Powerful Technology. Amplified.

Aerotech’s new automation hardware includes a reliable fiber-optic drive-to-drive communication network, improved PWM and linear amplifier performance, and it works with the A3200 software-based machine controller. Our advanced drive technology enables better in-position motion performance.

  • Flexible designs to drive brush, brushless, galvo, voice coil, or stepper motors
  • Servo, galvo, hexapod, and stepper motor drives for any application
  • Fiber-optic interface for reliability
Drive Solutions for All Your Motion
  Servo Galvo Hexapod Stepper
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Patrick Wheeler is a Controls Product Manager at Aerotech, Inc. He has over 10 years of experience installing, maintaining, selling, and applying industrial controls solutions. Patrick has an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University. Email Patrick if you have any questions about or feature requests for Aerotech's controls products.

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Automation Resources

New Amplifier Design Improves In-Position Stability

 

A new drive rack, the XR3, was recently released to work with Aerotech’s industry-leading A3200 software-based machine controller. The XR3 includes completely redesigned amplifiers: the XSP3, a pulse-width modulated (PWM) amplifier, and the XSL3, a linear amplifier.

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Position Synchronized Output (PSO)

 

Position Synchronized Output (PSO) coordinates motion with output that triggers lasers or data acquisition devices for high-speed, high-quality, and unparalleled process control.

 

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Part-Speed PSO

 

Part-Speed PSO commands high-speed, low latency output pulses based on the commanded vector velocity.

 

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Customized Relationships and Coordinated Motion with AXISSTATUSFAST

 

Aerotech’s AXISSTATUSFAST command is an ideal tool to program relationships and transformations using the AeroBasic programming language.

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Products Now Available for the Controller Include:

XR3

The XR3 3U High, 19" Drive Rack is a high-performance, six-axis drive rack with field replaceable front-mounted amplifiers.

XC4e

The XC4e High-Performance PWM Digital Drive is Aerotech’s highest performing single-axis motor controller.

XC4

The XC4 PWM Digital Drive is Aerotech's versatile single-axis motor controller - perfect for most demanding motion control applications.

GL4

The GL4 High-Performance Galvo Drive provides optimal control for Aerotech’s 2-axis AGV-HP and AGV-HPO Galvo Scanners.

XL4s

The XL4s High-Performance Voice-Coil Drive is Aerotech's linear amplifier designed to drive single-phase motors at a 192 kHz servo rate.