TMCM-1180 – MEV Elektronik GmbH
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Stepper Motor Controller & Driver, 5.5A/48V, USB/RS232/RS485/S&D, 86x86mm

The TMCM-1180 is an intelligent stepper motor controller/driver module using the new outstanding CoolStep™ technology for sensorless load dependent current control. This allows the first time an energy efficient operation of an open-loop stepper motor system. With the advanced StallGuard2™ feature the load of the motor can be detected with high resolution.

The module is designed to be mounted directly on a 86mm flange QMot stepper motor. It converts the motor into a compact mechatronic device with bus oriented or stand-alone control. The motor, switches, power and the multi purpose I/Os can be connected with small pluggable connectors.

The PC based software development environment TMCL-IDE for the Trinamic Motion Control Language (TMCL™) can be downloaded free of charge from the TRINAMIC website. Predefined high level TMCL commands guarantee a rapid development of motion control applications. Communication traffic is kept very low since all time critical operations, e.g. ramp calculation are performed onboard.

The CANopen firmware option allows the TMCM-1180 to interoperate in a CANopen network.

Technical Data

Technical Data:

Motor Type Stepper, 2-phase, bipolar
Motor mountable 86 x 86mm / NEMA 34
Supply Voltage 18…55V
Max. phase current (RMS) 5,5A
Interfaces USB, CAN, RS232, RS485
S/D Driver Interface opto isolated
Microstep Resolution 1…256
Motion Controller X
Acceleration Ramp linear
ABN Encoder Interface (TTL)
sensOstep™ Encoder resolution 256
End- [&] Ref.-Switch IN 2x 24V
General Purpose IN (digital) 2x 24V
General Purpose OUT (digital) 2x OC, 24V
General Purpose IN/OUT (digital):
General Purpose IN (analog)
stallGuard2™ X
coolStep™ X
spreadCycle™ Chopper X
microPlyer™ (interpolation) 16 to 256
stealthChop™ (no noise)
Board Size 86 x 86mm
Order Code TMCM-1180-…
Firmware Order Option – TMCL


Related Cable Loom TMCM-1180-CABLE


TMCM-1180 hardware manual (pdf)

TMCM-1180 TMCL firmware manual (pdf)

TMCM-1180 CANopen firmware manual (pdf)

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