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Item # C-600, Precision Motion Controller/Driver for Stepper Motors

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  • 4-Axis Stepper-Motor Controller / Driver for Complex, High-Precision Motion Control
  • 20,000 Steps / Rev. Microstepping for Ultra-Smooth, High-Resolution Positioning
  • Precision Circular / Linear Interpolation and Continuous Path Contouring for Complex Motion Profiling
  • RS-232 Interface for Universal Connectivity
  • Powerful Motion BASIC™ Programming Language for Online / Offline Programming
  • Front Panel Keypad and LCD Display for User-Friendly Operation
  • Non-Volatile Flash ROM for up to 8000 Lines of Motion BASIC™ User Program Code



Rack-mountable stepper-motor controller and driver for 2- or 4-phase motors, 32-bit DSP




Point-to-point, 2D and 3D trajectories (synchronized circular & linear interpolation), continuous path contouring

Motor Resolution

100 x programmable microstep resolution (20,000 steps/rev) with most PI 2-phase stepper motors, up to 100 kHz output frequency

Motor Current

Up to 1.5 A, 24 V, chopped

Limit Switches (per Axis)

2 TTL (pull-up / pull-down, programmable), programmable soft limits

Origin Switches (per Axis)

1 TTL (pull-up/pull-down, programmable), real-time position capture

I/O Ports

12 TTL I/O (programmable), for synchronizing motion with internal/external events, 4 programmable power outputs (200 mA)

Analog Input

2 Channels


RS-232 (cable included), 19.2 kbit/sec.

Manual Operation

Front panel keypad and LCD display, joystick interface

Command Set, Programming

MotionBASIC™ command language, for online and offline programming

On-Board Memory

64 kB non-volatile flash ROM for up to 8000 lines of MotionBasic™ user program code and data

Motor Connectors (per Axis)

15-pin (F) sub-D

Operating Voltage

85 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz, wide-range P/S


450 x 300 x 135 mm (19 inches rackmount)


6.6 kg


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