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Winkle Electric - Currents Sept/Oct 2012

new products a m c i integrated stepper motor, controller and drive with ethernet interface Advanced Micro Controls Inc. releases their highly anticipated 3-in-1 integrated motion control package with Ethernet communication. AMCI’s new SMD23E incorporates a stepper motor, drive and controller; simplifying installation and reducing cabling. This compact, low-cost motion control solution communicates with the host controller (PLC or PAC) via EtherNet/IP or Modbus-TCP, and is easily programmed through the host controller’s software. The SMD23E’s innovative product design makes it a perfect solution for new installations or controls upgrades. features and benefits • 3-in-1 Integration: Stepper Motor + Drive + Controller • Incorporates EtherNet/IP & Modbus TCP interface • Programs directly through host controller’s software • High-torque NEMA frame size 23 stepper motor • Powerful, 3.4 amp, DC-powered microstepping drive • Space saving design simplifies installation and reduces cabling • Optional encoder for move verification • ODVA conformance tested “AMCI’s SMD23E product simplifies motion control for a wide variety of customers, especially controls engineers. The compact, highly integrated design lets users easily add complete axes of motion control to any machine or production line via Ethernet communication.” – Bob Alesio, Director of Sales and Marketing, AMCI. 26


Winkle Electric - Currents Sept/Oct 2012
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