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Drive Interface Board

Drive Interface Board

The Drive Interface board was designed to be used with the AMTECH AMT-PCI-MC4 servo control board.  The Drive Interface board enables the user to interface between AMTECH’s control cards with a wide range Servo Drives easily and quickly. 
The board provides easy connection of up to four drives through 37 way D type connectors.  Amtech provide cables for ABB, Panasonic and Mitsubishi drives, others to follow.  Also giving 4 outputs through 10 Amp single pole relays. Two part, screw terminals for digital inputs and outputs.

Features

AMT-PCI-MC4 Digital Inputs / Outputs

Inputs

Screw terminals for 12 optically isolated input channels, with jumper settings for active high and active low inputs.
Another 4 inputs are directly used for axis ready signals from the drives. I/P 13  X Ready      I/P 15  Z Ready
I/P 14  Y Ready      I/P 16  W Ready

Outputs

Screw terminals for 16 optically isolated output channels, the first four outputs can be used to drive 4 Omron SPCO 10A Relays with separate wiring to 8x2 screw terminals.  The last 4 outputs are used to drive axis enables on the drives.
O/P 13  X Enable      O/P 15  Z  Enable
O/P 14  Y Enable      O/P 16  W Enable

Power

Power input via screw terminal connectors 0V & +24VDC.  F1 is a 2A fuse for the 24V supply, and D1 is the power LED for the 24V circuit.

AMT-PCI-MC4 Servo Control Board

J3-J6

J3 connector separates the signals needed from the 4 axis control card, to drive one individual axis.  Screw terminals are provided for axis limit switches, both positive and negative.  The axis limit inputs are dealt with by the drives electronics.  J3 would connect to a drive and motor, this axis would be identified as the X axis.  D3 is a LED which indicates X axis ready, when a drive and motor are connected.
Connectors J4-J6 are used exactly the same way as J3 but control the Y axis, Z axis and W axis.  Analogue Input (Optional on AMT-PCI-MC4 control card.)
Screw terminals are provided for the analogue input.  A0 is for the analogue input 0V, AI is for the analogue input.  R15 is a potentiometer for calibrating the analogue input.

Power

Power input via screw terminal connectors 0ve & +5VDC.  D2 is the power LED for the 5V circuit, which powers the encoder inputs on the servo control board.

Dimensions

341mm x 126mm

Wiring Diagram









Associated Products:

Panasonic A4 Series Drives & Motors Estun EDB Drives & Motors Estun ProNet Series Drives and Motors AMT-PCI-MC4 Servo Card
GNC Software 37 Way Cable Drive Interface Cable

 

AMTECH AUTOMATED MICRO TECHNOLOGY LTD
Samson Close, George Stephenson Industrial Estate, Killingworth,
Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE12 6DX
Tel: +44 (0) 191 268 2022 - Fax: +44 (0) 191 268 2092