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 positioners for the Subaru Telescope Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS), demonstrating unique competencies in technology development and large-scale micro-mechatronic manufacturing. The company is well-positioned to support other fiber spectrometer and fiber positioning programs.
- Watch the related video of the Cobra fiber positioner in action.
- Read more about the Cobra in the Subaru telescope PFS program, with links to tech papers from SPIE and IEEE.
- Contact us about using this fiber positioner in your astronomy program or to explore other applications for this slender, high-torque two-stage rotary positioning stage.