Horne Technologies

Expert solutions and Specialist Equipment Supply

What We Do


Motion Control


Fine Precision Mechanics






Specialised Cameras


High-Speed Photography

Current key markets are:

Optics; precision mechanics; robotics; motion and high-speed photography. Within these areas, relevant products are standard and custom raw optics and optomechanics; specialist motion equipment (typically on a fine scale); and all aspects of high-speed photography, including cameras, lighting, technical services, and advice. Key clientele for this is: the military; military manufacturers; high-end military and scientific R and D groups; and high-end industrial end users, focusing on automated technologies and products.

Specific clients targeted are:

These are CSIR; NLC; Denel group; Armscor; SAAB; Reutech; Distell; etc. Horne Technologies cc has good contacts and working relationships with key people in these organisations. Horne Technologies, by virtue of being a small company, is able to demonstrate flexibility and versatility. So if we do not currently match your requirements in terms of components, or prices, let us know and we will see what can be made possible. We also have special arrangements for Universities and academic institutions to negotiate special deals to ensure that projects and research can go ahead. Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements for your research and projects.

Mad Hornet Entomology

If you are looking for Mad Hornet Entomology, part of Horne Technologies, please visit the website, via the button below.

FAULHABER Drive Systems

FAULHABER is a leading supplier in the area of high precision miniature and micro drive systems.

Vision Research Phantom

World leading high-speed cameras – When it’s too fast to see and too important not to®


Metrology beyond colours – Making metrology count during the whole engineering cycle

PI Motion | Positioning

Physik Instrumente (PI). Offering air-bearing solutions and magnetic linear motors currently representing the state of the art in inspection and manufacturing systems in the semiconductor industry.

Rose+Krieger GmbH

Components and system solutions for highest demands, including Linear Technology, Profile System, Tube Connecting System and Modular Technology.

Specialised Imaging

Specialised Imaging Limited is a dynamic company focusing on the design, manufacture, service and supply of ultra-high-speed imaging systems and components for industrial, military and scientific applications

Hohner Group

The Hohner group of companies (www.hohner.com), specialises in optical incremental and absolute encoders. The companies are specialists in the design and manufacture of optical encoders.


Telops is a leading supplier of high-performance infrared and infrared hyperspectral imaging systems for the defence, industrial, and academic research industries.

Myostat Motion Control

From initiation to implementation, Myostat Motion Control provides a full range of quality automation components, integrated servo and stepper motors, and exceptional engineering support for robotics and automated machine manufacturers. Whether you’re looking for a single component or a complete actuation solution, Myostat will work with you to choose the right product for the job, optimize performance and provide ongoing technical support.

HGH Infrared Systems

HGH Infrared Systems is a global provider of electro-optical devices for wide area surveillance, industrial thermography, and infrared test and measurement applications.



We aim to provide access to 3D printing, robotics, hobby electronics, STEM education kits, Arduino and micro:bit and much more!




Company News

Dissecting Time

Dissecting Time - being able to slowly and carefully go through events that happen in the blink of an eye, or even less. Our friends at Specialised Imaging have published a new article on the development of the science and techniques which can help us understand what...

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Ultra precise motor positioning feedback

For ultra precise motor positioning feedback - Our friends at FAULHABER have released a new encoder - the AEMT-12/16 L absolute encoder. We proudly present our new encoder family memberThe new magnetic absolute encoder delivers in combination with brushless...

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SIASA – Scientific Imaging Association of South Africa

SIASA - Scientific Imaging Association of South Africa (https://siasa.org.za). In recent years, the rate of technological development and the associated advance of equipment have rapidly increased in all scientific fields, including scientific imaging. As a result,...

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Stelltron – Hobby, project & protoypying supplies

We have recently added a product to our range specifically aimed at the students and teachers of electrical, mechanical and electromechanical disciplines. This is under the umbrella of STELLTRON . Please visit the site for more details. This product is an internet...

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MatchID – Metrology Beyond Colours

The tagline of MatchID is metrology beyond colors : Interpretation of results in a quantitative way with integrated error assessment Detailed validation of finite element simulations: establish a one-to-one relationship between model and experiment by adopting...

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