Supplier Stories for the Week of March 15
Performance Motion Devices Inc.
<p><a href="https://www.pmdcorp.com/resources/type/product/velocity-control-ics-provide-advanced-control-of-servo-motors">Performance Motion Devices Inc. (PMD)</a> now offers Juno Velocity Control ICs for advanced velocity control of 3-phase brushless DC and DC brush motors with features such as PI (proportional, integral) velocity loop control, programmable velocity estimation, dual biquad filtering, shunt regulation, deadband filtering, FOC (field-oriented control), and more. They are suitable for applications such as spindle control, centrifuges, peristaltic pumps, laboratory automation, packaging automation, and more.</p><p>“Juno ICs offer our customers high-performance microstepping or stepper servo motor control at a low cost,” explained Chuck Lewin, Founder and CEO of PMD, in a news release. “These ICs are also an ideal way to upgrade your existing pulse & direction controller for stepper servo operation, or for starting your next machine design project from scratch.”</p><p>Available in a 64-pin TQFP package measuring 12x12 mm, these ICs feature high/low switching amplifier control signals, leg current sensing, 6-step (using Hall Sensors) Sinusoidal commutation modes, and point-to-point asynchronous serial, multi-drop asynchronous serial, SPI, or CANbus communication modes.</p><p>[Image courtesy of PERFORMANCE MOTION DEVICES]</p>
Here’s what was new in the world of medical device suppliers during the week of March 15.