PCMM Motion Controller

The PCMM programmable motion controller delivers a small yet powerful and cost-effective hardware platform ideally suited for stand-alone or modular machines that require maximum performance and flexibility.

The PCMM™ motion controller is programmed using Kollmorgen Automation Suite’s (KAS) Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and is plug-and-play compatible with Kollmorgen’s broad range of motion control solutions.

Hardware Features

  • Up to 1.2GHz CPU meets the performance requirements for a broad range of machines
  • Up to 32 axes of synchronised path control and 128 axes of coordinated motion
  • 100BaseT connection supporting TCP/IP, MODBUS, EthernetIP®, Profinet® to host PLC, computer, or network to easily interface with most manufacturing systems
  • Cycle times as low as 250 μs
  • Alphanumeric display for system troubleshooting and fast diagnostics
  • SD Card slot simplifies backup and commissioning without the need for a PC.
  • On-board digital I/O with support for expansion I/O via EtherCAT
  • Compact size reduces cabinet space and cost

Software Features

  • IEC61131-3 soft PLC for machine control, with support for all 5 programming languages
  • EtherCAT multi-axis master and motion controller for high-performance motion and device synchronisation
  • PipeNetwork™ motion engine for visual programming
  • Embedded RTOS for guaranteed performance and stability
  • Integrated webserver for remote diagnostics and status checking
  • Designed especially for modular machines and flexible manufacturing systems

System Integration

  • Seamless integration with Kollmorgen’s AKD® servo drivesAKM® rotary servomotors , AKI® HMIs, and AKT® fieldbus I/O modules for a complete automation solution
  • Network communication via OPC, MODBUS, TCP/IP, UDP, and common Fieldbus for fast integration into your machine or factory
  • Intuitive EtherCAT configuration tools built into KAS IDE simplifies network configuration
  • Integrated Kollmorgen Workbench® for rapid servo tuning and machine optimisation