ION®/CME N-Series Digital Drives are compact, PCB-mountable modules that provide high performance motion control, network connectivity, and power amplification for Brushless DC, DC Brush, and step motors. Three power output levels are available - 75, 350, and 1,000 watts and communication options include Ethernet, CAN, RS232, RS485, and SPI (Serial Peripheral Interconnect). N-Series IONs are fully programmable and perform profile generation, PID servo compensation, direct encoder input, field-oriented control, and many other motion control functions. These miniature devices are ideal for creating embedded control solutions in medical, mobile, scientific, semiconductor, and other automation applications.
ION®/CME N-Series Digital Drives are compact, PCB-mountable versions of PMD’s ION Digital Drive family that provide high-performance motion control, network connectivity and amplification. Three power output levels are available - 75, 350, and 1,000 Watts. All IONs can drive DC Brush, Brushless DC and step motors, and are ideal for medical, mobile, scientific, semiconductor, and other automation applications.
ION/CME N-Series Digital Drives provide high power density in a patented ultra-rugged form factor. They perform profile generation, servo compensation, stall detection, field oriented control, digital torque control and many other motion control functions. Additional features include Ethernet, CAN, serial, and SPI (Serial Peripheral Interface) communications.
N-Series IONs represent a new paradigm for building application specific controllers. Instead of designing boards from the ground up with dozens or hundreds of IC components, plug and play N-Series ION modules allow fully functional custom boards to be designed and produced in weeks instead of months or even years.
Working with PMD’s powerful Pro-Motion® Windows based GUI makes it easy to graph and analyze motion control performance, while the onboard C-Motion® Engine allows users to directly run their application on the N-Series ION. Most importantly, at the core of every ION/CME N-Series Digital Drive is a PMD Magellan Motion Control IC, guaranteeing software compatibility and ensuring performance and reliability second to none.
|Supported motor types||Brushless DC, step motor, DC Brush|
|Power levels available||Low (75 W), Medium (350 W), High (1,000+ W)|
|Profile modes||S-curve point-to-point, trapezoidal point-to-point, velocity contouring, electronic gear, user defined|
|Position loop||PID with velocity & accel feedforward and dual biquads|
|Current loop||PI with FOC (Field Oriented Control)|
|Position loop rate||Up to 19.53 kHz (user programmable)|
|Current loop rate||19.53 kHz|
|PWM frequency||20 kHz, 40 kHz, 80 kHz, 120 kHz|
|Multi-axis synchronization||<1 uSec using Synch signal|
|Host communication||CAN FD, Serial (RS232, RS485, RS422), Ethernet 100 Base-T, SPI (Serial Peripheral Interface)|
|Additional communication||Expansion CAN, Expansion SPI|
|Encoder formats supported||Quadrature, sin/cos, BiSS-C, pulse & direction|
|Quad encoder rate||40 MCounts/sec|
|User program NVRAM||256 KB|
|Multi-tasking||Yes, up to 16 tasks|
|C-Motion Engine speed||428 MIPS|
|General purpose I/O||8 bi-directional digital I/Os, 1 analog input (16 bit A/D)|
|Drive safety features||Over current, over temperature, over/under voltage, i2T current foldback, brake signal, shunt control|
|Model||Length (L)||Width (W)||Height (H)|
|All units||1.479 in
|Model||Low Power Units||Medium Power Units||High Power Units|
|Brushless DC current, continuous||1.5 Arms||5.5 Arms||14.8 Arms|
|Brushless DC current, peak||3.8 A||14.0 A||33.0 A|
|Brushless DC power, continuous||103 W||379 W||1,018 W|
|Step motor current, continuous||1.5 Arms||5.0 Arms||13.4 Arms|
|Step motor current, peak||3.8 A||14.0 A||33.0 A|
|Step motor power, continuous||119 W||396 W||1,064 W|
|DC Brush current, continuous||1.5 A||7.1 A||19.0 A|
|DC Brush current, peak||3.8 A||14.0 A||33.0 A|
|DC Brush power, continuous||84 W||396 W||1,064 W|
|CE||LVD: EN60204-1, EMC-D: EN61000-6-1, EN61000-6-3, EN55011|
|Electrical safety||Designed to UL508C, UL840 and EN60204-1|
PMD Developer Kits and easy to use development tools make set-up, tuning, optimizing, and building your motion control application fast and easy.
The following ION/CME N-Series Digital Drive Developer Kits are fully assembled and installed with a multi-motor ION unit type. These various P/Ns represent three different host interface types (serial, CAN/SPI, Ethernet) and three different power levels (low, medum, high):
|DK P/N||ION P/N Installed||Host Interface||Power Level|
There may be occasions where it is preferable for the user to assemble an N-Series ION developer kit themselves. The main advantage of this is that it allows developer kit setups to be created with N-Series IONs other than the multi-motor type.
To facilitate this three non pre-assembled component developer kits are available.
|DK P/N||Host Interface||Comments|
|DK4X1S||Serial||Supports all serial host interface N-Series ION units|
|DK4X1C||CAN/SPI||Supports all CAN/SPI host interface N-Series ION units|
|DK4X1D||Ethernet||Supports all Ethernet host interface N-Series ION units|
There are 36 different ION/CME N-Series Digital Drives in all, consisting of the combinations of four motor types (step motor, Brushless DC, DC Brush, Multi-Motor), three host interfaces (Serial, CAN/SPI, Ethernet), and three power levels (low, medium, high). Note that multi-motor units allow the motor type, either Brushless DC, DC Brush, or step motor, to be user programmed.
The following table shows the available N-Series ION part numbers:
|Part Number||Host Interface||Power Level||Voltage||Motor Type|
|DD441S0056/02||Serial||75 W||12-56V||Step Motor|
|DD441S0056/06||Serial||350 W||12-56V||Step Motor|
|DD441S0056/18||Serial||1000 W||12-56V||Step Motor|
|DD441C0056/02||CAN/SPI||75 W||12-56V||Step Motor|
|DD441C0056/06||CAN/SPI||350 W||12-56V||Step Motor|
|DD441C0056/18||CAN/SPI||1000 W||12-56V||Step Motor|
|DD441D0056/02||Ethernet||75 W||12-56V||Step Motor|
|DD441D0056/06||Ethernet||350 W||12-56V||Step Motor|
|DD441D0056/18||Ethernet||1000 W||12-56V||Step Motor|
|DD431S0056/02||Serial||75 W||12-56V||Brushless DC|
|DD431S0056/06||Serial||350 W||12-56V||Brushless DC|
|DD431S0056/18||Serial||1000 W||12-56V||Brushless DC|
|DD431C0056/02||CAN/SPI||75 W||12-56V||Brushless DC|
|DD431C0056/06||CAN/SPI||350 W||12-56V||Brushless DC|
|DD431C0056/18||CAN/SPI||1000 W||12-56V||Brushless DC|
|DD431D0056/02||Ethernet||75 W||12-56V||Brushless DC|
|DD431D0056/06||Ethernet||350 W||12-56V||Brushless DC|
|DD431D0056/18||Ethernet||1000 W||12-56V||Brushless DC|
|DD411S0056/02||Serial||75 W||12-56V||DC Brush|
|DD411S0056/06||Serial||350 W||12-56V||DC Brush|
|DD411S0056/18||Serial||1000 W||12-56V||DC Brush|
|DD411C0056/02||CAN/SPI||75 W||12-56V||DC Brush|
|DD411C0056/06||CAN/SPI||350 W||12-56V||DC Brush|
|DD411C0056/18||CAN/SPI||1000 W||12-56V||DC Brush|
|DD411D0056/02||Ethernet||75 W||12-56V||DC Brush|
|DD411D0056/06||Ethernet||350 W||12-56V||DC Brush|
|DD411D0056/18||Ethernet||1000 W||12-56V||DC Brush|
|DD481S0056/02||Serial||75 W||12-56V||Multi Motor|
|DD481S0056/06||Serial||350 W||12-56V||Multi Motor|
|DD481S0056/18||Serial||1000 W||12-56V||Multi Motor|
|DD481C0056/02||CAN/SPI||75 W||12-56V||Multi Motor|
|DD481C0056/06||CAN/SPI||350 W||12-56V||Multi Motor|
|DD481C0056/18||CAN/SPI||1000 W||12-56V||Multi Motor|
|DD481D0056/02||Ethernet||75 W||12-56V||Multi Motor|
|DD481D0056/18||Ethernet||1000 W||12-56V||Multi Motor|
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