Wednesday, November 09, 2011 2:24:13 PM
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Introduces PCM7539X IDEA™ Drive Stepper Motor Controller
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has introduced the Haydon™ RoHS compliant PCM7539X IDEA™ programmable stepper motor drive capable of a 75VDC input voltage and a max output current of 3.85A RMS. This unit is designed to control the larger-size stepper motor linear actuators offered by Haydon Kerk and has the same functionality and programmability as the lower- power IDEA drives.
The introduction of the PCM7539X completes the power range for the platform and allows the popular IDEA system to be used with any stepper motor product currently offered by Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions. The PCM7539X in particular is designed to control the larger size 23 and size 34 stepper motor units.
Like all Haydon IDEA Drives, the PCM7539X is a compact, easy-to-use electronic drive and fully programmable control unit with a patent-pending graphic user interface. Programming the drive is though the use of on-screen buttons instead of complicated command sets or other proprietary programming languages. The software allows the system designer to easily troubleshoot programs that use line-by-line or multiple line program execution using the interactive debug feature. Inputs and outputs also can be simulated in software before ever connecting actual I/O hardware.
Technical specifications for the PCM7539X include programmable current control, 12VDC to 75VDC input voltage, drive current per phase of 3.85A RMS plus a 30% “current boost” function for use during ramping, 8 digital I/O points, and memory for up to 75 stored motion control programs.
About Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of $3.0 billion. For more product information and CAD links, visit www.HaydonKerk.com or speak with an engineer to discuss a specific application by contacting Haydon Kerk at 203-756-7441.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is the joining of two world-class brands in the field of linear motion: Haydon Switch and Instrument, Inc. and Kerk Motion Products, Inc. Together as Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, they offer a wide range of high-performance and precision linear motion products.
Recognized as a leading manufacturer of stepper motor based linear actuators, rotary motors, lead screw assemblies, and linear rail and guide systems used in niche market applications, Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has developed industry-renowned brands built upon its technical innovation, versatility, customization, product durability, and dedicated customer service.