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A powerful and compact embedded solution for cost sensitive applications

The Power Clipper is a compact embedded solution for more cost sensitive and OEM applications, but packed with the power of the cutting edge Power PMAC processor and the unsurpassed custom-designed Digital Signal Processor Gate3 ASIC bundled into one compact panel-mount board.

For a more detailed overview of the Power PMAC capabilities click on the button below.

Output Control

The Power Clipper provides servo loop closure (position or torque) ouputs:

Standard On-Board

  • Analog +/-10V 13.5 bit Filtered PWM
  • Pulse and Direction

With Accessory Stack Board

  • 18-Bit True DAC
  • Sine Wave
  • PWM

Encoder Support

The Power Clipper can interface with one or a combination of the following types of motor feedback devices:

  • Quadrature
  • Halls (60o e/120o e)
  • Kawasaki
  • Analog +/- 10VDC
  • LVDT / MLDT
  • EnDat 2.1/2.2
  • Mitsubishi
  • Panasonic
  • Yaskawa
  • Nikon-D
  • BiSS-B/C
  • Mitutoyo
  • Tamagawa
  • SSI
  • HiperFace
  • Sinusoidal (with ACC-51S)
  • Resolver (with ACC-8D Opt7)

GP Inputs/Outputs

  • 32 general-purpose TTL I/O points, direction selectable by byte:
    • - 16-point mux port, Delta Tau I/O accessory compatible
    • - 16-point ”opto” port, Opto-22 style optically isolated modules compatible
  • Supports thousands of I/O points
  • "Handwheel” port with 2 each:
    • - Quadrature encoder inputs
    • - Pulse (PWM or PFM) output pairs
  • 4 12-Bit Analog Inputs and 1 Filtered PWM DAC Output (optional)
  • PWM Laser

Safety & Other Features

  • Watchdog output
  • I2T protection
  • Encoder count error and encoder loss detection
  • Plus/Minus over-travel, home, and user inputs
  • Software over-travel limits
  • Warning/fatal following error limits
  • High speed compare outputs
  • Automatic brake control

Cabled Accessories

  • Up to 64 Axes (& I/O) Via EtherCat
  • 32 In / 32 Out 12-24V Digital I/O, Optically Isolated (ACC-34AA)
  • 32 In / 32 Out Digital I/O for Opto-22 Style Racks (ACC-34B)
  • Up to 32 daisy-chained ACC-34 boards for up to 1024 inputs / 1024 Outputs
  • ModBus , 24 In / 24 Out 12-24V Digital I/O, Optically Isolated with optional 2x 12-Bit DAC & 2x 12-Bit ADC & 2 Relays (ACC-65ETH)

Plug-In Stack Accessories

  • Additional 4 Axes (ACC-24ES3) with optional 4 12-Bit Analog Inputs and 1 Filtered PWM DAC Output (ACC-24ES3)
  • 4 Channels Dual 18-Bit True DAC (ACC-8ES)
  • 4 Channel Direct PWM Output (ACC-8FS)
  • 2 or 4 Channel 16-bit Encoder Interpolator (ACC-51S)
  • 2 or 4 channel Resolver (ACC-8D, Opt 7

Connector Layout