Lin Engineering Releases Step Motor, Driver, Controller and Encoder in One Unit
The SilverPak 23CE is available in three body lengths: 3.41", 3.85" and 4.78" and is capable of up to 294 oz-in of holding torque depending on the stack size of the motor.
The unit is capable of up to 3 Amps Peak of output current, operates from +12 to 40 VDC, and can reach speeds of 16.7MHz. Some of the fully programmable features include: stand-alone operation with no connection to a PC; fully programmable ramps and speeds; software selectable hold and move currents; up to 256x microstepping resolution settings; and four user configurable digital I/Os. Commands, which can be issued from the Windows$B%g(B HyperTerminal$B%g(B program, Lab View and Visual Basic, can be preset to execute upon power up.
The SilverPak 23CE has an optical encoder being placed inside the main unit. The built-in encoder allows for instant encoder feedback and is available with the following options: tracks up to 100,000 cycles/sec; 32 to 1250 CPR; max pps 5000; two channel quadrature TTL squarewave single ended outputs and optional index (3rd channel).