1572P Series Two Axis Position and Rate Table System


A 1572P Two Axis Motion Simulation Table System is used to test multi-axis inertial systems such as Inertial Navigation Systems (INS), Attitude Heading Reference Systems (AHRS), flight control systems, Inertial Measurement Units (IMU), and platform stabilization devices.

Accurate and reliable motion control of the 1572P Series test table is achieved with a servo-controlled system consisting of direct-drive DC brushless motors, precision optical encoders, and a microprocessor that provides accurate and reliable motion control.

The table can be operated from the AERO 4000™ Controller front panel for local control or through a computer interface for remote control. This test table system is designed for ease of operation and is programmed with the Ideal Aerosmith Table Language (ATL) for remote operation.

The 1572P Series design is flexible and can be customized to meet a customer’s unique testing needs. For example, the Model 1572X was modified to accommodate test requirements for an unobstructed FOV.

The Two Axis Product Selection Matrix allows you to easily compare the primary specifications for each of the two-axis table systems. Almost every system that Ideal Aerosmith manufactures can be customized to meet a customer’s specific requirements

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Options available for


  • Integral Thermal Chamber (LN2, CO2 or mechanically cooled)
  • Various tabletop sizes
  • Higher torque motors
  • Unlimited rotation axes with various slip ring packages
  • RF Rotary Joint
  • Fiber Optic Rotary Joint
  • High-Speed Reflective Memory Interfaces
  • Unobstructed field of view


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Standard Performance Specification & Features:

Payload Capacity: 150 lbs (68 Kg)
Position Accuracy:
  • 1572P15: ±15 arcsec absolute
  • 1572P8: ±8 arcsec absolute
Rate Accuracy: ±0.001%
Maximum Rate:
  • Inner Axis: up to 1800 deg/sec
  • Outer Axis: 600 deg/sec
Direct-drive, DC brushless servo system
24 inch (610 mm) diameter tabletop
Limited rotation for both axes
AERO 4000™ Controller
5 kHz servo update rate
Front panel display of status and data
Local and remote operation
User-friendly Ideal Aerosmith Table Language (ATL)
Trapezoidal and Sinusoidal profiles capabilities
Position Profile, Velocity Profile, and Flight Profile Modes for simulating complex motion profiles
Analog position and velocity input and output