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Design Features

  • Unlocks the full motion control power of our Automation1-iSMC intelligent software-based motion controller
  • Provides sub-nanometer positioning capability
  • Features complete configuration & performance capability of XL2e enhanced 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 safe torque off (STO) functional safety
  • Expands your I/O when an expansion board is added to the iXC4e or other connected drives

Automation1

The iXL5e is a part of the user-friendly Automation1 motion control platform, which includes the following:

Packed with Features

Standard features for the Automation1 iXL5e include safe torque off (STO), a data array of over 67.1 MB, digital and analog I/O, Position Synchronized Output (PSO), dedicated home and end-of-travel limit inputs and an enhanced current sense device.

Feedback Flexibility

The standard iXL5e accepts square-wave and absolute encoder feedback signals. With the optional encoder multiplier feature, sine-wave encoders can be multiplied by up to 65,536, making iXL5e our highest-resolution position feedback drive. Dual-multiplied and dual-absolute encoder feedback is supported.

Control Your Process

The iXL5e is more than a motion control device. It also includes many process control features. Empowered with Aerotech’s PSO functionality, a single-axis iXL5e can track up to three encoders in real-time to trigger a process tool like an industrial laser or camera.

Each iXL5e can be configured with an optional I/O expansion board, greatly increasing the number of I/O points. The I/O board 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.

Low Noise Operation

Linear amplifiers are characterized by low noise operation, and the iXL5e is no different. This is because linear amplifiers do not incorporate on-off pulse width modulation (PWM) switching to control motor currents.

Ready To Connect

The HyperWire connection makes it simple to connect the iXL5e with other Automation1 drive hardware in a multi-axis configuration. 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.

Excellent In-Position Performance

Thanks to advanced control techniques and feedback signal processing, the iXL5e can control and hold a linear air bearing stage in a standstill position within 0.8 nm RMS. 

See how Automation1 servo drives improve in-position stability.

iXL5e Controller Details

Specification
Description
Motion Controller(1) Aerotech’s Automation1-iSMC Intelligent Software-Based Motion Controller (version 2.2 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
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

iXL5e Specifications

Feature
Description
Position Synchronized Output (PSO) Standard:


One-axis PSO (includes one-axis part-speed PSO)




Optional:


Two-axis PSO (includes two-axis part-speed PSO)


Three-axis PSO (includes three-axis part-speed PSO)


Two-axis part-speed PSO only


Three-axis part-speed PSO only
25-Pin Motor Feedback Connector High-speed differential inputs (encoder sin, cos and marker)




CW and CCW limits




Hall effect sensor inputs (A, B and C)




Analog motor temperature input (accepts digital)




Brake output
26-Pin Auxiliary Feedback Connector High-speed differential inputs (encoder sin, cos and marker)*




4x optically isolated digital inputs




4x optically isolated digital outputs




1x 16-bit differential ±10 V analog input




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




2x optically isolated high-speed inputs




*This channel is bidirectional and can be used to echo out encoder signals
Multiplier Options MX0 option:


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


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




MX2 option:


Primary encoder: 2 MHz/450 kHz (bandwidth selectable) sine-wave input, encoder multiplier up to 65,536


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




MX3 option:


Primary encoder: 2 MHz/450 kHz (bandwidth selectable) sine-wave input, encoder multiplier up to 65,536


Auxiliary encoder: 160 kHz sine-wave input, encoder multiplier up to x16,384*




*Encoders multiplied with this input cannot be echoed out.
I/O Expansion Board (-EB1) 1x additional PSO connection point




16x digital inputs, optically isolated




16x digital outputs, optically isolated




3x analog inputs, 16-bit, differential, ±10 V




3x analog outputs, 16-bit, single-ended, ±10 V
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
HyperWire® Connections 1x HyperWire small form-factor pluggable (SFP) ports
Automatic Brake Control Standard; 24 V at 1 A
Absolute Encoder BiSS C Unidirectional; EnDat 2.1; EnDat 2.2
Current Loop Update Rate 20 kHz
Servo Loop Update Rate 20 kHz
Operating Temperature 0 to 50 °C
Storage Temperature -30 to 85 °C
Weight 11.31 kg (24.93 lb)
Compliance CE approved, NRTL safety certification, EU 2015/863 RoHS 3 directive

iXL5e Amplifier Specifications

Feature
XL5e-10-VB4
XL5e-20-VB4
XL5e-10-VB5
XL5e-10-VB6
Nominal Motor Bus Voltage ±40 V ±40 V ±60 V ±80 V
Peak Output Current 10 Apk 20 Apk 10 Apk 10 Apk
Continuous Output Current @ 25°C(1)(2) 5 Apk / 5 Apk 5 Apk / 9 Apk 3.2 Apk / 6 Apk 2.5 Apk / 4.5 Apk
Continuous Output Current @ 35°C(1)(2) 4 Apk / 5 Apk 4 Apk / 8 Apk 2 Apk / 5.5 Apk 2 Apk / 4 Apk
Maximum Continuous Total Power Dissipation (2)(3)(4) 340 W / 585 W 340 W / 585 W 340 W / 585 W 340 W / 585 W
Peak Amplifier Power Dissipation per Phase(5) 1200 W 1200 W 1200 W 1200 W
Effective Heatsink Thermal Resistance (2) .15°C/W /
.085°C/W
.15°C/W /
.085°C/W
.15°C/W /
.085°C/W
.15°C/W /
.085°C/W
Maximum Transistor Temperature 75°C 75°C 75°C 75°C
Time to Reach Maximum Temperature at Maximum Continuous Power 10 minutes 10 minutes 10 minutes 10 minutes
Motor Supply - Input Frequency 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz
Motor Supply - Inrush Current 34 Apk @ 120 V /
68 Apk @ 240 V
34 Apk @ 120 V /
68 Apk @ 240 V
34 Apk @ 120 V /
68 Apk @ 240 V
34 Apk @ 120 V /
68 Apk @ 240 V
Motor Supply - AC Line Voltage AC input (switch selectable):


100 VAC (90 - 112 VAC)


120 VAC (103 - 127 VAC)


200 VAC (180 - 224 VAC)


240 VAC (207 - 254 VAC)
AC input (switch selectable):


100 VAC (90 - 112 VAC)


120 VAC (103 - 127 VAC)


200 VAC (180 - 224 VAC)


240 VAC (207 - 254 VAC)
AC input (switch selectable):


100 VAC (90 - 112 VAC)


120 VAC (103 - 127 VAC)


200 VAC (180 - 224 VAC)


240 VAC (207 - 254 VAC)
AC input (switch selectable):


100 VAC (90 - 112 VAC)


120 VAC (103 - 127 VAC)


200 VAC (180 - 224 VAC)


240 VAC (207 - 254 VAC)
Motor Supply - Input Current (Maximum, Continuous) 7 Arms @ 120 V /
3.5 Arms @ 240 V
7 Arms @ 120 V /
3.5 Arms @ 240 V
7 Arms @ 120 V /
3.5 Arms @ 240 V
7 Arms @ 120 V /
3.5 Arms @ 240 V
Control Supply - Input Frequency 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz
Control Supply - Inrush Current 16 Apk 16 Apk 16 Apk 16 Apk
Control Supply - Input Current (Maximum, Continuous) 0.25 Arms 0.25 Arms 0.25 Arms 0.25 Arms
Current Loop Bandwidth 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
Minimum Load Inductance 0 H 0 H 0 H 0 H
Modes of Operation 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)
Encoder Supply 5V @ 500 mA 5V @ 500 mA 5V @ 500 mA 5V @ 500 mA

Dimensions

Automation1 iXL5e, -EB0 Option



Automation1 iXL5e, -EB1 Option



Ordering Information

Automation1 iXL5e

Option Description
Automation1 iXL5e Automation1 iXL5e High-Performance Linear Servo Motor Drive

Peak Current

Option Description
-10 10 A peak, 5 A cont. current (default)
-20 20 A Peak Current

Bus Voltage

Option Description
-VB4 ± 40 VDC (585 W Power Supply)
-VB5 ± 60 VDC (585 W Power Supply)
-VB6 ± 80 VDC (585 W Power Supply)

Input Line Voltage

Option Description
-VL1 120 VAC Input Line Voltage
-VL2 240 VAC Input Line Voltage
-VL3 100 VAC Input Line Voltage
-VL4 200 VAC Input Line Voltage

Expansion Board

Option Description
-EB0 No Expansion Board (Default)
-EB1 I/O Expansion Board

Multiplier

Option Description
-MX0 No Encoder Multiplier (Default)
-MX2 2 MHz/450 kHz x65536 Multiplier (Primary), No Multiplier (Auxiliary)
-MX3 2 MHz/450 kHz x65536 Multiplier (Primary), 450 KHz x16384

Multiplier (Auxiliary)

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 PSO)
-PSO5 Two-Axis Part-Speed PSO
-PSO6 Three-Axis Part-Speed PSO

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