AC Digital Servo Drive controls brush/brushless motors.

Press Release Summary:

With 32 kbytes on-board, programmable user memory, Bassoon off-line drive delivers up to 1 KW of continuous power (2 KW peak) from 4 x 3 x 2 in. package. Weighing 12.3 oz, it has integrated power supply that controls 5 A @ input voltage range of 30-255 Vac, 50/60 Hz. Product controls DC Brush as well as DC and AC brushless motors and features 2 CANopen ports and one RS-232 serial port. Drives are offered in 3 models that achieve 0.7, 2.1, and 3.5 A rms continuously rated operation.

Original Press Release:

New High Power Density AC Servo Drive

Westford, Massachusetts - Elmo Motion Control's new Bassoon "off-line" digital servo drive delivers up to 1 KW of continuous power (and 2 KW of peak power). It incorporates intelligence, programmability and high power density in a small (4" x 3" x 2", 12.3 oz) package. It includes an integrated power supply that controls 5 Amps at an input voltage range of 30 - 255 volts AC at 50/60 Hz.

Elmo's intelligent digital servo drives control DC Brush as well as DC and AC brushless motors, and features a wide range of operating functionalities, including CANopen networking (DS-301/DS-402 protocol) for distributed intelligence applications. Two CANopen ports are installed along with one RS-232 serial port for communications.

The 3 models: BAS-1/230, BAS-3/230 and BAS-5/230, achieve 0.7 Amps RMS, 2.1 amps RMS and 3.5 amps RMS continuously rated operation. The Bassoon digital servo drive family has up to 32 kbytes of on-board programmable user memory for use in controlling complex motion profiles as well as event capturing and triggering functions. The Bassoon digital drive features sinusoidal vector control, trapezoidal vector control, trapezoidal six step and DC commutation techniques. It also features a wide variety of feedback options including Incremental Encoder, Resolver and Analog (Sine/Cosine) Encoder with interpolation.

Using Elmo's Composer setup tool, Bassoon users can perform drive setup, configuration, tuning, analysis and drive programming quickly and easily.

For more information, please contact Aimee Husebo at 978-399-0034 (phone) or email at:

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