The Difference Between Stepper Motor Bus Control And Pulse Control

- Jul 30, 2018-

The difference between stepper motor bus control and pulse control


The stepping motor realizes the control of speed, position and direction by receiving the pulse current. The number of pulses determines the position of the stepping motor. The rate of the pulse determines the speed of the motor, and the direction of the pulse is determined.The steering of the motor. Most of the stepper motors are now controlled by a pulse to the driver, which drives the motor to run. The pulse type has existed for decades, for some cases where the demand is relatively high, the pulse type can no longer meet the demand, and the bus type is required for control.


For applications where many motors are required, for example, many medical devices have twenty or thirty axes. If pulse type is used, it is difficult to control. A plc can control up to six or seven axes.When the machine is more than one, it needs a lot of upper computer, which requires a large space volume, and most medical devices are relatively small and compact. Second, the motor has more pulse-type wiring, and the circuit has more than one.Signal interference problems cause equipment to be unstable. If you use the bus type, you only need two signal wires and power cables to connect all the motors in series. It is very convenient to design and install.There is a large amount of wiring signal interference problems.


Some machines have a computer host on their own. If you use a pulse type, you can't use the host computer. You also need a host computer or motion control card to control the stepper motor drive system, and the use of the bus type can be directly controlled by the computer host, with the professional performance of the motion control card mode, and the cost and space volume are also greatly advantageous compared to the other two methods.


Some products require a torque mode during the movement. For example, the lock screw machine uses a torque mode. The pulse type cannot control the motor current to adjust the torque, and the bus type can do it.


Compared with the pulse type, the bus type is not only a small size, but also the control program is much simpler than the plc ladder program, and it can also make the motor current, voltage and temperature,stalls, etc.feedback in real-time;current, subdivision of time changes, simple control of s-shaped acceleration and deceleration, analog quantity, synchronization command, offline control, etc. In general, the bus type is for the pulse type.There are many new features and no disadvantages. The bus type is the development direction and trend of the future stepper motor motion control.


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