GE Fanuc enhances VersaMax Micro 64 Controller software
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, MARCH 7, 2007 - GE Fanuc Automation announced the availability of new motion commands for the VersaMax® Micro 64 Controllers. The 3.6 firmware release provides unprecedented ease of use for creating motion commands.
There are now powerful function blocks, for Jogging, Find Home, Go Home, Blended Move (1 to 4 moves), and Stop Motion, according to GE Fanuc Controllers Product Manager, Bill Black.
In addition to the new motion commands we have increased the performance of the high-speed counter to 32 bits. The VersaMax Micro 64 can support up to four axis (65kHz pulse out and 100kHz in) of motion control and can easily control GE Fanuc MotorCube stepper, PowerCube steppers, S2K servos or any third party stepper or servo with a pulse/direction command interface, Black said.
The VersaMax Micro 64 provides a complete solution for any companys automation needs. Its quality construction provides reliable operation and is designed to minimize maintenance costs. The Micro 64 is easy to use and support, and is available with a wide range of I/O expansion modules and a variety of communications options including Ethernet.
The 3.6 firmware is a free download and can be loaded to all-existing VersaMax Micro 64s. The factory started shipping firmware 3.6 on Micro 64s in December 2006, however, existing customers can upgrade to 3.6via a free download from www.gefanuc.com.
About GE Fanuc Automation
GE Fanuc Automation, a joint venture between GE and FANUC LTD of Japan, delivers automation hardware and software designed to help users reduce costs, increase efficiency and enhance profitability. With solutions and services catering to virtually every industrial segment, GE Fanuc Automation provides a diverse array of capabilities and products, including controllers, embedded systems, advanced software, motion control, CNCs, operator interfaces, industrial computers, and lasers. Headquartered in Charlottesville, VA, GE Fanuc Automation is a part of GE Industrial and combines the diverse global strengths of the GE family with the local presence customers need to design, develop and maintain their automation investments.
Flir releases X6900sc high-speed camera
X6900sc captures temperature images at 1000 frames per second.
Schmersal introduces AZM400 lock with RFID
AZM400 is for machines and work cells where access to a hazardous work area must be locked until safe conditions exist.
Congatec adds Intel Atom x5-E8000 processor to its computers
conga-QA4 Qseven, conga-MA4 COM Express Mini and conga-TCA4 COM Express Compact modules have the processor.
Ultra Electronics introduces CyberFence cyber-protection for OPC
CyberFence monitors and cyber-hardens vulnerable OPC Classic applications to protect existing critical safety systems that use OPC DA, HDA or A&E.
Barco releases OverView IVD LCD video wall
With its high brightness (700 cd/m²), low TCO, and special display surface optimized for displaying bright backgrounds and content, IVD is for use...
Rockwell Automation to acquire MagneMotion
MagneMotion is a manufacturer of intelligent conveying systems.
Servo2Go carries Advanced Motion Controls servo drives
AMC offers hundreds of standard servo drive and amplifier models, accept various command signals, communicate over several networks and operate in...
North American Robotics market sets record in 2015
31,464 robots valued at $1.8 billion were ordered from North American companies during 2015, an increase of 14% in units and 11% in dollars over...
Precision Products shotguns its scrapped parts problem
Precision Products, a manufacturer of shotgun parts, wrote an Okuma machine tool app that streamlines its cutting operations, while reducing...