NX1F4 & NX1F2 NEXUS Motion Controller

NX1F4 & NX1F2 NEXUS Motion Controller
  • Network ready 2 or 4 axis controller
  • Outputs Step & Direction or CW/CCW pulses to a stepper driver
  • Encoder feedback for move verification
  • Enhanced motion profiles
  • Industry leading warranty and support
  • 100% compatible with entire line of AMCI stepper drives and motors
  • Description

    NX1F4_ & NX1F2_ NEXUS Networked I/O Motion Controller

    The AMCI Multi-Axis Stepper Motor Controller is a member of our distributed specialty I/O NEXUS product family.

    This networked stepper motor controller is available as either a two or four axis controller and can accurately control velocity and position of up to four stepper motors simultaneously. Incremental encoder and discrete inputs can be used to provide additional feedback information for your Stepper Motor application. Its network interface makes it simple to connect this multi-axis stepper controller to a wide variety of PLC's and manufacturing networks.

    Designed to operate with AMCI's complete line of stepper drives, the Nexus Multi-Axis Stepper Motor Controller can also operate with drives from many other manufacturers.

    Available Versions

    NX1F2_: 2-axis stepper controller with network connection
    Price | $1,175/ea

    NX1F4_: 4-axis stepper controller with network connection
    Price | $1,734/ea

    Note: Pricing is US Domestic only

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    NX1F4_ & NS1F2 Features

    • Network ready 2 or 4 axis controller
    • Outputs Step & Direction or CW/CCW pulses to a stepper driver
    • Encoder feedback for move verification
    • Enhanced motion profiles
    • Industry leading warranty and support
    • 100% compatible with entire line of AMCI stepper drives and motors

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    PLC-Based Specialty I/O Solutions

    Functionally, the AMCI NEXUS controllers and interfaces deliver the same level of PLC integration as their plug-in module counterparts, but with much more flexibility from a systems standpoint. Rather than limit these versatile products to one PLC brand or specific backplane, all units are Din-rail mountable and equipped with a network interface that allows connection to various controllers. AMCI NEXUS specialty I/O integrate with ANY network enabled PLC using Ethernet I/P, Modbus TCP/IP, Profinet, Profibus, ControlNet, or DeviceNet.

    The flexibility of a NEXUS controls solution saves time and money, letting customers choose whatever PLC best meets their needs, or change PLCs without having to re-specify and repurchase plug-in modules. And because the NEXUS integrates via network communication, PLC platforms no longer restrict compatibility and integration.

    Compatible Networks

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    NEXUS is compatible with any networked PLC

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    The Best PLC Integration Available

    AMCI products are uniquely designed to provide the best PLC integration available. Unlike other products that require a separate software package for configuration or operation, AMCI's PLC-based products are programmed using your PLC's software - nothing new to buy or learn!

    Our expertise with the leading PLC manufacturers (e.g. Allen-Bradley Schneider, GE, etc) is unmatched when it comes to high performance Specialty I/O, Position Sensing, and Motion Control technology. 

    Program Using Your Existing Software

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    AMCI's products program using your PLC's native software - nothing new to learn or buy!

    Specifications

    Product Specifications

    AMCI ModuleNX1F2_NX1F4_
    Network AvailabilityNX1F2A (Profinet)
    NX1F2C (ControlNet)
    NX1F2D (DeviceNet)
    NX1F2E (Ethernet IP)
    NX1F2P (Profibus)
    NX1F2T (Modbus TCP/IP)
    NX1F4A (Profinet)
    NX1F4C (ControlNet)
    NX1F4D (DeviceNet)
    NX1F4E (Ethernet IP)
    NX1F4P (Profibus)
    NX1F4T (Modbus TCP/IP)
    Number of axis(2)(4)
    Maximum output freq.250 kHz
    Position range(±) 8,388,607
    Available move commands-absolute move
    -relative move
    -jog move
    -blended move
    -master-slave
    -encoder follower
    -registration move
    Auxilary inputs:
    8 to 24 Vdc sinking
    Per channel:
    -CW limit switch
    -CCW limit switch
    -home limit switch
    -external input
    -E-stop input
    Encoder feedback(1) per axis: A, B, and Z differential inputs
    DC supply requirements1 Amp @ 24Vdc
    Driver compatibilityAll AMCI SD series stepper drives
    Output signals-5 Vdc differential line driver
    (3.5 - 4.0 V typical amplitude)
    -selectable, step and direction or CW/CCW pulses
    Breakout box wiring (per channel)A 25 pin breakout box and an interface cable is included with each channel of the Nexus Stepper Controller
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    Caution: The +24Vdc output pin (#6) is directly connected to the +24Vdc pin on the Power Connector.
    Required hardwarebreakout box and cable per channel (both included)
    Optional hardwarena

    Accessories

    Stepper Drives

    Stepper Drives Learn More

    Stepper Motors

    Stepper Motors Learn More

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    Contact AMCI Sales today:

    telephone: 860-585-1254
    email: AMCI sales

    Ordering Information

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    AMCI's sales team takes the hassle out of placing your order. We'll advise on product selection, alternatives, lead times, and present you with point of purchase options. Call (860) 585-1254 or email AMCI sales today!

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