Stepper Motor Controller for External Amplifiers

The CPCI322 is a cost-sensitive stepper motor controller CPCI (CompactPCI) board to drive external amplifiers. Its rugged design features are ideal for extreme environments, ensuring a long, reliable service life.

This 3U CPCI (CompactPCI) card is an ideal solution for all applications where stepper motors must be controlled with a maximum of flexibility and a minimum of overhead.

The CPCI322 is also available in 6U form factor and as a M-Module, PCI and VMEbus (3U and 6U) product.

  • Controls up to two external stepper motor amplifiers independently
  • Firmware compatible with PCI321 intelligent stepper motor controller with onboard amplifiers
  • Interrupts on position breakpoint, trajectory complete and command complete
  • Optical isolated RS422 interface with onboard isolated power supply
  • Step, direction and three general purpose signals available per channel
  • One home sensor input per channel (optical isolated)
  • Step-rates up to 50kHz
  • Programmable acceleration from 50Hz/sec to 5,000kHz/sec