Mini Machine Controller for Panasonic RTEX servo drives
The MC4N-RTEX extends the MC4N range of Motion Coordinators for networked drives which started with the MC4N-ECAT. It is dedicated to running remote servo drives via Panasonic's RTEX Real Time EXpress automation bus. It is based on an up-rated version of the 532MHz ARM processor with VFP3 and is available with configurations from 2 to 32 axes making it ideal for high axis count machines or robotic applications
Published by Trio Motion Technology on Oct 29, 2014
EtherCAT Digital Control Bus
Over the years there has been a need for an open low-cost digital control bus for automation and motion control. Some were available but had proprietary technology. With the introduction of EtherCAT it has become the accepted open standard for Ethernet-based control buses.