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Design Features

  • Part of Aerotech's Automation1 Precision Motion Control Platform
  • Compatible with A3200 version 6.04 and newer
  • HyperWire® fiber-optic interface
  • Up to 30 A peak output current
  • Integral power supply
  • Drive brush, brushless, voice coil, or stepper motors
  • Safe torque off (STO) safety circuit
  • Drive array consisting of more than 16 million 32-bit elements
  • Optional two-axis or three-axis Position Synchronized Output (PSO)
  • Optional two-axis or three-axis Part-Speed PSO
  • Optional I/O expansion board
  • Optional 65K encoder multiplier for amplified sine wave encoders up to 2 MHz
  • High resolution digital current, velocity, and position loops
  • CE approved, NRTL safety certification, EU 2015/863 RoHS 3 directive

 

The XC4e PWM amplifiers control brushless DC, brush DC, voice coil, or stepper motor types at up to 320 VDC operating voltage and 30 A peak current capability. The current loop and servo-loop are closed digitally to assure the highest level of positioning accuracy and rate stability. This allows loop closure rates of up to 20 kHz and allows digital and analog I/O processing, data collection, process control, and encoder multiplication tasks in real time.

All versions are compatible with the Automation 3200 motion platform utilizing the HyperWire® motion bus.

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Standard features for the XC4e include safe torque off (STO), a data array consisting of over 16 million 32-bit elements, digital and analog I/O (see table), one-axis Position Synchronized Output (PSO), dedicated home and end-of-travel limit inputs, and an enhanced current sense device. Encoder support includes square-wave, sine-wave, and absolute encoders.

The standard XC4e accepts square-wave encoder feedback at rates of up to 40 million counts-per-second. Sine-wave encoders can be multiplied by up to 65,536, producing Aerotech’s highest-resolution position feedback, with the optional encoder multiplier feature. Dual-multiplied encoder feedback is supported.

Each single-axis XC4e PWM digital drive can be ordered with the MX2 high-performance single encoder multiplier or the MX3 high-performance dual-loop encoder multiplier, enabling higher levels of position and velocity control.

Also available are a wide variety of extensions of the base PSO functionality. Track up to three encoders in real time with three-axis PSO or extend PSO’s functionality to kinematic arrangements through the use of Aerotech’s Part-Speed PSO feature.

Each drive has an optional I/O expansion board to greatly increase the number of I/O points. This I/O board includes a dedicated PSO output and a PSO synchronization input, often used to synchronize process control with an external mode-locked frequency input.

XC4e Specifications

Feature
Description
Motor Style Brush, brushless, voice coil, stepper_1
Motor Supply Single-phase 0-240 VAC; 50/60 Hz
Control Supply 100-240 VAC; 50/60 Hz
Bus Voltage_2 0-340 VDC
Peak Output Current (1 sec)_3 10 Apk | 20 Apk | 30 Apk
Continuous Output Current_3 5 Apk | 10 Apk | 10 Apk
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 signal
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: 450 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




1x PSO synchronization input




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 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 2x HyperWire small form-factor pluggable (SFP) ports
Automatic Brake Control Standard; 24 V at 1 A
Absolute Encoder Renishaw resolute BiSS; EnDat 2.1; and EnDat 2.2
Current Loop Update Rate 20 kHz
Servo Loop Update Rate 20 kHz
Power Amplifier Bandwidth Selectable through software (85-95% efficiency)
Minimum Load Inductance 0.1 mH
Operating Temperature 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature -30 to 85°C
Weight 2.36 kg (5.20 lb)
Compliance CE approved, NRTL safety certification, EU 2015/863 RoHS 3 directive

Dimensions

Automation1 XC4e, -EB0 Option



Automation1 XC4e, -EB1 Option



Ordering Information

XC4e

Option Description
XC4eXC4e PWM digital drive

Peak Current

Option Description
-1010 A peak, 5 A cont. current (default)
-2020 A peak, 10 A cont. current
-3030 A peak, 10 A cont. current

Expansion Board

Option Description
-EB0No expansion board (default)
-EB1IO expansion board

Multiplier

Option Description
-MX0No encoder multiplier (default)
-MX22 MHz x65536 multiplier (primary), no multiplier (auxiliary)
-MX3 2 MHz x65536 multiplier (primary), 450 kHz x16384 multiplier (auxiliary)

PSO

Option Description
-PSO1One-Axis PSO (default)
-PSO2 Two-Axis PSO
-PSO3Three-Axis PSO
-PSO5Two-Axis Part-Speed PSO
-PSO6Three-Axis Part-Speed PSO

External Shunt

Option Description
-SX0No 2-pin connector for external shunt (default)
-SX12-pin connector for external shunt

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