Micromanipulator for Life Science Applications – MM3A-LS

The Kleindiek MM3A-LS micromanipulator has been designed specifically for life science applications and is used by scientists around the world to carry out highly sensitive electrophysical recordings. Key to its success in this field are its long-term stability and precision. It’s reputation in the life science arena is unsurpassed, making it the first choice micromanipulator solution

Key Advantages

Compact and flexible design

  • Small and practical
  • Plug-and-play system with modular components
  • Interfacing solutions for most microscopes
  • Fast setup and removal
  • Effortless work with multiple manipulators
  • Useful plug-in tools

Clear and simple

  • Result-oriented operation and increased throughput
  • Intuitive control interfaces and software
  • User-friendly and easy to learn
  • Quick and easy tool exchange
  • Compact, stand-alone electronics with PC interface
  • Pioneering cabling technology

Robust and stable

  • Compact construction delivers higher resonance frequencies
  • Excellent stability
  • Low drift (1 nm/min)
  • Reliable operation (one year endurance test)
  • Virtually insusceptible to vibrations
  • Fast pre-positioning by hand

Fast and precise

  • No backlash or reversal play
  • Sub-nanometer resolution (0.25 nm)
  • Extensive working range (100 cm³)
  • No “blind axis” like with cartesian systems
  • Integrated coarse and fine displacement in one drive
  • High operating velocity (up to 10 mm/sec)



Key Features

Dimensions62.1x20.4x25.4 mm (LxWxH)
Weight45 g
Operating RangeA & B = 240°
C = 12mm
SpeedA & B = 10 mm/s (max)
C = 2 mm/s (max)
ResolutionA = 10-7 rad (5nm)
B = 10-7 rad (3.5nm)
Resolution C = <0.5 nm
Holding Force1 N
Holding torque3 - 4 nm
LiftY: 5 g
Temperature range273 to 353 K
Lowest pressureNot vacuum compatible
MountingM4 tapped hole

A=left/right B=up/down C=in/out

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