Motion Control System is built on step motor technology.

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ServoStep(TM) integrated motion control system features 50-pole step motor, motion controller, drive-amplifier, and encoder. NEMA 34 frame size model delivers continuous torque capability of up to 650 oz-in. and nominal speed of 2,200 rpm. Additional features include RS-485 port, closed-loop control, 14 I/O, and 4 kHz PID filter. Able to be used as stand-alone unit, product offers 4 modes of operation: Position, Velocity, Torque, and Step and Direction.



Original Press Release:



Animatics Introduces SERVO STEP(TM) a Fully Integrated Motion Control Step Motor



April, 2004

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact Information: Punita Pandit

Tel: 408.748.8721 x322

E-mail: ppandit@animatics.com

or nturner@animatics.com

April 2004 - Animatics introduces the ServoStep(TM), a new chapter in Animatics' SmartMotor(TM) Technology. The ServoStep was designed with one purpose in mind, to deliver to the marketplace the most cost-effective SmartMotor possible without sacrificing either features or benefits.

The ServoStep(TM) is a fully integrated motion control system designed around step motor technology. It features a high torque, 50-pole step motor, motion controller, drive-amplifier and encoder in one integrated system, the ServoStep is a true "Black-Box" solution.

The first release is a NEMA 34 frame size ServoStep. Delivering an impressive continuous torque capability of up to 650 oz-in and a nominal speed of 2,200 RPM, the ServoStep will become the workhorse of the motion control industry. Succeeding releases are planned including a line of NEMA 17, 23 and further NEMA 34 releases.

Features:

o RS-485 port

o Stand-alone capability

o Closed loop control

o 14 I/O

o 4kHz PID filter

o Position mode

o Velocity mode

o Torque mode

o Step & Direction mode

o Single voltage inputs

o Standard NEMA mounts

o Software current limit

o Limit switch inputs

o Thermal protection

The Servo Step is the third new product line introduced by Animatics in the last 6 months (SM3416D released September 2003 and JenCNC released March 2004). Animatics will continue to innovate and aggressively bring forth an array of complimentary products.

Animatics Corporation is the world leader in integrated motion control. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Animatics designs, manufacturers, and markets motion control products for industries ranging from semiconductor, nuclear, automotive and machine tool to traditional industries such as CNC. Animatics' strength lies in using technological innovation to meet and complete solutions for motion control.

Animatics is Defining the Future in Motion Control

o SmartMotor(TM) and ServoStep(TM) is a registered trademark of Animatics Corporation.

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