QuickSilver Controls (San Dimas, CA) has released the QuickSilver IGF, a simple servo controller/driver for its line of NEMA 11, 17, and 23 frame high-torque, direct-drive servomotors. The QuickSilver IGF features a DIN rail-mountable design, 7 TTL level I/O with optional 24 V, and an RS-232/285 interface. The device also features ASCII/Modbus protocol and enough memory for several thousand lines of programming. The IGF comes with a built-in regenerative braking circuit, single connector to motor, an on/off switch, and status LEDs.

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This article first appeared in the August, 2007 issue of NASA Tech Briefs Magazine.

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