I. About the 3rd Generation Breakout Board Set
This breakout board has been upgraded to an intelligent and industrial-level interface board set . The redesigned PCB board enables smoother control of microstep drivers and stepper motors with lower noise. It has high compatibility with all the 2-phase, 3-phase and 4-phase microstep drivers and stepper motors. The equipped manual control tools bring more user friendly experience. It has standard version and professional version to meet different user needs.
Please note: This board use parallel port to communicate with computer, the usb is used for providing power for the board.
II. Standard Version VS Professional Version
|Intelligent motor control via PC||√||√|
|Manual motor control via control panel||√||√|
|Intelligent switch between PC and control panel||√||√|
|Synchronous coordinates display on PC and display panel||√||√|
|Real-time tracking of motor moving path||√||√|
|Automatic G-code recording||×||√|
|Manual G-code programming||×||√|
III. Two Unique Functions of Professional Version
Automatic G-code recording function
With the embedded intelligent memory chip, this breakout board can easily record MAXIMUM 4 axis' (X,Y,Z,A axis) G-code running on the CNC software (e.g. Mach3, EMC2, KCAM4, etc.) of the computer, after which you can control the microstep drivers and stepper motors via using the recorded G-code without computer.
Manual G-code programing function
The upgraded built-in manual control tools (display panel and control panel) not only can be used for manual motor control, but also for manual G-code programming. Manually programmed G-code will be recorded onto the embedded intelligent memory chip, after which you also can easily control the microstep drivers and stepper motors with recorded G-code. This function is widely applied in RBI machine, Conveyor etc.
This package is 5 Axis Professional Version (BCD-P).
If you need the standard version, please refer to our related item or simply contact us.
High performance, cost-effective
Manual motor control via control panel, support tool-settings on X, Y, Z, A axis without computer
Automatic identification and intelligent switch between computer and control panel
Synchronous coordinates display on computer and display panel, up to 4 axis (X, Y, Z, A axis)
Real-time tracking of motor moving path
Automatic G-code recording for motor control
Manual G-code programming for motor control without computer
Two-stage signal processing, smooth signal transmission , powerful anti-jamming
Two ways to get powered, 5V DC power supply or USB port
5 types of input control on manual control interface, to set Limit, Estop, Midpoint-Setting, Cutter-presetting/Tool-Setting etc
With relay output control interface to control spindle motor, ail pump and water pump etc
The 5th axis (B axis) on The breakout board can be used as a PWM signal output interface for controlling frequency inverter via software (e.g. Mach3 etc.) to adjust speed of main spindle
Compatibility with Mach2, Mach3(Recommended Software), Linux CNC (EMC2), KCAM4 CNC Software, etc
Suitable for all the 2-phase, 3-phase and 4-phase microstep drivers and stepper motors
Suitable for a wide range of 2-phase, 3-phase and 4-phase microstep drivers in the market, such as M542, M542H, MA860H, 2MA2278, 2M542, 2M860, 2M982, DM542, DM860, 3M565, 3MA860, 3MA2290 etc.
Used for various of automatic equipments with CNC controller, such as X-Y-Z tables, labeling machines, laser cutters, engraving machines, and pick-place devices.
For designing of brand, architecture mould, badge, nameplate, display boards, doorplate, furniture decoration in advertising industry.
Connection Diagram For Reference
Electrical Specifications of Breakout board
|5V DC via power adpater or directly get powered from PC via USB port|
|Version Type||Professional version|
|Drive type||Pulse + Direction + Enable Signal Control|
|Suitable Microstep Driver||2 Phase, 3 Phase, 4 Phase Microstep Driver (M542/M542H/MA860H etc.)|
|Net weight||Approx. 275g|
Operationg Environment & Other Specifications of Breakout Board
|Cooling||Natural Cooling or Fan Forced cooling|
|Storage Temperature||-20 °C ~ 65°C (-4°F ~ 149°F)|
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