The Swift 200 is a 2 Axes Stepper Motor Controller.
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The Swift 200 is
supplied on a standard Eurocard (160mm x 100mm) with a 64way DIN41612 connector suitable for an
existing racking system.
The Swift 200 allows
monitoring of drive conditions (moving or not) and can detect limit switches connected to the
The board controls one
or two stepper motors via stepper motor drive boards.
Moreover, it is
programmed over an RS232 serial link from a PC.
The simple programming
language is a derivative of C, examples programs are shown in the manual.
The Swift 200 can also
control an LCD display. See Swift LCD
additional Swift 200 boards is easily achieved by daisy-chaining; this allows control of many
stepper motor drive boards.
Both axes can be moved
individually or simultaneously allowing linear and circular interpolation.
The axes can also be
moved manually by hand encoders.
The Swift 200 has 8
independent opto-isolated inputs and 8 independent opto-isolated outputs for controlling external
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