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MDI4 NEMA 23 Programmable Motion Control IP65

MDrive Plus NEMA size 23 (57 mm) Programmale Motion Control with RS422/485 communications interface for programming and control using MCode, a simple mnemonic language for MDrive products.

This product offers a choice of eight 24 VDC multifunction programmable I/O points + two TTL high speed clock I/O points, or four 24 VDC I/O with TTL inputs for a remote encoder for following or reading off-shaft differential encoder.

  • Holding torque range oz-in (N-cm): 90 …283 (64 … 200)
  • I/O connector options: M23 Circular
  • Com connector: M12 circular

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Control Type Programmable Motion Control
Feature Set Standard (Plus)
P1 Connector Options Power & I/O M23 Circular
P2 Connector Options Comm M12 circular
Communications Interface RS-422/485
Communications Features MCode OS, 4.8 … 115.2 kbps baud rate
NEMA Size NEMA (mm) 23 (57)
Holding Torque Range oz-in (N-cm) 90 …283 (64 … 200)
Operating Temperature [°C] heatsink 85
[°C] motor 100
IP rating IP65/54
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Input Voltage VDC 12 … 75/12 … 60*
Power Supply Current Requirement [A] 2.0/3.5*
Aux-Logic Supply Voltage [+VDC] 12 … 24
Aux-Logic Supply Curret [mA] max 194
*Quad length motor
Programmable I/O
General Purpose
# of I/O 4 I/O points, programmable as sinking outputs or sinking and sourcing inputs
Logic Range Inputs and outputs tolerant to +24 VDC, inputs TTL compatible
Output Sink Current Up to 600 mA per channel
Isoation None
Protection Over temp, short circuit, transient over voltage, over voltage, inductive clamp
Dedicated I/O
Function Caputure input, trip output
Logic range 0 to +5 VDC, TTL compatible
Analog Input
Resolution [Bits] 10
Range (selectable 0 to +5 VDC, 0 to 10 VDC, 0 to 20 mA, 4 to 20 mA
Type Position and Encoder
Resolution [Bits] 32
Edge Rate [MHz] 5
Range [steps/sec] +/-5,000,000
Resolution [steps/sec] 0.5961
Range [steps/sec2] 1.5 X 109
Resolution [steps/sec2] 90.9
Open Loop
# of step resolutions 20
Range [steps/rev] 200 … 51200
with Encoder option
Encoder type Internal, differential, magnetic
Resolution 512 lines (2048 edges)
Steps/Rev 51200

Motor & Mechanical

Torque Speed Performance Curves

Test conditions: 100% current with damper simulating load.

Single stack length
Double stack length
Triple stack length
Quad stack length

Motor Characteristics
Performance notes Single Length Double Length Triple Length
Holding torque [oz-in] 90 144 239
{N-cm] 64 102 169
Rotor inertia [oz-in-sec2] 0.0025 0.0037 0.0065
[kg-cm2] 0.18 0.26 0.46
Detent Torque [oz-in] 3.9 5.6 9.7
{N-cm] 2.7 3.9 6.9
Weight oz 21.6 26.4 39.2
gm 612 748 1111
Performance notes Quad Length
Holding torque [oz-in] 283
{N-cm] 200
Rotor inertia [oz-in-sec2] 0.0108
[kg-cm2] 0.76
Detent Torque [oz-in] 14.2
{N-cm] 10.0
Weight oz 62
gm 1746


3D Models
December 2015
1.59 MB
Firmware - Released
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Hardware Manuals
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Product Datasheets
Software Manuals
User Interface Software
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