitch and Roll Axes)

Top Plate Mechanical Drawing

Click to get the STEP file

 Ordering Information

 

Part No. Description Amount
AU270-YPR-01 Stepper Motor Driven Three-axis Gimbal Mount, Yaw, Pitch and Roll Axes (Azimuth, Elevation and Roll Axes) Click to Get a Quote
AU270-YPR-02 Three Phase Brushless Servo Motor with Quadrature Incremental Optical Encoder Driven Three-axis Gimbal Mount, Yaw, Pitch and Roll Axes (Azimuth, Elevation and Roll Axes) Click to Get a Quote
AU270-YPR-03 DC Servo Motor with Quadrature Incremental Optical Encoder Driven Three-axis Gimbal Mount, Yaw, Pitch and Roll Axes (Azimuth, Elevation and Roll Axes) Click to Get a Quote
AU270-YPR-04 Stepper Motor Driven Three-axis Gimbal Mount, Yaw, Pitch and Roll Axes (Azimuth, Elevation and Roll Axes) with 500 Cycles per Revolution Quadrature Optical Encoders Mounted at the back of the Stepper Motors Click to Get a Quote

 

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