Customer Testimonials

"The sales team at DDM Novastar is extremely knowledgeable. We explained our processes and they knew exactly what equipment to recommend."

You cant kill those machines, they just keep on running. And with the variety of PCBs and thru-hole mixed with surface mount components, it is critical to have machines that can handle it.

Our 20-year-old L40 Pick & Place machine still perform realiably. When we need service or parts for it, we call DDM and can count on expert help.

L-NP00 Benchtop Pick & Place System

DDM Novastar NovaPlace Series Pick and Place MachinePart of the NovaPlaceTM Series, the L-NP00 is an entry level, low-cost turnkey automatic pick and place system that can be put in production right out of the box. Once a specific PCB is programmed, the machine automatically picks up each component from its designated feeder or tray, centers the part and moves to the placement location, and accurately places the part. The feeders automatically position the next component for pick-up.

Prototyping - Pilot Manufacturing - Low Volume Production

Read the article "Selecting a Pick &Place Machine."

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  • Provides affordable automatic pick and place operation in a tabletop system
  • Easy to set up, easy to program and easy to use with WindowsTM based software
  • CAD editing Software
  • System includes 4 position nozzle changer for most SMT component sizes
  • Placement accuracy, up to 0.004"
  • Placement rates up to 2100 CPH
  • Cut tape strip holders available in various widths & configurations
  • Optional convenient SuperStrip™ feeders for short tape strips
Max board size 13.5" x 22" (343 x 560mm)
Smallest component capability 0402, 0201
Largest component size 1.378
Placement accuracy ±0.004
Max placement rate 2100 cph
Typical verifiable placement rate 1000-1800 cph
Fine pitch capability 25 mil, 15 mil
Max travel area 22
Overall dimensions 40
Max no. of feeders (8mm tape) 64 (individual), 96 (bank)
Max no. of feeders with L-GB-12 bank feeders 96
Tape feeders 8 mm, 12 mm, 16 mm, 24 mm, 32 mm and 44 mm
Vibratory Feeders loose, tube, stick (Freq. & amplitude control)
Matrix Tray Feeders with Board/Matrix tray holders
Centering Centering Fingers
Vision system Color CCD card camera
Dispenser Option Time & pressure, clean dry air @ 80 psi required