Positioning Controllers with Connector Board

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Positioning Controllers with Connector Board
Positioning Controllers with Connector Board

maxon motor has presented the EPOS4 as the next generation of positioning controllers. It is a module with detachable pin headers and two different power ratings. With a connector board, the modules can be combined into a ready-to-install compact solution. The positioning controllers are suitable for efficient and dynamic control of brushed DC motors and brushless BLDC motors (EC motors) with Hall sensors and encoders up to 750 W continuous power and 1500 W peak power.

More performance and additional functionality

The Swiss drive specialists at maxon motor has equipped its product offering of CANopen positioning controllers with even more power, better control performance, and additional functionalities. The modular concept also provides for a wide variety of expansion options with Ethernet-based interfaces, such as EtherCAT or absolute rotary encoders. All these innovations are based on the successful principle of our Easy to use POsitioning System.

The combination of a wide variety of operating modes and state-of-the-art control characteristics like Field Oriented Control (FOC) with multiple analog and digital I/O along with various command options enables applications in a large number of fields from medical technology to robotics. As always, maxon relies on integrated protective devices like the Safe Torque Off (STO) functionality.

Intuitive parameterization

Start-up and parameterization are performed with an advanced, intuitive graphical user interface called “EPOS Studio” and user-friendly menu-controlled wizards. A sophisticated automatic process for controller tuning has also been part of the package for years. Customers are free to fully dedicate themselves to their real task – developing their devices. Motor control becomes a secondary concern, as the EPOS comes with maxon's comprehensive know-how in drive technology. Together with the three freely available libraries and programming examples, this makes the integration in a wide variety of systems very easy.

Posted on April 12, 2017 - (885 views)
maxon motor AG
Brünigstrasse 220
6072 Sachseln - Switzerland
+41-41-6661500
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maxon motor is the world's leading supplier of high-precision drive systems. More than 40 years' experience, constant innovation, top-quality products and competent customer service make maxon motor a reliable partner in the drive technology sector.

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