MForce

MFI3 PowerDrive Programmable Motion Control

MForce MicroDrive Programmable Motion Control models combine a fully programmable motion controller with step and direction microstepping drive.

Programming is accomplished over RS-422/485 with provided software for point-to-point or multiple unit configurations.

  • Current : 5.0 (7.0) A RMS (Peak)
  • Input Voltage: +12 to +75 VDC

 

Specifications

General Specifications

General
Control Type -- Programmable Motion
Feature Set -- Expanded
P1 Connector Options Power & I/O Wire Crimp
P2 Connector Options Comm Wire Crimp
Communications Interface -- RS-422/485
Communications Features -- MCode OS, 4.8 to 115.2 kbps
Operating Temperature [°C] 85
IP rating -- IP20


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Electrical Specifications
Electrical
Input Voltage [+VDC] +12 to +75
Output Current [A RMS (Peak)] 5.0 (7.0)
Aux-Logic Supply Voltage [+VDC] 12 ... 24
Aux-Logic Supply Curret [mA] max 194



Logic and I/O
Programmable I/O
General Purpose
# of I/O 8 I/O points, programmable as sinking or sourcing I/O
I/O Options Remote encoder inputs (replaces 4 general purpose and clock/direction I/O points)
Logic Range Inputs and outputs tolerant to +24 VDC, inputs TTL compatible
Output Sink Current Up to 600 mA per channel
Isoation None
Protection Over temp, short circuit, transient over voltage, over voltage, inductive clamp
Dedicated I/O
Function Capture input, trip output, clock and direction
Logic range 0 to +5 VDC, TTL compatible
Analog Input
Resolution [Bits] 10
Range (selectable 0 to +5 VDC, 0 to 10 VDC, 0 to 20 mA, 4 to 20 mA

Motion specifications
Motion
Counters
Type -- Position and Encoder
Resolution [Bits] 32
Edge Rate [MHz] 5
Velocity
Range [steps/sec] +/-5,000,000
Resolution [steps/sec] 0.5961
Acceleration/Deceleration
Range [steps/sec2] 1.5 X 109
Resolution [steps/sec2] 90.9
Step Resolution
# of step resolutions -- 20
Range [steps/rev] 200 ... 51200

Software specifications
Software - MCode OS
Program storage Flash/6384 bytes
User registers (4) 32-bit
User labels/ variables 192
Math functions +, -, x, ÷, >, <, =, <=, >=
Logic functions AND, OR, XOR, NOT
Branch functions Branch & call
Input function Home, limit plus, limit minus, go, stop, pause, jog plus, jog minus, general purpose
Output functions Moving, fault, velocity change, general purpose
Trip functions Trip on input, trip on position, trip on time, trip capture, trip on relative position
Encoder functions Stall detection, position maintenance, find index
Multi drop addresses 62

Wiring and Connectivity

See accessories at the bottom of the page for communications converters, prototype development cables, and connector kits.
P1 – I/O and Logic

Connector: P1 – I/O and Logic

Description: 14-position locking wire crimp

MFG:
JST
Housing P/N:
PADP-14V-1-S
Crimp Pin P/N:
SPH-001T-P0.5L
Crimp Pin QTY:
14

Notes: Associated Prototype Cable: PD14-2334-FL3, Connector Kit CK-09

Pin configuration
Pin # Signal Description
1 I/O power I/O Power, used with sourcing inputs or outputs
2 I/O GND Non-isolated I/O ground. Common with power ground
3 I/O 1 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 1
4 I/O 2 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 2
5 I/O 3 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 3
6 I/O 4 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 4
7 I/O 9 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 9
8 I/O 10 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 10
9 I/O 11 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 11
10 I/O 12 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 12
12 Analog in 0 to 10 V / 4 to 20 mA / 0 to 20 mA Analog Input
13 Step/clock I/O Can also be configured as quadrature or clock up/down. +5 VDC logic level.
14 Direction/ clock I/O Can also be configured as quadrature or clock up/down. +5 VDC logic level.
P1 – I/O, Logic and Encoder (remote encoder -EE option)

Connector: P1 – I/O, Logic and Encoder (remote encoder -EE option)

Description: 20-position locking wire crimp, remote encoder option

MFG:
JST
Housing P/N:
PADP-20V-1-S
Crimp Pin P/N:
SPH-001T0.5L
Crimp Pin QTY:
20

Notes: Associated Prototype Cable: PD20-3400-FL3, Connector Kit CK-11

Pin configuration
Pin # Signal Description
1 I/O power I/O Power, used with sourcing inputs or outputs
2 I/O GND Non-isolated I/O Ground. Common with Power Ground
3 I/O 1 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 1
4 I/O 2 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 2
5 I/O 3 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 3
6 I/O 4 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 4
7 I/O 9 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 9
8 I/O 10 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 10
9 I/O 11 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 11
10 I/O 12 0 to +24 VDC Programmable I/O Point 12
11 Capture/trip I/O High Speed Capture Input or Trip Output. +5 VDC Logic Level
12 Analog in 0 to 10 V / 4 to 20 mA / 0 to 20 mA Analog Input
13 Step/clock I/O Step clock i/o. Can also be configured as quadrature or clock up/down. +5 VDC logic level.
14 Direction/clock I/O Direction i/o. Can also be configured as quadrature or clock up/down. +5 VDC logic level.
15 CH A+ Channel A+ encoder input. +5 VDC logic level
16 CH A- Channel A- encoder input. +5 VDC logic level
17 CH B+ Channel B+ encoder input. +5 VDC logic level
18 CH B- Channel B- encoder input. +5 VDC logic level
19 IDX+ Index mark + encoder input. +5 VDC logic level
20 IDX- Index mark - encoder input. +5 VDC logic lev
P2 – Communications (RL)

Connector: P2 – Communications (RL)

Description: 10-position friction-lock wire crimp

MFG:
Hirose
Housing P/N:
DF11-10DS-2C
Crimp Pin P/N:
DF11-2428SC
Crimp Pin QTY:
10

Notes: Associated Communications Converter: MD-CC402-001, Connector Kit: CK-02

Pin configuration
Pin # Signal Description
1 TX + 1 TX + Transmit plus
2 Comm GND Communications ground only. Do not ground aux-logic to this pin.
3 RX - Receive minus
4 TX - Transmit minus
5 Aux-Logic Auxiliary logic maintains power to the logic circuitry in the absence of motor power. +12 to +24 VDC input
6 RX + Receive plus
7 RX + Receive plus (daisy chain connection)
8 RX - Receive minus (daisy chain connection)
9 TX + Transmit plus (daisy chain connection)
10 TX - Transmit minus (daisy chain connection)
P3 – DC Power (34)

Connector: P3 – DC Power (34)

Description: 2-position locking wire crimp

MFG:
Molex
Housing P/N:
510-67-0200
Crimp Pin P/N:
502-17-91011
Crimp Pin QTY:
2

Notes: Associated Prototype Cable: PD02-3400-FL3, Connector Kit: CK-05

Pin configuration
Pin # Signal Description
1 +VDC +12 to +75VDC motor power
2 GND Power supply return (ground)
P4 – Motor (34)

Connector: P4 – Motor (34)

Description: 4-position locking wire crimp

MFG:
Molex
Housing P/N:
39-01-2045
Crimp Pin P/N:
44476-3112
Crimp Pin QTY:
4

Notes: Associated Prototype cable: PD02-3400-FL3, Connector Kit: CK-07

Pin configuration
Pin # Signal Description
1 ∅ A Phase A output
2 ∅ /A Phase A return
3 ∅ B Phase B output
4 ∅ /B Phase B return

Mechanical

Dimensions are in inches (mm)

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Catalogs

Icon Short Form product catalog December 2017 215.93 KB
Icon MForce Catalog March 2014 4.42 MB

Firmware - Released

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Software Manuals

User Interface Software

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