The in one system features an integration of motor, sensor and controller into an aluminum housing. CANopen enables easy setting up of network. The maxon compact drive (MCD) is a positioning drive which can be operated quickly wit ease. The combination of the brushless maxon DC motors (60 W) with the digital MR encoder and the EPOS digital positioning controller delivers a highly dynamic position controller. The programmable version, MCD EPOS P, includes a processor and memory, enabling standalone operation.
The controller-motor combination of the compact drive comes with an ideal ready to operate configuration. The direct connection to the CANopen bus or a PLC reduces wiring work to bare. Drive control, parameterization and diagnostics are conducted via CAN bus or the serial interface (RS232).