Pan-Tilt Unit-D300

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Pan-Tilt Unit-D300 Models

The PTU-D300 is a family of high-performance pan-tilt units that provide accurate real-time positioning of cameras, lasers, antenna, or other payloads to over 90 lbs. The PTU-D300 model family are fully weatherized, offer continuous pan rotation, internal wiring for payload signals, and are designed for harsh environments in fixed and mobile applications. The E Series models offer integral Ethernet/web interface, programmable ranges of motion, and improved motion control fidelity.

  • Fully weatherized (IP67)
  • Continuous pan rotation with internal wiring
  • Compact
  • Rugged
  • High Duty Cycles
  • Ideal for fixed or mobile applications
  • Optional Gig E to payload
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PTU-D300 Model Family Description

The PTU-D300 model family of full-sized computer-controlled pan-tilts are designed for a wide range of outdoor fixed and mobile applications. They are compact, rugged and offer an off-the-shelf solution for positioning of any type of small sensor or other payload. The D300 family has been proven over several years in a wide variety of fixed, ground vehicle, air, and sea applications in harsh environments.

The E Series models offer integral Ethernet/web interface, programmable ranges of motion, and improved motion control fidelity. For more information on the E-Series Models, click here.

The PTU-D300 models utilize stepper motors with an asymmetrical worm-gear design. The gear system is complete sealed in an oil bath for maximal performance under high duty cycles. The body of the pan-tilt is constructed from machined aluminum and provides very rigid, repeatable positioning. The controller is fully integrated and the units provide a single weatherized mil-style connector for power, pan-tilt and payload signals.

Payloads can be mounted on the sides and/or top (multiple bracket configurations available). The RF configuration provides continuous pan rotation for antenna applications, with a rotary joint providing a single DC-18GHz RF pass-through channel, in addition to a slip-ring for other signal pass-throughs.

The inertial stabilization module (ISM) configuration uses an integrated gyro to actively control the pan-tilt to maintain the current pointing angle. This provides for improved camera images and communications links to be maintained from moving platforms including ground vehicles, boats, and aircraft. A real-time control interface is available through the ISM to support user joystick control, tracking and other applications in stabilized mode.

The built-in command set offers both ASCII and binary formats. This command set supports real-time control at very high command rates with very low and predictable latencies. The rich command set provides fine-grained control of position (absolute and relative), velocity, acceleration and other unit functions. The optional Geo-Pointing Module also provides an Ethernet/IP interface for control of the pan-tilt units.

Features & Benefits

Feature Benefit to OEM’s and Systems Integrators
Complete and proven control interface; Flexible mounting for single and multi-part payloads; Built-in RS-232/485 Reduce development/integration time
Proven system component; headroom for broad feature set Minimize technical risk
High level, full-featured real-time command protocol Speed time to market
Low-cost, off-the-shelf solution readily available; Fast integration with other system elements Minimize development cost
Rugged design; Supports 100% duty cycles Lower cost of operation
Fully sealed, weatherized design (IP67); Wide temperature ranges. Reliable harsh weather operation
Optional Gig E to payload benefit Eliminate external cables
D300E D300E D300-RF D300E ISM D300E EX D300E HS
D300E D300E GigE D300-RF D300E-ISM D300E-EX D300E-HS
Max Payload (Lbs.) 35/70 (top/side) 35/70 (top/side) 35/70 (top/side) 40/20 (top/side) 60/90 (top/side) 25/40 (top/side)
Position Resolution
(°)*
0.006 0.006 0.006 0.006 0.003 0.012
pan / 0.006 tilt
Max Speed (°/Sec) 50 50 50 50 22 90 pan
/ 50 tilt
Weight (Lbs.) 28 28 32 28 26 26
Stabilization No Option Option Yes No No
Payload Bracket Top+Side, Top+Dual-side Top+Side, Top+Dual-side Top+Side, Top+Dual-side Top+Side, Top+Dual-side Top+Dual-side Top+Dual-side
Payload Pass-throughs 9-13 Gigibit Ethernet Configerable RF
(DC-18GHz) plus 9
9-13 9-13 9-13
Features Ethernet, programmable motion ranges Ethernet, programmable motion ranges Single RF pass through channel Inertial stabilization, Ethernet, programmable ranges Ethernet, programmable motion ranges High speed pan, Ethernet, programmable ranges
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