Single-Axis VantagePro® Scanning Galvanometer Systems


  • ±15°, ±20°, and ±22.5° Scan Angles and Beam Diameters up to 45 mm
  • Choice of Broadband Protected Silver or Mirror Coatings for 355 and 1064 nm
  • Easy to Integrate with OEM Systems
  • Analog Control Electronics

Servo Driver Included with
Galvanometer Scanners for
Ø7 or Ø10 mm Beams

QS10Y-Y3

Vertical Mirror for Ø10 mm Beams, Dielectric Nd:YAG Coating

Servo Driver Included with
Galvanometer Scanners for Ø4 or Ø5 mm and Ø15 to Ø45 mm Beams

QG4X-AG

Horizontal Mirror for Ø4 mm Beams, Protected Silver Coating

 

Post-Mounted QS15X-AG Galvo in a QSM2/M Mount with Heat Sink

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Single-Axis Galvanometer Scanner Selection Guide
Item # Prefix
(X- or Y-Axis)
Mirror Coatingsa Max Beam
Diameter
Position
Detector
-AG -Y3 -Y1
QG4(X)(Y) - 4 mm Optical
QG5(X)(Y) - 5 mm
QS7(X)(Y) 7 mm
QS10(X)(Y) 10 mm
QS15(X)(Y) 15 mm
QS20(X)(Y) 20 mm
QS30(X)(Y) - 30 mm Capacitive
QS45(X)(Y) - 45 mm
Power Supply & Command Cables
  • Item # Suffix, Coating, and Wavelength Range:
    • -AG: Custom Protected Silver, 450 nm to 10.6 µm
    • -Y3: Nd:YAG Laser, 3rd Harmonic, 355 nm
    • -Y1: Nd:YAG Laser, 1064 nm
Volume Pricing Discount

Large-Volume Orders

For orders where a large quantity of an item is purchased and the delivery of that item is scheduled with our production (i.e., not taken directly from inventory), Thorlabs passes on to the customer the cost savings associated with planned production of high volumes of that item. Since the volume and planned production are key to realizing the cost savings, we ask that you contact us to obtain volume pricing.

Contact Thorlabs

Additional requests can include custom optic sizes and coatings, specialized tuning, and variable cable options.

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Applications

  • Laser Marking
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Laser Engraving
  • Welding
  • Micromachining
  • Laser Drilling
  • Ablation/Surface Texturing
  • Cutting/Scribing
  • Laser Scanning Microscopy
  • Laser Projection

Demo Units Available

Interested in trying a Single-Axis VantagePro® Scanning Galvanometer System for your application? To request a demo unit, contact us at techsales@thorlabs.com.
Thorlabs' Galvanometer Capabilities

Features

  • Moving Magnet Motor Design for Fast Response from 200 to 1200 µs
  • High-Precision Optical or Capacitive Mirror Position Detection (See Table to the Right for Details)
  • Three Mirror Coatings Available:
    • Custom Protected Silver, 450 nm to 10.6 µm
    • Nd:YAG Laser, 3rd Harmonic, 355 nm
    • Nd:YAG Laser, 1064 nm
  • High Reflectance at 633 nm for Alignment Laser
  • Analog PID Control Electronics with Current Damping
  • 24" (610 mm) Drive Cable Included
  • Power Supply, Command Cables, Power Cables, and Mounts Available Separately
  • Additional Custom Coatings Available upon Request (Contact Tech Support for Details)

These high-speed VantagePro® scanning galvanometer mirror positioning systems are designed for integration into OEM or custom laser beam steering applications. Models are available for beam diameters up to 45 mm. Each system includes a single-axis galvo motor with mirror and a matched driver card. Dimensions and mounting features can be accessed by clicking on the red docs icon
() next to the Item # below. A compatible ±15 V power supply (either open frame or enclosed), command cable(s), and optional mounts are sold separately below. For a list of which power supplies, cables, and mounts to use with which galvos, see the Galvo Compatibility tab.

The user must provide a function generator or other analog voltage output device in order to operate the servo drivers. The mirrors are offered with one of three coatings: a custom broadband protected silver coating, a coating for 355 nm, or for 1064 nm, as shown in the table to the right. Additional custom coatings are available upon request. Please contact Tech Support for more details. We also offer dual-axis systems that use the QS series galvos.

Servo Driver Board
These closed-loop servo drivers interpret the signals from the position-detecting system inside the motor and produce the drive voltage required to rotate the mirror to the desired position. High bandwidth ensures that analog command waveforms are followed with speed and accuracy.

Both drivers feature proportional-integral-derivative (PID) servo driver circuits with advanced current damping for high performance. The drivers incorporate low-noise components to maximize the signal-to-noise ratio for better accuracy and low-drift components to reduce the effects of temperature variation. A notch filter is selected and tuned for each unique mirror-galvo combination to maximize system bandwidth for faster, more accurate scanning. These systems are ideal for use in applications including step-and-hold positioning, vector positioning (e.g., laser marking), and raster positioning (printing or scanning laser microscopy).

Servos are optimized for high-speed, precise positioning for all applications. Servos for scanners with 4 or 5 mm and ≥15 mm maximum beam diameters additionally feature dual-output power amplifiers to keep power supply requirements modest for larger motors without sacrificing performance. Servo driver circuits provide soft start/stop operation, open circuit AGC fail, and over/under-voltage protections. Onboard status LEDs indicate servo status and fault conditions and a diagnostic port provides position, velocity, error, and current information. Each driver-galvo-mirror set is tested and tuned to specification. The unique serial number of the galvanometer is noted on its associated driver board. Note that the X and Y drivers are matched to their respective servos and are not interchangeable.

Galvanometer Scanner Specs
Item # Prefix QG4X
QG4Y
QG5X
QG5Y
QS7X
QS7Y
QS10X
QS10Y
QS15X
QS15Y
QS20X
QS20Y
QS30X
QS30Y
QS45X
QS45Y
Max Beam Diameter 4 mm 5 mm 7 mm 10 mm 15 mm 20 mm 30 mm 45 mm
Mirror Substrate Fused Silica Silicon Carbide
Step Response Time (0.4° Opticala) 200 µs ± 5%b 250 µs ± 5%b 250 µs 350 µs 600 µs 650 µs 1200 µs 1200 µs
Mechanical and Electrical Specs
Rated Excursiona ±15°  ±20°  ±22.5° 
Rotor
Inertial Load
Recommended 0.018 g·cm2 0.17 g·cm2 1.8 g·cm2 5.1 g·cm2
Max 0.09 g·cm2 0.85 g·cm2 9 g·cm2 25 g·cm2
Torque Constant 29 300 dyne·cm/A 40 000 dyne·cm/A 180 000 dyne·cm/A 280 000 dyne·cm/A
Coil Resistance 4.7 Ω 1.3 Ω 3.0 Ω 5.8 Ω
Coil Inductance 110 µH @ 1 kHz 76 µH @ 1 kHz 530 µH @ 1 kHz 450 µH @ 1 kHz
Position Detector
Type Optical Capacitive
Linearity @ Full Excursion ≥99.88% 99.8% @ ±20° >99.9%
Gain Drift <30 ppm/°C 50 ppm/°C 50 ppm/°C
Offset Drift <20 µrad/°C 30 µrad/°C 40 µrad/°C
Repeatability ≤20 µrad 10 µrad 15 µrad
Output Signal
(Typ.)
Differential Modea 6 µA/°  7.1 µA/°  40 µA/° 
Common Mode 300 µA 385 µA 2100 µA
Supply Current 15 - 30 mA 30 - 40 mA 10 - 20 mA
General Specs
Operating Temperature 0 to 40 °C (Non-Condensing)
Storage Temperature -10 to 50 °C
Servo Shaft Size Ø9.47 mm x 35.7 mm Ø14 mm x 26.3 mm Ø22 mm x 50 mm Ø30.5 mm x 30 mm
Mass (Galvo Only) 23 g 36 g 128 g 306 g
  • All angles are given in optical degrees. The optical angle is 2x the mechanical angle.
  • Step Response Time is the amount of time it takes the galvo to become 99% settled at a commanded location.
Mirror Coating Specs
Item # Suffix -AG -Y3 -Y1
Coating Type Custom Protected Silver Hard Dielectric for
Nd:YAG Laser
3rd Harmonic
Hard Dielectric for
Nd:YAG Laser
Fundamental
Absolute
Reflectance
≥92% (450 - 500 nm)
≥94.5% (500 - 2000 nm)
≥98% (2 - 10.6 µm)
≥99% (355 nm)
≥80% (633 nm)
≥98% (1064 nm)
≥80% (633 nm)
Surface Quality
(Scratch-Dig)
40-20 20-10 40-20
Servo Amplifier Specsa
Item # Prefix QG4(X)(Y) QG5(X)(Y) QS7(X)(Y)
QS10(X)(Y)
QS15(X)(Y)
QS20(X)(Y)
QS30(X)(Y)
QS45(X)(Y)
Inputs
Command Input Range ±10 V ±5 V
Position Input Scale Factorb 0.67 V/°  0.50 V/°  0.22 V/° 
Command Input Impedance 20 kΩ ± 1% (Differential)
10 kΩ ± 1% (Single Ended)
400 kΩ (Differential)
200 kΩ (Single Ended)
20 kΩ ± 1% (Differential)
10 kΩ ± 1% (Single Ended)
Position Offset Range ±0.25 V
External Enable See Footnote c for Details TTL (Low: Disable Drive) See Footnote c for Details
Diagnostic Outputs
Servo Ready 12 V TTL 12 V
Positionb 0.33 V/°  0.50 V/°  0.22 V/° 
Position Errorb 0.33V/°  0.50 V/°  0.22 V/° 
Velocity Analog (Reference Only)
AGC Voltage Analog (DC)
Coil Current 1 V/A
Analog Output Impedance 1 kΩ ± 1% (For All Outputs) Unbuffered 1 kΩ ± 1% (For All Outputs)
Power Supply (Not Included)
Input Voltage ±15 to ±24 VDC
<100 mV Ripple
<0.5% DC to 30 MHz Noise
±15 VDC
<100 mV Ripple
<0.5% DC to 30 MHz Noise
±15 to ±24 VDC
<100 mV Ripple
<0.5% DC to 30 MHz Noise
Maximum Drive Current Limit 2 A (RMS); 6 A (Peak) 3 A (RMS); 10 A (Peak) 4 A (RMS); 10 A (Peak)
Quiescent Current 220 mA (Servo Enabled, Galvo at Rest)
Gain Drift Up to 20 ppm/°C
Offset Drift Up to 26 µrad/°C Up to 30 µrad/°C
General Specs
Operating Temperature 0 to 45 °C (With Appropriate Cooling)
Storage Temperature -10 to 60 °C
Dimensions 2.38" x 2.13" x 1.06"
(60.5 mm x 54.1 mm x 27.0 mm)
2.38" x 2.22" x 1.06"
(60.5 mm x 56.4 mm x 27.0 mm)
2.38" x 2.13" x 1.06"
(60.5 mm x 54.1 mm x 27.0 mm)
Mass (Weight) 74 g (2.6 oz) 49 g (1.7 oz) 74 g (2.6 oz)
  • Specifications are obtained after a 2 minute warm-up period.
  • All angles are given in optical degrees. The optical angle is 2x the mechanical angle.
  • The enable pin is soldered in the on position at the factory. To enable remote control, remove the solder or contact us prior to purchase to obtain an unsoldered unit.

Galvanometer Motor/Mirror Assembly
The system consists of a galvanometer-based scanning motor with a mirror mounted on the shaft and a detector that provides positional feedback to the control board. The moving magnet design for the QS and QG series of galvanometer motors were chosen over a stationary magnet and rotating coil design in order to provide the fastest response times and the highest system resonant frequency. The position of the mirror is encoded using an optical or capacitive sensing system located inside of the motor housing.

Due to the large angular acceleration of the rotation shaft, the size, shape, and inertia of the mirrors become significant factors in the design of high-performance galvanometer systems. Furthermore, the mirror must remain rigid (flat) even when subjected to large accelerations. All these factors have been precisely balanced in our systems in order to match the characteristics of the motor and maximize performance.

The optics are secured to the motor/mirror assembly by a flexure clamp. The positions of the optical mount are set at the factory and should not be changed by the user.

System Operation
The servo driver must be connected to a DC power supply, the galvanometer motor, and an input command voltage source (the monitoring connection is optional). For continuous scanning applications, a function generator with a sine wave output is sufficient for scanning the mirror over its entire range. For more complex scanning patterns, a programmable voltage source such as a DAQ card can be used. User-generated motion trajectories with smooth acceleration profiles are preferred; uncontrolled steps should be avoided if possible. Please note that these systems do not include a power supply (sold separately below), function generator, or DAQ card. The drivers below are factory configured for a 0.22 V/° (QS series), 0.5 V/° (QG5 series), or 0.67 V/° (QG4 series) ratio between the input voltage and mirror position, as well as an input voltage of ±5 (QS series) or ±10 VDC (QG series). Drivers configured for 0.44 V/° and ±10 VDC are available upon request; please contact Tech Support. The control circuit also provides monitoring outputs that allow the user to track the position of the mirror. In addition, voltages proportional to the drive current being supplied to the motor and the difference between the command position and the actual position of the mirror are supplied by the control circuit.

Closed-Loop Mirror Positioning
The angular orientation (position) of the mirror is measured using an optical or capacitive sensing system, which is integrated into the interior of the galvanometer housing, and allows for the closed-loop operation of the galvanometer mirror system.

The table below illustrates how to assemble a galvo system. After picking the galvo needed, choose the applicable power supply and cable set to match. Open frame power supplies require the cables to be soldered into the system, while enclosed power supplies allow the cables to directly connect to the system. A user-supplied controller will also be needed for this system.

Galvo Compatability
Galvo Compatible Power Supply
(Supports up to Two Axes)
Compatible Cable Set
(Choose One Per Axis)
Compatible Mount
(Optional)
QG4 or QG5 GPWR15 Open Frame Power Supplya CBLS3F QSM4(/M)
GPS011 Series Enclosed Power Supplyb CBLS3P
QS7 or QS10 GPWR15 Open Frame Power Supplya CBLS2F QSM1(/M)
GPS011 Series Enclosed Power Supplyb CBLS2P
QS15 or QS20 GPWR15 Open Frame Power Supplya CBLS3F QSM2(/M)
GPS011 Series Enclosed Power Supplyb CBLS3P
QS30 or QS45 GPWR15 Open Frame Power Supplya CBLS3F QSM3(/M)
  • An open frame power supply requies cables to be soldered into the system.
  • An enclosed power supply allows users to directly connect cables to the system.

Components Included with Single-Axis Scanning Galvanometer Systems

QSM2 on Post
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Components shipped with QG4 and QG5 series Galvanometers

QG4, QG5, QS15, QS20, QS30, and QS45 Galvanometers

  • Galvo Motor with Mounted Mirror
  • Class 1 Servo Amplifier
  • 24" (61 cm) Cable Assembly (Connects Motor and Servo Amplifier)
  • Connector Kit (See the QG4/5 Series Servo Amplifier Manual or the QS15/20/30/45 Series Servo Amplifier Manual)

QS7 and QS10 Galvanometers

  • Galvo Motor with Mounted Mirror
  • Class 0 Servo Amplifier
  • 24" (61 cm) Cable Assembly (Connects Motor and Servo Amplifier)
  • Connector Kit (See the QS7/10 Servo Amplifier Manual)

Posted Comments:
cdolbashian  (posted 2024-06-04 02:02:55.0)
Thank you for reaching out to us with the following inquiry: Hello, I bought the QS20X-AG galvanometer. I would like to ask, if I want to place it directly on the optical table vertically and rotate it around the vertical z-axis during work, what kind of mounting base do I need? I have reached out to you directly to recommend some parts which would potentially work for your application.
user  (posted 2024-06-03 10:56:01.51)
Can you help to mount and tune a custom optics on the QS20X-AG rotor?
Hongrae Kim  (posted 2024-04-29 13:28:32.56)
I'm using a galvo mirror from Thorlabs, QS7X-AG, and I found that QS7X-AG has a slight vibration about +- 10 micro radians even when at rest. I found that the stated repeatability for this model is 10 micro radians according to Thorlabs website.(https://www.thorlabs.com/newgrouppage9.cfm?objectgroup_id=14115&pn=QS7X-AG#14129) Does the term "repeatability" mean that its vibration is about 10 micro radians? And is 10 micro radians a minimum value for "repeatability"? (My galvo's vibration is about 20 micro radians. So I wonder whether this value is within an acceptable range...)
cdolbashian  (posted 2024-05-06 10:49:41.0)
Thank you for reaching out to us with this inquiry. I would not expect you to see such vibrations (corresponding to uV of signal). When we measure stable vibrations in the lab, our measured values are consistently lower. Perhaps this has to do with your power supply. I have contacted you to troubleshoot your issue.
WeiChi Hung  (posted 2024-03-14 18:48:08.083)
1. 請問Servo Amplifier Manual 7.3節中J-12區的Pin1-Galvo Position Output 單位及範圍是什麼,以及他數值代表的角度或位置意義是什麼,以及初始狀態時Galvo Position數值為多少? 2. 請問此振鏡是否只能使用Analog Output來控制電壓以控制旋轉角度?
cdolbashian  (posted 2024-03-18 11:24:26.0)
Thank you for reaching out to us with the following, translated, inquiry: 1. What is the unit and range of Pin1-Galvo Position Output in the J-12 area in Section 7.3 of the Servo Amplifier Manual 2. what is the meaning of the angle or position represented by its value and what is the value of the Galvo Position in the initial state? 4. Can this galvanometer only use Analog Output to control the voltage to control the rotation angle?. The answers to your questions are as follows: 1. +/-5V with the scaling of 0.22V/°Optical 2. The voltage output of the diagnostic pin is +/-5V corresponding to 0.22V/° optical. The optical angle is twice the mechanical angle (due to the law of reflection, whereas a beam reflecting will have an equal incident and outgoing angle). The initial state corresponds to 0V. The mirrors are set to a nominal factory set zero position, such that that a beam input parallel to the mounting surface will be reflected and output as a parallel beam which has been turned 90° and displaced vertically, as shown here: https://www.thorlabs.com/_sd.cfm?fileName=MSTN000971-E0W.pdf&partNumber=QS15XY-AG 3. Yes, the galvonometer moves linearly with analog input voltage following the relationship of 0.22V/° I have contacted you directly with more information here.
Byung-Jin Lee  (posted 2023-12-08 15:57:50.31)
I have a question about QS30X-Y1 motor. I want to rotate an attachment with an inertial load of about 10g*cm^2 from 0 to 2 degrees quickly and accurately. The input signal is DC, and the increment is basically a square wave, but could be sin or exponential. How fast and accurately can I rotate it using this motor? A delayed or slightly smaller actual motor rotation angle compared to the input signal is not a problem for us as long as it is constant from input to input.
ksosnowski  (posted 2023-12-11 10:39:20.0)
Thanks for reaching out to Thorlabs. Each galvo driver card is tuned to be specifically paired with the same motor/mirror at all times. A special load like this would require special tuning during production. Since a square wave's rising slope is quite steep, most voltage sources can switch the square wave faster than the galvo driver's max slew rate. When this happens, the galvo will draw the max possible current it can, and will experience increased error while the galvo catches up to the command point. This leads to a constant velocity or triangular wave position output. The choice of waveform and associated slope of the waveform strongly effects whether or not you'll hit a point where your waveform changes voltage faster than the galvo driver can. We do specify a small step response which is limited by the circuit settling time however above 0.4 degrees the magnitude of the command may require enough driving current to place something like 2 degrees at the start of the large signal regime which is slew-limited. Changing the waveform may change the settling time at this magnitude however the performance is in any case still stable and repeatable.
Andrew Chuang  (posted 2023-08-22 22:24:47.64)
Do you offer longer length cable? What's the gauge size of the line you are using ?
ksosnowski  (posted 2023-09-13 11:05:52.0)
Hello Andrew, thanks for reaching out to Thorlabs. Each of the QS series galvos comes with a spare connector kit for creating custom length cables. Longer command cables may pick up additional noise and using too long of a power cable could pose a higher impedance and reduce the supply power. Depending on the noise a filter might be used on the command cable to eliminate this or a higher current power supply may be used to overcome power losses. The power cable uses 24AWG and the command cable uses 22AWG conductors. I have reached out directly to discuss your application in further detail.
Andrew Chuang  (posted 2023-03-16 19:55:29.277)
Hello... Is there a manual for GPWR15 ?
ksosnowski  (posted 2023-04-03 05:54:39.0)
Thanks for reaching out to Thorlabs. As the GPWR15's operating instructions are engraved on the device front panel, we have not traditionally had a manual for this unit. However we are currently working on additional documentation to support this. I have contacted you directly to discuss this application in more detail.
Daniel Brown  (posted 2022-12-08 21:11:29.297)
In lieu of a manual, could you please also send me a copy of any supporting documentation you have for this galvo and power supply?
cdolbashian  (posted 2022-12-15 01:37:27.0)
Thank you for reaching out to us with this inquiry. I have contacted you to share what additional supporting documentation we have. Please feel free to click the red "Docs" icon above for item specific manuals.
Anthony Notari  (posted 2022-06-16 13:04:17.843)
It's difficult to guess which connector does what just by looking at the serving driver board - do you have a very basic schematic that you could send me? Thanks.
cdolbashian  (posted 2022-06-17 04:58:13.0)
Thank you for contacting us! I have contacted you directly with supporting documentation.
子晗 谢  (posted 2022-05-20 23:19:23.113)
Where is Manual (PDF)?
cdolbashian  (posted 2022-05-27 12:41:19.0)
Thank you for reaching out to us with this inquiry. We are in the process of releasing a manual with explicit operating instructions. I have sent you some supporting documentation in the meantime.
ofir kalif  (posted 2021-10-12 23:13:07.867)
Hi, I need a galvo motor like QS20Y-AG. What will be the step response for 2 optical degrees? Can I send a desired motion and ask if it possible with your galvo motor and driver? Thanks, Ofir Kalif
cdolbashian  (posted 2021-10-28 04:16:07.0)
Thank you for reaching out to us at Thorlabs, Ofir! The speed of the step depends on the driving current. I have contacted you directly to discuss the particular motion you are attempting. Following our discussion, we have determined that with the proper ramping function applied to the current (rather than an uncontrolled step function), you are able to easily achieve the motion desired!
Jaeyong Kim  (posted 2021-09-02 17:19:13.7)
I want to use this one for a laser external shutter. What is the full angle moving time?
cdolbashian  (posted 2021-09-10 11:12:23.0)
Thank you for contacting Thorlabs! We would never recommend using a galvo as a replacement for a shutter. A shutter should have a safety feature where the unpowered state is in the closed position. These galvos would simply stop moving if unpowered, and would not reset to any particular state. Regarding the "full angle moving time", this would depend on the drive current. I have contacted you directly inquiring about your particular configuration.
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Single-Axis VantagePro Galvanometer Scanners, 4 mm Max Beam Diameter

Key Specsa
Item # Mirror
Orientation
Mirror Coating Max Beam Diameter Position
Detector
Rated Excursion Excursion Angle
vs. Frequencyb
Recommended
Rotor Inertial Load
Step Response Timec Housing
Diameter
QG4X-AG Horizontal Protected Silver:
Rabs ≥ 92% (450 - 500 nm)
Rabs ≥ 94.5% (500 - 2000 nm)
Rabs ≥ 98% (2 - 10.6 µm)
4 mm Optical ±15° Optical QG4 freq vs angle
(Click for Graph)
Raw Data
0.018 g·cm2 200 µs ± 5% 9.47 mm
QG4Y-AG Vertical
QG4X-Y1 Horizontal Nd:YAG Laser:
Rabs ≥ 98% (1064 nm)
Rabs ≥ 80% (633 nm)
QG4Y-Y1 Vertical
  • For complete specifications, please refer to the Specs tab.
  • Data is typical for the QG4X galvanometers with X-axis mirrors, the perfomance will vary slightly for the QG4Y galvanometers due to the shape and load difference of the Y-axis mirrors. Please see the manual for additional details.
  • Step Response Time is the amount of time it takes the galvo to become 99% settled at a commanded location.

Each system includes a galvanometer scan head, driver board, and drive cable. A compatible GPWR15 Power Supply and CBLS3F Command and Power Cables, or GPS011 series Linear Power Supply and CBLS3P Command and Power Cables can be purchased separately below. A compatible QSM4(/M) mount for safe and easy integration into optical setups is also sold separately below.

Based on your currency / country selection, your order will ship from Newton, New Jersey  
+1 Qty Docs Part Number - Universal Price Available
QG4X-AG Support Documentation
QG4X-AGNEW!Ø4 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,900.00
Today
QG4Y-AG Support Documentation
QG4Y-AGNEW!Ø4 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,920.00
Today
QG4X-Y1 Support Documentation
QG4X-Y1NEW!Ø4 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,900.00
Today
QG4Y-Y1 Support Documentation
QG4Y-Y1NEW!Ø4 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,920.00
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Single-Axis VantagePro Galvanometer Scanners, 5 mm Max Beam Diameter

Key Specsa
Item # Mirror
Orientation
Mirror Coating Max Beam Diameter Position
Detector
Rated Excursion Excursion Angle
vs. Frequencyb
Recommended
Rotor Inertial Load
Step Response Timec Housing
Diameter
QG5X-AG Horizontal Protected Silver:
Rabs ≥ 92% (450 - 500 nm)
Rabs ≥ 94.5% (500 - 2000 nm)
Rabs ≥ 98% (2 - 10.6 µm)
5 mm Optical ±20° Optical QG5 freq vs angle
(Click for Graph)
Raw Data
0.018 g·cm2 250 µs ± 5% 9.47 mm
QG5Y-AG Vertical
QG5X-Y1 Horizontal Nd:YAG Laser:
Rabs ≥ 98% (1064 nm)
Rabs ≥ 80% (633 nm)
QG5Y-Y1 Vertical
  • For complete specifications, please refer to the Specs tab.
  • Data is typical for the QG5X galvanometers with X-axis mirrors, the perfomance will vary slightly for the QG5Y galvanometers due to the shape and load difference of the Y-axis mirrors. Please see the manual for additional details.
  • Step Response Time is the amount of time it takes the galvo to become 99% settled at a commanded location.

Each system includes a galvanometer scan head, driver board, and drive cable. A compatible GPWR15 Power Supply and CBLS3F Command and Power Cables, or GPS011 series Linear Power Supply and CBLS3P Command and Power Cables can be purchased separately below. A compatible QSM4(/M) mount for safe and easy integration into optical setups is also sold separately below.

Based on your currency / country selection, your order will ship from Newton, New Jersey  
+1 Qty Docs Part Number - Universal Price Available
QG5X-AG Support Documentation
QG5X-AGNEW!Ø5 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,900.00
Today
QG5Y-AG Support Documentation
QG5Y-AGNEW!Ø5 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,920.00
Today
QG5X-Y1 Support Documentation
QG5X-Y1NEW!Ø5 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,900.00
Today
QG5Y-Y1 Support Documentation
QG5Y-Y1NEW!Ø5 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,920.00
Today
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Single-Axis VantagePro® Galvanometer Scanners, 7 mm Max Beam Diameter

Key Specsa
Item # Mirror
Orientation
Mirror Coating Max Beam Diameter Position
Detector
Rated Excursion Recommended
Rotor Inertial Load
Step Response Time Housing
Diameter
QS7X-AG Horizontal Protected Silver:
Rabs ≥ 92% (450 - 500 nm)
Rabs ≥ 94.5% (500 - 2000 nm)
Rabs ≥ 98% (2 - 10.6 µm)
7 mm Optical ±22.5° Optical 0.17 g·cm2 250 µs 14 mm
QS7Y-AG Vertical
QS7X-Y3 Horizontal Nd:YAG Laser, 3rd Harmonic:
Rabs ≥ 99% (355 nm)
Rabs ≥ 80% (633 nm)
QS7Y-Y3 Vertical
QS7X-Y1 Horizontal Nd:YAG Laser:
Rabs ≥ 98% (1064 nm)
Rabs ≥ 80% (633 nm)
QS7Y-Y1 Vertical
  • For complete specifications, please refer to the Specs tab.

Each system includes a galvanometer scan head, driver board, and drive cable. A compatible GPWR15 Power Supply and CBLS2F Command and Power Cables, or GPS011 series Linear Power Supply and CBLS2P Command and Power Cables can be purchased separately below. A compatible QSM1(/M) mount for safe and easy integration into optical setups is also sold separately below.

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QS7X-AG Support Documentation
QS7X-AGØ7 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,791.57
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QS7Y-AG Support Documentation
QS7Y-AGØ7 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,813.53
Today
QS7X-Y3 Support Documentation
QS7X-Y3Ø7 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Mirror Coated for 355 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,791.57
Today
QS7Y-Y3 Support Documentation
QS7Y-Y3Ø7 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Mirror Coated for 355 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,813.52
Today
QS7X-Y1 Support Documentation
QS7X-Y1Ø7 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,791.57
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QS7Y-Y1 Support Documentation
QS7Y-Y1Ø7 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$1,813.52
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Single-Axis VantagePro® Galvanometer Scanners, 10 mm Max Beam Diameter

Key Specsa
Item # Mirror
Orientation
Mirror Coating Max Beam Diameter Position
Detector
Rated Excursion Recommended
Rotor Inertial Load
Step Response Time Housing
Diameter
QS10X-AG Horizontal Protected Silver:
Rabs ≥ 92% (450 - 500 nm)
Rabs ≥ 94.5% (500 - 2000 nm)
Rabs ≥ 98% (2 - 10.6 µm)
10 mm Optical ±22.5° Optical 0.17 g·cm2 350 µs 14 mm
QS10Y-AG Vertical
QS10X-Y3 Horizontal Nd:YAG Laser, 3rd Harmonic:
Rabs ≥ 99% (355 nm)
Rabs ≥ 80% (633 nm)
QS10Y-Y3 Vertical
QS10X-Y1 Horizontal Nd:YAG Laser:
Rabs ≥ 98% (1064 nm)
Rabs ≥ 80% (633 nm)
QS10Y-Y1 Vertical
  • For complete specifications, please refer to the Specs tab.

Each system includes a galvanometer scan head, driver board, and drive cable. A compatible GPWR15 Power Supply and CBLS2F Command and Power Cables, or GPS011 series Linear Power Supply and CBLS2P Command and Power Cables can be purchased separately below. A compatible QSM1(/M) mount for safe and easy integration into optical setups is also sold separately below.

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QS10X-AG Support Documentation
QS10X-AGØ10 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,119.80
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QS10Y-AG Support Documentation
QS10Y-AGØ10 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,142.86
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QS10X-Y3 Support Documentation
QS10X-Y3Ø10 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Mirror Coated for 355 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,229.59
Today
QS10Y-Y3 Support Documentation
QS10Y-Y3Ø10 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Mirror Coated for 355 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,252.64
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QS10X-Y1 Support Documentation
QS10X-Y1Ø10 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,119.80
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QS10Y-Y1 Support Documentation
QS10Y-Y1Ø10 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,142.86
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Single-Axis VantagePro® Galvanometer Scanners, 15 mm Max Beam Diameter

Key Specsa
Item # Mirror
Orientation
Mirror Coating Max Beam Diameter Position
Detector
Rated Excursion Recommended
Rotor Inertial Load
Step Response Time Housing
Diameter
QS15X-AG Horizontal Protected Silver:
Rabs ≥ 92% (450 - 500 nm)
Rabs ≥ 94.5% (500 - 2000 nm)
Rabs ≥ 98% (2 - 10.6 µm)
15 mm Optical ±22.5° Optical 1.8 g·cm2 600 µs 22 mm
QS15Y-AG Vertical
QS15X-Y3 Horizontal Nd:YAG Laser, 3rd Harmonic:
Rabs ≥ 99% (355 nm)
Rabs ≥ 80% (633 nm)
QS15Y-Y3 Vertical
QS15X-Y1 Horizontal Nd:YAG Laser:
Rabs ≥ 98% (1064 nm)
Rabs ≥ 80% (633 nm)
QS15Y-Y1 Vertical
  • For complete specifications, please refer to the Specs tab.

Each system includes a galvanometer scan head, driver board, and drive cable. A compatible GPWR15 Power Supply and CBLS3F Command and Power Cables, or GPS011 series Linear Power Supply and CBLS3P Command and Power Cables can be purchased separately below. A compatible QSM2(/M) mount for safe and easy integration into optical setups is also sold separately below.

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QS15X-AG Support Documentation
QS15X-AGØ15 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,530.38
Lead Time
QS15Y-AG Support Documentation
QS15Y-AGØ15 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,552.34
Today
QS15X-Y3 Support Documentation
QS15X-Y3Ø15 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Mirror Coated for 355 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,640.16
Today
QS15Y-Y3 Support Documentation
QS15Y-Y3Ø15 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Mirror Coated for 355 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,662.11
Today
QS15X-Y1 Support Documentation
QS15X-Y1Ø15 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,530.38
Today
QS15Y-Y1 Support Documentation
QS15Y-Y1Ø15 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,552.34
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Single-Axis VantagePro® Galvanometer Scanners, 20 mm Max Beam Diameter

Key Specsa
Item # Mirror
Orientation
Mirror Coating Max Beam Diameter Position
Detector
Rated Excursion Recommended
Rotor Inertial Load
Step Response Time Housing
Diameter
QS20X-AG Horizontal Protected Silver:
Rabs ≥ 92% (450 - 500 nm)
Rabs ≥ 94.5% (500 - 2000 nm)
Rabs ≥ 98% (2 - 10.6 µm)
20 mm Optical ±22.5° Optical 1.8 g·cm2 650 µs 22 mm
QS20Y-AG Vertical
QS20X-Y3 Horizontal Nd:YAG Laser, 3rd Harmonic:
Rabs ≥ 99% (355 nm)
Rabs ≥ 80% (633 nm)
QS20Y-Y3 Vertical
QS20X-Y1 Horizontal Nd:YAG Laser:
Rabs ≥ 98% (1064 nm)
Rabs ≥ 80% (633 nm)
QS20Y-Y1 Vertical
  • For complete specifications, please refer to the Specs tab.

Each system includes a galvanometer scan head, driver board, and drive cable. A compatible GPWR15 Power Supply and CBLS3F Command and Power Cables, or GPS011 series Linear Power Supply and CBLS3P Command and Power Cables can be purchased separately below. A compatible QSM2(/M) mount for safe and easy integration into optical setups is also sold separately below.

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QS20X-AG Support Documentation
QS20X-AGØ20 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,520.49
Lead Time
QS20Y-AG Support Documentation
QS20Y-AGØ20 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,542.45
Today
QS20X-Y3 Support Documentation
QS20X-Y3Ø20 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Mirror Coated for 355 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,630.27
Today
QS20Y-Y3 Support Documentation
QS20Y-Y3Ø20 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Mirror Coated for 355 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,652.22
Today
QS20X-Y1 Support Documentation
QS20X-Y1Ø20 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,520.49
Today
QS20Y-Y1 Support Documentation
QS20Y-Y1Ø20 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,542.45
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Single-Axis VantagePro® Galvanometer Scanners, 30 mm Max Beam Diameter

Key Specsa
Item # Mirror
Orientation
Mirror Coating Max Beam Diameter Position
Detector
Rated Excursion Recommended
Rotor Inertial Load
Step Response Time Housing
Diameter
QS30X-AG Horizontal Protected Silver:
Rabs ≥ 92% (450 - 500 nm)
Rabs ≥ 94.5% (500 - 2000 nm)
Rabs ≥ 98% (2 - 10.6 µm)
30 mm Capacitive ±22.5° Optical 5.1 g·cm2 1200 µs 30.5 mm
QS30Y-AG Vertical
QS30X-Y1 Horizontal Nd:YAG Laser:
Rabs ≥ 98% (1064 nm)
Rabs ≥ 80% (633 nm)
QS30Y-Y1 Vertical
  • For complete specifications, please refer to the Specs tab.

Each system includes a galvanometer scan head, driver board, and drive cable. A compatible GPWR15 Power Supply and CBLS3F Command and Power Cables can be purchased separately below. A compatible QSM3(/M) mount for safe and easy integration into optical setups is also sold separately below.

Based on your currency / country selection, your order will ship from Newton, New Jersey  
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QS30X-AG Support Documentation
QS30X-AGØ30 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,848.73
Today
QS30Y-AG Support Documentation
QS30Y-AGØ30 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,870.69
Today
QS30X-Y1 Support Documentation
QS30X-Y1Ø30 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,848.73
Today
QS30Y-Y1 Support Documentation
QS30Y-Y1Ø30 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$2,870.69
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Single-Axis VantagePro® Galvanometer Scanners, 45 mm Max Beam Diameter

Key Specsa
Item # Mirror
Orientation
Mirror Coating Max Beam Diameter Position
Detector
Rated Excursion Recommended
Rotor Inertial Load
Step Response Time Housing
Diameter
QS45X-AG Horizontal Protected Silver:
Rabs ≥ 92% (450 - 500 nm)
Rabs ≥ 94.5% (500 - 2000 nm)
Rabs ≥ 98% (2 - 10.6 µm)
45 mm,
Converging
Capacitive ±22.5° Optical 5.1 g·cm2 1200 µs 30.5 mm
QS45Y-AG Vertical
QS45X-Y1 Horizontal Nd:YAG Laser:
Rabs ≥ 98% (1064 nm)
Rabs ≥ 80% (633 nm)
QS45Y-Y1 Vertical
  • For complete specifications, please refer to the Specs tab.

Each system includes a galvanometer scan head, driver board, and drive cable. A compatible GPWR15 Power Supply and CBLS3F Command and Power Cables can be purchased separately below. A compatible QSM3(/M) mount for safe and easy integration into optical setups is also sold separately below.

Based on your currency / country selection, your order will ship from Newton, New Jersey  
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QS45X-AG Support Documentation
QS45X-AGØ45 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$6,834.00
Today
QS45Y-AG Support Documentation
QS45Y-AGØ45 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Protected Silver Mirror (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$6,834.00
Today
QS45X-Y1 Support Documentation
QS45X-Y1Ø45 mm Beam Galvo System, X-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$6,834.00
Today
QS45Y-Y1 Support Documentation
QS45Y-Y1Ø45 mm Beam Galvo System, Y-Axis Mirror Coated for 1064 nm (Power Supply & Cables Sold Separately)
$6,834.00
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Open Frame Linear Power Supply & Command Cables

  • GPWR15 Power Supply: ±15 V Power Supply for Single- and Dual-Axis Systems; One Supply Can Power up to Two Galvos
    • QG, QS, SS, and SP Series VantagePro® Galvanometer Scanners
    • BLINK Focusers
    • XG Series Scan Heads
  • GPWR15 Power Supply Specs
    • Open Frame Requires Cables to be Soldered In
    • Input: 100-120 or 220-240 VAC
    • Output: ±15 V @ 5 A (150 W Max Power)
    • Operating Temperature: 0 to 50 °C
    • Dimensions: 14.0" x 4.9" x 3.5" (356 mm x 124 mm x 90 mm)
  • CBLS2F: Command and Power Cables for QS7 and QS10 Series Galvanometer Scanners and BLINK High-Speed Focusers (One Set Required per Axis)
  • CBLS3F: Command and Power Cables for QG4/5 and QS15/20/30/45 Series Galvanometer Scanners (One Set Required per Axis)

The GPWR15 Power Supply is a low noise, linear supply designed to minimize electrical interference for maximum system resolution. The compatible systems include the QG, QS, SS, and SP series Galvanometers Scanners, the BLINK Focusers, and the XG Series Scan Heads. This power supply delivers ±15 VDC at 5 A and is configured to accept a mains voltage of 100 - 120 or 220 - 240 VAC. It has an open frame, allowing the user to solder the compatible power cable into the system. 

The CBLS2F Command and Power Cable Set can be used to connect the GPWR15 power supply to the QS7/10 series galvo scanners or the BLINK high speed focuser. The power cable has a four pin connector on one end for compatibility with the QS7/10 galvos and BLINK focusers and three bare wires for soldering to the GPWR15 power supply on the other end. The command cable has a two pin connector on one end for compatibility with the QS7/10 galvos and BLINK focusers and three bare wires for soldering to a user-supplied controller on the other end.

The CBLS3F Power and Command Cable set can be used to connect the GPWR15 power supply to the QG4/5, QS15/20/30/45, SS, or SP series galvo scanners. The power cable has a three pin connector on one end and three bare wires for soldering to the GPWR15 power supply on the other end. The command cable has a four pin connector on one end and three bare wires for soldering to a user-supplied controller on the other end.

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GPWR15 Support Documentation
GPWR15±15 V Power Supply for BLINK & QG, QS, SS, SP, & XG Series Galvo Scanners
$561.00
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CBLS2F Support Documentation
CBLS2FCommand and Power Cables for BLINK Focusers, QS7/10 Series Galvo Scanners (Single Axis), and GPWR15 Power Supply
$57.09
Today
CBLS3F Support Documentation
CBLS3FCommand and Power Cables for QG4/5, QS15/20/30/45, SS, & SP Series Galvo Scanners (Single Axis) and GPWR15 Power Supply
$98.80
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Enclosed Linear Power Supply & Command Cables

  • GPS011 Series: ±15 V Power Supply for Single- and Dual-Axis Systems; One Supply Can Power up to Two Galvos
    • QS7, QS10, QS15, and QS20 Series VantagePro® Galvanometer Scanners
    • BLINK Focusers
    • XG Series Scan Heads
  • GPS011 Series Specs:
    • Enlcosed Unit Allows Cables to Directly Connect to the System
    • Switchable Input: 100 VAC / 50 or 60 Hz, 115 VAC / 60 Hz, 230 VAC / 50 Hz
    • Output: ±15 VDC @ 3 A
    • Operating Temperature: 5 to 40 °C
    • Dimensions: 7.05" x 10.79" x 4.8" (179 mm x 274 mm (Max) x 122 mm)
  • CBLS2P: Command and Power Cable Set for QS7/10 Series Scanning Galvanometer Systems and BLINK High-Speed Focusers
  • CBLS3P: Command and Power Cable Set for QG4/5 and QS15/20 Series Scanning Galvanometer Systems

The GPS011 Series Power Supplies are low noise, linear supplies designed to minimize electrical interference for maximum system resolution for 1D and 2D galvanometer systems. The compatible systems include the QG4, QG5, QS7, QS10, QS15, and QS20 Series Galvanometers Scanners, the BLINK Focusers, and the XG Series Scan Heads. These power supplies deliver ±15 VDC at 3 A and are configured to accept a mains voltage of 115 VAC (Item # GPS011-US), 230 VAC (Item # GPS011-EC), or 100 VAC (Item # GPS011-JP). The GPS011 units are enclosed, allowing for direct connection with the compatible power cable without soldering.

Please note that the GPS011 series power supplies are insufficient for driving the QS30/45 Scanning Galvanometer Systems. Additionally, for the compatible galvos, Thorlabs recommends keeping the RMS current at 1 A or below.

The CBLS2P Power and Command Cable Set can be used to connect the GPS011 series galvo system linear power supplies to the QS7/10 series galvo scanners or the BLINK high speed focuser. The power cable has a three-pin circular connector on one end for compatibility with the GPS011 series and a four pin connector on the other end for compatibility with the BLINK focusers and QS7/10 galvos. The command cable has a BNC connector on one end for compatibility with a user-supplied controller and a two pin connector on the other end for compatibility with the BLINK focusers and QS7/10 galvos.

The CBLS3P Power and Command Cable set can be used to connect the GPS011 series galvo system linear power supplies to the QG4/5 and QS15/20 series galvo scanners. The power cable has a three-pin circular connector on one end for compatibility with the GPS011 series power supplies and a three pin connector on the other end for compatibility with the QG4/5 and QS15/20 galvos. The command cable has a BNC connector on one end for compatibility with a user-supplied controller and a four pin connector on the other end for compatibility with the QG4/5 and QS15/20 galvos.

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GPS011-US Support Documentation
GPS011-USCustomer Inspired! 1D or 2D Galvo System Linear Power Supply, 115 VAC
$582.95
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CBLS2P Support Documentation
CBLS2PCommand and Power Cables for BLINK Focusers, QS7/10 Scanning Galvanometer Systems, and GPS011 Series Power Supply
$138.90
Today
CBLS3P Support Documentation
CBLS3PCommand and Power Cables for QG4/5 and QS15/20 Scanning Galvanometer Systems and GPS011 Series Power Supply
$165.92
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GPS011-EC Support Documentation
GPS011-ECCustomer Inspired! 1D or 2D Galvo System Linear Power Supply, 230 VAC
$582.95
Today
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GPS011-JP Support Documentation
GPS011-JPCustomer Inspired! 1D or 2D Galvo System Linear Power Supply, 100 VAC
$582.95
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Mounts for Single-Axis VantagePro® Galvanometer Scanners

QSM2 on Post
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A QS20Y-AG galvo is post-mounted in the QSM2/M mount in a vertical orientation.
QSM1 on MT1B
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A QS10X-AG galvo is mounted in the QSM1/M mount on an MT1B/M translation stage.
QSMx Mount Drawingsa Compatible QSx Galvonometer
QSM1(/M) QSM1 Drawing QS7 or QS10
QSM2(/M) QSM2 Drawing QS15 or QS20
QSM3(/M) QSM3 Drawing QS30 or QS45
QSM4(/M) QSM4 Drawing QG4 or QG5
  • Click the blue info icons for drawings.
  • Mounts for Ø4 mm - Ø45 mm Beam Single Axis Galvanometers (Sold Separately Above)
  • Two-Piece Clamp Mechanism Avoids Contact With Mirror Surfaces
  • Vertical or Horizontal Mounting on Posts or Translation Stages
  • Dowel Hole/Slot Design for Repeatable Precision Mounting on MT Translation Stages
  • Compatible with GHS003(/M) Heat Sinks

Thorlabs' QSMx(/M) mounts provide a convenient solution for mounting the QS and QG single-axis galvo systems sold above. The holes available for mounting on our posts or translation stages in either verical or horizontal orientations are shown in the diagrams below. The galvo is secured using a two-piece clamp, allowing it to be installed without passing the sensitive mirror through the mount. For applications with highly variable drive signal waveforms that require additional heat dissipation, all mounts are compatible with the GHS003(/M) heat sinks. Refer to the table above to select the compatible mount for each single-axis galvanometer.

A plastic insulating shim (0.002" thick) is included with QSM3(/M) mounts to protect the capacitive position detector from electrical noise. It is recommended that users wrap the shim around the galvo prior to mounting for electrical isolation.

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QSM1 Support Documentation
QSM1Mount for Single-Axis QS7 and QS10 Galvanometer Systems, Imperial
$255.00
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QSM2 Support Documentation
QSM2Mount for Single-Axis QS15 and QS20 Galvanometer Systems, Imperial
$300.00
Today
QSM3 Support Documentation
QSM3Mount for Single-Axis QS30 and QS45 Galvanometer Systems, Imperial
$370.00
Today
QSM4 Support Documentation
QSM4NEW!Mount for Single-Axis QG4 and QG5 Galvanometer Systems, Imperial
$230.00
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QSM1/M Support Documentation
QSM1/MMount for Single-Axis QS7 and QS10 Galvanometer Systems, Metric
$255.00
Today
QSM2/M Support Documentation
QSM2/MMount for Single-Axis QS15 and QS20 Galvanometer Systems, Metric
$300.00
Today
QSM3/M Support Documentation
QSM3/MMount for Single-Axis QS30 and QS45 Galvanometer Systems, Metric
$370.00
Today
QSM4/M Support Documentation
QSM4/MNEW!Mount for Single-Axis QG4 and QG5 Galvanometer Systems, Metric
$230.00
Today