New Scale Technologies, Inc.

Mechanical Power Transmission

New Scale Technologies Receives SBIR Award to Develop Non-Inductive Rotary Actuator for U.S. Navy

Miniature piezoelectric motor and drive system will deliver high torque and speed without magnetic interference, enabling further miniaturization of precision guided munitions Victor, NY - April 23, 2010 - New Scale Technologies, Inc. (www.newscaletech.com) has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract from the U.S. Navy to develop a non-inductive rotary actuator...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Scale Technologies' Micro Motors Drive IAI's Auto-Tracking Steerable Laser Range Finder Project for the US Army

New Scale Technologies' micro motors drive IAI's auto-tracking steerable laser range finder project for the US Army Victor, NY - New Scale Technologies' piezoelectric SQUIGGLE micro motors drive a unique auto-tracking steerable laser range finder that Intelligent Automation, Inc. (IAI) is developing for the U.S. Army under a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) contract. IAI has demonstrated a fully...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Mechatronics Module enables development of custom actuators.

Featuring 3.3 V input voltage for battery-powered operation, M3 Micro-Mechatronic Module Design Platform yields complete closed-loop actuator on PCB measuring 12 x 30 mm or less. No external control board is necessary; serial commands drive on-board PID controller using standard I2C, SPI, or USART interface. Typical specifications for linear drive system based on M3 Design Platform include 0.5...

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Controls & Controllers

Micro Motion System operates directly from 3 Vdc battery.

Consisting of SQL-RV-1.8-6-12 piezo micro motor and NSD-2101 drive ASIC, SQUIGGLE® RV Reduced Voltage Linear Drive System operates from battery without voltage boost. Motor achieves forces in excess of 50 g and resolution to 0.5 Â-µm. It can run at speeds greater than 7 mm/sec with power consumption less than 350 mW under typical loading conditions. Accepting direct 2.3-5.5 Vdc battery...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

New Application Note Shows How Adding a Tiny Position Sensor to Existing Digital Still Cameras Reduces Power Use, Improves Autofocus and Zoom Performance

Victor, NY - July 30, 2009 - New Scale Technologies has released a new application note describing how lens systems in digital still cameras and video cameras can be improved with the addition of a tiny new position sensor. The company's TRACKER position sensors are small enough to fit into existing camera designs. The sensors can be used to either upgrade existing open-loop stepper motor...

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New Drive Solutions for SQUIGGLE® Micro Motors Add Speed Control Options, Dynamic Optimization of Motor Performance over Temperature
Controls & Controllers

New Drive Solutions for SQUIGGLE® Micro Motors Add Speed Control Options, Dynamic Optimization of Motor Performance over Temperature

o motor and drive ASIC on a fingertip o MC-3300 controller and reference design New Scale Technologies releases next-generation piezo motor drive ASIC along with motor control boards, reference designs and development tools for tiny SQUIGGLE motors Victor, NY- July 13, 2009 - New Scale Technologies (www.newscaletech.com) today announced availability of its next-generation piezo motor controller...

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Developer Kits include small linear motor, position sensor.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Developer Kits include small linear motor, position sensor.

DK Series developer kits feature SQL series SQUIGGLE piezoelectric micro motor and TRACKER NSE-5310 miniature position sensor. Serving as reference designs, compact kits are powered by 2 AA batteries and offer push-button operation to demonstrate motion. Pathway Software controls kit through USB interface connected to PC, allowing for detailed evaluation and system development. All components can...

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Miniature Linear Encoder does not require light source
Communication Systems & Equipment

Miniature Linear Encoder does not require light source

TRACKER(TM) position sensor is noncontact, magnetic unit suited for optical imaging stabilization and zoom in digital/phone cameras and binoculars. It does not require light source and is insensitive to external light. Operating from supply volage of 3-3.6 Vdc, on-chip encoder provides direct digital output using standard I2C protocol. It is offered in TSSOP or dice-on-foil versions as well as...

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New Scale Creates New Rotary Piezo Micro Motors with High Torque, Extreme Precision for NASA JPL
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Scale Creates New Rotary Piezo Micro Motors with High Torque, Extreme Precision for NASA JPL

Custom rotary SQUIGGLE motors developed for Jet Propulsion Laboratory "Cobra" fiber positioner to be deployed in ground-based telescope at Mauna Kea Victor, NY - April 8, 2009 - New Scale Technologies (www.newscaletech.com), creator of the world's smallest linear motors, today announced that it has developed new rotary piezoelectric motors using its patented SQUIGGLE micro motor technology. The...

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