Performance Motion Devices

Performance Motion Devices' New Torque Control IC in an Ultra-small 56-pin/Small 64-pin Package
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Performance Motion Devices' New Torque Control IC in an Ultra-small 56-pin/Small 64-pin Package

Combination of four quadrant motion control, direct quadrature encoder input, multi-phase waveform generation, and advanced current control. Provide OEMs with safety features including over-current detection, over-temperature and i2t current foldback. Applications include lab automation, flow rate control, precision liquid pumping, XYZ tables and pick and place packaging machines.

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Programmable Motion Card features Ethernet connectivity.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Programmable Motion Card features Ethernet connectivity.

Prodigy/CME PCI card enables machine designers to download and run motion programs directly on card. Supporting multiple motor types, it provides selectable profile modes including S-curve, trapezoidal, velocity contouring, and electronic gearing. Unit includes servo loop compensation as well as C-Motion® source code library of motion commands that stores/runs downloaded motion control code...

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Introducing an Expanded Line of Prodigy® Motion Cards for OEM Machine Designers with Onboard C-Motion Program Execution
Agricultural & Farming Products

Introducing an Expanded Line of Prodigy® Motion Cards for OEM Machine Designers with Onboard C-Motion Program Execution

PMD's new C-Motion® Engine enables onboard C-Motion program execution on Prodigy® Motion Cards providing greater design flexibility for distributed motion control architectures. Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA - Performance Motion Devices, Inc. (PMD) announces its latest advancement in the Prodigy family of motion cards, which now provides machine designers the capability to download and...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Motion Card does not require host bus connection.

Measuring up to 16 x 10.7 cm, Prodigy Stand-Alone card downloads motion control programs with on-board C-Motion Engine for onboard execution, off-loading, or eliminating PC host. It is available with horizontal connectors or optional vertical connectors for stackable configurations which aids in choosing mounting locations and cable options. Product supports Ethernet communications with UDP and...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Motion Control Processor facilitates OEM machine design.

Magellan® motion controller ICs provides designers with 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-axis chip set versions that can control DC brush, brushless DC, microstepping, and pulse/direction motors. Requiring external amp to be functional, products are driven by host using 8- or 16-bit parallel bus, CANBus 2.0B, or asynchronous serial port and offer user-selectable profiling modes as well as servo loop...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Design, Analyze & Optimize your Motion Design with Pro-Motion®

New Features of Pro-Motion® Software Offers Faster Motion Control Design Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA - Pro-Motion® motion control set-up software from Performance Motion Devices Inc., now offers OEM machine designers a new set of advanced software features for motion control design. Pro-Motion offers an axis wizard which helps designers quickly configure motion architectures for...

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Digital Drive delivers 3,000 W for motion control jobs.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Digital Drive delivers 3,000 W for motion control jobs.

Compatible with dc brush, brushless dc, and microstepping motors, ION® 3000 combines CAN bus and serial communications, power amplification, and Magellan(TM) Motion Control IC in one enclosed package. It accepts commands over network to control trajectory generation, position loop, current loop, and other motion control features. User-selectable profiling modes include S-curve, trapezoidal,...

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Motion Control Cards provide 1-4 axes of control.

Designed with Magellan(TM) motion control IC, Prodigy® Motion Control Cards deliver board-level, multi-axis motion control for dc brush, brushless dc, step, and microstepping motors. Units feature servo loop rate of 50 Â-µsec/axis and are available in both PCI and PC/104 configurations. In addition to trace capture, cards provide trajectory generation, servo loop closure, quadrature...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Motion Control IC offers multi-motor, multiaxis flexibility.

Magellan(TM) programmable motion processor can be utilized in 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-axis configurations to control any combination of DC brush, brushless DC, microstepping, or pulse and direction motors. Each controlled axis supports profile generation, servo loop closure, PLC-style signal manipulation, and motor signal generation. Along with 4 selectable profile modes, features include programmable...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Motor Control IC offers 40 KHz PWM waveform generation.

Model MC73110 compact, single-axis IC provides digital velocity and torque control of brushless DC motors. It offers software-programmable velocity and current loops; 6-step and sinusoidal commutation; analog or digital command input; profile generation; and digital current loop. Operating in internal velocity profile mode, velocity mode, or torque mode, IC can be operated standalone or via...

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Performance Motion Devices' New Torque Control IC in an Ultra-small 56-pin/Small 64-pin Package
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Performance Motion Devices' New Torque Control IC in an Ultra-small 56-pin/Small 64-pin Package

Combination of four quadrant motion control, direct quadrature encoder input, multi-phase waveform generation, and advanced current control. Provide OEMs with safety features including over-current detection, over-temperature and i2t current foldback. Applications include lab automation, flow rate control, precision liquid pumping, XYZ tables and pick and place packaging machines.

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Company News

Performance Motion Devices and Endrich Announce New Distribution Partnership

Endrich Extends Portfolio with Embedded Motion Control Technologies and Will Provide Local Service and Support in Key European Markets WESTFORD, Mass., Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Performance Motion Devices, Inc., a provider of innovative, high-performance integrated circuit, machine control board and drive-based motion control solutions to OEMs around the globe and Endrich Bauelemente...

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Company News

PMD Manufacturing Lab Expansion

Performance Motion Devices (PMD), a manufacturer of motion control chips, cards, digital drives, and motion control software, is pleased to announce the completion of a manufacturing lab expansion and upgrade.Â-  “This is a huge.” Said Chuck Lewin, Founder and Lead Engineer of PMD. “This expansion gives us the structure and capacity to meet rapidly increasing demand for our intelligent...

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Programmable Motion Card features Ethernet connectivity.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Programmable Motion Card features Ethernet connectivity.

Prodigy/CME PCI card enables machine designers to download and run motion programs directly on card. Supporting multiple motor types, it provides selectable profile modes including S-curve, trapezoidal, velocity contouring, and electronic gearing. Unit includes servo loop compensation as well as C-Motion® source code library of motion commands that stores/runs downloaded motion control code...

Read More »
Introducing an Expanded Line of Prodigy® Motion Cards for OEM Machine Designers with Onboard C-Motion Program Execution
Agricultural & Farming Products

Introducing an Expanded Line of Prodigy® Motion Cards for OEM Machine Designers with Onboard C-Motion Program Execution

PMD's new C-Motion® Engine enables onboard C-Motion program execution on Prodigy® Motion Cards providing greater design flexibility for distributed motion control architectures. Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA - Performance Motion Devices, Inc. (PMD) announces its latest advancement in the Prodigy family of motion cards, which now provides machine designers the capability to download and...

Read More »
Agricultural & Farming Products

Motion Card does not require host bus connection.

Measuring up to 16 x 10.7 cm, Prodigy Stand-Alone card downloads motion control programs with on-board C-Motion Engine for onboard execution, off-loading, or eliminating PC host. It is available with horizontal connectors or optional vertical connectors for stackable configurations which aids in choosing mounting locations and cable options. Product supports Ethernet communications with UDP and...

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People in the News

Performance Motion Devices, Inc. Names Greg Woods as Company President

Experienced industrial controls market leader Greg Woods joins PMD to manage accelerating growth. Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA - Performance Motion Devices has named Greg Woods as President of the Company. Founder Chuck Lewin will continue on as Chairman of the Board and VP of Engineering, focusing his efforts on development of PMD's motion control product lines. Greg Woods has over 20 years of...

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Company News

White Paper: Motion Control Components and System Architecture

Lincoln, MA - 10/06/2008 - Performance Motion Devices (PMD), a leader in motion control chips, cards, modules and software, today announced that it is making available its white paper, Motion Control Components and System Architecture." The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how OEM machine designers can benefit from the different types of motion control components available today. This paper...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Motion Control Processor facilitates OEM machine design.

Magellan® motion controller ICs provides designers with 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-axis chip set versions that can control DC brush, brushless DC, microstepping, and pulse/direction motors. Requiring external amp to be functional, products are driven by host using 8- or 16-bit parallel bus, CANBus 2.0B, or asynchronous serial port and offer user-selectable profiling modes as well as servo loop...

Read More »
Agricultural & Farming Products

Design, Analyze & Optimize your Motion Design with Pro-Motion®

New Features of Pro-Motion® Software Offers Faster Motion Control Design Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA - Pro-Motion® motion control set-up software from Performance Motion Devices Inc., now offers OEM machine designers a new set of advanced software features for motion control design. Pro-Motion offers an axis wizard which helps designers quickly configure motion architectures for...

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