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Jürgen Wagenbach (mmag / Global Technical Support)

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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...

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    Sporadic USB communication errors

    Topic: What can be possible root causes in case of sporadic USB errors reported by the controller or software? Technical background: USB is generally spoken one of the interface with the highest ...

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    EPOS4: Connecting a potentiometer to an analog input

    Topic: How has a potentiometer to be connected to an EPOS4 (or IDX) analog input? The following information refers to the EPOS4 and IDX but might be valid for other maxon controllers too.. There ...

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    Which encoder resolution should be chosen?

    Topic:  What encoder resolution should be chosen in minimum for a good control result? Solution: The minimum recommended encoder resolution depends on the control and application requirements. 1....

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    ESCON or EPOS: What controller should I select?

    Topic: I need a controller for my motor but I do not know how to select the right one. Solution: maxon offers mainly two different controller product lines: 1.) ESCON 2.) EPOS4 Selection criteria...