The Vector-15 packs all the benefits of our precision positioning mechanisms into a small, economic package capable of supporting payloads up to 15 pounds. The Vector-15 is ideal for positioning a wide range of short-to medium-range surveillance sensors such as visible and infrared cameras.

  • Compact design
  • Maintenance-free construction
  • Zero Backlash
  • Smooth, precise operation
  • Low total cost of ownership
  • Payloads to 15 pounds (6.8 kg)

Product Details

Built-in control electronics and software provide precise, smooth motion at all speeds; while an integrated slip ring allows continuous rotation in the pan axis. Additional features include:

  • Direct drive torque motors
  • 360º continuous pan rotation
  • 16-Bit high accuracy resolvers
  • Built-in control electronics and software
  • Smooth low speed motion to 0.01°/sec
  • Environmentally sealed to IP67 standard
  • Shore-based marine environment package (Optional)
  • Gyro-stabilization (Optional)

General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies designs and manufactures a full portfolio of high-performance camera systems and components that provide our customers the clarity, accuracy and reliability to successfully complete their mission. Leveraging our custom motor and resolver technologies, we design and manufacture maintenance-free, precision pan-tilt systems with zero backlash and lower total cost of ownership.

You may contact our customer service center by email, phone or fax.

Phone: 619-671-5400
Fax: 619-671-9292

General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies
7603 Saint Andrews Ave, Suite H
San Diego, CA 92154

Our fundamental mission is to ensure the continued precision performance of your cameras in the field.

Our products and solutions play mission critical roles in some of the harshest environments across all domains. Customers depend on these maintenance services for their rugged reliability and performance in the field.

Our Customer Service operation works closely with users to maximize the, performance, reliability and up time of our mission critical imaging systems. We have established long term relationships with defense, homeland, commercial and international communities for logistics, support and depot.


Vector-15 Precision Pan-Tilt System Datasheet



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Payload 4 to 15lbs (1.8-6.8kg)
Pan Speed 0.01 to 300˚/sec
Pan Angle 360˚ continuous
Tilt Speed 0.01 to 300˚/sec
Tilt Angle -80˚ to +45˚
Position Accuracy ±0.25˚
Stabilization <2 mrad RMS (Optional)
Position Repeatability ±0.10˚
Resolution 0.005˚
Duty Cycle 100% in each axis
Continuous Torque 300 oz-in @ 24 VDC
Backlash None