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Panasonic
Sercos
SLM
Anybus C-C
EtherCAT
Blanking
FlexAxis

Overview

The MC664 Expansion Module System allows configuration of your system by connecting up to 7 half height or 3 full height modules.

Each module attaches to the controller via a high density bus connection and a uniquely designed screw that integrates with the earth planes of all expansion modules and the controller. Trio's Feature Enable Code system for axis activation allows the whole system to be scaled to your requirements.

P871
Expansion Modules

Panasonic RTEX Module

P871

For use with the latest range of Panasonic MINAS A4N and A5N amplifiers supporting the Panasonic Real Time Express (RTEX) network.

P871

Features

  • 8 Registration inputs at 100nS per module
  • Drive parameters setup from the controller
  • Position Set point update 1mS up to 64 axes
  • RJ45 Connector
  • Ring Topology
  • 4 LED status indicators

Allows Plug & Play interconnection with Shielded twisted pair (TIA/EIA-568B CAT5e or more) Ethernet cables. A single interface supports up to 32 axes of Panasonic MINAS A4N and A5N amplifiers. The module comes with 2 axes enabled. Further axes can be enabled with 'Feature Enable Codes'

Installing your system is easy! Simply connect Power, Motor & Feedback to the amplifier using supplied cables. Connect motion control & amplifier using network cable with RJ45 connectors and Power up the system. The MC664 recognises the amplifiers and installs support automatically.

Network Ethernet based MINAS A4N / A5N
Network Speed 100Mbps 1msec or 500usec update operation
Topology Ring
Max Slaves per Interface Ring 32
Max Interfaces per MC664 7
Max Axes per MC664 64
Cable STP Cat 5-e or Better
Bus to MC664 32 Bit
Registration Inputs 8 x 24V Inputs + 1 Drive Registration Input / Axis
Optically Isolated registration Inputs Y
Map Any I/O to Any Axis Y
Supported Modes Cyclic Position, Cyclic Speed, Cyclic Torque
Axis Feature Enable Codes P701, P702, P704, P708, P716, P732
  UL and CE marked for EMC
RoHs Compliant
P871
Guides  
Data Sheet  
Quick Start Guide Simple set up guide
Manuals  
The Technical Reference Manual can be downloaded in full or as separate sections. All in PDF format.
MC664 Expansion Modules (Chapter 3).pdf
Certificates  
EC Declaration  
UL Listing Please insert E238097 UL File Number in the search box.
CAD Data  
Drawings are available in the following formats: DXF, IGES, DWG, STEP and SolidWorks. These files are included in the Zip file below.
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Sercos Module

P872

Trio's sercos support has been designed from the ground up to uniquely fulfil the needs of your customers, and to meet all their automation control requirements.

P872

Features

  • Based on Sercon 816 ASIC
  • Maximum of 250uS update rate
  • 4, 8, 16 MBit/S network speed
  • 9mm FSMA Connector
  • Ring Topology
  • 4 LED Status indicators including RING STATUS
  • Each module has 8 registration inputs with 100nsec resolution
  • Choice of Drive based or Master based registration

Servo drives from a wide variety of sercos compatible manufacturers can be connected via the fibre-optic ring.

The Motion Coordinator software allows for configuration of the servo drives, reading and writing drive parameters, and running cyclically in speed or position modes. Each module is configured with 2 servo axes. Additional axes can be enabled using “Feature Enable Codes".

Baud rate and light intensity are software configurable, and standard drive profiles can be selected through Motion Perfect.

Network sercos
Network Speed 4, 8 or 16Mbps
Topology Ring
Max Slaves per Interface Ring 16
Max Interfaces per MC664 7
Max Axes per MC664 64
Cable Fibre-optic
Bus to MC664 32 Bit
Interpolated time based registration 8 x 24V inputs
Remote registration Y
Optically Isolated registration Inputs Y
Map Any I/O to Any Axis Y
Axis Feature Enable Codes P701, P702, P704, P708, P716, P732
RoHs Compliant
P872
Guides  
Data Sheet  
Quick Start Guide Simple set up guide
Manuals  
The Technical Reference Manual can be downloaded in full or as separate sections. All in PDF format.
MC664 Expansion Modules (Chapter 3).pdf
Certificates  
UL Listing Please insert E238097 UL File Number in the search box.
CAD Data  
Drawings are available in the following formats: DXF, IGES, DWG, STEP and SolidWorks. These files are included in the Zip file below.
Download Zip file

SLM Module

P873

SLM (Speed Loop Motor) Technology forms the basis for Control Techniques' range of Precision Servo Amplifiers, based on a digital high-speed communication system that links the controller, motor and amplifier.

P873

Features

  • Max provides a single high performance SLM axis for motors of up to 20Nm
  • MultiAx integrates three high performance SLM axes in one module for servo motors of up to 23Nm
  • Unidrive SP utilises a Control Techniques click-in SLM option module to provide a single high performance SLM axis for use with higher power and higher speed motors

The feedback resolution provides over 8 million counts per revolution and the speed, current and position loops are updated every 125us to provide optimum performance.

Network SLM
Network Speed SLM Standard
Topology Star
Max Slaves per Interface Ring 6
Max Interfaces per MC664 7
Max Axes per MC664 42
Cable RS485
Bus to MC664 32 Bit
Registration Inputs 6 x 24V Inputs
Add Registration Capability Y
Optically Isolated registration Inputs Y
Map Any I/O to Any Axis Y
RoHs Compliant
P873
Guides  
Data Sheet  
Quick Start Guide Simple set up guide
Manuals  
The Technical Reference Manual can be downloaded in full or as separate sections. All in PDF format.
MC664 Expansion Modules (Chapter 3).pdf
Certificates  
UL Listing Please insert E238097 UL File Number in the search box.
CAD Data  
Drawings are available in the following formats: DXF, IGES, DWG, STEP and SolidWorks. These files are included in the Zip file below.
Download Zip file

Anybus CC Module

P875

In today's manufacturing environment, open communications is an important aspect to any control system. This module adds support for the Anybus CompactCom device modules.

P875

Features

  • Supports Anybus CC M30 series
  • Major FieldBus protocols supported
  • RoHs Compliant

Anybus-CC is the latest range of cost optimized plug-in modules supporting all major Fieldbus and Ethernet networks. With its innovative design and versatile functionality, the Anybus-CC provides optimal flexibility for OEM manufacturers.

CompactCom Module Options

Profibus
CompactCom Module

MC464ProfibusGSD.zip


  Modbus-TCP
CompactCom Module

Contact Trio for availability.
     
DeviceNet
CompactCom Module

  Profinet-IO
CompactCom Module

Profinet I/O 2-Port
CompactCom Module

  EtherCAT Slave
CompactCom Module

Contact Trio for availability.
CANopen
CompactCom Module

Contact Trio for availability.
  Modbus-RTU
CompactCom Module

Contact Trio for availibility.
CC-Link
CompactCom Module

  RS-232
CompactCom Module

EtherNet/IP
CompactCom Module

Contact Trio for availibility.
  RS-485
CompactCom Module

USB
CompactCom Module

  Bluetooth
CompactCom Module

P875
Guides  
Data Sheet  
Quick Start Guide Simple set up guide
Manuals  
The Technical Reference Manual can be downloaded in full or as separate sections. All in PDF format.
MC664 Expansion Modules (Chapter 3).pdf
Certificates  
EC Declaration  
UL Listing Please insert E238097 UL File Number in the search box.
CAD Data  
Drawings are available in the following formats: DXF, IGES, DWG, STEP and SolidWorks. These files are included in the Zip file below.
Download Zip file

EtherCAT Module

P876

EtherCAT sets new standards for real-time performance and topology flexibility, whilst meeting or under cutting other fieldbus cost levels.

P876

Features

  • 8 Registration inputs repeatable to 100nS per module
  • Drive parameters setup from the controller
  • Position Set point update 0.125mS
  • RJ45 Connector
  • 4 LED status indicators

P876 EtherCAT master module enables the MC664 Motion Coordinator to enter a very exclusive club offering an independent, standalone EtherCAT master for motion control; this arrangement enables up to 64 axes of any manufacturers' EtherCAT-compatible drives and motors - or other devices - to be controlled. The module comes with 2 axes enabled. Further axes can be enabled with ‘Feature Enable Codes’.

Every axis can be programmed to move using linear, circular or helical interpolation, electronic cams and gearboxes. Features include support for merging multiple moves that are typically generated by CAD/CAM software, plus support is provided for continuously rotating machinery. EtherCAT also offers the major advantage of high-precision device synchronisation.

Network EtherCAT
Network Speed 100Mbps
Topology Chain
Max Slaves per Interface 64
Max Interfaces per MC664 7
Max Axes per MC664 64
Cable STP Cat 5-e or Better
Bus to MC664 32 Bit
Registration Inputs 8 x 24V Inputs
Optically Isolated registration Inputs Y
Map Any I/O to Any Axis Y
Axis Feature Enable Codes P701, P702, P704, P708, P716, P732
RoHs Compliant
P871
Guides  
Data Sheet  
Quick Start Guide Simple set up guide
Manuals  
The Technical Reference Manual can be downloaded in full or as separate sections. All in PDF format.
MC664 Expansion Modules (Chapter 3).pdf
Certificates  
UL Listing Please insert E238097 UL File Number in the search box.
CAD Data  
Drawings are available in the following formats: DXF, IGES, DWG, STEP and SolidWorks. These files are included in the Zip file below.
Download Zip file
EtherCAT logo  Specification
Speed 100Mbps
Physical Layer 100BASE-TX full duplex (IEEE 802.3)
Cable Shielded Twisted Pair (TIA/EIA-568B CAT5e)
Topology Line, tree or star (1)
Isolation Pulse transformer with common-mode choke
Connector RJ45
Cable Length 100m max between nodes
Cyclic period 125µsec (Flex-6 Nano), 250µsec (MC664), 500 µsec, 1000 µsec or 2000 µsec
Synchronisation Distributed Clocks technology.  Jitter < 1 µsec
Protocol CoE, SoE (2)
Number of Axes 32 (MC4N), 64 (MC464+P876), 128 (MC664), 64 (PC-MCAT), 64 (Flex-6 Nano)
Number of Nodes 128 slave nodes maximum
Motion modes Cyclic Synchronous Position, Cyclic Synchronous Velocity, Cyclic Synchronous Torque
Parameter transfer CoE Object read/write.  SoE IDN read/write
Input/Output Up to 1024 input bits and 1024 output bits
 
(1) Tree and star require the use of EtherCAT switches.
(2) CanOpen application protocol over EtherCAT. (CoE)
Servo drive profile according to IEC 61491 over EtherCAT. (SoE)

Blanking Module

P878

Used to ensure the system is 'tied' together mechanically. There is no communication bus connection, but the P878 is required for the earth connection when using extra Expansion Modules.

P878
P871
Guides  
Data Sheet  
Quick Start Guide Simple set up guide
Manuals  
The Technical Reference Manual can be downloaded in full or as separate sections. All in PDF format.
MC664 Expansion Modules (Chapter 3).pdf
Certificates  
EC Declaration  
UL Listing Please insert E238097 UL File Number in the search box.
CAD Data  
Drawings are available in the following formats: DXF, IGES, DWG, STEP and SolidWorks. These files are included in the Zip file below.
Download Zip file

FlexAxis Module

P874 | P879 | P881

For use with Stepper, Analogue Servo & Piezo motors with support available for SSI / EnDat / Tamagawa Absolute encoders.

P874

Features

  • Up to 24 axes per MC664
  • Flexible dual registration inputs on all axes (max 8 / unit)
  • Up to 3 modules per MC664
  • Available in 4 and 8 axis configuration

Standard FlexAxis Interface modules are available in 4 axis (P879) and 8 axis (P874) versions. An 8 axis SSI absolute encoder version (P881) is available as a special order.

    P874 P879 P881
Configuration

Core = Pulse/direction and Incremental Encoder functionality.

Extended = core + Absolute + Servo functionality

AS = Analogue 'closed loop' Servo using built-in ±10V analogue output.

See Configuration Key for more details.

Axis 0 Core+AS Core+AS Core+AS+SSI
Axis 1 Core+AS Core+AS Core+AS+SSI
Axis 2 Core+AS Extended+AS Core+AS+SSI
Axis 3 Core+AS Extended+AS Core+AS+SSI
Axis 4 Extended+AS   Core+AS+SSI
Axis 5 Extended+AS   Core+AS+SSI
Axis 6 Extended+AS   Core+AS+SSI
Axis 7 Extended+AS   Core+AS+SSI
Max servo or stepper axes   8 4 8
Max encoder inputs (6MHz edge rate) - Opto isolated RS422 line receiver   8 4 8
Max pulse/dir stepper or enc outputs (2MHz) - Opto isolated RS422 line drive   8 4 8
Number of 16 Bit DAC Outputs   8 4 8
Max SSI Absolute Encoder Axes   4 2 8
Max EnDat Absolute Encoder Axes   4 2 0
Max Tamagawa Absolute Encoder Axes   4 2 0
RoHs   Compliant Compliant Compliant
P874

Key

Axis Configuration Key

Core functionality

CORE AXES – can be configured in software as pulse and direction outputs with stepper or servo drives. They can also be configured for incremental encoder feedback.

Core functionality is a set of ATYPEs (Axis TYPEs) that are available on all controllers. They are based on pulse outputs and incremental encoder feedback.

ATYPE Description
43 Pulse and direction output with enable output
45 Quadrature encoder output with enable output
63 Pulse and direction output with Z input
64 Quadrature encoder output with Z input
76 Incremental encoder with Z input
78 Pulse and direction with VFF_GAIN and enable output 1
Extended functionality

EXTENDED AXES – in addition to the Core functionality these axes can also be configured for absolute encoders and closed loop servos (requires voltage output).

Only axes marked as AS have an analogue output and can be used for closed loop control.
All Extended Axes can use these ATYPE's as feedback.
If you want to just use the feedback and not complete a closed loop servo system set SERVO = OFF

ATYPE Description
30 Analogue feedback Servo
44 Incremental encoder Servo with Z input
46 Tamagawa absolute Servo
47 Endat absolute Servo
48 SSI absolute Servo
60 Pulse and direction feedback Servo with Z input
77 Incremental encoder Servo with enable output
92 Biss absolute servo
Guides  
Data Sheet  
Quick Start Guide Simple set up guide
Manuals  
The Technical Reference Manual can be downloaded in full or as separate sections. All in PDF format.
MC664 Expansion Modules (Chapter 3).pdf
Certificates  
EC Declaration  
UL Listing Please insert E238097 UL File Number in the search box.
CAD Data  
Drawings are available in the following formats: DXF, IGES, DWG, STEP and SolidWorks. These files are included in the Zip file below.
Download Zip file