Moog Animatics

Animatics was founded with the vision to be the first motion control provider to the automation market to provide true solutions instead of just motors. We first opened our doors in 1987, and in 1989 we released our first products based on the philosophy of understanding and satisfying our customer’s total need.

Currently, Moog Animatics has launched our Class 5 SmartMotor™ product line, with five times faster processing capabilities and expanded features. Optional to the Class 5 SmartMotor™ is combitronic-60communication, which utilizes a CAN serial point to link all SmartMotor™ servos, where any motor’s program can read, write or control any other motor creating one synchronized, multitasking machine from up to 255 compact SmartMotor™ servos.

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Moog Animatics introduces the low-cost SL17 SmartMotor

Moog Animatics, a division of Moog Inc., has announced the release of its new, low-cost NEMA 17 SmartMotor™ model SL17406D (the SL17). Even though this motor is described as low cost, its robust design includes many of the high performance and ease-of-use features found on the high-end SM SmartMotor. More after the jump. The SL17 […]

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Webinar: Gaining competitive advantage through simple, economical and effective “total machine control” using the SmartMotor™ with I/O CAN Bus Mastering

Imagine being able to control an entire machine, simply, economically, and effectively, without need for  an external bus master – that dream is now a reality. Moog Animatics recently announced the release of its new I/O Device CAN Bus Master capability. This extension of previous I/O support enables the Class 5 SmartMotor™ to interface with [Read More]


Smart motors feature Ethernet/IP

The Class 6 Ethernet/IP SmartMotor is available in standard servo and hybrid versions. In addition to standard features, the Ethernet/IP version easily integrates as a position controller device for: access to SmartMotor commands and parameters improved uptime and optional redundant cabling through device level ring (DLR) simplified, modular programming through Add On Instructions (AOI) Additionally, [Read More]

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