NXFE2 mini-NEXUS Motion Controller

NXFE2 mini-NEXUS Motion Controller
  • Replacement for ANF1E AnyNET Motion Controller
  • 1-axis motion controller (stepper or servo)
  • Dual-port networking offers offers DLR for EtherNet/IP & MRP for Profinet
  • Encoder feedback for closed loop motion control
  • Compatible w/ today's leading PLCs or PACs
  • Simplified programming via the host controller's native software
  • Description

    NXFE2 mini-NEXUS Motion Controller

    The NXFE2 mini-NEXUS Motion Controller is the first servo/stepper controller for the mini-NEXUS product line. The module offers one motion control axis that functions in either an open-loop configuration, or closed loop using the available encoder feedback. The motion axis can be used to drive a stepper or a servo with step/direction input capability. 

    These plug and play motion controllers are the trusted solution for your PLC when a plug-in module solution does not exist, such as with Rockwell Automation's CompactLogix 5380.  AMCI's NXFE2 programs using the host controller's (PLC) native software - nothing new to buy, nothing new to learn!

    Distributed I/O
    AMCI’s Distributed I/O systems combine hard to find specialty functions with a network interface, simplifying installation and cutting costs. These systems are compatible with any networked PLC/PAC and easily program through the host PLC’s software.  The innovative product design simplifies installation, optimizes network performance, and ensures system integrity.

    Available Versions

    Price | $545/ea

    Note: Pricing is US Domestic only





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    NXFE2 Features

    • Replacement for ANF1E AnyNET Motion Controller
    • 1-axis motion controllers (stepper or servo)
    • Dual-port networking offers offers DLR for EtherNet/IP & MRP for Profinet
    • Encoder feedback for closed loop motion control
    • Compatible w/ today's leading PLCs or PACs
    • Optional GUI interface for user orientation & test bench evaluation - coming soon
    • Simplified programming via the host controller's native software


    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 that supports EtherNet/IP, Modbus-TCP, or Profinet.

    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


    NEXUS is compatible with any networked PLC


    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


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


    Product Specifications

    AMCI ModuleNXFE2 mini-NEXUS
    Network availability EtherNet IP, Modbus TCP/IP, & Profinet w/ Embedded Switch
    Motion capabilitiesSingle-axis
    Number of channels(1) channel
    Servo drive compatibility-Rockwell Automation Ultra 1500
    -Rockwell Automation Ultra 3000
    -Mitsubishi Electric MR-J3-A
    -Panasonic Minas-A
    -Yaskawa SGDH Sigma II
    -Most other servo drives...
    Stepper drive compatibility-AMCI SD series drives
    -Most other stepper drives with step and direction inputs
    Maximum output frequency1MHz differential, 100KHz open collector
    Position range(+/-) 1,073,741,823
    Absolute move commands-absolute move / relative move
    -jog move / blend move / registration move / encoder follower
    Auxilary inputs:
    8 to 24 Vdc sinking
    -CW limit switch or E-stop input
    -CCW limit switch or E-Stop input
    -Home limit switch
    -Capture input
    -External input
    Encoder feedback(1) per axis: A, B, and Z differential inputs
    DC supply requirements120ma @24Vdc
    Output control signals-5 Vdc differential line driver
    -24Vdc open collector
    -step and direction or CW/CCW selectable

    Included Connectors

    AMCI Part NumberDescription
    MS-2x11I/O connector
    MS-4MPower connector


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