HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Product News
Automation & Motion Control
Maxon Introduces Mini-Servo Motor for Robot Design, Automation
4/18/2013

The ESCON Module 50/5 miniaturized OEM plug-in is the newest addition to Maxon Motor's ECSON servo controller series.   (Source: Maxon)
The ESCON Module 50/5 miniaturized OEM plug-in is the newest addition to Maxon Motorís ECSON servo controller series.
(Source: Maxon)

Return to Article

View Comments: Newest First|Oldest First|Threaded View
Cabe Atwell
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Plug-in Controller module
Cabe Atwell   6/27/2013 11:15:44 PM
NO RATINGS
An efficiency rate of 98% is incredible. I can't wait to see what projects will take advantage of the board. Add on boards for driving larger motors?

C

Elizabeth M
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Plug-in Controller module
Elizabeth M   5/29/2013 5:50:39 AM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for this user perspective, taimoortariq. And your feedback on what kind of support should be included is also appreciated; perhaps Maxon will add something like this in a future version of the product or a separate motor.

taimoortariq
User Rank
Gold
Re: Plug-in Controller module
taimoortariq   5/28/2013 1:01:21 PM
NO RATINGS
Its a great piece of equipment. having the option to configure the controller acording to our needs provides a great flexibility at the users end. And its safety circuits will also make it comfortable to use.

But I think that it would have been great if they had also designed the the controller for high Ampere rating motors. This controller is a great device for mini servo motor and in robot design. But if we have to make use of such equipment on an industrial scale, it would be better if it caters for more current rating. 

Elizabeth M
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Plug-in Controller module
Elizabeth M   4/23/2013 3:41:31 AM
NO RATINGS
True, Al, this is one direction these components are going. Less is indeed more in some cases.

apresher
User Rank
Blogger
Plug-in Controller module
apresher   4/22/2013 5:44:02 PM
NO RATINGS
Very interesting how new control options and capability can be packed into small plug-in modules. Ideal for OEMs looking for specific solution.

Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Forget doping. Officials at this yearís Tour de France are looking for a very different form of cheating -- electric motors hidden inside the seat tubes of bicycles.
Through my first-hand experience at MEMS Engineer Forum in Japan, itís clear to me that the IoT is real and that the Japanese are amply prepared for it and are executing on it today.
A new fixings and fastening system for assembling structural, load-bearing composite components promises 54% better adhesion, plus less weight and better mechanical performance than current composite fixing designs.
A cross-disciplinary team of scientists at Harvard University have invented a bionic leaf that can turn solar energy into fuel.
Following in the tracks of the fabled rocket plane programs of the 1940s, NASA engineers are now laying the plans for a new twist on the future of aviation -- a battery-powered airplane.
More:Blogs|News
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7 | 8 | 9 | 10


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Next Course June 28-30:
Sponsored by Proto Labs
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2016 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service