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Intelligent Drive


Technosoft iPOS4808 BX-CAT Intelligent Drive with Closed Frame, 400W, 11-50V Motor Supply, 9-36V Logic Supply, 8 Amps Continuous Output Current, 20 Amps Peak Output Current, RS-232 Serial & Dual 100Mbps RJ45 EtherCAT Interface, EtherCAT® with CAN Application Protocol over EtherCAT (CoE), 6 x Digital Input, 5 x Digital Output and 2 x Analog Input

SKU: iPOS4808 BX-CAT Category:


  • Motor supply: 11-50V. Logic supply: 9-36V
  • Output current: 8A cont. (BLDC mode); 20APEAK , up to 100KHz PWM
  • Feedback Devices (dual-loop support)
  • 1st feedback devices supported:
  • Incremental encoder interface (single ended or differential)
  • pulse & direction interface (single ended) for external (master) digital reference
  • Analogue sin/cos encoder interface (differential 1Vpp)
  • Digital Hall sensor interface (single-ended and open collector)
  • 2nd feedback devices supported:
  • Incremental encoder interface (differential)
  • pulse & direction interface (differential) for external (master) digital reference
  • BISS1/SSI encoder interface
  • Separate ENABLE circuit: connect both ENA1 and ENA2 inputs to +24V to allow motor PWM output operation
  • 6 digital inputs, 12-36V, PNP/NPN programmable: 2 for limit switches, 4 general-purpose
  • 5 digital outputs, 5-36V, 0.5A, NPN open-collector: Ready, Error, 3 general-purpose
  • 2 analogue inputs: 12-bit, 0-5V: Reference, Feedback or general purpose
  • RS-232 serial & dual 100Mbps RJ45 EtherCAT® interfaces
  • EtherCAT® with CAN application protocol over EtherCAT (CoE)
  • 127 h/w addresses selectable by h/w rotary hex switches
  • 16k x 16 SRAM memory for data acquisition
  • 16k x16 E2ROM to store setup data, TML motion programs, cam tables and other user data
  • Operating ambient temperature: 0-40°C (over 40°C with derating)
  • NTC/PTC analogue Motor Temperature sensor input