Touch Haptic Device Technical Specifications

The Touch™ (formerly known as Sensable Phantom Omni) product line of haptic devices makes it possible for users to touch and manipulate virtual objects. The Touch model is the most cost-effective haptic device available today. Portable design, compact footprint, and RJ45 compliant on-board Ethernet Port or USB Port interface ensure quick installation and ease of use.

See the Technical Specifications below.



Force Feedback Workspace

~6.4 W x 4.8 H x 2.8 D in > 160 W x 120 H x 70 D mm

Footprint (Physical area device base occupies on desk)

6 5/8 W x 8 D in ~168 W x 203 D mm

Weight (Device Only)

3 lbs 15 oz

Range of Motion

Hand movement pivoting at wrist

Nominal Position Resolution

> 450 dpi ~ 0.055 mm

Backdrive Friction

< 1 oz (0.26 N)

Maximum Exertable Force at Nominal (Orthogonal Arms) Position

0.75 lbf (3.3 N)

Continuous Exertable Force (24 hrs)

0.2 lbf (0.88 N)


X axis > 7.3 lbs / in (1.26 N / mm)
Y axis > 13.4 lbs / in (2.31 N / mm)
Z axis > 5.9 lbs / in (1.02 N / mm)

Inertia (Apparent Mass At Tip)

~0.101 lbm (45 g)

Force Feedback

x, y, z

Position Sensing [Stylus Gimbal]

x, y, z (digital encoders)
[Pitch, roll, yaw (± 5% linearity potentiometers)


RJ45 compliant on-board Ethernet Port or USB Port

Supported Platforms

Intel or AMD-based PCs

OpenHaptics® Toolkit Compatibility



Selected Types of Haptic Research, FreeForm®Modeling™ system, Geomagic Sculpt system