All SOMANET servo drives support both cyclic synchronous modes of operation CSP, CSV, CST optimized for use in robotic applications and profile modes PP, PV, PT for point-to-point applications. Firmware updates and storing of configuration files is possible via File over EtherCAT (FoE). Multiple concurrent encoders (for example BiSS-C, SSI, Incremental, Digital Halls) are supported.
An object dictionary according to CiA 402 is available, complemented with manufacturer specific objects to expand the feature set.
The following diagram depicts the basic architecture of the servo drive system:
Cyclic Synchronous Modes:
Set of control architectures:
Encoders configuration for all ports: BiSS-C, Hall, ABI (QEI) / ABZ Encoder, SSI, A-Format
Access to Analog Inputs and Digital IO
Digital I/Os can be configured to timestamp inputs and outputs on rising edge
Optimized power output by 3rd harmonic injection
Synchronization with Distributed Clocks
Simple commissioning and tuning with OBLAC Drives
Extended control functionalities: