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Nippon Pulse introduces four-axis FMAX box controller with built-in driver

Oct 12, 2017

RADFORD, Va. - Nippon Pulse is excited to announce its first box-level controller to join its chip and board controller product lines. The FMAX-4X-2SD is a box controller for up to four axes of movement, with built-in servo drivers for the X and Y axes. The X and Y axes can control rotary and linear brushless motors, such as Nippon Pulse's Linear Shaft Motor servo; the Z and U axes can control other types of motors by connecting additional drivers.

The FMAX controller is capable of performing 2-4 axis linear interpolation and 2 axis circular interpolation. It also features 13 types of homing, on-the-fly speed and positioning adjustments, absolute and incremental positioning, and S-curve and trapezoidal motion profiles.

The FMAX is ideal for controlling applications that involve linear stages and robotics, including microscopes, scanners and other high-performance applications. The controller box can be built into a fully functioning two-axis system with just a power supply, motor and cable. It can also function as a standalone unit, with a USB connection to a PC, or with a joystick for jog applications.

For more information about the FMAX and its capabilities, check out the datasheet below, as well as the FMAX Hardware, Software and Product Specification manuals.

About the Company: Nippon Pulse America Inc. is an American subsidiary of Tokyo-based Nippon Pulse Motor Co., Ltd. Nippon Pulse is a global manufacturer and Tier 1 supplier of precision motion control products for original equipment manufacturers. We provide a wide array of motion control solutions to meet your needs, including industry-leading stepper motors, the innovative Linear Shaft Motor, controllers and drivers. For more information about Nippon Pulse's quality products, visit or call 1-540-633-1677.

Datasheet | Manuals (Product Specification, Driver, Hardware, Software)

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