Stepper Controllers and Indexers

Take control of your motion requirements with Anaheim Automation's low-cost stepper motor controllers, indexers or pulse generators. With several options to choose from, you can select the right stepper motor controller for your project. The Programmable Stepper Motor Controller line includes its own software at no additional charge, making it a great package at an economical price. Also offered are Manual Preset Indexers and simple Ramping Pulse Generators.


  • Cost-Effective Motion System
  • Compatible with Anaheim Automation Drivers
  • Command Sets: 18 or 40 Simple Commands
  • Can Daisy-Chain to Control up to 99 Axes
  • Easy-to-Use, FREE Software with Purchase
  • Compact and Rugged Modular Packaging
  • Linear Ramping Pulse Generator with Bracket
  • Compatible with Anaheim Automation Drivers
  • Adjustable Base and Max Speeds
  • 2 Speed Ranges, Up to 20,000 pulses/second
  • Control of Acceleration and Deceleration
  • Perfect for Repetitive Motion Requirements
  • Compatible with Anaheim Automation Drivers
  • Internal Index Count Switches
  • Inputs for External Count Modules
  • Pulse Rates up to 14,792 Pulses Per Second
  • Index on the Fly Capability
Fundamentals of Stepper Controllers and Indexers

Helpful Information
Accessories
Low-priced Stepper Controllers And Indexers from Anaheim Automation let you be in control of your motion requirements, they are sold with drivers and motors. The programmable Stepper Controllers And Indexers and stepper drivers undoubtedly are a cost-effective package; these are matched together and include their own software for no added charge. Additionally offered are drivers matched with Manual Preset Indexers and basic Ramping Pulse Generators. Moreover, Stepper Controllers And Indexers and drivers combinations can be affixed to the back of the stepper motor. Stepper Controllers And Indexers, indexers and pulse generators can be bought separately from the stepper driver, as an accessory. Stepper Controllers And Indexers system requirements including motors, cables, drivers, transformers, gearboxes, encoders, and power supplies are offered to complete your product; these items are puchased separately.

Applications
OEM and user accounts can both select the economical Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor product lines offered by Anaheim Automation with positive outcome. Anaheim Automations clients for the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor product lines are distinct: industrial companies working with or designing automated machinery or processes that consist of food, conveyor belts, cosmetics or medical packaging, labeling or tamper-evident requirements, cut-to-length applications, assembly, material handling, special filming and projection effects, inspection and security devices, pump flow control, robotics, metal fabrication (CNC machinery), and equipment upgrades. The frequent uses out of these is that the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor systems are motion systems that need position control. Anaheim Automation contains a design concept that reduces faults and wiring time, thus making selection easier. This layout for Stepper Controllers And Indexers is one that integrates a stepper motor and its subsidiary driver in one unit. With friendly support service and professional application assistance, Anaheim Automation often outshines the customers expectations for fulfilling specific Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor requirements, in addition to other motion control needs. NOTE: Technical guidance regarding the Stepper Controllers And Indexers is available at no charge. The assistance offered along with any selection, quotation, or application recommendation for Stepper Controllers And Indexers, or any other product, supplied from Anaheim Automations staff, its representatives or distributors, are only for the customer; this counselling is offered to help the customer for a specialized application in choosing Anaheim Automation products. In all cases, determination of fitness of the Stepper Controllers And Indexers in a specific system application is solely the customers responsibility. Advice and documents are for reference only and are subject to adjust without notice; this includes technical data and illustrations produced in relation to the Stepper Controllers And Indexers in a specific application. Anaheim Automation is in no event accountable or at fault for indirect or consequential damages resulting from the use or application of the Stepper Controllers And Indexers. Personal injury or death, property damage, and/or economic loss could result from improper use of Stepper Controllers And Indexers in an application.

Customization
Established in 1966, Anaheim Automation began as a manufacturer of motion control turnkey systems. Advanced Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor products are continuing to be released because of Anaheim Automations emphasis regarding R&D. Today, Anaheim Automation ranks on the list of leading manufacturers and distributor of motion control products, a position enhanced by its excellent history for quality products at competitive prices. The Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor product lines are no exception to the Companys goal. Anaheim Automation offers a large selection of standard Stepper Controllers And Indexers, drivers and motors merchandise. Customization of Stepper Controllers And Indexers means that they have been revised to meet the requirements of a particular application; these are sometimes preferred from OEM customers with middle all the way to large quantity requirements. Often the customization is as simple as mounting dimensions, sheet metal, colors, or a label along with their name and part number. Also, a customer might require that Stepper Controllers And Indexers meet a preferrred specification. Stepper Controllers And Indexers and driver product lines that are customized to permit more flexibility, system efficiency, and even creative imagination from engineers. Buyers appreciate the efficiency of the one-stop shop, and the cost savings of custom Stepper Controllers And Indexers design, and additionally, engineers are pleased with Anaheim Automations committed involvement in their specified Stepper Controllers And Indexers system. Anaheim Automations standard Stepper Controllers And Indexers product line is a cost-effective solution, in that they are identified for their rugged construction and great performance. A significant size of its sales growth has come from dedicated engineering, friendly customer service and professional application guidance, often surpassing the customers expectations for completing their custom requirements. The Anaheim Automation company takes pride in its traditional stock base located in Anaheim, California, USA; even though a suitable portion of Stepper Controllers And Indexers and driver sales includes special, custom, or personal labeling requirements. If your design needs custom Stepper Controllers And Indexers and/or driver, get hold of the factory for details. A nominal quantity and/or a one-time Engineering (NRE) fee is required to make customization of these products affordable. Each request for a customized or designed Stepper Controllers And Indexers or driver must have a NCNR (non-cancelable-non-returnable) agreement agreed upon by the customer. All Sales, including a customized Stepper Controllers And Indexers or driver, are made pursuant to Anaheim Automations general Terms and Conditions, and are in lieu of any other indicated or implied terms, including but not limited to any implied warranties. Businesses operating or designing automated machinery or techniques that involve food, cosmetics, medical packaging, conveyor, assembly, labeling or tamper-evident conditions, robotics, material handling, cut-to-length applications, pump flow control, medical diagnostics, examination and security devices, metal fabrication, special filming and projection effects, and equipment renovations are just some of the customers that Anaheim Automation provides to for their Stepper Controllers And Indexers and driver needs. Numerous OEM customers ask that we private-label the Stepper Controllers And Indexers and/or driver, to ensure that their customers stay true to them for servicing, replacements and repairs. PLEASE NOTE: Technical assistance for products distributed or designed including Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor products from Anaheim Automation are currently free of charge. The assistance offered in conjunction with any selection, quotation, or application recommendation for Stepper Controllers And Indexers, or any other product, supplied from Anaheim Automations staff, its representatives or distributors, are only for the customer; this assistance is offered to help the customer for a specialized application in choosing Anaheim Automation products. It is the obligation of the customer themselves to establish the fitness of the Stepper Controllers And Indexers in a specific system application, whatever the case. Though every attempt is made to offer solid advice relating to the Stepper Controllers And Indexers in a specific application, and to produce technical data and illustrations accurately, such suggestions and documents are for reference only, and susceptible to change without notice.

Environmental Considerations
These environmental and safety considerations must be seen through during all phases of operation, service and repair of the Stepper Controllers And Indexers system. Inability to comply with these precautions violates safety standards of design, manufacture and intended use of the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor. Please note that even a well-built Stepper Controllers And Indexers operated and installed improperly, can be hazardous. Safety measure must be observed by the user with respect to the load and operating surroundings. The customer is ultimately accountable for the suitable selection, installation, and operation of the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor system. The atmosphere in which a Stepper Controllers And Indexers is used should be favorable to good general procedures of electrical/electronic equipment. Do not operate the Stepper Controllers And Indexers in the existence of flammable gases, dust, oil, vapor or moisture. For outdoor use, the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor must be protected from the elements by an adequate cover, while still providing adequate air flow and cooling. Dampness may cause an electrical shock hazard and/or generate system breakdown. Attributed consideration should be given to the avoidance of liquids and vapors of any kind. Contact the factory should your application require certain IP ratings. It is clever to install the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor in an environment that is totally free from condensation, electrical noise, vibration and electrical shock. In addition, it is preferable to work with the Stepper Controllers And Indexers system in a non-static safety environment. Open circuitry should always be effectively guarded and/or enclosed to prevent unauthorized human contact with live circuits. No work should be conducted while power is applied to the Stepper Controllers And Indexers. Dont plug in or unplug the connectors when power is ON. Wait for at least 5 minutes before doing inspection work on the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor system once turning power OFF, due to the fact even after the power is turned off, there will still often be some electrical energy remaining in the internal circuitry. Plan the installation of the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor in a system design that is free from debris, such as metal debris from cutting, drilling, tapping, and welding, or any other unusual material that could come in contact with circuitry. Failure to prevent debris from entering the Stepper Controllers And Indexers system migh result in damage and/or shock.

Mounting
The following information is intended as a general guideline for the installation and mounting of the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor system. WARNING - Dangerous voltages capable of causing injury or death may be present in the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor system. Use extreme care when handling, testing, and adjusting during installation, set-up, and operation. The wiring is a vital part of the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor and needs to be considered before the installation and mounting occurs. Subpanels installed inside the enclosure for mounting Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver, motor and system parts, must be a flat, rigid surface that will be free from shock, vibration, oil, moisture, vapors, or dust. The layout of the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor is very important; how you set it up may help some of the systems needs, such as heat emission. The enclosure does have a maximum ambient temperature rating; be sure you address this when sizing it. Adequate air-flow is recommended for the Stepper Controllers And Indexers and driver mounting and positioning. The Stepper Controllers And Indexers, along with the driver and motor, should be mounted in a steady fashion, attached tightly. As a side note, the least possible distance of 10 millimeters is necessary between Stepper Controllers And Indexers system and any other systems mounted in the system, electrical panel, or cabinet. NOTE: In order to comply with UL and CE specifications, the Stepper Controllers And Indexers system must be grounded in a grounded conducive enclosure offering safety as defined in standard EN 60529 (IEC 529) to IP55 such that they are not reachable to the operator or unskilled person. Protection to IP66 can be obtained through a NEMA 4X enclosure, as this exceeds the requirements. The stepper motor should be kept out of reach of the operator as with any moving part in a system. To strengthen the bond between the power rail and the subpanel, build your subpanel using a zinc-plated (paint-free) steel. Electric noise can impact the Stepper Controllers And Indexers and other motion components; therefore it is recommended to protect them. Disturbance from signal wires can trigger mechanical vibration and malfunctions.

Anaheim Automation Solves Customers Motion Control Problems
For many years, Anaheim Automation has been identified as an exceptional supplier of motion control components. The companys high performance bi-level drivers, Control Links, and Driver Packs epitomize the innovative aspects of their product line. Behind every Anaheim Automation product is a substantial amount of research and development, backed by a production facility that has the capacity to deal with all phases of producing these products. Over the years, Anaheim Automation has utilized their capabilities to solve motion control problems on a custom basis for numerous clients such as aerospace contractors, motion picture studios, research facilities, step motor companies, and a broad range of automated equipment manufacturers. The company has a brilliantly innovative engineering staff that includes automation experts and programmers. Supplementing this staff is a drafting department with a computer-aided design system for fast production of quality drawings and support materials. Anaheim Automation also has a complete sheet metal shop that is equipped with automated machines, such as a CNC turret punch press that turns out Driver and controller chassis and other packaging in just minutes per item. The company also has a talented group of individuals that assemble and test all products. They are able to put together products with top-quality equipment specially designed to meet customers requirements. Some of Anaheim Automations custom projects include a custom controller for a thread mill, a 15-axis control computer for a wind tunnel project, custom Driver Packs for interlocked film projection, an automated control system, a lathe, and a computerized step motor tester for a motor manufacturer, among many others over the years. Anaheim Automation has proven that it can provide practical, economical solutions for customers motion control applications. If your company needs assistance in this area, Anaheim Automation can utilize their resources to satisfy both your requirements and your budget!

Types
Anaheim Automations Stepper Controllers And Indexers series lets you control your personal motion control necessities at a cheap price. The Stepper Controllers And Indexers product line is created to make them the most cost-effective stepper controllers and indexers and driver preference. These products are separated into packaging designs that are made to fit a system structured budget. Stepper Controllers And Indexers products are usually distributed with drivers, motors, and/or a power supply. It is very easy to find out the perfect Stepper Controllers And Indexers for the job in question with countless options to select from. Pulse Generators, Preset Indexers, and Programmable Indexers are the three styles that Stepper Controllers And Indexers products are split up into. Stepper drivers that are matched with Programmable Stepper Controllers And Indexers include their own software at no additional charge, making it a great package at an economical price. Furthermore, Stepper Controllers And Indexers can be matched with a driver and fixed to a motor, in one smooth and economical package.

Wiring
The following material is designed as a general guide for wiring of the Anaheim Automation Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor product lines. Dont forget that when you route power and signal wiring on a machine or system, radiated noise from the nearby relays, transformers, and other electronic devices can be induced into the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor, and encoder signals, input/output communications, and other susceptible low voltage signals. Transmission errors and system faults can result from these problems. Caution - Hazardous voltages capable of causing injury or death, can be present in the Stepper Controllers And Indexers system. Use intense caution when handling, wiring, testing, and adjusting throughout installation, set-up and operation. Dont make extreme adjustments orchanges to the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor system parameters, which can bring about mechanical vibration and result in failure and/or loss. It is damaging to the lifetime of the Stepper Controllers And Indexers and driver system and will result in increased aging of the internal components, if you frequently transition On and then Off the power supply; for better results, after you wire the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver, and motor, do not run the Stepper Controllers And Indexers or driver by switching the power supply exclusively. Strictly conform to the following rules: The collaboration you choose for your Stepper Controllers And Indexers, motor, and driver should always go along with the specific Wiring Diagram. Try to make all cable routes as short as possible. Reduced voltage and high voltage power cables should be routed on their own. Make separate input power wiring and Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor power cables away from control wiring and motor feedback cables as they leave the stepper driver and motor. Keep this separation throughout the wire run. Make use of shielded cable for power wiring and allow a grounded 360 degree clamp termination towards the enclosure wall. Allow for accommodation on the sub-panel for wire flexes. NOTE: Production line made cables are recommended for use in our Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor systems. These types of cables are purchased separately, and are designed to minimize EMI. These cables are recommended over customer-built cables to optimize system performance and to provide additional safety for the Stepper Controllers And Indexers, driver and motor system and also the user. WARNING - To prevent the possibility of electrical shock, accomplish all mounting and wiring of the Stepper Controllers And Indexers system prior to applying power. When power is applied, connection terminals might have voltage present.

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