8SMC1-USBhF - Microstep Driver (USB Interface)
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--Resolution: full step, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8
--Speed: 2-5000 steps/s
--Programmable speed and trip points
--Programmable accel and decel ramps
--Soft start/stop mode
--Average current per phase of stepping motor up to 1.5A.
--Stepper motor power supply voltage up to 40V.
--Short circuit, overcurrent, overvoltage and temperature protections.
--Screw mounted and easy to change current sense resistors.
--Multi-purpose 40 pin connector for embedded applications.
--A number of additional connectors (15 pin D-Sub, USB type A, 2x USB type B, DC input).
--Synchronization Input/Output .
--Different ways of power supply, including single power, dual power and USB power.
--Two knobs and three LEDs for manual control and local indication.
--Two programmable limit switches and emergency limit switch.
--Quadrature encoder or Revolution sensor.
--Remote control via USB 1.1 interface.
--Graphical user interface SMCVieW for Windows 2000/XP/Vista.
--Drivers and dynamic link library for 2000/XP/Vista/Mobile host programming.
--Set of virtual instruments for National Instruments LabVIEW.
8SMC1-USBhF is compact, all-in-one, low cost microstep stepping motor driver with high functionality and modern USB interface. It is designed to drive one bipolar stepping motor by local and/or remote means. The 8SMC1-USBhF incorporates PWM chopper type sinusoidal micro step bipolar stepping motor driver, fully integrated mixed-signal System-on-a-Chip MCU, USB controller and 3-port USB hub on one board. Controller features include built in over temperature, over voltage, short circuit and reverse supply protections. The built-in powerful MCU on the 8SMC1-USBhF allows the user, via USB interface, to control all parameters such as position, acceleration/deceleration ramps, velocity, direction, resolution, drived current, etc., to form simple or complex motions. All parameters can be saved on PC or in MCU flash memory. The 8SMC1-USBhF has a variety of built-in functions, including local control, programmable limit switch inputs, homing algorithm, quadrature encoder or revolution sensor support, additional input/output for synchronization.
Altechna manufactures a diversity of motorized devices such as translation stages, rotation stages, attenuators and other equipment. All stepper motors used in ATECHNA's motorized devices can be controlled by 8SMC1-USBhF controller. Controller can be used to drive motorized devices of other manufacturers if stepper motor parameters match specifications for 8SMC1- USBhF microstep driver.
Microstep driver 8SMC1-USBhF comes with a suite of advanced software tools for control and tuning your stepping motors, third-party software development, upgrading firmware. All tools operate on Windows 2000/XP/Vista.
SMCVieW (see picture) is a friendly graphical user interface for control, monitoring and tuning your stepping motors. It can also be used for easy setup and save/load of all parameters for each stepping motor. Interface supports up to 30 drivers simultaneously.
Manual control on 8SMC1-USBhF
Manaul control is possible on 8SMC1-USBhF. There are inputs for two knobs: "Forward" and "Backward". Knobs are usually used for manual precise positioning of stage, for examle in calibrating. Another common application of knobs - control of stepper motors without computer.
Controllers with manual control systems included are indicated as MC in request form.
||USB port presence is required in PC
||PWM chopper type current control
||Resoliution - full step, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8
||Speed up to 5000steps/s
||Graphical user interface for Windows 98/200/XP/Vista
||Set of virtual instruments for National Instruments LabView
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