Ethernet Powerlink platform

Ethernet Powerlink protocol consists of servomotor drives, a full-function machine controller that manages more than 200 motion axes, and license-free software to implement machinery and motion control systems.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Links seamlessly into local and wide-area networks; offers simple system building and commissioning
  • Features reduced wiring, single controller use
  • NextMove e100 control platform controls 200-plus devices (drives, encoders, I/O, gateways), with 16 being interpolated axes
  • Connectivity via onboard analog and digital I/O and USB port for PCs

BALDOR ELECTRIC CO.
Fort Smith, Ark.
(479) 646-4711
www.baldor.com
Circle 207

AC drive

SJ/L-EN module provides ac micro drives with easy-to-use Ethernet interface, external installation, and RJ45 connector.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Implements MODBUS/TCP protocol
  • Incorporates seven LEDs to monitor board status and activity, an 8-position DIP switch to set node address, and form-C alarm relay output
  • No special software or hardware required

HITACHI AMERICA LTD., POWER & INDUSTRIAL DIV.
Tarrytown, N.Y.
(914) 524-6645
www.hitachi.us
Circle 208

PCI interface

PCI-1588 interface synchronizes clocks and events on multiple distributed devices with sub-microsecond precision using the IEEE 1588 precision time protocol.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Features built-in Ethernet port, three general-purpose I/O pins, and RTSI bus connection to traditional instruments, PLCs, and PCI plug-in devices
  • Uses RJ-45 Ethernet cabling
  • Operates as master or slave clock module

NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS
Austin, Texas
(800) 258-7022
www.ni.com
Circle 209

Intelligent drive

A700 high-performance, variable-frequency drive feature built-in PLC to power motors ranging from ½ to 600 hp.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Runs with Profibus DP, CC-Link, DeviceNet, LonWorks, ControlNET, Modbus RTU, Metasys N2, EtherNET IP, Modbus TCP/IP, and RS485
  • Supports SSC Net III to operate with J3 servo drives and motion control products
  • Encoder feedback operates in flux-vector mode for zero-torque and positioning control
  • Response of 300 radians/sec

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC AUTOMATION INC.
Vernon Hills, Ill.
(847) 478-2417
www.meau.com
Circle 210

Multi-axis servo drives

Module AX25xx-B900 servo drives with Ethernet interface provide maximum output for control cabinets as small as 300-mm deep.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Control eight axes — a master module and up to seven axis modules
  • Reduce wiring, commissioning, and installation
  • Contain power supply, input mains filtering for power supply and auxiliary voltage, internal regen ballast circuit and resistor, and power output stage
  • Interface for Lightbus, Profibus-DP, SERCOS, and CANopen available

BECKHOFF AUTOMATION LLC
Burnsville, Minn.
(952) 890-0000
www.beckhoffautomation.com
Circle 211