PC Serial Port Stepper Motor Interface Card
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PC Serial Port Stepper Motor Interface CardNOW MUCH FASTER - Up to 6.3kHz Stepping RatesSIMULTANEOUS MOTOR CONTROL ADDEDConnects to the PC serial port and provides an easy to use interface for connecting and controlling stepper motors by your PC. You can multidrop up to 4 interface cards off the 1 RS232 serial line so you can control up to a total of 16 stepper motors.
You simply write ascii commands through the PC's serial port to the card to control each of the stepper motors. A free PC program (source code in VB is included) is provided so that you can execute a number of commands and repeat the process
Examples of the commands are @01 AMOV 1000 2000 n 4000 do an absolute move of stepper 1,2 and 4 to positions 1000, 2000 and 4000 @01 AMOV 2000 do an absolute move of stepper 1 to position 2000 @02 RMOV -400 do a relative move of stepper 2 400 steps backwards @03 POSN 10000 indicate stepper 3 is at position 1000 @04 STOP stop stepper 4 @01 STAT card sends the status of motors 1 to 4 whether they are moving or not and status of limit switches.
Positions can be between -99999999 and 99999999 steps. The user can also set the acceleration and deceleration rates when starting and ending a sequence of steps. Limit switch inputs are available for each of the motors to prevent motors moving out of range.
Finished Dimensions (mm): 78Wx88Lx25H