The Graflex PT40E is a simple pan & tilt but certainly not of low capability, it is more accurately defined as a basic workhorse. The PT40E comes standard with a resolution accuracy of .044°, a velocity of 60° per second, and a continuous 360° pan range, this sensor positioner is very capable.

Technical Specifications


Dimensions 10.25” (w) x 10.0” (h) x 8.0” (d)
Weight 24 Lbs  
Base Dim’s 4.0” Diameter   
Base Mounting Contact Factory   
Construction Aluminum and Steel
Color Anodized or Painted   
Payload Capacity 40 Lbs - Balanced
Drive Motor Brushed DC  
Travel Range 360° Continuous @ Azimuth, + 60° To - 30° @ Elevation


Interface RS-422 or RS-232
Motor Controller Microprocessor based


Standard Pass-Thru 15 Ea – 2 Amp


Voltage +24Vdc (Nominal)
Power Contact Factory
Heater Optional


Travel Velocity 60°/Sec. -  .1°/Sec.(Pan)
  40°/Sec. - .1°/Sec. (Tilt)
Repeatability .088°
Resolution .044° (13 Bits)
Feedback 11 Bit Incremental Encoder


Side Brackets 90 Pounds
Over the Top Bracket ± 30°90 Pounds
  ± 45°75 Pounds
  ± 60°60 Pounds


Coating (Finish)
Heater (Thermostat Controlled)
Payload Mount (Side or OTT)

Environmental (MIL STD 810E) - Designed to Meet The following Specifications

Storage Temperature: -35° C Through +65° C
Transit Temperature: -35° C Through +65° C
Operating Temperature: -31.7° C Through +60° C
Humidity: 95% Humidity for 60 Hours
Salt Fog: 5% Sodium Chloride (Atomized Spray) Not Less Than 12 Hours
Dust & Wind: Sand/Dust Environment Typical of Dry Desert for NLT 60 Minutes
Vibration: Axial (Angular) Vibration of .1gRMA at 10-150 Hz
Shock: 10 G’s for 11 mSec at Each Axis