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New: Closed loop stepper motor drivers from LAM

With the new DDS1 series, our partner LAM Technologies introduced a new series of digital stepper motor drives. As known from the DS10 series, the modules are available in different sizes covering several ranges of input supply voltage and motor output current, allowing to select the right part for each application. Interesting features have been added in addition to the digital current control. A +/-10V analogue input can be used to set the speed target value, or up to four different predefined target values can be selected by using two digital inputs. When operated with pulse and direction signals, an internal clock multiplier can be used to reduce the need for high clock rates to be generated by the master controller at fine micro step settings. The models DDS12xx additionally offer more I/Os as well as an encoder interface which enables a closed loop control. Electrical power losses in the motor are reduced to a minimum in this mode of operation. Additionally, apart from position control and speed control modes, a torque control mode is available.

Now available from stock: DDS1274 with Encoder input, matching motor M1270E106M12 with encoder and M12 connectors. The datasheet on the DDS1 series is available for download here.

Welcome to mechapro

mechapro® is your specialist for drive solutions with electric drives since 2001, focusing on stepper motor drivers. They are used for handling systems (e.g. medical applications), desktop CNC machines (used for prototyping, engraving, hobby- and model building) and special purpose machines, but also for robotics and automation.

We move your ideas!

mechapro® offers solutions with a good price/performance ratio around stepper motors. 90% of our customers’ tasks can be solved using our standard range of products. If these products are not the optimal solution, we are able to offer a customised alternative even for low or mid-sized quantities. These include as many elements from our product range as possible. If necessary, we are able to develop completely new solutions for you. Our experience with our standard products provides us with an ideal basis for such tasks. Thus, we can always offer an effective solution that fits all your requirements.

Whatever you need, we will realise it: From single power drivers to complete motion control solutions. In the process we take your specifications into account, e.g. power data, dimensions, mounting, cooling, connectors and interfaces (e.g. step/dir, USB, CAN, LIN).

Let us advise you on how to move your idea!

You can find all manuals on the download page. The data sheets for the stepper motors are on this site, too. Information about availability and prices are quoted on the shop page. You can directly place your order there if you like.