The CMAX-810 microstep control system is rated for 8A at 80 or 160V. CMAX units incorporate Variable Resolution Microstep Control (VRMC(reg)) indexing technology with high output, bipolar chopper drives, and toroidal power supplies. Packaged in a compact, heat-sinked, and fan-cooled enclosure, each unit provides serial communication, 2 Kbytes of non-volatile memory, extended industrial I/O, and convenient ac power entry.
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Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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Here’s a look at robots depicted in movies and on TV during the 1950s and 1960s. We tried to collect the classics here, omitting the scores of forgettable B movies such as Santa Claus Conquers the Martians and Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine. Stay tuned for slideshows of robot stars from later decades.
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