Motion Products: Motion-Control Processor

Nov. 7, 2008
Recent advancements in the Magellan motion-control family and its accompanying Pro-Motion and CMotion software tools gives designers one-to-four-axis chipset versions that control brush-dc, brushless-dc, microstepping, and pulse-anddirection motors.

The system has parallel I/O, CANbus, serial pointto- point, and serial multidrop host communications. Other features include S-curve, trapezoidal, velocity contouring, and electronic gearing profiles; separately programmable acceleration and deceleration values; velocity, position and acceleration changes on-the-fly, dual-loop encoder inputs, and six-step (Hallbased) and sinusoidal commutation for brushless motors. The system handles speeds up 5 Mpulses/sec and includes an advanced PID filter with velocity and feedforward acceleration control.

Performance Motion Devices,
55 Old Bedford Rd.
Lincoln, MA 01773
(781) 674-9860
pmdcorp.com

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