Machine Design

Current-Mode Servoamp

The Castanet is an ultralight 0.76-oz (21.5-gm) analog servoamplifier.

It comes in a 60-V model with current capacity of 3.3 A, and a 100-V model that provides 2.5 A. The 180-W continuous (330-W peak) servoamp can operate as a current-mode standalone device or as an integral part of a multiaxis motion system. No additional cooling is required for ambient temperatures up to 40°C. The Castanet complies with all relevant industrial standards such as UL508c, EN60204, UL60950, and CE EMC.

Elmo Motion Control Inc., 1 Park Dr., Westford, MA 01886,
(978) 399-0034,

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