Positioning made easy.
EPOS is a modular, digital positioning controller by maxon motor. It is suitable for permanent magnet-activated motors plus encoders with a range of 1 to 750 W continuous output power. The wide range of operating modes, as well as various command interfaces, make it versatile for use in many different drive systems in the fields of automation technology and mechatronics.
The next generation of positioning controllers offers impressively superior dynamics and outstanding power density. The modular design additionally opens up a wide range of opportunities regarding communication and feedback encoders. For a quick overview of the entire EPOS4 family and to directly compare the different models, refer to our feature chart:
For USB communication between EPOS Studio or the Windows DLL and EPOS2 controllers, a current USB software device driver of at least version 2.12.16 is required. This applies to all units which have been shipped by maxon after 08 July 2016. Detailed information can be found in the following instructions.
See the «Feature Chart» for a quick overview of the entire EPOS2 product range and to compare the different models.
EPOS2, EPOS2 P, EPOS3, EPOS4 and MCD Setup (complete version)
The installation includes:
- EPOS Studio 3.1 Rev. 2 (graphical user interface)
- EPOS2 firmware 0x2126
- EPOS2 P firmware 0x0205
- EPOS3 firmware 0x2211
- EPOS4 firmware 0x0110
- Open PCS2008 programming environment for EPOS P
- Documentation (Feature Chart, Release Notes, Getting Started, Cable Starting Set, Hardware Reference, Communication Guide, Firmware Specification, Programming Reference, Supervisory Control Reference, and Application Notes)