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Digital position controller upgraded
Fourth Quarter 2008, Electrical switching & drive systems & components


Launched at Hannover Trade Fair 2008, the EPOS2 50/5 is maxon’s upgraded digital positioning controller for controlling brush DC motors with an encoder or brushless EC motors with Hall sensors and an encoder with an output of 5 to 250 W.

New features

New features of the EPOS2 (easy-to-use positioning system) positioning controller include:

* Latest 32-bit digital signal processor technology providing the very best motion control functionalities.

* Improved protection against electromagnetic interference thanks to optically isolated digital inputs and outputs.

* Fast digital inputs according to EIA standard RS422.

* 12-bit analogue digital converters for improved analogue signal recording quality.

* EPOS2 communication via CANopen and/or USB and/or RS232.

* EPOS2 gateway function USB-to-CAN and RS232-to-CAN.

* Interpolated position mode enables the EPOS2 to start synchronously a path specified by interpolation points.

* Digital outputs for the EPOS2 can be configured so that a digital signal is emitted as a trigger output at a set position value.

* The upgraded regulation tuning functionality is an effective and time-saving aid for users at start-up, and helps to regulate current, speed and position.

Possible combinations

The EPOS2 50/5 can be combined with:

* All EPOS family units in a CAN network.

* All 5–250 W brush DC motors with encoder.

* All 5–250 W brushless EC motors with Hall sensors and encoder.

* maxon EC flat motors (multipole motors) can also be operated, with restrictions, without encoders.


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Supplied By: DNH Tradeserve
Tel: +27 11 468 2722/4127
Fax: 086 509 6714
Email: info@dnhtrade.co.za
www: www.dnhtrade.co.za
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