Touch X

The Touch X haptic device provides precision force feedback and allows you to freely sculpt 3D clay, enhance scientific or medical simulations, increase productivity with interactive training, and easily maneuver mechanical components to produce higher quality designs.


Geomagic® Touch™ Features

  • Portable design and compact footprint
  • Compact force feedback workspace
  • 6-degree-of-freedom positional sensing
  • 3-degree-of-freedom force feedback
  • Comfortable molded-rubber stylus
  • Automatic workspace calibration
  • Two integrated momentary stylus switches
  • Patent protected
  • Supports OpenHaptics toolkit with QuickHaptics micro API
  • Constructed of metal components and injection-molded carbon fiber reinforced plastics
  • CE certified

The award-winning Geomagic Touch X (formerly Sensable Phantom Desktop) haptic device provides an affordable desktop solution and is ideal for customers who are performing certain types of haptic research. The Touch X provides precision positioning input and high fidelity force-feedback output. Portable design, compact footprint, and simple port interface ensure quick installation and ease-of-use.

See the Technical Specifications below

  • Force Feedback Workspace
  • Footprint (Physical area device base occupies on desk)
  • Weight (Device Only)
  • Range of Motion
  • Nominal Position Resolution
  • Backdrive Friction
  • Maximum Exertable Force at Nominal (Orthogonal Arms) Position
  • Continuous Exertable Force (24 hrs)
  • Stiffness
  • Inertia (Apparent Mass At Tip)
  • Force Feedback
  • Position Sensing [Stylus Gimbal]
  • Interface
  • Supported Platforms
  • OpenHaptics® Toolkit Compatibility
  • Applications

  • ~6.4 W x 4.8 H x 4.8 D in > 160 W x 120 H x 120 D mm
  • 5 5/8 W x 7 1/4 D in ~143 W x 184 D mm
  • 6 lbs 5 oz
  • Hand movement pivoting at wrist
  • > 1100 dpi ~ 0.023 mm
  • 1.8 lbf (7.9 N)
  • 0.4 lbf (1.75 N)
  • X axis > 10.8 lbs / in (1.86 N / mm) - Y axis > 13.6 lbs / in (2.35 N / mm) - Z axis > 8.6 lbs / in (1.48 N / mm)
  • ~0.101 lbm (45 g)
  • x, y, z
  • x, y, z (digital encoders) [Pitch, roll, yaw (± 3% linearity potentiometers)
  • RJ45 compliant on-board Ethernet Port or USB Port
  • Intel or AMD-based PCs
  • Yes
  • Selected Types of Haptic Research, FreeForm®Modeling™ system, Geomagic Sculpt system

  • Haptic Device Brochure (English)
  • Haptic Device Brochure (Spanish)

About 3D Systems 

3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. The company also provides CAD, reverse engineering and inspection software tools and consumer 3D printers, apps and services. Its expertly integrated solutions replace and complement traditional methods and reduce the time and cost of designing new products by printing real parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used to rapidly design, create, communicate, prototype or produce real parts, empowering customers to manufacture the future.


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Touch X