Motion Control Resources
CANopen Brushless Servo Amplifiers Establish a New Benchmark in Versatility
Electromate Inc. Posted 11/26/2017
CANopen is a robust and low cost serial protocol that offers enhanced diagnostic and control capabilities with reasonable bandwidth. Advanced Motion Controls’ DigiFlex® Performance™ drives follow the CiA DS301 communications profile and the CiA DS402 device profile.
The DigiFlex® Performance™ panel and pcb mount servo drives offer full tuning control of all servo loops and are designed for distributed or centralized servo systems. These servo drives utilize CANopen® communication and are commissioned with AMC’s user friendly DriveWare® Software via an RS-232 interface.
AMC’s CANopen DigiFlex® Performance™ drives features:
- Standardized object set and device profiles specific to motion control
- Centralized control reduces bus traffic
- 1M bit/sec max speed
- 130 ms message time
- Close to 1 kHz servo drive update rate possible
- Readily available 3rd party peripheral hardware for different platforms