These two stepper motor terminals from Beckhoff Automation offer a compact, cost-effective I/O alternative to traditional stepper controls, the maker says. Both can be used just like standard I/O in all common fieldbuses. No interface programming is required. These bus terminals integrate a compact motion control solution for small stepper motors up to 200W, eliminating the need for remote amplifiers. For more demanding positioning tasks, users are directed to Beckhoff TwinCAT automation software. Both terminals are integrated via the TwinCAT system manager and the stepper motors can be used like normal servo axes, the company says.
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