Ethernet Based Controller Product Comparison

Control Specification

Comparison DMC-40x0 DMC-500x0 DMC-42x0 DMC-41x3 DMC-21x3 DMC-3x01x
Maximum Number of Axes 8 4 Local / 8 EtherCAT 8 8 8 1
Max. encoder rate 22 MHz 22 MHz Local 22 MHz 15 MHz 12 MHz 15 MHz
EtherCAT Command Speed N/A 1GHz N/A N/A N/A N/A
Minimum Servo Update 1-2 axis: 62 µs
3-4 axis: 125 µs
5-6 axis: 156 µs
7-8 axis: 187 µs
1-4 axis: 1000 µs
5-8 axis: 1000 µs
1-2 axis: 62 µs
3-4 axis: 125 µs
5-6 axis: 156 µs
7-8 axis: 187 µs
1-2 axis: 125 µs
3-4 axis: 250 µs
5-6 axis: 375 µs
7-8 axis: 500 µs
1-2 axis: 125 µs
3-4 axis: 250 µs
5-6 axis: 375 µs
7-8 axis: 500 µs
125 µs

General Specification

Comparison DMC-40x0 DMC-500x0 DMC-42x0 DMC-41x3 DMC-21x3 DMC-3x01x
Ethernet Ports (#)
Base-T
C012 10/100 (1)
C022 10/100 (2)
(1) 10/100
(1) EtherCAT
(1)
10/100
(1)
10/100
(1)
10
(2)
10/100
Main RS232
Max Baud Rate
115 kb 115 kb 115 kb No 19 kb 115 kb
Auxiliary RS232 Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Main USB No No No 115kb No No
LCD 8x2 Character 8x2 Character None None None None
Power (DC) 20-80 V

 

20-80 V

 

90-250 VAC

 

20-80 V

 

5V, ±12V
(24V and 48V DC-DC Optional)

 

3x010: +5V, ±12V
3x011: 9-48 V
3x012: 20-80 V
3x014: 15-40 V
3x016: 12-30 V
3x017: 20-80 V
Packaging Options Box Only Box Only Box Only Card or Box Card Card or Box
Enclosure Dimensions 1-4 axis: 8.1" x 7.25" x 1.7"
5-8 axis: 11.5" x 7.25" x 1.7"

 

8.1" x 7.25" x 1.7"

 

12.1" x 2.2" x 6.3"

 

1-4 axis-CARD: 6.85" x 5.25" x 1.5"
5-8 axis-CARD: 10.3" x 5.25" x 1.5"
1-4 axis-BOX: 8.1" x 7.25" x 1.5"
5-8 axis-BOX: 11.5" x 7.25" x 1.5"

 

1-4 axes card: 4.25" x 7.0"
5-8 axes card: 4.25" x 10.75"

 

3x010-CARD: 3.0" x 4.0" x 1.11"
3x011-CARD: 3.0" x 4.0" x 1.37"
3x010-BOX: 3.88" x 4.2" x 1.36"
3x011-BOX: 3.88" x 4.2" x 1.36"
3x012-BOX: 3.88" x 5.0" x 1.45"
3x014-BOX: 3.88" x 5.0" x 1.45"
3x016-BOX: 3.88" x 5.0" x 1.45"
3x017-BOX: 3.88" x 5.0" x 1.45"

I/O Specification

Comparison DMC-40x0 DMC-500x0 DMC-42x0 DMC-41x3 DMC-21x3 DMC-3x01x
Uncommitted digital outputs 1-4 axis: 8x opto 500mA sourcing
5-8 axis: 16x opto 500mA sourcing
1-4 axis: 8x opto 500mA sourcing 1-4 axis: 8x opto 500mA sourcing
5-8 axis: 16x opto 500mA sourcing
1-4 axis: 8x opto 4mA sinking
5-8 axis: 16x opto 4mA sinking
1-4 axis: 8x TTL 0-5V
5-8 axis: 16x TTL 0-5V
4x opto 4mA sinking
Uncommitted digital inputs 1-4 axis: opto (8)
5-8 axis: opto (16)
1-4 axis: opto (8) 1-4 axis: opto (8)
5-8 axis: opto (16)
1-4 axis: opto (8)
5-8 axis: opto (16)
1-4 axis: (8)
5-8 axis: (16)
opto (8)
Extended I/O TTL 0-3.3V (32)
(5V optional)
TTL 0-3.3V (32)
(5V optional)
TTL 0-5V (64) No TTL 0-3.3V (40)
with DB-28040
(5V optional)
No
Analog Inputs 12-bit ±10V (8),
16-bit ADC
12-bit ±10V (8),
16-bit ADC
12-bit ±10V (8),
16-bit ADC
12-bit ±10V (8),
16-bit ADC
12-bit ±10V (8)
with DB-28040,
16-bit ADC
12-bit 0-5V (2)
(±10V optional),
16-bit ADC
Analog Outputs 0 0 0 0 0 16-bit ±10V (2)

Programming Specification

Comparison DMC-40x0 DMC-500x0 DMC-42x0 DMC-41x3 DMC-21x3 DMC-3x01x
Command Processing 40 µs 40 µs 40 µs 200 µs 500 µs 60 µs
Program memory
(Lines x character)
4000x80 4000x80 4000x80 4000x80 1000x80 1000x80
Number of Array elements 24000 24000 24000 24000 8000 3000
Variables 510 510 510 510 510 254

Integrated Drive Options

Comparison DMC-40x0 DMC-500x0 DMC-42x0 DMC-41x3 DMC-21x3 DMC-3x01x
Three-Phase Sinusoidal Brushless Servo Amplifier D35x0,
D37x0
D35x0,
D37x0
External D35x0,
D37x0
No DMC-30012
Trapizoidal Brushless Servo Amplifier D30x0,
D32x0
D30x0,
D32x0
D30x0,
D32x0
AMP-19540,
External
AMP-205x0 No
Brushed Servo Amplifier D30x0,
D32x0
D30x0,
D32x0
AMP-19540,
External
D30x0,
D32x0
AMP-204x0 DMC-30012
Brushless Linear D36x0 D36x0 External D36x0 No No
Brushed Linear DC D3140 D3140 External D3140 AMP-20341 No
Two-Phase Brushless Contact Galil Contact Galil External Contact Galil No DMC-30017-2PB
Bipolar Microstepping Stepper Drive D41x0 D41x0 External D41x0 SDM-206x0 DMC-30017
Low Power Stepper D40x0 D40x0 External D40x0 SDM-20242 DMC-30016
External Drive Support ±10v, Step/Dir ±10v, Step/Dir ±10v, Step/Dir ±10v, Step/Dir ±10v, Step/Dir ±10v, Step/Dir