Servo Control Systems

Controls & Controllers

Servo Drive/Controller provides dual-port Ethernet interface.

March 11, 2015

Consisting of 1.5-axis servo drive/controller based on ACR control platform, Intelligent Parker Amplifier offers 400 W or 1,500 W power to drive rotary and linear motors and supports number of industry standard feedback protocols. Equipped with 650 MHz TI DSP, unit is capable of serving up to 5 independent Ethernet connections and multitasking 16 different tasks. Drive/controller provides incremental, absolute, and continuous moves; trapezoidal and S-curves profiles; and 1 ms position captures. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Drives compensate for errors in advance.

May 15, 2014

ACOPOS servo drives are available with repetitive control, which improves accuracy of production processes with stationary disturbances by using predictive following error compensation. Embedded in standard speed control loop, repetitive control adjusts torque setpoint to reduce periodic portions in speed or following error. By undergoing constant learning process, algorithm ensures changes to load profile do not have any effect on drive. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Single-Axis Drive/Controller works with electric actuators.

April 2, 2014

Combining servo or stepper drive and controller, ACS (Actuator Control Solution) works with electric actuators to create single-axis linear motion solution for replacing pneumatic cylinders and automating processes. Drives are controlled from PLC or master controller via 24 Vdc digital I/O, 0–10 Vdc or 4–20 mA analog I/O, and Ethernet or Modbus RTU over RS-485. Capable of infinite position capability, servo/controller operates on 10-60 Vdc bus, while stepper drive/controller operates on 24 Vdc. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motion Controller suits closed loop positioning systems.

March 19, 2013

Equipped with dual-core architecture for servo handling and command interpretation, 4-axis C-884 controls motorized linear translation stages and rotary positioners. High-speed encoder interface allows use of direct-metrology linear and angular scales with resolutions down to nanometer and µrad realm and below. With servo update rate of 20 kHz, digital servo controller supports linear vector motion and point-to-point motion. Communication is via TCP/IP, USB, and RS-232 interfaces. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Four-Quadrant PWM Servo Controller delivers 95% efficiency.

January 17, 2013

Designed for control of brushless DC motors with Hall sensors up to approximately 100 W, ESCON 36/3 EC employs digital current controller and offers drift-free, dynamic speed behavior that enables speed range of 0–150,000 rpm. Range of functions are supported with fully configurable digital and analog inputs and outputs, and operating modes include speed controller (closed and open loop) and current controller. Analog set value can be specified via several means. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Servo Motor Firmware simplifies spooling and winding.

November 15, 2012

With commands in Class 5 SmartMotor firmware, material of changing width can be wound onto spool without gaps or unwanted overlap in wind pattern. Firmware offers both relative and absolute position control for setting traverse points, spool widths, dwell points, and more. Ability to dynamically phase-adjust incoming master signals enables real-time offsets for variations in material width without sacrificing positioning accuracy at traverse point. Read More

Controls & Controllers

PWM Servo Controller supports DC motors up to 72 W.

December 15, 2011

With 95% efficiency, 4-quadrant ESCON 36/2 DC provides drift-free, dynamic operation through 1-150,000 rpm speed range. Digital current controller can be run in various operating modes, including closed loop speed controller, open loop speed controller, and current controller. When connected to PC via USB port, unit can be configured with ESCON Studio GUI. ESCON 36/2 DC is equipped with protected digital inputs and outputs as well as adjustable current limitation for protecting motor and load. Read More

Controls & Controllers

PWM Servo Controller works with DC motors up to 72 W.

October 17, 2011

With bandwidth required for motor current/torque control, ESCON 36/2 DC 4-quadrant PWM servo controller provides range of functions with configurable digital and analog I/O. Drift-free, dynamic speed behavior enables speed range of 1-150,000 rpm, and supported operating modes include closed/open loop speed controller and current controller. Other functions include ability to enable/disable power stage depending on direction of rotation, or use speed ramps for acceleration/deceleration. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Pulse Generator Chip drives stepper and servo motors.

June 1, 2011

Providing 18 operating modes, Model PCL6045BL controls up to 4 axes as well as linear interpolation of 2-4 axes and circular interpolation between any 2 axes. Chip also offers operation correction, backlash correction, programmed soft limit, and ability to override pulse rate during operation. With max output of 6.5 Mpps and 19.6608 MHz standard reference clock, chip is suited for biotechnological and scientific instruments, medical analysis machines, and inspection systems. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Control System supports 100+ FireWire, Indexer drives.

March 1, 2011

ServoWire Motion and Logic Controllers (SMLC) typically coordinate network of ServoWire (FireWire) drives for applications requiring high-performance, multi-axis motion. XD-Indexer drive can be integrated, via Modbus TCP communication, to serve cases where axes are required that do not need as tightly coordinated motion. Capable of controlling 100+ drives, system lets users choose optimal drive for performance required on per-axis basis. Multiple communications options are available. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Servo Controller-Amplifier features miniature design.

December 1, 2009

Measuring 3.68 x 1.815 x 0.35 in., Model RTC-3000 can operate virtually any small brushed or brushless DC servo. Stand-alone system includes controller, amplifier, logic power supplies, and program interpreter with 32 k program memory and 32 k data storage. General purpose I/O provides several channels of 10-bit analog input, while AniLink(TM) port links to peripherals such as LCD displays. Up to 120 RTC-3000 systems can be combined on single RS-485 network. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Motor uses microcontroller for processing functions.

November 30, 2009

Combining controller, amplifier, and encoder into Brushless DC Servo Motor(TM), SmartMotor SM2315 is based on Animatics Motion Control Chip, which handles all processing functions, including PID loop, trajectory generator, user program execution, I/O control, and all communications over 3 serial channels simultaneously. Featuring die-cast aluminum housing, machine wound stator, and molded magnet, system delivers up to 30 oz-in. of continuous torque and operates up to 10,000 rpm. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Integrated Servo Motors and Controls target OEMs.

November 30, 2009

Intended for high-volume motion control applications, OEM Series of SmartMotors(TM) feature NEMA 23 and 34 frame dimensions. Units are based on Animatics Motion Control Chip, which handles all processing functions, including PID loop, trajectory generator, user program, execution, I/O control, and all communication over 3 serial channels simultaneously. Able to stand alone or operate as part of network, systems deliver up to 150 oz-in. continuous torque and nominal speeds in excess of 4,000 rpm. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Servo Motion Controllers offer full closed-loop control.

November 3, 2009

Model PCI-8253, 3-axis, and PCI-8256, 6-axis DSP-based servo motion controllers provide ±10 V analog motion control, PID plus feed-forward algorithm, and 20 MHz encoder input frequency. Units feature high-speed position comparison and trigger output speed of up to 1 MHz. They include motion functions such as multiple dimension interpolation and high-speed position comparison. Integrated point table supports over 5,000 points for each axis, suitable for contouring applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Servo Motor Controller operates from 12-48 Vdc input power.

February 19, 2009

CiA DSP 402 CANopen servo motor controller, QCI-D2-IGK, SilverDust IGK is stand alone, single axis controller that includes serial communications (RS-232, RS-485), CANopen and 7 I/O. Features included are 32K non-volatile memory, 100:1 inertial miss-match, PVIA(TM) servo loop, electronic gearing/camming, and multiple thread programming. Product also has built-in voltage clamp, and point to point or profile moves. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Servo Motor Controller is designed for ADAM-5550 series PACs.

December 19, 2008

ADAM-5240 4-axis servo motor control module simplifies stepping and pulse-type servo motor control. Embedded with intelligent novaR MCX314-motion ASIC card that includes various motion control functions, such as 2/3-axis linear interpolation, 2-axis circular interpolation, programmable T/S-curve acceleration/deceleration rate, and position management functions, device performs motion control functions without processor loading during driving. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Integrated Servomotor delivers 200 W continuous shaft power.

December 2, 2008

Offered as servo systems with built-in controller, amplifier, and encoder, SM2316D-PLS2 and SM2316DT-PLS2 feature 4,000 cpr encoder resolution for smooth velocity and tight position control. Trajectory overshoot braking functions, programmable software over-travel limits, and absolute/relative CAM mode with CAM dwell are also included. While high-speed position capture input enables less than 5 µsec registration, interrupt subroutines enhance error handling and input-triggered events. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Servo Motor Controller features CANopen option.

October 28, 2008

Designed to drive I-Grade NEMA 17, 23, and some 34 frame motors generating 21-300 oz-in. continuous torque, Model IG-J1 features CANopen option, which can be configured for peer-to-peer, master, or slave. Controller supports CiA CANopen Drives and Motion Control Profile 402, which allows master CANopen devices to communicate using standard set of motion commands. Seven bi-directional I/O, 12-48 V input power, and communications signals are accessed through DB15HD port. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Servo Drive Controller delivers up to 5 kW continuous power.

September 26, 2008

Designed to connect Guitar Servo Drive directly to motion application, Solo Guitar operates from DC power source in current, velocity, position, and advanced position modes, in conjunction with permanent-magnet synchronous brushless motor, DC brush motor, linear motor, or voice coil. Unit delivers up to 45 A continuous current and 70 A peak. Offering variety of feedbacks and CANOpen networking, Solo Guitar can operate as stand-alone device or as part of multi-axis system. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motion Control offers ceramic motor specific functionality.

September 9, 2008

Available as single or dual axis control and drive unit, FlexDC Motion Controller is designed for high performance ceramic servo motors and positioning stages. It includes PIV/PID servo control with quadrature or Sin/Cos encoders, providing nanometer-level position control with synchronized I/O. Featuring analog joystick input for manual jogging, unit provides specific ceramic motor algorithms as well as PC based GUI for programming, system tuning, and set-up. Read More