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C.400

C.400 Series Controllers

nPoint’s C.400 series controller is the newest DSP based digital control system providing closed-loop operation for up to six channels. It combines ultra low-noise driver electronics and motion sensing modules with DSP-based servo control. It is compatible with capacitive and strain gage sensing technology to provide the most flexible nanopositioning controller in the market.

User-generated positioning commands are supplied via the analog BNC inputs, USB, Ethernet, or high-speed parallel interface. nPoint’s linearization technique achieves positioning linearity better than 99.97% over the entire range of travel.

The C.400 is compatible with capacitive and strain gage sensing technology to provide the most flexible nanopositioning controller on the market. Moreover, stage calibration data and other parameters, such as control configurations, are stored in the ID-chip and are read automatically. High power amplifiers provide the necessary current for high-speed/ high-load configurations.

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ChannelsUp to six
Resolution20-bit
Processor32-bit floating point DSP
Sampling Rate24 µsec servo-loop
InterfacesUSB
Analog Input (-10v to 10V)
Analog Sensor Output (-10V to 10V)
TTL Digital Trigger I/O
Optional Ethernet Interface
Optional PFM (Step/Dir + AquadB) Interface
Optional AquadB External Encoder Interface
Optional High Speed Parallel Interface
Optional RS232
SoftwarenPoint control panel
LabVIEW and DLL drivers
Internal wave form generator
uManager Drivers
ScanImage Compatible
HV Driver Voltage-30V to 150V piezo drive
Command Input VoltageBNC -10V to 10V analog position command signal, 0V to 10V optional
Sensor Monitor OutputBNC -10V to 10V analog sensor signal, 0V to 10V optional
Sensor TypeCapacitive or Strain Gage, others optional
Max Output Current100mA/channel standard, 200mA/channel and 350mA/channel optional
Dimensions342 x 133 x 375 mm (4 channel model), 449 x 133 x 375 mm (6 channel model)
Cables2m long cables to the nanopositioner (custom cables are available)
Operating Voltage100 – 240 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 7/8/10/11, Linux, Mac OS
CertificationCE, UL, CAN/CSA