Latest Generation DC motor position controller upgrade.

Maxon motor today released software and firmware upgrades for their range of motion control units. The EPOS (Easy to use Position system) versions EPOS2 EPOS2P and EPOS3 are affected.

Some of the upgraded features for the EPOS3 include an implemented touch probe functionality, Cyclic Synchronous Position Mode (CSP) featuring improved interpolation of target position and enhanced EtherCAT error handling communication. The EPOS studio software suite now includes an automatic firmware scan at startup, a new graphic design, registry free components, improved gear configuration in the startup wizard and detailed information in the EtherCAT protocol in the Command Analyzer. The EPOS2 DC motor position control unit has new command functions such as Get Home State, Wait for Homing Attained, Get Average Velocity and Get Average Current. All new position controllers will be supplied with the new firmware version and the version numbers will be included in the deliveries. For detailed information or assistance visit maxon motor Australia or contact maxon motor in Sydney on +61 2 9476 4777.



About maxon motor Australia

maxon motor is the world’s leading supplier of high-precision drive systems. More than 40 years’ experience, constant innovation, top-quality products and competent customer service make maxon motor a reliable partner in the drive technology sector. We are driven by your specific requirements. The product range incorporated in the modular system is comprehensive: Brushed and Brushless DC motors with the unique ironless maxon winding Flat motors with iron cores Planetary gears, spur gears and special gears Sensors (encoders, DC tachos, resolvers) Servo amplifiers, position controllers and control electronics High-tech CIM and MIM components Customer specific drive solutions. maxon motor is a Swiss company headquartered in Sachseln (Central Switzerland) that employs more than 2000 staff worldwide. With 14 sales companies based in over 30 countries, sales partners in another 10 countries and with six production sites, maxon motor are able to provide locally-based and competent customer service. maxon motor helps provide innovative solutions at competitive prices for numerous applications in various markets, such as Medical technology, Industrial automation and robotics, Aerospace industry, Automotive industry, Communication, Consumer applications, Inspection and Instrumentation and Safety engineering. maxon motor Australia is based in Mt Kuring-Gai NSW and our staff will be happy to help you with all your DC motor and technical enquiries.

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