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XD-A Core Controller

The XD-A controller is a compact controller PCB, especially made for the closed-loop version of the XLA micro-actuator. It has USB connectivity,and closed loop control. There are some programmable analog and digital I/O. In short, the perfect OEM controller for the smallest micro-actuator in the world.

Size: 50 x 50 x 30 mm
Weight: 45g including heatsinks
Power supply: 48 V
Output signal: 45 V (0 - 200 kHz)
Axes: 1
Control: Open- & closed loop
Stage connection: ZIF
Communication: USB-C 2.0, Digital IO, Analog IO, I2C data, UART Rx, UART Tx 

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Piezo controller (PCB only)

Key features

The XD-A Core is a controller PCB for the XL-A micro-actuator. The controller reads the integrated encoder of the piezo micro-actuator through a ZIF connection, generates and amplifies the driving signals and communicates with a host controller or PC through a simple ASCII protocol. The controller comes with a user-friendly Windows interface and LabVIEW driver to steer the stage in closed loop. Once the controller is programmed, it can be disconnected from the PC and controlled of the programmable inputs and outputs.

Important steering parameters can be tuned digitally via the user interface. A motion sequence can be programmed in the user interface to steer the stage with a defined set of control parameters. One can also develop its own control interface by using one of Xeryon's software libraries. There are libraries available for C++, Python, Matlab or LabVIEW. More can be found on our software page. Upon request the XD-A Controller can also be ordered with a housing.

In- & output

Axis: 1
Power supply: 48 V
Stage connector: ZIF connector
GPIO: Soldering connection points
Serial communication: USB-C 2.0 


Operating temperature: 0 to 40 °C


The XD-A can be used to drive the XL-A micro-actuator.

Output signal

Drive signal: 45 V (0 - 200 kHz)


50 x 50 x 30 mm

User interface

Any software that can communicate with a serial port.

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