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kocomotion1219koco Motion presents the next generation with the EM_S Stepper motor drivers, which are controlled via the clock-direction interface. They offer better settings, are even easier to use and have better performance than their predecessors. For the factory of the future there are the drivers either with CAN open or Ethercat interface.

Improved DIP switches offer more setting options: 5 V or 24 V inputs can be set via slide switches. In particular, operators of older generations will be pleased, because the 24 V outputs could often only be processed via series resistors. If they did not pay attention, the driver was damaged. Anti-resonance properties ensure optimum torque. This results in a particularly smooth low-vibration movement and the engine runs quieter. Thanks to a new function for automatic holding current reduction, the engine is more economical in energy consumption and heats up less.

Different stepper motor sizes can be configured automatically. The stepper motor drivers allow a soft start of the motor, which manages without switch-on. There is a digital output for faults and, starting with the EM5 type, an output will also be available to control a brake. The integrated overvoltage and overcurrent protection device ensures reliable operation.

The EM-CAN series consists of a stepper motor driver with CANopen communication bus. They support the standard CiA 402 protocol and are compatible with the corresponding CAN open master controls. These stepper motors have excellent performance and can drive 2 Nema 8, 11, 14, 17, 23, 24 and 34 phase stepper motors. The new EtherCAT controls support the open-loop and closed-loop operation of stepper motors - simply and cheaply. There are the Ethercat controllers in different sizes for different drive sizes. Up to seven configurable inputs and outputs can be easily integrated into existing systems. They support the following operating modes: Profile Position (PP), Profile Velocity (PV), Homing (HM) and Cyclic Synchronous Position (CSP).

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