PLC Tools SIM-S24 Servo Simulator 24VDC User Manual

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PLC Tools SIM-S24 Servo Simulator 24VDC User Manual

The Servo Axis Simulator was developed to assist integrators in application development for projects with analog servo drivesand incremental encoder feedback.

It allows motion application debugging in the lab environment, virtually on the table, with PLC or CNC only and without actual running motors and drives. This reduces installation time from weeks to hours.

Servo simulator uses an advanced microcontroller that allows high-speed move simulation and fast response.

This updated version adds selectable deadband for open loop control systems.

CNC or Motion Controller Connection

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Control Logix 1756-M02AE Connection

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Servo Axis Simulator Signals

A Encoder Output Channel A+ A- Encoder Output Channel A
B Encoder Output Channel B+ B- Encoder Output Channel B
Z Encoder Output Channel Z+ Z- Encoder Output Channel Z
Analog Simulator Analog Input Enable IN Simulator Enable Input
Common External PS Common +24V External 24V PS Positive

LED Indicators

Both LEDs OFF Simulator Enable is OFF or command value within a deadband
Both LEDs Blinking Fast Simulator enabled and axis holding position
One LED ON Servo enabled and simulated axis moving in Positive or Negative direction
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Do Not Operate Device Unless Area Is Non-Hazardous

Specification

Power Supply
Current Consumption
24V DC +/- 15%
40mA max (load dependent)
Encoder Signal Output
Encoder Signals
Output Type
Max Output Current
Encoder Output Isolation
Max Output Frequency
Pulses Per Revolution
A/A- B/B- Z/Z
Push/Pull 5V TTL
25mA per channel
None
32.500 kHz per ch.
256 per channel, 1024 all channels
Analog Input
Command Signal
Input Isolation
Input Resolution
Max Input Current
Deadband
+/-10V Comm. ref.
None
10-bit +/-10V range
2mA
0mV or +/- 60 mV
Drive Enable Input
Input Signal
Input Isolation
Max Input Current
24VDC Comm. ref.
None
2mA

Note: All signals referenced to the Common terminal.
Currently the device does not carry any agency approvals and is not compliant with RoHS.

Disclaimer

This device is intended to provide general assistance with application development and debugging and can’t be used in live production systems. Accordingly, production system must be tested and commissioned with real servo systems and drives to ensure safe and reliable operation.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE DEVICE MANUFACTURER BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KINDINCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, LOSS OF PROFIT OR DAMAGE.

The examples and diagrams in this manual are included for illustrative purposes only. Because of the many variables and requirements associated with any particular installation, the device manufacturer cannot assume responsibility or liability for actual use based on the examples and diagrams. Before making any decision or taking any action that might affect your equipment, you should consult a qualified professional advisor.