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5 years 10 months ago #29528865 by mfoley
AX3500 Replacement? was created by mfoley
I was doing some research and found that a lot of people have said that the AX3500 is discontinued and I wasn't able to find what board would be a direct replacement for this one. Is there one that would be a direct replacement for this and still fit all the functionality the AX3500 had?

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5 years 10 months ago #29528866 by Griffin Baker
Replied by Griffin Baker on topic AX3500 Replacement?
What would be the power requirements for your application?

Motor voltage
Motor Amps max
Motor Amps continuous
Do you require encoders?

If the requirements are small less than 20A max and 10A continuous with less than 60V, then an SDC2160 is fine, or in event of 30V or less, and SDC2130.

dev.roboteq.com/dev1/index.php/roboteq-p...llers/sdc2160-detail
dev.roboteq.com/dev1/index.php/roboteq-p...llers/sdc2130-detail

If your requirement for higher current is needed, then we'd recommend the MDC2460(60V) or an MDC2230(30v). Note that there is a difference also in the Amps between the 2 units. Also to note, there was a discrepancy found on the MDC2460 page. The max current is 60A; the max current of 120A applies to the single channel version. We will get this fixed.

dev.roboteq.com/dev1/index.php/roboteq-p...s/mdc2460-274-detail
dev.roboteq.com/dev1/index.php/roboteq-p...llers/mdc2230-detail

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5 years 10 months ago #29528867 by mfoley
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I was going to have (4)12V DC motors - NPC-2212 to use with just average wheels but i was also thinking of maybe putting on treads but wasnt sure if the motor size would give me enough power for them.

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5 years 10 months ago #29528868 by Griffin Baker
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I had to speak to someone regarding this motor. Looks like the peak current is 80A and continuous < 10A.

The MDC2460 is max current 60A and then 50A continuous per channel. Just 20A under the nominal. This is also your equivalent to the AX3500 specs.

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5 years 1 month ago #29529836 by Miaximus
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I have a similar situation, but am hesitant to replace the AX3500 given how much I paid for it when it was still being sold..

If I am using the AX3500 along with two HDC2450s, is there anything I should be wary of or avoid like a specific defect that might cause it to fail in a particular way?

The HDC2450s and AX3500 won't be directly connected, I'm using a microcontroller to talk serial among all three.

Thanks!

Kris

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5 years 1 month ago #29529839 by TechSupport
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There shouldn't be a problem so long as they are not connected in any other way.. The serial comm settings for the 2 controllers are different.

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