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 Model 4000
Motion Controller

Features: 4000 Motion Controller


  • 1 to 4 axes of step and direction control
  • Accepts Compumotor absolute (AR-C) or incremental encoder position feedback
  • Optically isolated programmable inputs (24) and outputs (24) compatible with industry standard signal conditioning products
  • All I/O is optically isolated

Features: 4000 Programmer/Operator Panel

  • Detachable–can be mounted remotely
  • Dedicated jog function for each axis
  • Four-line, backlit, supertwist Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) is easy to read
  • Six soft-function keys labeled by the LCD change definition as needed to simplify operation
  • Sealed membrane keypad meets NEMA 12 specifications


  • Simple BASIC-like motion control programming language
  • Multiple programs may be entered and saved
  • Feedrate override allows operator interaction with complex moves
  • Subroutine labels ease programming
  • Powerful editor with insert, edit, copy and delete functions
  • Encoder following option (–CFM) provides synchronization of master/slave axes
  • Application developer software for the IBM PC provided
  • User-defined operator prompts for data entry
  • Linear interpolation on up to four axes standard
  • Circular interpolation on any two axes optional (allows path acceleration on arc segments)
  • Continuous path motion during linear and circular interpolation (feed velocity remains constant)
  • Teach mode uses analog joystick inputs or operator panel jog keys
Interface Capability
  • Remote programming capability over RS-232C or optional IEEE-488; remote program downloading and uploading
  • Second RS-232C port for operator messages or control of other devices
  • Compatible with Compumotor’s AR-C absolute encoders and -E incremental encoders
  • Flexible mounting arrangements (19" rack, back panel)
  • Two 10' drive cables included
  • Power cable included

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