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Design Features

  • Delivers industry leading in-position stability performance
  • Unlocks the full motion control power of our Automation1-iSMC intelligent software-based motion controller
  • Features complete configuration & performance capability of the XL2e linear servo drive
  • Eliminates the PC from your control scheme
  • Allows for up to 12 axes of control when more Automation1 drives are connected over the HyperWire fiber-optic bus
  • Includes PSO, the ultimate in position-based control for industrial lasers, cameras & more
  • Includes safe torque off (STO) functional safety

Automation1

The iXL2e is a part of the user-friendly Automation1 motion control platform, which includes the following:

Superior Performance, Complete Control

The iXL2e’s performance is superior to other linear amplifier products on the market. In addition, it comes with the full capability of an Aerotech motion controller. When deployed to an iXL2e drive, the Automation1-iSMC motion controller can control up to twelve axes of motion over the Automation1 HyperWire® communication bus. You can truly control a full machine or system with this device. All axes are tightly coordinated with other axes on the network to deliver contoured motion and a single, simple machine control architecture.

Extend Your I/O

Configure the Automation1-iSMC with the appropriate industrial ethernet options and connect additional third-party devices, completing your control architecture – or simply configure the iXL2e with the onboard IO expansion option.

Lead The Industry

Lead your industry in performance and capabilities when you integrate the iXL2e into your machine or system design. The iXL2e has a highly integrated design which includes high-end component choices for the power amplifier and control circuits. This enables systems built on the iXL2e to achieve the most accurate position tracking, the highest level of in-position stability and the smallest minimum step sizes.

See how Automation1 servo drives improve in-position stability.

Standard features include safe torque off (STO), a data array with more than 67 MB of memory, dedicated home and end-of-travel limit inputs and an enhanced current sense device. The iXL2e accepts square-wave and absolute encoder feedback signals. With the optional encoder multiplier feature, you can multiply sine-wave encoders by up to 65,536. Dual-multiplied and dual-absolute encoder feedback is supported.

The iXL2e is more than a motion control device -- it also includes many process control features. Empowered with our PSO functionality, a single-axis iXL2e can track up to three encoders in real time to trigger a process tool like an industrial laser or camera. Each iXL2e can be configured with an optional I/O expansion board that includes a dedicated PSO output, and PSO can be used with a synchronization input to synchronize process control with an external mode-locked frequency input. A 24-volt, one amp brake output is included. The device is CE approved, NRTL safety certified and EU 2015/863 RoHS 3 directive certified. The power amplifier bandwidth is software selectable.

iXL2e Controller Details

Specification
Description
Motion Controller(1) Aerotech’s Automation1-iSMC Intelligent Software-Based Motion Controller (version 2.3
and above)
Maximum Axes of Control(1) Up to 12 axes
I/O Points(1) See “general specifications” below. Note: Controller can control I/O from connected devices.
Programming Language(1) AeroScript, RS-274 G-code
APIs(1) .NET (cross-platform Linux support)



C (cross-platform Linux support)




Python (cross-platform Linux support)




EPICS (cross-platform Linux support) see EPICS.anl.gov




LabVIEW (requires Automation1-MDK -LV1 option)
Programming Tasks(1) 4 user tasks (standard) / 9 user tasks (optional)

1 reserved task
Position Modes Absolute, incremental, dynamic trajectory correction
Motion Types(1) Linear motion




Clockwise & counterclockwise




Jogging




Homing




Rapid




Freerun




Many more
Acceleration Profiles Linear (time & rate based)




Sine (time & rate based)




S-curve (time & rate based)
Velocity Profiling(1) Yes
Safe Zones(1) Yes
Advanced Features(1) Corner rounding




Tool normalcy control




Cutter compensation




Programmable fixture offsets(2)




Rotation, mirroring & translation transformations




Part profile scaling




Polar & cylindrical
transformations(2)




Orthogonality correction




Electronic gearing




EasyTune® & classical tuning




Backlash compensation




Spindle motion




High-speed registration




Multi-dimensional error mapping
Access Control No
Controller File System Yes (5 GB)
Supported HyperWire Drives Automation1-XC6e(3)(4)




Automation1-XC4e(3)(4)




Automation1-XC2e(3)(4)




Automation1-XC4(3)(4)




Automation1-XC2(3)(4)




Automation1-XR3(3)





Automation1-XL5e(3)(4)




Automation1-XL2e(3)(4)




Automation1-SI4(3)




Automation1-XI4(3)
Industrial Ethernet Communication EtherCAT (optional)
Communication/Configuration
Connection
Ethernet




USB

iXL2e Specifications

Feature
Description
Position Synchronized Output (PSO) Standard


One-axis PSO: Command position synchronized output pulses based on distance calculated from a single encoder. Includes one-axis part-speed PSO.*




Optional


Two-axis PSO: Command position synchronized output pulses based on distance calculated from two encoders. Includes two-axis part-speed PSO.*




Three-axis PSO: Command position synchronized output pulses based on distance calculated from three encoders. Includes three-axis part-speed PSO.*




Two-axis part-speed PSO: Command position synchronized output pulses based on vector velocity command of up to two axes.*




Three-axis part-speed PSO: Command position synchronized output pulses based on vector velocity command of three or more axes.*




*Requires adding an expansion board to the drive to output PSO pulses via a physical connection.
25-Pin Motor Feedback Connector High-speed differential inputs (encoder sin, cos, marker and fault)




CW and CCW limits




Hall effect sensor inputs (A, B and C)




Analog motor temperature input (accepts digital)




Brake output
Multiplier Options MX0 option:


Primary encoder: 40 million counts per second square-wave input


Auxiliary encoder: 40 million counts per second square-wave input (required EB1 expansion board)




MX2 option:


Primary encoder: 2 MHz/200 kHz (bandwidth selectable) sine-wave input, encoder multiplier up to 65,536


Auxiliary encoder: 40 million counts per second square-wave input (required EB1 expansion board)




MX3 option:


Primary encoder: 2 MHz/200 kHz (bandwidth selectable) sine-wave input, encoder multiplier up to 65,536


Auxiliary encoder: 200 kHz sine-wave input, encoder multiplier up to x16,384 (required EB1 expansion board)*




*Encoders multiplied with this input cannot be echoed out.
I/O Expansion Board (-EB1) PSO output connector with up to 12.5 MHz output rate




Auxiliary Encoder Port




1x 16-bit differential, ±10 V analog input




1x 16-bit single-ended, ±10 V analog output




8x optically isolated digital inputs




8x optically isolated digital outputs
I/O Expansion Board (-EB2) PSO output connector with up to 12.5 MHz output rate




Auxiliary Encoder Port




2x Industrial Ethernet Ports
Available Power Supply Automation1-PS2
Drive Array Memory 67.1 MB (16,777,216 32-bit elements)
High Speed Data Capture Yes (50 ns latency)
Safe Torque Off (STO) Yes, SIL3/PLE/Cat 4 (certification pending)
HyperWire® Connections 2x HyperWire small form-factor pluggable (SFP) ports
Automatic Brake Control Standard; 24 V at 1.0 A
Absolute Encoder BiSS C Unidirectional; EnDat 2.1; EnDat 2.2; SSI
Current Loop Update Rate 20 kHz
Servo Loop Update Rate 20 kHz
Operating Temperature 0 to 40 °C
Storage Temperature -30 to 85 °C
Weight 1 kg (2.2 lb)
Compliance CE approved, NRTL safety certification, EU 2015/863 RoHS 3 directive

iXL2e Amplifier Specifications

Category
iXL2e-10 (±12 VDC)
iXL2e-10 (±20 VDC)
iXL2e-10 (±24 VDC)
iXL2e-10 (±40 VDC)
iXL2e-10 (±48 VDC)
Motor Supply - Input Voltage +/-5VDC to +/-48 VDC +/-5VDC to +/-48 VDC +/-5VDC to +/-48 VDC +/-5VDC to +/-48 VDC +/-5VDC to +/-48 VDC
Motor Supply - Input Current (Continuous) 5 Arms 5 Arms 5 Arms 5 Arms 5 Arms
Motor Supply - Input Current (Peak) 10 Arms 10 Arms 10 Arms 10 Arms 10 Arms
Control Supply - Input Voltage 24 VDC 24 VDC 24 VDC 24 VDC 24 VDC
Control Supply - Input Current 2 A max, 1.0 A typical without brake 2 A max, 1.0 A typical without brake 2 A max, 1.0 A typical without brake 2 A max, 1.0 A typical without brake 2 A max, 1.0 A typical without brake
Nominal Motor Bus Voltage Equals motor supply input voltage Equals motor supply input voltage Equals motor supply input voltage Equals motor supply input voltage Equals motor supply input voltage
Common Motor Supply Voltage ±12 VDC ±20 VDC ±24 VDC ±40 VDC ±48 VDC
Continuous Output Current @ 25°C(1)(2)(3) 5.0 Apk | 5.0 Apk 3.3 Apk | 4.5 Apk 2.7 Apk | 3.8 Apk 1.6 Apk | 2.2 Apk 1.3 Apk | 1.7 Apk
Peak Output Current (1 second)(6) 10 Apk 10 Apk 10 Apk 10 Apk 10 Apk
Maximum Continuous Total Power Dissipation (3) 180 W 180 W 180 W 180 W 180 W
Peak Amplifier Power Dissipation per Phase(5) 400 W 400 W 400 W 400 W 400 W
Effective Heatsink Thermal Resistance 0.25 C/W 0.25 C/W 0.25 C/W 0.25 C/W 0.25 C/W
Maximum Transistor Temperature 75°C 75°C 75°C 75°C 75°C
Time to Reach Maximum Temperature at Maximum Continuous Power 8 minutes 8 minutes 8 minutes 8 minutes 8 minutes
Current Loop Bandwidth 2500 Hz (software selectable) 2500 Hz (software selectable) 2500 Hz (software selectable) 2500 Hz (software selectable) 2500 Hz (software selectable)
Minimum Load Resistance 0 Ω 0 Ω 0 Ω 0 Ω 0 Ω
Minimum Load Inductance 0 H 0 H 0 H 0 H 0 H
Modes of Operation Brushless, brush, stepper Brushless, brush, stepper Brushless, brush, stepper Brushless, brush, stepper Brushless, brush, stepper
Protection Features Peak current limit, over temperature, RMS current limit, dynamic power limit (SOA) Peak current limit, over temperature, RMS current limit, dynamic power limit (SOA) Peak current limit, over temperature, RMS current limit, dynamic power limit (SOA) Peak current limit, over temperature, RMS current limit, dynamic power limit (SOA) Peak current limit, over temperature, RMS current limit, dynamic power limit (SOA)
Encoder Supply 5V @ 500 mA 5V @ 500 mA 5V @ 500 mA 5V @ 500 mA 5V @ 500 mA

Dimensions

Automation1 iXL2e, -EB0 Option



Automation1 iXL2e, -EB1 Option



Automation1 iXL2e, -EB2 Option



Ordering Information

Automation1 iXL2e

Option Description
Automation1 iXL2e Enhanced, Compact Linear Servo Drive with Motion Controller

Peak Current

Option Description
-10 10 A Peak Current (Default)

Expansion Board

Option Description
-EB0 No Expansion Board (Default)
-EB1 I/O Expansion Board
-EB2 Expansion Board with Industrial Ethernet Ports

Multiplier

Option Description
-MX0 No Encoder Multiplier (Default)
-MX2 x65536 Multiplier (Primary), No Multiplier (Auxiliary)
-MX3 x65536 Multiplier (Primary), x16384 Multiplier (Auxiliary)
Note:
  1. *Requires “-EB1” I/O Expansion Board Option

PSO

Option Description
-PSO1 One-Axis PSO (includes One-Axis Part-Speed PSO) (Default)
-PSO2 Two-Axis PSO (includes Two-Axis Part-Speed PSO)
-PSO3 Three-Axis PSO (includes Three-Axis Part-Speed PSO0
-PSO5 Two-Axis Part-Speed PSO
-PSO6 Three-Axis Part-Speed PSO

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