Experiments Included:

  • System modeling experiment and analysis
  • System open-loop response analysis
  • PID controller design
  • Root locus controller design
  • Frequency response controller design
  • Analogue control experiment (Analogue control module required)
  • User defined control algorithms

The Magnetic Levitation System (MLS) is composed of an LED light source, an electromagnet, an optoelectronic sensor, amplifier module, an analogue control module, data acquisition card, and a steel ball, etc. This system synthesizes main experimental contents in control area and satisfies many experiment requirements such as automatic control, control theory, and feedback system, etc, which are suitable for Graduate or Post Graduate course designs and algorithm research as well.


  • Sensors installed on-board
  • Control Circuits Installed
  • Drivers Installed
  • Protection Circuits Installed

Technical Features:

  • Coil Dia: 20mm
  • Coil Length: 94mm
  • Control Precision: 0.1mm
  • Control Range: 1  20mm with mass 22g
  • Control Range: 1  15mm with mass 120g
  • LED Source: +12V/1W
  • Sampling Frequency: 30KHz
  • Maximum Load: 200g
  • A/D Resolution: 12-Bit
  • Sampling Rate: 100KS/s
  • PID control module
  • Digital Encoder module
  • DC power supply module