Electrical switching & drive systems & components


New generation of motion controllers

First Quarter 2021 Electrical switching & drive systems & components

maxon motor is launching a new generation of motion controllers with its MiniMACS6-AMP-4/50/10. The controller is ideal for use in applications where PLC solutions may be too expensive or cannot meet customer-specific requirements.

maxon’s new multi-axis controller, the MiniMACS6-AMP-4/50/10, offers precise and highly dynamic control of up to six brushed DC motors or four brushless DC motors (up to 540 W continuous output power and 1,6 kW peak output power). The controller is an economical and compact solution for system designers who develop autonomous robots or shuttle systems.

A significant advantage of the new multi-axis solution is that it is programmable with the comprehensive ApossIDE automation software and the licence-free Motion Control Library (written in C). Integrated bus interfaces enable efficient data exchange with higher level controllers; however, it is also possible to run complete process sequences autonomously, without a PLC or PC.

For more information contact Hans Burri, DNH Tradeserve, +27 11 468 2722, mailto:hans.burri@dnhtrade.co.za, www.dnhtrade.co.za


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