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Date: 06/2009
Steering Mirror Controller: Affordable Unit for Fast Piezo Tip/Tilt Mirror Platforms; E616

E-616 Affordable Steering Mirror Controller for Fast Multi-Axis Piezo Tip/Tilt Platforms

  • Three Integrated Amplifiers Provide up to 10 W Peak Power
  • Closed-Loop and Open-Loop Versions
  • Internal Coordinate Transformation Simplifies Control of Parallel Kinematics Designs (Tripod & Differential Drive)
  • Compact and Cost-Effective Design for OEMs

The E-616 is a special controller for piezo based tip/tilt mirrors and tip/tilt platforms.

Tripod or Differential Piezo Drive—One for All!
All PI multi-axis piezo tip/tilt mirrors are based on parallel-kinematics: all actuators affect the same platform. PI basically distinguishes two kinds of designs: the tripod design (e.g. S-325, see Link) allowing Z/tip/tilt motion and the quadropod differential drive design (S-330, see Link or S-334, see Link) where actuators operate in pairs in a push / pull-mode.

Internal Coordinate Transformation Simplifies Control
The E-616 has can drive both designs. Its internal circuitry takes care of the coordinate transformation.

Simple Setup and Operation
To facilitate integration, setup and operation the E-616 features both front and rear panel connections.

Datasheets & Additional Information

>> E-616 Online Datasheet
>> E-616 PDF Datasheet

>> Active Optics / Piezo-Driven High-Dynamics
     Steering Mirrors Selection Guide

E-616 with S-330 Tip/Tilt Mirror
The E-616 OEM controller and the S-330 fast steering mirror system providing a tip/tilt range of up to 10 mrad

E-616 bench-top versions facilitate start-up and allow stand-alone operation


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