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Item # C-862, Mercury™ II DC-Motor Controller/Driver

  • High Performance at Low Cost
  • Integrated Driver, no External Amplifier Required
  • Stand-Alone Functionality
  • Daisy - Chain Network for Multi-Axis Applications
  • Easy Address Setting
  • Macro Command Language
  • Non - Volatile EEPROM for Macros and Parameters
  • Parameters can Be Changed On-the-Fly
  • TTL Inputs for Limit & Origin Switches
  • Motor - Brake Control
  • Additional TTL I/O Lines



Stand-alone DC-servo-motor controller

Servo Characteristics

31-bit velocity, acceleration & position registers, 16-bit programmable PID, 256 µs, parameter changes on-the-fly

Output Power

15-watt PWM on-board, additional output for PWM drivers

Encoder Input

A/B (Quadrature) TTL signals (single-ended or RS-422 differential mode), max. 106 counts / sec

Stall Detection

Motor stop, servo off, triggered by programmable position error

Limit Switches

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

Origin Switches

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

Motor Brake Output

5 V TTL, software controllable

Additional I/O Lines



RS-232, 9-pin (M) sub-D (cable included)

Command Set

40 high-level mnemonic commands, ASCII format, compound & macro command capability (non-volatile EEPROM)

Motor Connector

15-pin (F) sub-D

Internal Safety Features

Watchdog timer

Operating Voltage

12 to 15 V


1 - 2 A


0.3 kg


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