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Delta Tau Geo PMAC

Geo PMAC

Integrated Controller-Amplifiers

8 Axis Controller

The Geo PMAC Drive is a 1- or 2-axis standalone-capable integrated controller/amplifier (Direct PWM) with a built-in full PMAC2 controller with stored-program capability. It can be operated standalone or commanded from a host computer through USB2.0 or 100 Mbps Ethernet ports. The controller has the full software capabilities of a PMAC (see the Features tab), with an internal fully-digital connection to the advanced Geo power-stage , providing a convenient, compact, and cost-effective installation for one and two-axis systems that can be interfaced with other drives and controls.

Choices for main feedback for each axis include Digital A Quad B encoder, sinusoidal encoder, EnDat 2.2, HiperFace, SSI encoder, or resolver. It also has:

  • a secondary A/B quadrature encoder for each axis.
  • General-purpose isolated digital I/O: 8 in, 6 out at 24VDC.
  • 2 optional A/D converters at 12- or 16-bit resolution.
Spec Sheet

Feedback Protocols Supported

  • Feedback Protocols Supported
  • Digital A Quad B
  • Sinusoidal
  • EnDat 2.2
  • HiperFace
  • SSI encoder
  • Resolver

Power Stage Features

  • Direct operation off AC power mains (100 – 240 or 300 – 480 VAC, 50/60 Hz) or DC power input (24 – 350 or 24 – 700 VDC)
  • Integrated bus power supply including soft start and shunt regulator (external resistor required).
  • Separate 24VDC input to power logic circuitry
  • Complete protection: over voltage, under voltage, over temperature, PWM frequency limit, minimum dead time, motor over temperature, short circuit, over current, input line monitor
  • Ability to drive brushed and brushless permanent-magnet servo motors, or AC induction motors
  • Single-digit LED display and six discrete LEDs for status information
  • Optional safety relay circuitry

Amplifier Ratings

  • Output Current
  • 1.5 A Continuous/4.5 A Peak
  • 3.0 A Continuous/9.0 A Peak
  • 5.0 A Continuous/10.0 A Peak
  • 10.0 A Continuous/20.0 A Peak
  • 20.0 A Continuous/40.0 A Peak
  • 30.0 A Continuous/60.0 A Peak

Output Power

  • 0.37 kW (0.5 HP) at 230 VAC, 0.75 kW (1.0 HP) at 480 VAC
  • 0.75 kW (1.0 HP) at 230 VAC, 1.5 kW (2.0 HP) at 480 VAC
  • 1.30 kW (1.7 HP) at 230 VAC, 2.5 kW (3.3 HP) at 480 VAC
  • 2.50 kW (3.3 HP) at 230 VAC, 5.0 kW (6.7 HP) at 480 VAC
  • 3.70 kW (5.0 HP) at 230 VAC, 7.5 kW (10.0 HP) at 480 VAC
  • 5.0 kW (6.7 HP) at 230 VAC, 10.0 kW (13.3 HP) at 480 VAC
  • 7.50 kW (10.0 HP) at 230 VAC, 15.0 kW (20.0 HP) at 480 VAC

Other Hardware Features

  • A secondary A/B quadrature encoder for each axis
  • General-purpose isolated digital I/O: 8 in, 6 out at 24 VDC and 0.5 A
  • 2 optional A/D converters at 12- or 16-bit resolution
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