Lin Engineering has introduced the RoHS compliant version of R256 microstepping driver/controller.
The R256-RO is capable of step resolutions ranging from 2x to 256x, operates from +12 to 40 VDC and its phase current ranges from 0.1 to 2.0 amps peak.
The R256-RO features fully programmable ramps and speeds, software selectable hold and move currents, two user configurable digital I/Os and two dedicated inputs – one optical sensor for homing and one switch closure to ground.
Commands can be issued from the Windows based HyperTerminal program or from Lin Control, Lin Engineering’s new graphical user interface created ideally for the R256-RO.
The commands are intuitive yet simple and can be preset to execute upon power up. With the ability to store up to 16 different programs at once using the built-in 4 Kbytes of memory, the R256-RO can be used as a stand alone unit with no PC connection required.
Lin Engineering’s RoHS compliant version of R256 microstepping driver/controller is available from Switches Plus Components .