Parker Hannifin has launched a range of three-axis stepper drives specifically designed to meet the needs of system builders and OEMs.
Based upon its XL family, the new XLT series is housed in a single open-frame package and operates from single DC supply.
The series offers current ratings of 2.5, 5.0 and 8.0A and a variety of step resolutions.
When used with a standard 1.8 degree step motor, the drive can provide 400, 800, 2,000 and 4,000 steps per revolution.
The drive can be configured with common drive resolutions and the individual axis current levels can all be set via onboard DIL switches. Control is achieved with industry standard TTL-level differential step and direction control signals.
The drive can be programmed to work between 50 and 100% of peak rating and offers fault correction thanks to its individual fault outputs, a common composite fault output and a fault LED indicator.
Housed within an aluminium open-frame L-bracket, the drives can operate in temperatures ranging from 0 to 50 degrees C.