Animatics Introduces ServoStep™- a Fully Integrated Motion Control Stepper Motor

  • September 01, 2004
  • Animatics Corporation
  • News
From the makers of SmartMotor™, Animatics Corporation announces a new product that defines the future of motion control with a breakthrough in integrated step motor technology: ServoStep™. The ServoStep is a servoed, high-torque step motor with fully-integrated electronics. This true closed loop system combines a motion controller, AC step motor, drive-amplifier, and feedback encoder in one powerful package. ServoStep delivers to the marketplace an economical SmartMotor designed specifically for OEM applications.ServoStep offers step motor torque and durability without sacrificing any of our state-of-the-art SmartMotor features: precision controls, space-saving design, reduced programming and maintenance costs, and elimination of motor maintenance downtime. ServoStep is the complete motion control package in an easily-deployed and maintained “black-box” solution.The ServoStep NEMA 34 delivers an impressive continuous torque capability of 1000 oz-in and a nominal speed of 2,200 RPM. ServoStep features include:· Firmware “PLUS” functionality· Built-in DE (Drive Enable) hardware for additional power supplies· Multi-axis coordinated motion· RS485 communication· Closed loop control· Step and direction mode· Variable step ratioAnimatics Corporation is the world leader in integrated motion control. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Animatics designs and manufactures motion control products for industries ranging from semiconductor to automotive, machine tool to medical. At Animatics, our strength lies in using technological innovation to deliver motion control solutions.* SmartMotor is a registered trademark of Animatics CorporationMore information is available at www.animatics.com and at www.servostepmotor.com

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