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Motorized filter eheel

from Andover

These filter wheels are used for a host of applications, including color CCD photography, fluorescence microscopy, and photometry. Two 4" dia, wheels are available: one which accepts six 25mm filters, and one which accepts twelve 12.5mm filters.

  • Motorized or Manual
  • Local or Remote Control
  • Accepts 12.5 mm and 25 mm diameter filters
  • Labeled filter positions
  • Base and post mountable


General Specifications
ManualPush button switches
Mounting1/4-20 & #8-32 (M6 & M4)
Size5.0" x 4.49" x 1.85"

Programming and Remote Control

Automation of filter sequences is available through the serial interface. A simple command language facilitates retrieving filter status and making filter selections. LabVIEW software is included, and consists of a stand-alone user interface as well as a drive which can be incorporated into your own software. The unit comes with the controller, filter housing, filter wheel, and a 5 VDC power supply, and threaded rings to hold the optics in place.

Remote or Manual Operation

Filter selection can be made manually from push buttons on the unit, or remotely from either a USB 2.0 or RS-232 interface.

Interchangeable Filter Wheels

The 4" dia. wheel is easily changed, allowing quick conversions between applications. Additional wheels are available.

Motorized Filter Wheel

 Size & Part Number
Descripton12-Position / 12.5 mm6-Position / 25 mm
Motorized filter wheelFW-MOT-12.5FW-MOT-25
Extra wheel onlyFW-12.5FW-25

Manual Filter Wheel

 Size & Part Number
Description12-Position / 12.5 mm6-Position / 25 mm
Manual filter wheelFW-MAN-12.5FW-MAN-25


Color CCD Photography
Fluorescence Microscopy


Julien Dumouchel
Julien Dumouchel


Quantum Design AG

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CH-1723 Marly

Phone:+41 21 8699-033
Julien DumouchelSales Manager
+41 21 8699033