Johnson Electric Launches Rotary Piezo Shutters for Defense Optronics Industry - Industry’s first piezo rotary shutters

Hong Kong, 17 December, 2012 – Johnson Electric today announced rotary piezo shutters optimized for defense applications such as NUC (non-uniformity correction) and filter changers. Launched under the Nanomotion brand, these shutters feature unique direct drive piezo technology with closed loop control, delivering silent operation and low EMI / RFI profiles. Innovative mechanical design creates the closest back-working distance and does not conflict with the footprint of the video assembly. These Nanomotion piezo shutters have the best SWaP (size, weight and power) performance for in-flight, head mounted or hand held devices with weight < 2 grams and a package size of 8 mm x 20mm.  Travel from 35 – 120o is available.

"These Nanomotion products represent the state-of-the-art in shutter technology", said Jim Dick, Johnson Electric’s senior vice president of Strategic Marketing. "Silent and low EMI devices are essential to prevent detection in the field" he added.

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