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Intelligent Drive


Technosoft iPOS4808 SY-CAT Intelligent Drive with Closed Frame, 4-Axis, 12-50VDC Power Voltage, 7-36VDC Logic Voltage, 8 Amps Continuous Output Current per Drive, 20 Amps Peak Output Current per Drive, RS-232 & Dual 100Mbps RJ45 EtherCAT Interface, EtherCAT® with CAN application protocol over EtherCAT (CoE) Protocol Communication between Axis, 6 x Digital Input/Axis, 6 x Digital Output/Axis and 2 x Analog Input/Axis

SKU: iPOS4808 SY-CAT Category:


  • 4 axis compact EtherCAT motion system
  • One supply connector; Motor: 12-50V. Logic: 12-36V
  • Output current per axis: 8A cont. (BLDC mode); 20APEAK
  • Feedback Devices per axis (dual-loop support)
  • 1st feedback devices supported:
  • Incremental encoder interface (single ended or differential)
  • pulse & direction interface (single ended)
  • 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
  • BISS/SSI encoder interface
  • Integrated termination resistors for the 1st feedback connector of each axis, selectable by DIP switches
  • TML instruction set for the definition / execution of standalone motion sequences that can be stored in internal E2ROM
  • 6 digital inputs per axis, 12-36V, PNP/NPN programmable: 2 for limit switches, Enable, 3 general-purpose
  • 5 digital outputs per axis, 5-36V, 0.5A, NPN open-collector: Ready, Error, 3 general-purpose
  • 2 analogue inputs per axis: 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), File over EtherCAT (FoE) and Ethernet over EtherCAT (EoE)
  • 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 per axis
  • Integrated fan with automatic speed control for thermal protection
  • Protection to over-current, short-circuit, earth fault, over- / under-voltage, I2t, control error