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


Touch X

Force Feedback Workspace

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

Footprint (Physical area device base occupies on desk)

5 5/8 W x 7 1/4 D in ~143 W x 184 D mm

Weight (Device Only)

6 lbs 5 oz

Range of Motion

Hand movement pivoting at wrist

Nominal Position Resolution

> 1100 dpi ~ 0.023 mm

Backdrive Friction

< 0.23 oz (0.06 N)

Maximum Exertable Force at Nominal (Orthogonal Arms) Position

1.8 lbf (7.9 N)

Continuous Exertable Force (24 hrs)

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)

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 (± 3% 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