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Design Features

  • Compact two-axis design
  • Available single-axis version
  • AC motor supply for up to 340 VDC bus power
  • All axes signals included in the feedback connector
  • Minimize panel space for multi-axis systems
  • Safe torque off standard; position synchronized output available

Key Applications

The XA4 is a part of the user-friendly Automation1 motion control platform, which includes the following:

Precision Motion, Unlocked.

The XA4 delivers better motion control to more machine builders and automation system developers. The efficient XA4 design is a perfect fit for contoured multi-axis motion control and point-to-point applications. Contoured applications including laser cutting, laser welding and precision dispensing are all possible with the XA4. Features such as Autofocus and velocity or torque control make the XA4 an ideal solution for fast point-to-point motion followed by placement and/or picking applications. Torque and force control also make XA4 a great candidate for dynamic material testing systems.

Optimal Performance. Easy to Achieve.

The powerful Automation1-iSMC motion controller empowers the XA4 with single- and multi-axis motion trajectories, coordinated and calibrated motion, gantry control and all the power of the AeroScript real-time programming language. Integrate the XA4 into a larger control structure using the powerful Automation1 APIs - part of the Automation1-MDK motion development kit. Not big on programming?  No problem. Simply build a custom user interface with the Automation1 MachineApps HMI Builder for Windows PCs.  

The Automation1 controller supports RS-274 G-code natively and allows extra large programs (including points files) to be streamed to the controller using the APIs. Whether you have a simple sub-millisecond process or something that goes on for days, the XA4 and Automation1 can meet your application needs.

Step Into the World of Precision.

Are you struggling with general automation solutions? Step into the world of precision motion with the XA4 from Aerotech. PLC-based motion can’t compare to our industry-leading Automation1 control platform - and it is more accessible than you think.  

Standard features include  safe torque off (STO), a data array with more than 16 MB of memory, dedicated home and end-of-travel limit inputs and an enhanced current sense device. The XA4 accepts square-wave and absolute encoder feedback signals. With the optional encoder multiplier feature, you can multiply sine-wave encoders by up to 4,096.

The XA4 is more than a motion control device -- it also includes many process control features.  Add Part-Speed PSO to trigger a process tool like an industrial laser or camera based on your vector programmed velocity. 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.

Automation1 XA4 General Specifications

Category
XA4-AX1-10
XA4-AX1-20
XA4-AX2-10
XA4-AX2-20
Number of Axes 1 1 2 2
Motor Style Brush, brushless, voice coil, stepper(1) Brush, brushless, voice coil, stepper(1) Brush, brushless, voice coil, stepper(1) Brush, brushless, voice coil, stepper(1)
Motor Supply Single-phase 0-240 VAC; 50/60 Hz Single-phase 0-240 VAC; 50/60 Hz Single-phase 0-240 VAC; 50/60 Hz Single-phase 0-240 VAC; 50/60 Hz
Control Supply 24 VDC 24 VDC 24 VDC 24 VDC
Bus Voltage(2) 0-340 VDC 0-340 VDC 0-340 VDC 0-340 VDC
Peak Output Current (1 sec)(3)(4) 10 Apk 20 Apk 10 Apk 20 Apk
Continuous Output Current(3)(5) 5 A 10 A 5 A 5 A
Position Synchronized Output (PSO) Standard
• No PSO Support




Optional:
• Three-axis part-speed PSO. (Includes One-axis PSO)
Standard
• No PSO Support




Optional:
• Three-axis part-speed PSO. (Includes One-axis PSO)
Standard
• No PSO Support




Optional:
• Three-axis part-speed PSO. (Includes One-axis PSO)
Standard
• No PSO Support




Optional:
• Three-axis part-speed PSO. (Includes One-axis PSO)
25-Pin Axis 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
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
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
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
Multiplier Options • MX0 option

Primary encoder (axis 1): 40 million counts per second square-wave input
• MX0 option

Primary encoder (axis 1): 40 million counts per second square-wave input
• MX0 option

Primary encoder (axes 1 and 2): 40 million counts per second square-wave input




• MX1 option

Primary encoder (axes 1 and 2): 450 kHz sine-wave input, encoder multiplier up to 4,096
• MX0 option

Primary encoder (axes 1 and 2): 40 million counts per second square-wave input




• MX1 option

Primary encoder (axes 1 and 2): 450 kHz sine-wave input, encoder multiplier up to 4,096
Drive Array Memory 16.8 MB (4,194,304 32-bit elements) 16.8 MB (4,194,304 32-bit elements) 16.8 MB (4,194,304 32-bit elements) 16.8 MB (4,194,304 32-bit elements)
High Speed Data Capture Yes (50 ns latency) Yes (50 ns latency) Yes (50 ns latency) Yes (50 ns latency)
Safe Torque Off (STO) Yes, SIL3/PLe/Cat 4 (certification pending) Yes, SIL3/PLe/Cat 4 (certification pending) Yes, SIL3/PLe/Cat 4 (certification pending) Yes, SIL3/PLe/Cat 4 (certification pending)
HyperWire Connections 2x HyperWire small form-factor pluggable (SFP) ports 2x HyperWire small form-factor pluggable (SFP) ports 2x HyperWire small form-factor pluggable (SFP) ports 2x HyperWire small form-factor pluggable (SFP) ports
Automatic Brake Control Standard (24 V at 1.0 A), axis 1 Standard (24 V at 1.0 A), axis 1 Standard (24 V at 1.0 A), axes 1 and 2 Standard (24 V at 1.0 A), axes 1 and 2
Absolute Encoder BiSS C Unidirectional; EnDat 2.1; EnDat 2.2; SSI BiSS C Unidirectional; EnDat 2.1; EnDat 2.2; SSI BiSS C Unidirectional; EnDat 2.1; EnDat 2.2; SSI BiSS C Unidirectional; EnDat 2.1; EnDat 2.2; SSI
Current Loop Update Rate 20 kHz 20 kHz 20 kHz 20 kHz
Servo Loop Update Rate 10 kHz 10 kHz 10 kHz 10 kHz
Operating Temperature 0 to 40 °C 0 to 40 °C 0 to 40 °C 0 to 40 °C
Storage Temperature -30 to 85 °C -30 to 85 °C -30 to 85 °C -30 to 85 °C
Weight 1 kg (2.2 lb) 1 kg (2.2 lb) 1 kg (2.2 lb) 1 kg (2.2 lb)
Compliance CE approved, NRTL safety certification, EU 2015/863 RoHS 3 directive CE approved, NRTL safety certification, EU 2015/863 RoHS 3 directive CE approved, NRTL safety certification, EU 2015/863 RoHS 3 directive CE approved, NRTL safety certification, EU 2015/863 RoHS 3 directive

Dimensions

AUTOMATION1-XA4-AC-AX1



AUTOMATION1-XA4-AC-AX2



Ordering Information

Automation1 XA4

Option Description
Automation1 XA4 1- or 2-Axis PWM Servo Drive

Motor Supply Voltage

Option Description
-AC 240 VAC Rated Motor Supply (10 or 20 A Peak Versions)

Axes

Option Description
-AX1 Single-axis servo motor drive
-AX2 Two-axis servo motor drive

Current, Axes 1 & 2*

Option Description
-10 10 A Peak, 5 A Cont. Current (default)
-20 20 A Peak, 10 A Cont. Current
Note:
  1. *When configured with -AX2, axes 1 and 2 are configured with the same current ratings.

Multiplier, Axes 1 & 2

Option Description
-MX0 No Encoder Multiplier (default)
-MX1* x4096 Encoder Multiplier
Note:
  1. *MX1 multiplier is only available when configured with -AX2, and applies to both axes.

PSO

Option Description
-PSO0 No PSO firing (default)
-PSO6 Three-axis Part-Speed PSO

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