New Focus Introduces Open-Loop Picomotor Controller
New Focus (Santa Clara, CA), a Newport Corporation Brand, has announced the new Model 8742 Open-Loop Picomotor controller/driver module with 4 channels. The compact, single-box design with an integrated controller and driver provides a low-cost solution for driving New Focus open-loop Picomotor products. The new module can be computer controlled with plug-and-play ease via the USB 2.0 and the 10/100 Ethernet interfaces using Newport's Motion Control Language (NMCL) command set. Advanced features for Model 8742 include:
- The innovative Picomotor auto-detection technology.
- An embedded dynamic HTTP server.
- Connectivity that is supported by LabVIEWTM and Windows DLL.
- An intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) Windows application that includes a device auto-discovery component.
For more information visit www.newport.com/8742.