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Jürgen Wagenbach (mmag / Global Technical Support)

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    EPOS4 / IDX: Calculation of the electrical motor power

    Topic: How can the electrical power of a motor driven by an EPOS4 be measured or calculated? Solution: Important:The following information is just valid for an EPOS4 or IDX with firmware version ...

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    ESCON: PWM input frequency <-> PWM output frequency?

    Topic: What is the meaning of the ESCON PWM input frequency? Is there any dependency in between the PWM input frequency (of the set value) and PWM output frequency (of the power stage)? Solution:...

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    EPOS2 / EPOS4 -> Homing Method "Current position"

    Topic: The Homing Method "Current position" has got a different number if the EPOS2 (-> method '35') and EPOS4 (-> method '37') is compared. What is the reason for this modified "Homing method" nu...

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    EPOS4, STO, ISO 13849: Safety certification of systems?

    Topic: Do maxon controllers comply to the ISO 13849 standard? Is EPOS4's STO (= Safe torque off) certified? Is EPOS4's STO sufficient for ISO 13849 performance level Cat.3? Solution & technical b...

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    Why can the usage of a motor controller be an advantage even for a DC motor?

    Topic: DC motors with brushes can be operated directly at a power supply (or battery). What is the advantage if a motor controller is even in use by brushed DC motor? Solution: Motors are often i...

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    MAXPOS: Replacing a MAXPOS by an EPOS4

    Topic: What has to be taken into account or checked in advance if a MAXPOS has to be replaced by an EPOS4? Solution: 1.) Availability of "MAXPOS 50/5" The "MAXPOS 50/5" is still available but in...

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    IDX with CAN: Meaning of X1 / X2 "CAN_V+" pin

    Topic: What is the purpose of the pin "CAN_V+" present by the two CAN connectors (X1, X2) of the IDX? Is it necessary to provide a supply voltage to "CAN_V+"? Solution: The IDX uses a 5-pole indu...

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    EPOS4 / IDX: Control design, Operating modes and Bus cycle rates

    Topics: What operating mode should be chosen by the EPOS4 or IDX? What is the difference in between the "Cyclic" and "Profile" operating modes? Why is a master controller required and what are its...

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    ESCON / EPOS: How to configure "Max. speed" properly?

    Topic: How to configure the "Max. speed" by the Startup wizard of "ESCON Studio" or "EPOS Studio" properly? What meaning has the "Max. speed" specified by the motor's data sheet? Technical backgr...

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    CANopen basics and links

    Topic: What are recommended documentation and links to get more familiar with CANopen basics? Technical background: maxon controllers (e.g. EPOS4, IDX) are based on the CANopen specification by t...