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PW-87 Series Configurable Compact Plug & Play Motor Controller with Position Feedback


Part Number(s): PW-870XX

The PW-87 series is a modular and scalable DSP-based, full featured motor controller that offers multi-interface position, torque, and speed control, and is designed for demanding high reliability industrial, military, and aerospace applications.


  • Fully Integrated, Plug & Play Bus Powered Platform with On-board Power Terminals and I/O Connectors
  • Compact, Highly Efficient Single Module Design Provides Size, Weight, Power, and Cost (SWaP-C) Savings
  • Easy-to-Use Graphical User Interface (GUI) Provides a Turnkey Solution the can be Easily Tuned for Optimal Motor Performance with a Wide Variety of Brushless DC Motors and Loads
  • Hall, Resolver, or Encoder Interface Allows Common Design for Position Control to be Used Across Multiple Application Platforms
  • Fully Programmable Device to Meet Current and Future System Requirements, Eliminates Need for Costly Hardware/Software Updates
  • Available in Multiple Configurations:
    • Single Board Control/Drive Integrated Solution
    • Dual Board Small Form Factor Provides Smaller Footprint
    • Controller Board Only; for Use with External Power Drive


  • Pump Motors
  • Antenna and Radar Positioning
  • Fan and Compressor Motor Controls
  • Aircraft Landing Gear Control
  • Actuator Systems
  • Thrust Vector Position Control
  • Motorized Valves
  • Capstan Control
  • Flight Control
  • Gun Turrets


  • Performance
    • 600VDC and 1200VDC Rating Available
    • Up to 75A Output Current
  • Programmability
    • GUI Based Set-up Utility:
      • Torque/Speed/Position Loop Parameters
      • Communications Parameters
      • Position Feedback
  • Functionality
    • Complete COTS Motor Control Solution
    • CANbus, RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 Buses
    • Hall or Resolver Feedback Support
    • Sine Drive Capable
    • 4 Analog Inputs, 4 Digital Inputs
      • 2 Motor Current Sense Inputs
      • 2 Line-to-Line Motor Phase Voltages
      • DC Bus Voltage
      • 3 Motor Short Circuit Detection Inputs
      • 2 Motor Overcurrent Discrete Inputs
      • 4 Configurable Digital Inputs
      • 4 Configurable Analog Inputs
      • 3 Hall Effect Sensor Inputs
      • Resolver Interface Options
        • 16-bit Resolution
        • Reference Oscillator
        • Dual Resolver Input
    • 2 Digital Outputs
      • 6 TTL Outputs for Gate Control
      • 2 Solid State Relay Outputs
      • 6 TLL Outputs for Gate Driver Reset & Enable Signals
      • 2 Isolated Transistor Outputs
      • 2 LEDs for Fault and Status Display



 Product Brief

PW-870 Series Motor Control/Drive Product Brief


BLDC Motor Control in Demanding Environments

BLDC Motor Controllers...for Maximum Performance & Efficiency

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DDC Custom Solutions Brochure



PW-86000S0 Python Motor Controller Software for Windows
Description: Graphical User Interface (GUI) for DDC PW-87 Series Motor Controller
Operating System: Windows 7/8/10 (32/64 bit)
File Size: 17 MB

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