Stepper motor controller
CANOpen, USB, RS-232C
CM10 is just snapped on the driver. The controller can be operated with direct command operation or with program execution. The direct command operation is suitable for applications where positioning data is updated frequently or managed at once by the PC or the programmable controller. Various interfaces like CANopen (CiA certified) are available.
The program execution allows the selection and starting of operation sequences related to conditions. CM10 can store 100 different operation programs, allowing the PC or the programmable controller to reduce the load and number of program.
CM10 has a mini USB port on the front panel and can be connected directly to a PC using a commercial USB cable. This is advantageous for maintenance since a special cable or an adapter is not required. Further serial ports are RS-232C, CANopen and I/O. Operating the CM10 by PC it is possible to make a daisy chain connection for multi-axes control with another CM10 or other products. CM10 has a function of external encoder inputs which enables continuous monitoring the feedback position and position error.
CM10 includes the easy-to-use PC software. Setting the travel amount and speed, the operation can be started just with clicking the start button. Also, a program can be created easily by selecting the commands. Other functions, such as real time monitor for the teaching position, current position and I/O status, system parameter setting and I/O assignment are available.