Miniature Pan-Tilt Unit
Miniature Platform Mounted System for Ground Applications*
HELLENIC INSTRUMENTS offers the HI-PTU050-MINI miniature pan-tilt unit for precise observation and real-time positioning of various payloads, including thermal cameras, video cameras, laser rangefinders, and microwave antennas. The HI-PTU050-MINI offers high precision, user-controlled position and speed movements for payloads up to 11 pounds (5.0 kg), utilizing precise stepper motors with embedded encoders. Built-in features include fully configurable ranges of motion and parameters through Ethernet web interface. A fully integrated design suitable for intense applications in all weather conditions provides effortless integration to existing systems, minimizing your integration and development costs.
An entry level miniature pan-tilt unit for payload positioning of up to 11 pounds (5.0 kg), best for multi-part payloads in fixed and mobile applications. The body of the HI-PTU050-MINI is constructed from machined aluminium, providing rigid and repeatable positioning of payloads. Utilizing precise stepper motors with embedded encoders, the HI-PTU050-MINI is capable of delivering high-performance payload positioning for improved monitoring through thermal imagers, as well as maintaining direct communication links when in transit. Application scenarios include platforms in ground, from boarder control towers to coastal security.
*NOTE: IMU Stabilization available on custom order.
Advanced Features and Applications
NST Modules: The Non Stabilized pan-tilt units provide accurate real-time positioning of various payloads, including thermal cameras, video cameras, laser rangefinders, and microwave antennas for precise observation and targeting. High precision, user-controlled position and speed movement for payloads up to 11 pounds (5.0 kg) is achieved with the use of precise stepper motors with embedded encoders. The NST modules are designed for intense applications in all weather conditions, offering an ultra low-cost off-the-shelf solution for payload positioning.
Multiple mounting options: All Hellenic Instruments pan-tilt units offer user-configurable mounts, allowing for easy integration of payloads. With multiple mounting brackets and options, different types of payloads can be secured on the platform, resulting in a precisely balanced system.
Host Interfaces and Software
All HI-PTU products support real-time user-control of position, speed, acceleration using the built-in RS-232, RS-485 or Ethernet/IP Host Interface. The HI-PTU products allow for serial communication with a PC through RS-232, RS-485 compatible PZT joysticks for on-the-fly position changes and extended configuration using the web interface over Ethernet/IP. An extended list of ASCII commands allows for complete configuration of the pan-tilt units for optimum system integration in a broad range of applications.