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Intelligent Motor


Technosoft iMOT173B TM-CAT Intelligent Brushless Motor with 240mNm Nominal Torque at 4000rpm, 12-48V Motor Supply, 15-36V Logic Supply, 3.6 Amps Nominal Current, 12-bit Magnetic Single Turn Absolute Encoder with 4096-Bits/Revolution, RS-232 Serial & Dual 100Mbps EtherCAT Interface, CAN Application Protocol Over EtherCAT® (CoE), 4 x Digital Input, 2 x Digital Output, 1 x Analog Input and M8/M12 Connector

SKU: iMOT173B TM-CAT Category:


  • Fully digital intelligent brushless servo motor with embedded motion controller, drive and absolute position sensor
  • Available in 3 motor lengths, offering 80, 160 and 240 mNm of continuous torque
  • Motor supply: 12-48V; Logic supply 12-36V
  • Cost effective positioning system, due to compactness and elimination of motor wiring
  • Advanced motion control capabilities (PVT, S-curve, electronic cam)
  • Motion programming via TML (Technosoft Motion Language) or motion libraries for Visual C / VB / LabVIEW / Linux and PLC
  • Standalone operation with stored motion sequences
  • Communication:
  • RS-232 serial communication for drive commissioning
  • Dual 100Mbps EtherCAT® ports that supports CAN application protocol over EtherCAT® (CoE) in conformance with CiA 402 device profile
  • Digital and analogue I/Os:
  • 4 digital programmable inputs, 5-24V, PNP/NPN
  • 2 digital outputs, 24V/TTL, NPN/0.5A
  • 1 analogue input: 12 bits resolution, 0-5V
  • Feedback device:
  • Absolute single-turn position sensor offering a resolution of 4096 counts/revolution
  • Protections:
  • Over-current, over-temperature, short circuit
  • Over and undervoltage, i2t, control error
  • 16 h/w addresses selectable by hex switch
  • 2.5K × 16 SRAM for data acquisition
  • 4K × 16 E2ROM for TML motion programs and data storage