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XUMU Ultrasonic Motion Unit

Meet the XUMU-series, the world’s fastest ultrasonic motor (with integrated controller!).

The XUMU is an ultrasonic piezo motor, with integrated controller, allowing for an extremely compact design and easy integration. The included ceramic strip is attached to the movable object, providing easy and flexible integration in various kinds of applications. Perfect for micro-automation, sample positioning and OEM motion projects.

How does it work? The XUMU motor has an integrated suspension and can be mounted with two screws in slide slots. Mount the adhesive ceramic strip onto the sliding object and place the XUMU motor against the ceramic strip. Positioning the motor is as easy as it gets: put two screws in the slide slots and move the motor into position using the spacer shim. The motor can then be controlled by analog control or by PWM.

Advantages:

  • Variable speeds up to 1000 mm/s
  • Easy integration thanks to compact design
  • Analog control

Driving force:

3N

Select ceramic strip length:


Dimensions: 32,8 x 30,0 x 9,1 mm
Mass: 28 grams

Download specs XUMU-3-series

Prices start at 150 € per motor. Prices depend on ceramic strip length and quantity.

Many items in stock or made-to-order within 6 weeks

XUMU example


Examples coming soon.

Fast, precise and long-lasting ultrasonic motor


The XUMU motor is driven by the Crossfixx™️ ultrasonic piezo technology, allowing for a silent and fast positioning of any object. With a driving force of 3N this is the world’s leading piezo motor in terms of force, speed and integrability. The lifetime of over 500km (or 25 million cycles) puts the XUMU at the top, supporting a wide range of applications. The XUMU motor is a real OEM product but a break-out board is available for test setups.


XLA series

Break-out board for testing the XUMU motor with analog signals or a USB connection to a PC.

Key features


Mechanical properties

Size: 32,8 x 30,0 x 9,1 mm
Weight: 28 grams
Speed: 10µm/s to 1000 mm/s
Travel range : 10 - 300 mm
Force: 3 N
Lifetime: > 500 km / 25 million cycles
Blocking force:  3 N
Traction force:  3 N

Ceramic strip

Size: 2.0 x 5.0 x 20 ... 300 mm

Controller

Integrated controller*

* also compatible with any external Xeryon controller


Features

Flex cable outlet in two directions.
Different ceramic strip lengths


Connection lay-out of 14p ZIF-connector*


PIN # SIGNAL FUNCTION IN/OUT PIN # SIGNAL FUNCTION IN/OUT
1 +12V +12V In 2 +12V +12V In
3 DIR Digital IO: Direction In 4 SPD Analog IO/PWM: Speed In
5 LIM- Digital IO: Left limit Out 6 LIM+ Digital IO: Right limit Out
7 Tx UART Tx* Out 8 Rx UART Rx* In
9 SWDIO     10 SWCLK    
11 GND   In 12 D- USB negative data signal In/Out
13 D+ USB positive data signal In/Out 14 GND   In
* A break-out board is available for test setups.

Control


You can control the speed with an analog signal on the “SPD” pin. The analog input voltage can range from 0V to 3.3V which corresponds to lowest speed (standstill) to full speed.

You can control the speed with a PWM signal on the “SPD” pin. This signal should not exceed 3.3V and the frequency has to stay between 200 Hz and 200 kHz. By varying the duty cycle of the PWM signal you can control the speed from the lowest speed (standstill) to full speed.

* A break-out board is available for test setups.

XUMU-3 package content


  • XUMU-3 motor with suspension
  • Adhesive ceramic strip
  • Mounting screws
  • Break-out board for test setups (optional)

Dimensions


XUMU technical drawing

Photos


Product photos coming soon.



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