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RSD110-6 STEPPING MOTOR DRIVE Operation Manual

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.................... 4 Connector Information ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 13 Trouble Shooting and Errors Codes ...................................................... 6 Configuring the Drive ................................................................................................................................... 14 2|Page ............................... 11 Dimensions and Mounting Instructions ...................................................... 3 Wiring Instructions ....................................................................................................................................Contents Overview .....................

This control mode has the following advantages over traditional stepper technologies. Smoother operation b. stepping motor driver. Lower operating temperature 3|Page . Lower mechanical vibration d.Overview Thank you purchasing the Model RSD110-6. This advanced stepper drive utilizes a PWM current control mode. Lower audible noise c. a.

control systems and AC sources.Wiring Instructions The RSD110-6 stepper motor drivers utilize a simple screw terminal type connector to connect the AC. Fig. 1 shows a typical wiring diagram. Fig. motor and control wires. 1 – Typical wiring diagram 4|Page . The following instructions explain how to connect typical stepper motors.

Tighten the screw terminal with screw driver 5. Small flat head screwdriver Wiring procedures 1. Test the connection with an appropriate tug on the wire 5|Page . Carefully strip ¼” of the protective coating off of the wire 2. Ensure you are not crimping any of the protective coating 4. Wire strippers 2. Unscrew the desired screw terminal with the small flat head screwdriver 3.Tools There are only two tools necessary to connect the wires to the drive. 1. Push in the wire until the protective coating reaches the edge of the screw terminal.

Connector Information AC Input Connector Use this connecter to attach the wires from the AC Voltage source. and the other motor phase to B+ and B. Motor Connector Use this connector to attach the wires coming from the stepper motor. and the other motor phase to B+ and B.on the drive. (Fig. 1. and the other motor phase to B+ and B. 4-wire motor: Connect one motor phase to A + and A – on the drive.on the drive. 6 and 8 wiring options. Connect one motor phase to A + and A – on the drive. connect one motor phase to A + and A – on the drive. The user must connect the A+ and A – and B+ and B – wires together. 5) 6|Page . 4) Note: If the motor is connected properly the resistance will be double the phase resistance. This drive will work with 2-phase stepper motors with 4. Wiring Options: There are 5 ways to connect a stepper motor to the drive. 2) 2.on the drive. Caution: AC Voltages beyond this range WILL damage the drive and void the warranty. Specification: AC Voltage Range: 50-110V Maximum Voltage: 120V Max Current: RSD110-6. Then. (Fig. 6-wire motor (Parallel Connected): In a 6-wire Parallel connected stepper motor the center tap is used. 3. (6 Amps). 6-wire motor (Serial Connected): In a 6-wire serially connected stepper motor the center tap is not used. (Fig.

on the drive. The user must also connect the A+ and A – and B+ and B – wires together. and the other motor phase to B+ and B. use a multi-meter on the resistance setting to find the phase resistances. (Fig. connect one motor phase to A + and A – on the drive. (Fig. 8-wire motor (Serial Connected): In an 8-wire serially connected stepper motor the center tap wires need to be connected together.on the drive. 7|Page . Tip: If the stepper motor wires are not labeled. and the other motor phase to B+ and B. 8) Note: If the motor is connected properly the resistance will be half of the phase resistance. Then. 5. Then. 7) Note: If the motor is connected properly the resistance will be double the phase resistance. 8-wire motor (Parallel Connected): In an 8-wire Parallel connected stepper motor the center tap wire need to be connected together. connect one motor phase to A + and A – on the drive. Caution: Stepper motors with 6 and 8 wiring options must have their center tap connections wired correctly or the drive and/or motor may be come damaged. 4.Note: If the motor is connected properly the resistance will be half of the phase resistance.

and the signal duration has to be greater than 2.: Input connection that controls the power to the motor.Control System Connector Use this connecter to connect control systems that support the standard pulse and direction mode of operation. The state of the control signal (high & low) will determine if the motor is running clockwise or counter clockwise. .5 us. 8|Page . The state of the control (high & low) will determine if the motor is engaged or off-line. Specification: Input current range: 8-15mA Maximum input Voltage: 30V Maximum input frequency: 2000Hz Control Connector definition Dir +.: Input connection that controls the direction of the motor. . The signal level should stagger the CP pulses falling edge. EN +.

8KΩ Table 1. Dir+ and EN+ to the drives Pulse-.Pulse +. 9) Fig 9 . The maximum frequency that can be used to control the drive is 2000Hz. 1. Dir+. if the users control system support 12V or 24V. Caution: Control system signal must have enough current capability to drive the stepper motor drivers internal interface circuit directly.: Input connection that controls the position of the motor shaft. The state of the control signal (high & low) will determine if the motor shaft turns.and EN. 9|Page . however. EN+together and then connect to the control systems voltage source.5 us. Then connect the control systems Pulse+. (Fig. Single Ended Input (sourcing current): Connect Pulse+.connections. Signal Amplitude 5V 12V 24V Resistor None needed 680Ω 1. Dir. The internal interface circuit for the stepper motor drives uses opto-couplers technology to isolate and protect the control system from the drive. . and the signal duration has to be greater than 2. Note: depending on the control system a 1K pull up resistor may be necessary. please refer to table 1 to add the correct current limiting resistor.internal interface circuit The stepper drive supports a standard 5V input.Resistor values There are three ways to connect an input to the drive.

and EN. Then connect the control systems Pulse -.2.and EN. Differential Input: Connect the control systems Pulse +. Dir . the user must add current limiting resistors to ensure that the current for opto-coupler stay below 15mA. Dir + and EN+ to the drives Pulse +. and then connect to the control systems ground. (See Table 1) 10 | P a g e .connections. Note: If the voltages for the control signals are greater than 5V. Note: depending on the control system a 1K pull down resistor may be necessary. 3. together. Dir + and EN+ connections. Then connect the control systems Pulse +. Dir + and EN+ connections. EN-.to the drives Pulse -. Single Ended Input (sinking current): Connect the drives Pulse -. Dir -. Dir . Dir + and EN+ to the drives Pulse +.

OFF = two step for every pulse).75A 4. Please refer to the stepper motors datasheet. and the user sets switches 7. 10 to (0 1 1 0) or 10 micro steps.63A 6. Note: All the possible settings are in tables 2 and 3.9) Note: For all Switch.63A 3. OFF=1 Phase current setting (Switches – 1 2 3 4) 1234 0000 0001 0010 0011 0100 0101 0110 0111 Phase current 0. Current fold back: Switch 5 is used to cut back the current by 50% when the motor is standing still.Configuring the Drive The drive is configured by changing the state of the micro switches on the front panel. then the motor will have 500 micro steps per revolution. (1.00A Table 2 – Current Settings 11 | P a g e .(On = disable. Off = enable) 4. 9.50A 4. There are four user configurable settings.75A 1. (On = Single step for every pulse.13A 1.50A 1.25A 5.25A 2.8° two-phase motor will give a new angle of 0. 2. Example: Micro-step value of 2 with a 1. Phase Current Setting: Sets the maximum phase current the drive can use to drive the stepper motor.38A 3.88A 2.00A 1234 1000 1001 1010 1011 1100 1101 1110 1111 Phase current 3.88A 5.8° / 2=0.9°. the stepping angle of the motor can be calculated with full-step angle divided by selected micro-step value. ON=0. Example: If the stepper motor has 50 poles (steps). Micro-step Setting: Set the amount of micro step per full step. Note: After selecting a micro-step. 1.13A 4. 3.38A 0. 8 . Pulse Definition: Switch 6 is used to define the move value (in steps) of one pulse.

Micro Step Values 12 | P a g e .Micro-step setting(Switches .7 8 9 10) Switch Value 0000 0001 0010 0011 0100 0101 0110 0111 1000 1001 1010 1011 1100 1101 1110 1111 Micro-steps 1 2 4 5 6 8 10 16 18 20 32 40 50 64 128 256 Table 3.

10 for the dimensions of the drive. therefore. increase heat sink size if drive receives thermal error. Fig 10 – RSD110-6 Drive Dimensions 13 | P a g e . Note: The drive can generate heat. The drive is thermally protected. therefore.Dimensions and Mounting Instructions Refer to Fig. ensure that the drive is mounted to an appropriate heat sink.

Trouble Shooting and Errors Codes State Error LED . Fuse was damaged Replace fuse with the same current value. Return to factory Decrease voltage Increase voltage Add heat sink Add a fan Error LED .Flashing Orange (Over voltage) Error LED – Solid Red (Under voltage) Error LED Flashing red and blue alternately (Over temperature) Power LED – Solid Red External AC voltage exceeded 120V External AC voltage below 50V The temperature of driver exceeded normal working conditions. Check the wiring 2. Measure motors phase resistance.Flashing Red (Over Current) Reason Motor wiring has short circuit Motor has internal short Drive has internal short Solution 1. 14 | P a g e . change the motor 3.