Line of servo motion products support connectivity over the EtherCAT network. The MR-J3-xA-RJ158, offered as part of the MELSERVO MR-J3 family, is an ac servo drive that connects to servo amplifiers over EtherCAT. It connects with the MR-J3-T04 unit that is part of the required construct for the EtherCAT solution, and also houses the EtherCAT interface RJ45 connectors. With this solution, the unit offers connectivity to EtherCAT master controllers over CANopen or CoE protocols along with the CiA402 drive profile application communication.
The EtherCAT amplifier has a capacity ranging from 100 W to 22 kW. These amplifiers will be able to drive the MR-J3 servomotors, which are equipped with built-in absolute high precision 18bit (262,155 pls/rev) standard. In addition to being compact and offering superb controllability, certain models also allow for up to 350% torque overload during acceleration and deceleration periods.
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc.
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