Model 980-10 and 980-20


The Model 980 Rotary Brushless Actuator System is an antenna azimuth drive servo actuator system consisting of the actuator motor/gearhead, separate controller and interconnecting cables. The system is used for ground vehicle radar applications in full and sector scan modes.

For more information about how the model 980-10 and 980-20 continuous rotation actuator can be tailored to fit your specific application, contact our applications engineers.


  • Size: 4.06 x 4.06 (over mounting flange) x 14.00 inches from rear of motor assembly to front of mounting flange (Model 98000000-10 Actuator)
  • Size:11.0 x11.0 mounting base x 7.00 inches high (Model 98000000-20 Drive Controller)
  • Rated Power Point: 168 in lb @ 183 rpm
  • Weight: 17.3 lbs actuator only
  • Input Power: 3 Phase 120/208 400 Hz
  • Rare earth brushless DC Hall sensor commutated motor with thermistors
  • Encoder rate feedback
  • Robust structural design
  • Low endplay
  • High efficiency planetary steel gearing
  • Front flange mount
  • Stroke: continuous rotation
  • Stall point: 1,650 in lbs
  • No-load speed: 230 rpm (limited by controller)
  • Scan, sector and stare modes
  • Bit test outputs
  • Separately package drive controller that accepts RS-232 commands
Size (inches) 4.06 x 4.06 x 14.0
Torque (in-lbs)
168 in-lbs Rated
Stroke Continuous Rotation
Weight 17.3 lbs Act. Only