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Specifications

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Description

Design Features

  • Network drives through a high-speed serial interface to coordinate up to ten axes of motion
  • Coordinate motion using up to five independent tasks
  • Drive and control linear or rotary brushless, DC brush servo, and micro-stepping motors
  • Command various motion types including: point-to-point, linear and circular interpolation, electronic gearing, and velocity profiling
  • Program in AeroBasic, Microsoft .NET (C#, VB.NET, C, and C++/CLI), LabVIEW, and MATLAB
  • Remotely command drives over Ethernet, USB, or RS-232 with an ASCII interface available for both Windows and non-Windows programs (including Linux)
  • Diagnose, tune, and program through an advanced Windows-based interface
  • CE approved, NRTL safety certification, EU 2015/863 RoHS 3 directive
  • Fully compatible with EPICS set of software tools and applications, making Ensemble ideal for use in synchrotron and general laboratory facilities
  • Allen-Bradley EtherNet/IP interface provides full integration with the Ensemble; program the Ensemble directly from RSLogix 5000

Versatile, Flexible, Stand-Alone Multi-Axis Control

Network multiple Ensemble HPe/CP/MP combination controllers/drives for up to ten axes of coordinated motion, and seamlessly mix and match amplifiers (PWM) and motor types (brush, brushless, and stepper) within the same positioning system using a common programming and control platform. High-accuracy linear motor air-bearing stages can be controlled along with lower precision stages with servo or stepper motors. Each controller/drive can be reconfigured to accept different motors and feedback devices, allowing customers to adapt to changing system needs. Optional on-board encoder interpolation provides programmable axis resolution, including the ability to change interpolation (multiplication) values through software.

Powerful and Intuitive Programming

Monitor and control all aspects of the positioning system, no matter how complex, through the Ensemble GUI Integrated Development Environment software. An Autotuning utility minimizes startup time by allowing easy optimization of motion axes. Functional programs that can be modified and used in customer applications are included in the online Help. Pre-coded LabVIEW® VIs, AeroBasic™ programming functionality, MATLAB® library, .NET tools for C#, VB.NET, and C++/CLI or C make the Ensemble even easier to use. See the Ensemble Control homepage for detailed information on software capabilities and ordering options.

Advanced DSP Control

The processing power of a 225 MHz double precision, floating-point DSP supplies exceptional performance in a variety of applications including point-to-point motion, linear and circular interpolation, multi-axis error correction, 2D error mapping, direct commutation of linear and rotary brushless servomotors, and on-board servo autotuning. High-speed interrupts and data logging capabilities provide a real-time link to external systems. The Ensemble HPe/CP/MP controller/drive combination also offers highspeed position latching capability and single-, dual-, or triple-axis PSO (Position Synchronized Output), depending on model. Whether the requirement is simple point-to-point motion or complex velocity-profiled contours with output on the fly, Ensemble ensures peak performance for critical operations.

Enhancing a Legacy of Success

Ensemble carries forward a legacy of success that originated in Aerotech’s A3200 and Soloist™ controllers. Enhanced capabilities make it an obvious choice for aggressive motion control applications. The Ensemble motion control architecture builds upon the Soloist™ intuitive graphical user interface, while improving multiaxis control through advanced features.

Allen-Bradley Interface

Combine proven PLC with proven motion control for easier integration, startup, and maintenance of medium- and high-end automation projects. The Aerotech EtherNet/IP™ interface enables AB PLCs (MicroLogix, CompactLogix™, or ControlLogix) to be integrated directly with the Ensemble. Motion can be directly programmed in the RSLogix 5000 environment or separate programs can be written on the controller and triggered from the AB PLC. Aerotech has two interfaces: ASCII and Register. Choose the PLC, motion controller, and interface that best fits your application needs.

EPICS Drivers

Each Ensemble installation includes full compatibility with the EPICS open source distributed control system. EPICS is used worldwide at leading light source (synchrotron) facilities and other government laboratories, allowing Ensemble to seamlessly integrate into applications at all major research institutions.

Dimensions

Ensemble HPe 10/20/30, Without -IO Option



Ensemble HPe 10/20/30, With -IO Option



Ordering Information

Ensemble HPe

Option Description
ENSEMBLEHPEEnsemble HPe series PWM digital drive, 5-75 A continuous, 10-200 A peak, 28-240 VAC supply input, and 85-240 VAC control supply input for logic; supports brushless, brush, and stepper motors. Includes:

Four opto-isolated digital inputs (sinking or sourcing)

Two high-speed digital inputs

Four opto-isolated digital outputs (sinking or sourcing)

One 16-bit analog differential input; ±10 VDC

One 16-bit analog output; ±10 VDC

One 24 VDC, 1 A brake relay

Single-axis PSO capability

Two quadrature encoder input channels (primary & auxiliary)

ESTOP sense input

Dedicated Home and Limit inputs

Ensemble HPe Power Stage Options

Option Description
10 10 A peak; 5 A continuous
20 20 A peak; 10 A continuous
30-S 30 A peak; 10 A continuous; 40 W continuous internal shunt resistor
50-S 50 A peak; 25 A continuous; 440 W continuous internal shunt resistor; requires FAN-115 or FAN-230 option
75-S 75 A peak; 37.5 A continuous; 440 W continuous internal shunt resistor; requires FAN-115 or FAN-230 option
100-S 100 A peak; 50 A continuous; 440 W continuous internal shunt resistor
150-S150 A peak; 75 A continuous; 440 W continuous internal shunt resistor; requires FAN-115 or FAN-230 option
200-S200 A peak; 75 A continuous; 440 W continuous internal shunt resistor; shared DC bus wiring interface; fan cooling

Ensemble HPe/HLe I/O and Feedback Options

Option Description
-IOExpansion board with 16 opto-isolated inputs (sinking or sourcing); 16 outputs (sinking or sourcing ); three 16-bit differential analog inputs; three 16-bit analog outputs; 2 SSI Net; absolute encoder interface; one mechanical brake relay
-MXHProgrammable encoder multiplier up to x16384 (x65536 after quadrature); supports single/dual axis PSO and real-time encoder quadrature output

Ensemble HPe/HLe PSO Options

Option Description
-DUALPSOTwo-axis PSO firing; second encoder input through AUX connection on Ensemble or through SSINET on I/O board
-TRIPLEPSOThree-axis PSO firing; requires I/O option to provide connections for three-axes of encoder feedback
-PSONCNormally closed PSO output (default normally open)

Ensemble HPe/HLe Resolver Options

Option Description
-RDP1-10K Ensemble one-channel resolver to digital feedback card with dynamic resolution switching capability; 10 kHz carrier frequency
-RDP1-7.5K Ensemble one-channel resolver to digital feedback card with dynamic resolution switching capability; 7.5 kHz carrier frequency
-RDP1-5KEnsemble one-channel resolver to digital feedback card with dynamic resolution switching capability; 5 kHz carrier frequency
-RDP2-10KEnsemble two-channel resolver to digital feedback card with dynamic resolution switching capability; 10 kHz carrier frequency
-RDP2-7.5K Ensemble two-channel resolver to digital feedback card with dynamic resolution switching capability; 7.5 kHz carrier frequency
-DP2-5KEnsemble two-channel resolver to digital feedback card with dynamic resolution switching capability; 5 kHz carrier frequency

Ensemble HPe/HLe Drive Options

Option Description
-S 40 W continuous; 400 W peak internal shunt resistor network for HPe10/20 (only valid on HPe10/20)
-EXTSHUNTTwo-pin connector for external shunt on HPe10/20/30/50/75 and 100; external shunt not provided (only valid with Ensemble HPe50/75/100/150)
-ESHTwo-pin connector for external shunt on HPe150/200; external shunt not provided
-5AXEnable Five-Axis Contouring on the master drive; ENSEMBLE-MC software must be configured with the FIVE AXIS CONTOURING option
-EIPEnable EtherNet/IP™ on the master drive; ENSEMBLE-MC software must be configured with the ETHERNET/IP option
-DCTEnable the Dynamic Controls Toolbox on the master drive; ENSEMBLE-MC software must be configured with the DYNAMIC CONTROLS TOOLBOX option
-ETMEnable the Enhanced Throughput Module on the master drive; ENSEMBLE-MC software must be configured with the ENHANCED THROUGHPUT MODULE option
-LCKLocked drive; firmware and calibration data on the drive cannot be modified by the user after the product leaves Aerotech; the drive must be returned to Aerotech if firmware/calibration updates are required; read/write access to parameters and programs is supported

Ensemble HPe/HLe Fan Options

Option Description
-FAN-115115 VAC external cooling fan; required with Ensemble HPe50/75; included on Ensemble HPe100/150 (not valid on any other drive products)
-FAN-230230 VAC external cooling fan; required with Ensemble HPe50/75; included on Ensemble HPe100/150 (not valid on any other drive products)

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