Indexing Mount for Ø1" Optics
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The NX1N(/M) Indexing Mount can hold an optic at any one of 16 positions, including 45° and 90°.
The NX1N(/M) indexing mount for Ø1" optics features 16 indexed positions every 22.5°, allowing the optic to be held at both 45° and 90°. The angular positions are engraved on the base plate for fast alignment. The top plate returns to any given position, indicated with the engraved witness line, with a repeatability of better than 10 µrad. This mount is ideal for redirecting a laser to multiple targets on an optical table.
The included SM1 (1.035"-40) retaining ring (SM1RR) secures the optic against the front lip of the mount. This indexing mount can hold optics that are no greater than 7 mm (0.27") thick. Neodymium iron magnets couple the top and bottom plates, while stainless steel ball bearings and V-grooves provide the 16 indexed positions. Three 8-32 (M4) tapped mounting holes in the bottom plate allow the mount to be secured to a Ø1/2" post. A small through hole, located directly under the 90° engraving on the bottom plate, accepts a 5/64" (2.00 mm) balldriver to help provide enough torque when attaching the mount to the post.
Please Note: The top plate of this indexing mount is not compatible with the NX1F(/M) 15-position, indexing mounting base sold below.
The NX1F(/M) mounting base is an indexed platform that accepts a wide variety of optomechanical accessories such as kinematic mirror mounts. The top platform provides a center-located 8-32 (M4) tapped hole for general-purpose mounting. The kinematic ball-seat design provides 15 discrete positions and repeatability within 10 µrad. Each position is laser engraved with a capital letter, from A through O, for fast placement.
Please Note: The NX1F(/M) indexing mounting base is not compatible with the NX1N(/M) indexing Ø1" optic mount (sold above).