VAN NUYS, Calif., June 28, 2016 — Optimal Engineering Systems Inc. has announced the AU300-XZ motorized three-axis gimbal mount, featuring 360° rotation of each axis. The rigid black anodized aluminum alloy frame of the gimbal mount handles loads up to 10 kg and has the clearance necessary for mounting lasers, cameras, optics and instrumentation for pointing, scanning, tracking, positioning and other applications. The Azimuth stage rotary table has a compact footprint for easy integration into new and existing applications. The azimuth, elevation and roll stages all feature bi-directional stepper motors capable of microstepping, with knobs for manual adjustment. Each axis features low backlash worm gear drives and precision V groove and cross roller bearings for high resolution of 3.6 arcsec, and repeatability and positional accuracy to 18 arcsec. Travel speed of each axis is 10°/s.