C-863 Mercury Servo Controller

1 Axis, for DC Motors and PWM Motor Drivers

  • High-speed encoder input to 60 MHz
  • Powerful macro programming language, e.g., for stand-alone operation
  • Nonvolatile memory for macros and parameters
  • Data recorder
  • Daisy chain networking
  • Connector for joystick
C-863 Mercury Servo Controller
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Digital motion controller for DC servo motors

1 axis. Motion control of PI positioning systems with DC motor: Direct motor control; PWM control for fast PI stages with integrated ActiveDrive amplifiers or with brushless motors and integrated block commutation. PID controller. Supports motor brake.

Interfaces and communication

USB and RS-232 interface for commanding. A/B quadrature encoder input. TTL inputs for limit and reference switches. I/O lines (analog/digital) for automation. Connector for analog joystick. Daisy chain networking for up to 16 axes operated via a common computer interface.

Extensive functions, software support

Powerful macro command language. Nonvolatile macro storage, e.g., for stand-alone operation with autostart macro. Data recorder. PID controller, parameter changing during operation. Extensive software support, e.g., for NI LabVIEW, C, C++, MATLAB, Python. PIMikroMove user software.

Specifications

Datasheet

Datasheet C-863

Version / Date
2020-03-13
pdf - 598 KB
Version / Date
2020-03-13
pdf - 603 KB
Version / Date
2021-01-15
pdf - 451 KB

Downloads

Product Note

Product Note

Product Change Notification C-863.10, C-863.11, C-663.10, C-663.11

Version / Date
2021-10-05
pdf - 96 KB
English

Datasheet

Datasheet

Datasheet C-863

Version / Date
2020-03-13
pdf - 598 KB
Version / Date
2020-03-13
pdf - 603 KB
Version / Date
2021-01-15
pdf - 451 KB

Documentation

Documentation

User Manual MS249

C-863.12 Mercury DC Motor Controller, HD D-Sub 26

Version / Date
1.2.1 2021-10-20
pdf - 3 MB
Version / Date
1.2.1 2021-10-20
pdf - 3 MB
Documentation

Short Instructions MS242EK

Digital Motor Controllers and Drivers: C-663 / C-863 / C-867 / C-877 / C-884 / E-861 / E-871 / E-872.401 / E-873

Version / Date
3.1.0 02/2021
pdf - 2 MB
Version / Date
3.1.0 02/2021
pdf - 2 MB

3-D Models

3-D Models

C-863 3-D model

zip - 135 KB

General Software Documentation

General Software Documentation

Software Manual SM155

PI MATLAB Driver GCS 2.0

Version / Date
1.1.0 2016-02-29
pdf - 1 MB
Version / Date
1.1.0 2016-02-29
pdf - 1 MB
General Software Documentation

User Manual A000T0028

Updating PI Software with PIUpdateFinder

Version / Date
2020-05-20
pdf - 482 KB
Version / Date
2020-05-20
pdf - 488 KB
General Software Documentation

Software Manual SM146

GCS Array Data Format

Version / Date
1.2.1
pdf - 153 KB
English
General Software Documentation

Software Manual SM148

PIMikroMove

Version / Date
2.14.0 2020-01-30
pdf - 6 MB
English
General Software Documentation

Software Manual SM151E

PI GCS2 DLL

Version / Date
2.10.0 2019-08-26
pdf - 1 MB
English
General Software Documentation

Software Manual SM156

PIStages3Editor for editing the PIStages3 database

Version / Date
2.1.0 2020-08-03
pdf - 2 MB
Version / Date
2.1.0 2020-08-03
pdf - 2 MB
General Software Documentation

User Manual A000T0067

Information on the PIStages3 database. What must be considered when changing from PIStages2 to PIStages3.

Version / Date
2020-01-13
pdf - 543 KB
English
General Software Documentation

Software Manual SM158

PI GCS2 Driver Library for NI LabVIEW

Version / Date
7.0.1 202-03-03
pdf - 3 MB
English

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