Specializing in Industrial Automation & Data Collection Since 1984

Intelligent Drive


Technosoft iMOTIONCUBE CAT Intelligent Drive with 1.6 kW, 12-80V Motor Supply, 12-36V SELV/PELV Logic Supply, 18-40V STO SELV/PELV Supply, 20 Amps Continuous Output Current, 40 Amps Peak Output Current, RS-232 Serial & Dual 100Mbps EtherCAT, 4 x Digital Input, 4 x Digital Output and 2 x Analog Input



  • Motion controller and drive in a single compact unit based on MotionChip TM technology
  • Universal solution for control of rotary and linear brushless, brushed and 2 or 3-phase step motors
  • Advanced motion control capabilities (CSP, PVT,S-curve, electronic gearing and cam)
  • Motor supply: 12-80V; Logic SELV/ PELV supply: 9-36V; STO SELV/PELV supply: 18-40V
  • Output current: 20A cont. (BLDC mode)*; 40APEAK , up to 120kHz PWM
  • Feedback Devices (dual-loop support)
  • 1st feedback devices supported (TTL 5V):
  • Incremental encoder interface (single ended or differential
  • Analogue sin/cos encoder interface (differential 1Vpp) – needs external 120Ω resistors
  • Digital Hall sensor interface (single-ended and open collector)
  • Linear Hall sensors interface
  • pulse & direction interface (single ended) for external (master) digital reference
  • 2nd feedback devices supported (LVTTL 3.3V):
  • Incremental encoder interface (single ended)
  • pulse & direction interface (single ended) for external digital reference (from master)
  • BISS / SSI encoder interface capability available only using external circuit
  • STO: 2 safe torque-off inputs, safety integrity level (SIL3/Cat3/PLe) acc. to EN61800-5-1;-2/ EN61508-3;-4/ EN ISO 13849-1.
  • 4 digital inputs, 5-36V, PNP/NPN programmable: 2 for limit switches, 2 general-purpose
  • 4 digital outputs, 5-36V, 0.5A, NPN open-collector: Ready, Error, 2 general-purpose
  • 2 analogue inputs: 12-bit, 0-5V: Reference, Feedback or general purpose
  • RS-232 serial & dual 100Mbps EtherCAT® interfaces
  • 127 h/w addresses selectable by h/w pins configuration
  • 16k x 16 SRAM memory for data acquisition
  • 16k x16 E2ROM to store setup data, TML motion programs, cam tables and other user data
  • NTC/PTC analogue Motor Temperature sensor input
  • Operating ambient temperature: 0-40°C (over 40°C with derating)
  • Programmable protections: short-circuit between motor phases or motor phases to GND, over/under-voltage, over-current, I2t, control error