Videos

See our micro motion systems in action! Learn more about our developer’s kits, applications, custom product examples and more.


VIDEO: Two-Axis and Three-Axis Positioning

VIDEO: Two-Axis and Three-Axis Positioning

Precision XY and XYZ micro stages have controller inside for smallest size, fastest integration These linear micro stages offer compact size and easy integration into handheld and portable instruments. Each stage is a “smart stage” with all control electronics...

VIDEO: M3-LS Microstage low acoustic noise demo

Quiet, compact piezoelectric microstage     The M3-LS-3.4 linear microstage has very low acoustic noise, which is one more advantage of this compact module for adding motion into handheld and portable instruments. The piezo stage is a “smart stage” with...

Video from Laser World of Photonics in Munich

The video “Forward-looking medical technology” features innovative products on display in Munich at Laser World of Photonics 2107. New Scale Technologies’ David Henderson describes a medical application of the M3-FS Focus Module. Watch the video.

M3 motion module manufacturing

Manufacturing piezo motion systems with embedded controllers.   New Scale Technologies develops and manufactures precision micro-motion modules, micro stages and piezoelectric motors at our advanced manufacturing center near Rochester, NY. Here is a look at the...

Cobra Fiber Positioner in Full-Scale Production

New Scale deploys its manufacturing equipment, process capability and micro-assembly experience to meet the volume, consistency and quality needs of its customers.   In May 2016 New Scale achieved full production capacity — 200 per month — of Cobra fiber...

Handshake stabilization in microsurgery

Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute demonstrates a new surgical tool using New Scale’s piezoelectric micro hexapod.   This video, from the Surgical Mechatronics Lab at Carnegie Mellon University, shows how the new “Micron” handheld tool...

Inside the M3 all-in-one smart module

Piezo motor, built-in controller and precision mechanical guides create a complete, tiny, and precise motion module.   An M3 smart module has everything you need integrated right into the module. It is the smallest, easiest-to-integrate motion solution and ensures...

M3-FS precision miniature focus system developers’ kit

Precision focus for the smallest OEM cameras in handheld, portable and mobile instruments.   This is the developer’s kit for our new, high-precision M3-FS focus module for OEM system designers. It’s a miniature focus system that you can use in your new handheld,...

M3-LS-1.8 Linear Smart Stage Developer’s Kit

World’s only all-in-one micropositioning stage has embedded drive electronics for smallest size and unmatched ease of use in OEM systems.   The M3-LS Linear Smart Stage is a direct-drive, high-precision micro stage built for fast, simple integration into miniature OEM...

M3-LS-1.8 Linear Smart Stage

All-in-one USB micro stage has 0.5 μm resolution, 6 mm stroke and high lateral stability The ultra-compact M3-LS-1.8 Linear Smart Stage is a miniature USB microstage with 0.5 µm resolution and absolute position encoding. It has less than 10 µm run-out and 1 millirad...

Moisture-resistant piezoelectric micro motor

Small, precise motor is sealed for operation in high-moisture environments This video demonstrates a customized SQUIGGLE micro motor operating under water. The piezoelectric motor is customized with a water-resistant housing including a silicon molded bellows and a...

Multi-axis positioning system: Small, precise and smart

Four two-axis positioners fit in 80 mm space; deliver closed-loop resolution of 0.5 μm. This multi-axis positioning system operates on 3.3 V and accepts high-level motion commands over an I2C interface. This implementation solves an optical alignment problem in a new...

M3-L closed-loop actuator: applications

Miniaturizing precision devices for biomedical, defense and security applications.   This video demonstrates the use of the M3-L closed-loop linear actuator for laser beam control applications as well as tuning of high-powered RF and microwave systems. Applications...

Developer’s kit for the M3-L linear actuator

 This video demonstrates M3-L motion using the M3-L developers’ kit.   The M3-L closed-loop linear actuator is a compact, high-resolution motion system for photonics tuning, tunable RF filters, aerospace controls, biomedical systems and defense applications. The...

M3-F customizable focus module for OEM cameras

Precision lens motion in a tiny integrated package with controller inside. New Scale’s M3-F customizable focus module provides precise lens motion in a fully integrated package for the smallest OEM cameras. It takes a 3.3V supply and high-level commands via standard...