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Intelligent Drive


Technosoft iPOS8020 BX-CAN Intelligent Drive with Closed Frame, 1.6 kW, 11-80V Motor Supply, 9-36V Logic SELV/PELV Supply, 18-40V STO SELV/PELV Supply, 20 Amps Continuous Output Current, 40 Amps Peak Output Current, RS-232 Serial & Dual RJ45 CAN Interface, TMLCAN & CANopen Protocol, 4 x Digital Input, 4 x Digital Output and 2 x Analog Input

SKU: iPOS8020 BX-CAN Category:


  • 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 (PVT, S-curve, electronic cam)
  • Motor supply: 11-80V; Logic SELV/ PELV supply: 9-36V; STO SELV/PELV supply: 18-40V
  • Output current: 20A cont. (BLDC mode); 40APEAK, up to 60kHz PWM
  • Feedback Devices (dual-loop support)
  • 1st feedback devices supported:
  • Incremental encoder interface (differential)
  • Analogue sin/cos encoder interface (differential 1Vpp)
  • Digital Hall sensor interface (single-ended and open collector)
  • 2nd feedback devices supported:
  • Incremental encoder interface (differential)
  • BISS / SSI encoder interface
  • pulse & direction interface (differential) for external (master) digital reference
  • 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, 12-36V, PNP/NPN programmable: 2 for limit switches, 2 general-purpose
  • 4 digital outputs, 5-36V, NPN open-collector: Ready, Error, OUT1 0.5A and OUT0 2A
  • 2 analogue inputs: 12 bit, +/-10V and 0-5V: Reference and Feedback (for Tacho) or general purpose
  • RS-232 serial & dual RJ45 CAN connectors
  • TMLCAN and CANopen (CiA 301 v4.2, CiA 305 v.2.2.13 and CiA 402 v3.0) protocols selectable by DIN switch
  • 127 h/w addresses selectable by DIN switch
  • 16k x 16 SRAM memory for data acquisition
  • 16k x16 E2ROM memory 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
  • Protections: short-circuit between motor phases and from motor phases to GND, over/under-voltage, over-current, I2t, control error, over temperature, communication error