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MachineMotion Controller Datasheet

MachineMotion™ datasheet contains detailed technical specifications, such as: functional pinout, input & outputs, specifications, input / output capabilities by model, electronics & embedded software specifications and unit dimensions

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Introduction

MachineMotion™ datasheet contains detailed technical specifications, such as: functional pinout, input & outputs, specifications, input / output capabilities by model, electronics & embedded software specifications and unit dimensions

Overview

MachineMotion™ is a plug and play industrial controller that contains the necessary infrastructure to realize motion and control applications through a library of modular components. Equipment powered by MachineMotion™ can be programmed through MachineLogic™ – Vention’s code-free visual sequence editor – or through Vention’s Python SDK.

Features

  • Three High Power Stepper Motor Outputs
  • Six high-speed end-of-travel inductive sensors
  • Three auxiliary device inputs (for control modules and encoders)
  • Linux Single-Board Computer
  • USB and Ethernet Connectivity
  • Hardware G-Code Interpreter
  • Python control API

Applications

  • Automated equipment
  • Cartesian robot
  • Functional and reliability test benches
  • Conveyor system
  • Inspection cells

System Architecture



Electrical Specifications

Certification
Electrical Safety QAI Lab., SPE-1000 Special Inspection
Power Port
Name POWER
Rated Voltage 120 Vac +/- 5%
Rated Current 15 A
Typical Current 8.5 A (@ power factor 0.71)
Typical Power 725 W
Standby Current 1.2 A (@ power factor 0.55)
Standby Power 80 W
Emergency Mode Current 0.08 A (@ power factor 0.3)
Emergency Mode Power 3 W
Connector NEMA C14
Power Cord 3.00m, NEMA 5-15P to IEC 320-C13, SJT
Drive Ports
Name(s) DRIVE 1, DRIVE 2, DRIVE 3
Motor Type Bi-polar stepper, 200 steps/rev
Output Peak Voltage 170 V
Maximum Output Current 6 A
Maximum Output Power 350 W
Phase Current 0.38 - 6.00 A
Phase Current Adjustment (internal) DIP Switches
Micro-steps 1 - 256
Micro-steps Adjustement DIP Switches
Control Interface (internal) Step / Dir / Enable Signals
Motor Drivers Certification CE
Connector Conxall / SwitchCraft 3382-4SG-3DC
Pin 1
Pin 2
Pin 3
Pin 4
motor phase A +
motor phase A -
motor phase B +
motor phase B -
Sensor Ports (1,2,3)
Name(s) SENSORxA, SENSORxB, SENSORx
Connector M12, female, 4-pin, A-Keyed
Pin 1
Pin 2
Pin 3
Pin 4
24V (60mA max. per port)
24V Digital Input (NPN)
0V
0V
Auxiliary Ports (1,2,3)
Name(s) AUX 1, AUX 2, AUX 3
Connectivity Type Vention Fieldbus
Connectivity Physical Layer Half-Duplex RS-485
Connector M12, female, 8-pin, A-Keyed
Pin 1
Pin 2
Pin 3
Pin 4
Pin 5
Pin 6
Pin 7
Pin 8
24V (60mA max. per port)
0V
Fieldbus, RS-485A
Fieldbus, RS-485B
Encoder A Signal (NPN)
Encoder B Signal (NPN)
Encoder Z Signal (NPN)
Earth
Pendant Port
Name PENDANT
Connectivity Type Ethernet (PoE)
Connectivity Physical Layer IEEE 802.3, Ethernet
Connector M12, 8-pin, A-Key
Pin 1
Pin 2
Pin 3
Pin 4
Pin 5
Pin 6
Pin 7
Pin 8
24V (0.750mA max.)
0V
TX+
TX-
RX+
RX-
safety_signal +
safety_signal -
Ethernet Port
Name ETHERNET
Connectivity Type Standard Ethernet
Physical Layer IEEE 802.3, Ethernet
Connector RJ45, 8p8c
Pin 1
Pin 2
Pin 3
Pin 4
Pin 5
Pin 6
Pin 7
Pin 8
NC
TX+
TX-
RX+
RX-
NC
NC
NC
Default Ethernet or 192.168.7.2 Port
Name DEFAULT ETHERNET or 192.168.7.2
Status Unused
Safety In Port
Name SAFETY IN
Type Redundant Dry Contacts
Connector M12, female, 4-pin, A-Keyed
Pin 1
Pin 2
Pin 3
Pin 4
Channel 1 Contact 1
Channel 1 Contact 2
Channel 2 Contact 1
Channel 2 Contact 2
Safety Out Port
Name SAFETY OUT
Type Redundant Dry Contacts
Connector M12, male, 4-pin, A-Keyed
Pin 1
Pin 2
Pin 3
Pin 4
Channel 1 Contact 1
Channel 1 Contact 2
Channel 2 Contact 1
Channel 2 Contact 2

Embedded & Computing Specifications

Single Board Computer
Processor AM3358BZCZ Sitara™ MPU
OS Debian 9.1
Memory 32GB SD-micro
Certification CE
Motion Controller
Processor ATmega 2560
Interface Serial over USB
Protocol G-code
Fieldbus Compatible Modules
24V Digital IO Module CE-MD-001-0001
High-Current Relays (4) Module CE-MD-001-0002*available soon
Push-Button Module CE-MD-001-0003*available soon

Safety System Architecture



Safety Specifications

Implementation (pending certification)
Safety Rating Suited up to SIL3, Performace Level e, CAT 4
Safety Relay
Manufacturer Dold
Model Number LG5925-48-61-24
Type Emergency Stop
Safety Relay Data - Values per EN ISO 13849-1
Category 4 (EN 954-1)
Performance Level PLe
MTTFd > 100 years
DCavg 99%
Safety Relay Data - Values per IEC/EN 62061 / IEC/EN 61508
SIL CL 3 (IEC/EN 62061)
SIL 3 (IEC/EN 61508)
HFT (hardware failure tolerance) 1
DCavg 99%
SFF 99.70%
PFHD 2.66E-10 h-1

Vention ControlCenter Software

MachineMotion™ comes with pre-loaded control and machine operations software – all of which is accessible through the MachineMotion™ pendant or via computer with a USB or Ethernet connection.

Application Launcher

  • Launch MachineLogic Applications
  • Launch Python Applications
  • Confiure programs in auto-launch mode (executes automatically after power-ON)


Manual Control

  • Send motion commands to actuators
  • Configure speed, acceleration and direction
  • Monitor the state of end-of-travel sensors and connected control devices


MachineLogic™

  • Create automation programs in a simple graphical interface


Network Configuration

  • Configure the Ethernet adapter of the MachineMotion controller


Software & Communication Protocol Specifications

Available Control API
Python
Communication Protocol for Ethernet Adapter
web-socket
REST
Communication Protocol for Filedbus
MQTT


Physical Unit



Functional Pinout





Unit Dimensions




Compatible Hardware


Plug and Play Automation Components

MachineMotioTM Pendant
CE-TP-001-0001
M18 Inductive Proximity Sensor
CE-SN-004-0001
I/O Expansion Module
CE-MD-001-0001
Hollow Shaft Optical Rotary Encoder
CE-SN-002-0001
NEMA34 Stepper Motors
MO-SM-XXX-XXXX
Emergency Stop Switch
CE-SA-003-0000


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