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  May 2013 – New products & AC Speed Controller for under $75

New - PKA Series – 0.72° All-in-One Stepper Motor, Driver and Controller

PKA Series

All-in-One PKA Series

The PKA Series is a DC input all-in-one 0.72° stepper motor that combines the high performance of a 0.72° stepper motor with a built-in microstepping driver and controller (stored data) type. The built-in controller increases the system configuration flexibility and ease of use. With a high performance 0.72° stepper motor as the base motor, performance advantages over other all-in-one microstepping offerings is clear, especially at low speeds. Being all-in-one solution, wiring and other driver concerns are minimized. Pricing is very attractive, from $415~$432. The PKA Series is offered in two frame sizes, 1.65 in (42mm) and 2.36 in (60mm).

Chart: Comparison of Vibration Characteristics

Built-in Controller Feature

The built-in controller (stored data) type driver is part of our FLEX product offering and is designed to reduce the burden of the Master Controller. FLEX is the generic name for products that are used for Factory Automation (FA) network control via I/O control, Modbus (RTU) control, or a network converter. The built-in controller features the following key points:

  • Data Setting type
  • Positioning Operation (0 to 63)
    • Linked Operation
    • Sequential Operation
  • Speed Control Operation
  • Return to Home Operation
  • I/O
    • 4 Inputs
    • 2 Outputs

Use the MEXE02 software (available for free download on our website) or the OPX-2A control module to set the parameters and motion profiles for simple and easy control.

Built-in Controller (Stored Data) Type

Click here to learn more about the All-in-One PKA Series stepper motor.

Upcoming Training: May 21, 2013
Motor Sizing

V Cube

  • Live with an application engineer
  • Ask questions, view demos, understand theory

To register please e-mail your name, phone and event you'll attend to: customertraining@orientalmotor.com

Upcoming Trade Shows

Contact your local sales office for details or register online for one of our upcoming events.

  • May 7, 2013
    Design Engineering Expo 2013

    Red Robinson Show Theatre
    Coquitlam, BC, Canada
    Booth #07

  • May 14-16, 2013
    ATX Canada 2013
    Toronto Congress Centre
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
    Booth #1136

  • June 3-8, 2013
    Feimafe 2013
    Anhembi Exhibition Pavilion
    São Paulo, Brazil
    Booth: r34

  • June 18-21, 2013
    Expo Pack Mexico 2013
    Centro Banamex
    Mexico City, MX
    Booth #150

    June 18-20, 2013
    ATX East 2013
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Philadelphia, PA
    Booth #1445

  • September 23-25, 2013
    Pack Expo 2013
    Las Vegas Convention Center
    Las Vegas, NV
    Booth #S-7054

  • October 15-15, 2013
    ATX Texas 2013
    Reliant Center
    Houston, TX
    Booth #517

Upcoming Industry Trade Shows

2012-2013 General CatalogGeneral Catalog + New Product

Get the latest new product literature along with our current general catalog.

  • Over 1,500 pages of Motion Control products and technical information & product updates

Click here to order your free copy today!

Stepper Motors

NEW CRK Series with Built-in Controller (Stored Data) type

The CRK Series product line has now expanded to include a built-in controller (stored data) type complementing the open frame pulse input type and box type (stored program) packages. This new CRK Series is our most competitively priced 0.36° / 0.72° stepper motor package with a built-in controller and is ideal when the lowest noise and lowest vibration are required. The CRK Series is able to divide the basic step angle of the motor into a maximum of 250 divide without using any mechanical elements such as a reduction gear. As a result, vibration and noise are greatly reduced.

For improved positional accuracy, stop positional accuracy of 2 arc minutes or 0.034° (no load) is possible with the 0.36° high-torque type stepper motor vs. a standard stepper motor with 3 arc minutes (0.05°) allowing for greater metering, inspecting or control.

The CRK Series is also introducing Electromagnetic brakes on the 0.72° stepper motors, round shaft only, size 1.65 (42mm) and 2.36 in. (60mm) cable type motors and is ideal for holding a load or for vertical applications in the event of a power loss.

Click here to learn more about the new CRK Series with Built-in Controller (Stored Data) type.

CRK Series stepper motor with Built-in Controller (Stored Data) type

AC Motors

Speed Controller – MSC-1 AC Motor Speed Controller

The MSC-1 AC Speed Controller is easy to use, connects directly to your PLC or other input devices, and offers closed loop AC Motor speed control performance for $74+ motor (web price).

Its small size (3.54 in tall, 1.38 in wide) and DIN rail mounting allows for easy installation and space savings. Being CPU controlled, improved speed regulation and low electrical noise is easily achieved. Combine this with our high torque, long life, low noise AC Geared Motors for the same price as our conventional AC motors. Together they provide exceptional value and performance in one simple solution. Available to ship in 5 Business Days.

  • Single-Phase 100 ~ 230 VAC
  • 6 W (1/125 HP) up to 90 W (1/8 HP)
  • AC Speed Control Motors with Feedback
  • $748.00 (web price) for MSC-1 Speed Controller

Click here to learn more about the MSC-1 AC Motor Speed Controller.

MSC-1 AC Motor Speed Controller

Oriental Motor Can-Do! Ask an Oriental Motor Engineer a Question: We're Here to Help!

Oriental Motor's Engineering Team is just a click away. Send your motion control questions to Oriental Motor's engineers and we'll publish their response on our Motion Control Forum.

Below is this month's "Question of the Month"

What is the concept of FLEX products?

Q: I see that several of your new products have the FLEX logo now. What is the meaning of "FLEX"?

A: FLEX"Flex" is a product family name for Oriental Motor products that are designed to work directly with popular Factory Automation (FA) networks via I/O control, Modbus (RTU) control, or indirectly through network converters for other communication protocols such as Ethercat.

FLEX products allow for simple wiring, quick setup, flexibility of communication protocols, faster communication, and reduction of system complexity.

Click here to read the full response.



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