Galil 32-axis motion controller
The DMC-52xx0 EtherCAT master can control up to 32 drives and two I/O modules. This space-efficient package also provides uncommitted I/O for integration into any EtherCAT application. The motion controller is offered in two-, four-, eight- and 16-axis formats (32 axis is in the works). Coordinated moves can be done within banks of up to eight axes allowing for minimal changes of Galil’s programming language. The product operates in cyclic synchronous position (CSP) mode. In this mode, the servo control loop is closed on the EtherCAT drive while the Galil controller sends motion profile commands at a rate of 1 kHz.