EPOS2 Module 36/2, digital positioning controller, 2 A, 11 - 36 VDC

Part number 360665

EPOS2 Module 36/2, digital positioning controller, 2 A, 11 - 36 VDC
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Prices excluding VAT and shipping costs 1-4 $433.75
5-19 $381.88
20-49 $328.13
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Weight 10 g
DC motors up to 72 W
EC motors up to 72 W
Without sensor (DC motors) Yes
Digital incremental encoder (2-channel, differential) Yes
Digital incremental encoder (3-channel, differential) Yes
Digital Hall sensors (EC Motors) Yes
Operating modes
Current controller Yes
Speed controller (closed loop) Yes
Position controller Yes
Electrical data
Operating voltage Vcc (min.) 11 V
Operating voltage Vcc (max.) 36 V
Logic supply voltage Vc (min.) optional 11 V
Logic supply voltage Vc (max.) optional 36 V
Max. output voltage (factor * Vcc) 0.9
Max. output current Imax 4 A
Max. time of peak output current Imax 1 s
Continuous output current Icont 2 A
PWM clock frequency of power stage 50 kHz
Sampling rate PI current controller 10 kHz
Sampling rate PI speed controller 1 kHz
Sampling rate PID positioning controller 1 kHz
Max. efficiency 93 %
Max. speed (DC) 100000 rpm
Max. speed (EC; 1 pole pair) block commutation 100000 rpm
Max. speed (EC; 1 pole pair) sinusoidal commutation 25000 rpm
Built-in motor choke per phase 10 µH
Hall sensor signals H1, H2, H3
Encoder signals A, A, B, B, I, I\
Max. encoder input frequency 5 MHz
Digital inputs 6
Functionality of digital inputs limit switch, reference switch, general purpose, enable, quickstop, step/direction set value, master encoder, position marker
Analog inputs 2
Resolution, range, circuit 11-bit, 0…+5V
Functionality of analog inputs set value, general purpose
Digital outputs 3
Functionality of digital outputs holding brake, general purpose, position compare, ready
Voltage outputs
Hall sensor supply voltage +5 VDC, max. 30 mA
Encoder supply voltage +5 VDC, max. 100 mA
RS232 Yes
USB (full speed) yes*(external USB tranceiver required)
CANopen Slave
CANopen application layer DS-301
CANopen frameworks DSP-305
CANopen profiles motion control DSP-402
Gateway function RS232-to-CAN Yes
Gateway function USB-to-CAN yes*(external USB tranceiver required)
Status indicator "Ready" green LED
Status indicator "Error" red LED
Protective functions
Protective functions current limit, overcurrent, excess temperature, undervoltage, overvoltage, voltage transients, short-circuits in the motor cable
Ambient conditions
Temperature – Operation (min.) -10 °C
Temperature – Operation (max.) 45 °C
Temperature – Extended Range +45…+75°C, Derating: -0.066 A/°C
Temperature – Storage (min.) -40 °C
Temperature – Storage (max.) 85 °C
Humidity (non-condensing) (min.) 5 %
Humidity (non-condensing) (max.) 90 %
Mechanical data
Weight 10 g
Dimension (length) 54.5 mm
Dimension (width) 28.2 mm
Dimension (height) 9 mm
Mounting PCB edge connector with locking mechanism (PCI Express 2x32)
Installation program EPOS Setup
Graphical User Interface EPOS Studio
Operating system Windows 10, 8, 7, Windows XP SP3
Windows DLL for PC 32-/64-bit
PC master IXXAT, Vector, National Instruments, Kvaser, NI-XNET
Programming examples MS Visual C#, MS Visual C++, MS Visual Basic, MS Visual Basic.NET, Borland C++, Borland Delphi, NI LabView, NI LabWindows/CVI
Linux Shared Object Library X86 32-/64-bit, ARMv7
Programming example C++ (Eclipse Project)
IEC 61131-3 library for CAN Master Beckhof, Siemens/Helmholz, VIPA
maxon library for NI SoftMotion National Instruments Compact Rio
CANopen Profile Position Mode Yes
CANopen Profile Velocity Mode Yes
CANopen Homing Mode Yes
Position Mode Yes
Interpolated Position Mode (PVT) Yes
Velocity mode Yes
Current mode Yes
Master Encoder Mode Yes
Step/Direction Mode Yes
Analog set value Yes
Path generator with sinusoidal/trapezoidal profiles Yes
Position Control Feed Forward Yes
Velocity Control (Feed Forward) Yes
Dual loop position and velocity control Yes
Position Marker / Touch Probe Yes
Quickstop Yes
Enable Yes
Position Compare Yes
Control of holding brakes Yes
Advanced automatic control settings Yes


The EPOS2 Module 36/2 is an OEM positioning controller plug-in module for brushed DC motors with encoder or brushless EC motors with Hall sensors and encoder up to 72 watts.