Trio MC403 Motion Coordinator

£ POA

The MC403 is a high specification Motion Coordinator using a high performance ARM11 processor, with three flexible axis ports and two Voltage outputs.

Scalability

The MC403 is available in 2 model formats offering 5 different axis configurations. The entry level MC403-Z does not have a built-in DAC, whereas the MC403 DAC can be used as a general purpose analogue output or for servo control where available. All models feature a total of 16 axes in software. Any axes not assigned to built-in hardware can be used as a virtual axis. Every axis can be programmed to move using linear, circular, helical or spherical interpolation, electronic cams, linked axes and gearboxes.

When configured as feedback they can be either incremental encoder input or one of three popular absolute encoder types; SSI, Tamagawa, Endat or Biss. Any feedback axis can be used with a voltage output to form a closed loop servo.

Plug & Program

The built-in Ethernet port allows programming and connection of common HMI and PLC protocols directly to the MC403. User programs can be written in Trio’s established multi-tasking TrioBASIC language using the powerful Motion Perfect application development software making complex motion easy. Also available as an option are the industry standard IEC 61131-3 languages allowing a fully functional PLC programming system.

Connectivity

The flexible axis ports can be configured in software as feedback devices or pulse direction outputs. As outputs they can be used as pulse and direction with stepper or servo drives or they can operate as a simulated encoder output. When configured as feedback they can be either incremental encoder input or one of four popular absolute encoder types; SSI, Tamagawa, Endat or Biss. Any feedback axis with a Voltage output can be used to form a closed loop servo.


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Trio Motion


Trio design and manufacture flexible and economical solutions for motion control applications, enabling control of complex high speed automation and machine control in most industries throughout the world.


Their comprehensive range of motion controllers (Motion Coordinators) allows seamless control of 1 to 128 axes of servo motors, stepper motors, piezo motors or hydraulic systems. Our flexible, modular controller range uses a common user interface and standard programming language; TrioBASIC.


They design customised solutions for OEMs, manufacture motion control options for globally available drives and license designs and technology to a number of automation companies. Our products are available locally via our global network of distributors and drive specialists. Each offers local training and technical support.



Trio Motion supply:


  • Conventional Motion Controllers
  • EtherCAT Motion Controllers
  • RTEX Control
  • EtherCAT Motion Controllers
  • CAN I/O Interfaces
  • EtherCAT I/O Interfaces
  • Free Software and Support Applications


SMS Machine Automation and Trio Motion


We are a UK Distributor for Trio products and have successfully used their products CAN capabilities to replace obsolete ABB e100 units for a number of machine builders, allowing them to make only minor modifications to design rather than make sweeping changes updating from a motion controller to a PLC based solution.

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