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Item # E-518.I3, E-518 Digital Interface and Function Units

For the Modular E-500 Motion Controller System

Low-noise 20-bit D/A and A/D transducer
Wave generator with programmable trigger inputs and outputs
Plug-in module for E-500 piezo system

Interface and function module for piezo-based positioning systems
Interface module for digital control of the closed-loop analog E-500 motion control system. Availability of digital functions such as wave generator or data recorder.

Commanding via TCP/IP, USB, and RS-232 interfaces. Digital inputs and outputs for automation.

Extensive functions, software support
Powerful macro command language. Nonvolatile macro storage, e.g., for stand-alone operation with autostart macro. Data recorder. Wave generator. Extensive software support, e.g., for LabVIEW, C, C++, MATLAB, Python. PIMikroMove user software.





Digital interface module for the E-500 system (E-500, E-470, E-481, E-482)


14HP / 3RU

Operating Voltage

Via the power supply of the E-500 system

Supported Functions

Data recorder.
Macro programming.

Wave generator.


DSP 376 MHz

Sensor Sampling Rate

200 kHz

Servo Control Rate

25 kHz

Sensor Resolution

ADC: 20 bits, oversampling + filter

Voltage Resolution

DAC: 20 bits, oversampling + filter, 16 bit at 1 MHz

Communication Interfaces



I/O Lines

3 digital inputs, 3 digital outputs
3.3 V, MDR14 connector

Command Set

PI General Command Set (GCS)

User Software


Application Programming Interfaces

API for C / C++ / C# / VB.NET / MATLAB / Python, drivers for LabVIEW

Operating Temperature Range

5 to 50 ºC


0.26 kg


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