Trio Motion System Product Overview

Trio Motion Controllers EtherCAT


  • 1.2 GHz, 64 Bit Dual Core ARM Cortex A55 Processor
  • 2 – 64 Axes
  • 1 GBit DDR3 Memory
  • Memory can be Expanded with a Micro SD Card
  • 1 GBit Fast Serial Flash Memory to Store Data Such as Programs, VRs and Tables
  • Built in Retention RTC
  • Built in EBUS Coupler for Direct Access to Trio’s Flexslice Slaves
  • Cycle Time as Low as 125us!
  • Field Programmable with Motion Perfect
  • High Performance, Flexible Topology and Simple Configuration
  • Bus Cycle Time Synchronised with Motion Coordinator Servo Period
  • Ethercat Protocol to Individual Modules Using the EBUS System
  • I/O Functions Tightly Synchronised to Motion Using Ethercat Distributed Clocks
  • Practical Push-In Connector Options – No Break Out Required
  • Clip-Together Design With ‘Quick Release’ Locks For Mechanical Integrity

  • EtherCAT Cycle Times Down to 125 µsec
  • 1GHz i.MX7 Dual ARM Cortex A7 Core Process
  • 1 GBit DDR3 Memory
  • 128Mbyte Fast Serial NOR Flash
  • Real Time Clock
  • Up to 64 EtherCAT Digital Drive Axes
  • Supports Position, Speed and Torque Drive Modes
  • Up to 1024 EtherCAT I/O
  • EtherCAT CoE protocol to CiA402
  • Linear, Circular, Helical and Spherical Interpolation
  • Flexible CAM shapes, Linked Motion
  • Isolated Encoder Port
  • Biss, EnDAT and SSI Absolute Encoder Supported
  • Hardware Linked Output for Camera / Laser Control
  • Ethernet-IP / Modbus TCP / Trio ActiveX / Uniplay HMI / UDP / Ethernet Interface Built-In
  • IEC 61131-3 Programming
  • Multi-tasking BASIC Programming
  • Text File Handling
  • Robotic Transformations
  • 4 high speed registration inputs
  • Isolated RS232 and RS485 ports
  • SD Memory Card Slot
  • EtherCAT I/O Expansion
  • CANopen I/O Expansion
  • Backlit LCD Display
  • RoHS and CE Approved

  • Up to 128 Axes – 64 Stepper / Servo Axes and 64 Virtual Axes
  • Precise 64 Bit Motion Calculations with Quad Core Cortex A9 1GHz Processor (P862)
  • 4 GBit DDR3 Memory
  • Dedicated Communications Core
  • Built-in EtherCAT Port
  • EtherCAT, Sercos, SLM and RTEX Digital Drive Interfaces
  • Linear, Circular, Helical and Spherical Interpolation
  • Flexible CAM shapes, Linked Motion
  • EnDAT, BISS and SSI Absolute Encoder Supported
  • Hardware Linked Outputs for Camera / Laser Control
  • Ethernet-IP / Modbus TCP / Ethernet Interface Built-In
  • Anybus-CC Module for Flexible Factory Comms Including ProfiNet/Profibus
  • IEC 61131-3 Programming
  • Multi-tasking BASIC Programming
  • Text File Handling
  • Robotic Transformations
  • SD Memory Card Slot
  • CANopen I/O Expansion
  • Backlit LCD Display
  • RoHS and CE Approved

  • Motion + PC solution for Automation Machinery
  • Fanless Compact PC with a choice of processors
  • Up to 64 EtherCAT axes
  • Plug and play EtherCAT configuration
  • Built on Trio’s Motion-iX advanced motion core
  • Programmable in Trio’s multi-tasking language or IEC61131-3
  • Shared memory API interface to allow PC side applications to interface with Motion-iX
  • RTX64 Real Time Extensions to Windows
  • Up to 8 Gbyte DDR4 + 256 Gbyte SSD
  • Built in Gbit ports for vision cameras

Trio Motion Controllers Conventional


  • Advanced 2 Axis Closed Loop Servo / 3 Axis Pulse Direction
  • Linear, Circular, Helical and Spherical Interpolation
  • Flexible CAM shapes, Linked Motion
  • BiSS, EnDAT, Tamagawa and SSI Absolute Encoder Supported
  • Hardware Linked Outputs for Camera / Laser Control
  • Ethernet-IP / Modbus TCP / Ethernet Interface Built-In
  • Real Time Clock
  • 125 – 2000µsec Selectable Servo Update
  • Precise 64 bit Motion Calculations on Cortex M7 Processor with VFP
  • IEC 61131-3 Programming
  • Multi-tasking BASIC Programming
  • Text File Handling
  • Robotic Transformations
  • Micro SD Memory Card Slot
  • CANopen I/O Expansion
  • RoHS, UL Listed, CE approved

  • Advanced 4 Axis Pulse + Direction control
  • Linear, Circular, Helical and Spherical Interpolation
  • Flexible CAM Shapes, Linked Motion
  • Biss, EnDAT and SSI Absolute Encoder Supported
  • Hardware Linked Outputs for Camera / Laser Control
  • Ethernet-IP / Modbus TCP / Ethernet Interface Built-In
  • 125 – 4000µsec Selectable Servo Update
  • Precise 64 bit Motion Calculations on ARM Cortex-M7 Processor
  • Motion-iX core Technologies for Programming Including: IEC 61131-3 Programming, Robotic Transforms, Text File Handling
  • Micro SD Memory Card Slot
  • NPN Digital Outputs
  • CANopen I/O Expansion
  • RoHS, CE Approved

  • Advanced 4 Axis Closed Loop Servo / 5 Axis Pulse Direction
  • Linear, Circular, Helical and Spherical Interpolation
  • Flexible CAM shapes, Linked Motion
  • Biss, EnDAT and SSI Absolute Encoder Supported
  • Hardware Linked Outputs for Camera / Laser Control
  • Ethernet-IP / Modbus TCP / Ethernet Interface Built-In
  • 125 – 2000 µsec Selectable Servo Update
  • Precise 64 bit Motion Calculations on ARM11 Processor with VFP
  • IEC 61131-3 Programming
  • Multi-tasking BASIC Programming
  • Text File Handling
  • Robotic Transformations
  • Micro SD Memory Card Slot
  • CANopen I/O Expansion
  • Backlit LCD display
  • RoHS, UL Listed, CE approved

  • Advanced 8 Axis Closed Loop Servo / 16 Axis Pulse Direction
  • Total of 32 Digital Inputs and 16 Digital Outputs
  • EnDAT, Biss and SSI Absolute Encoder Supported
  • Linear, Circular, Helical and Spherical Interpolation
  • Flexible CAM shapes, Linked Motion
  • Hardware Linked Outputs for Camera / Laser Control
  • Ethernet-IP / Modbus TCP / Ethernet Interface Built-In
  • IEC 61131-3 Programming
  • Multi-tasking BASIC Programming
  • Text File Handling
  • Robotic Transformations
  • SD Memory Card Slot
  • CANopen I/O Expansion
  • Backlit LCD Display
  • RoHS and CE Approved

Trio Motion AC Servo Drive


  • Drive and Motion Coordinator fully integrated into Motion Perfect
  • Matched with MX motor range of low and medium inertia motors
  • EtherCAT support, update rates down to 125us
  • Compact size
  • Zero stacking installation
  • Functional Safety Dual STO (SIL3, PLe)
  • 200Vac from 50W up to 3kW
  • 20-bit incremental or 23-bit absolute encoder interface
  • 350% overload capability
  • Internal drive protection functions
  • 7 digital inputs, 2 dedicated touch probe inputs for position latching
  • 4 digital outputs, second encoder interface for dual encoder application
  • Comprehensive tuning technology including: Auto-tuning function, adaptive vibration suppression, friction compensation
  • Field upgradable firmware

  • DX5 drives and Trio’s motion controller fully integrated into Motion Perfect
  • EtherCAT network for motion control
  • Zero stacking gap installation
  • Optimized for multi-axis machines
  • 200V ac (3-phase) supply module
  • Dual 750W axis module, supporting 750W and 400W motors
  • Dual 400W axis module, supporting 400W, 200W and 100W motors
  • 23-bit multi-turn absolute encoder
  • 350% overload
  • Internal drive protection functions
  • Comprehensive tuning technology
  • Field upgradable firmware
  • Matched with MXL motors
  • IO functions handled by motion controller as part of the DX series ‘Everything you need nothing more’ concept

Trio Motion Servo Motors


  • 20-bit incremental or 23-bit absolute encoder option
  • IP65 rated
  • Oil seal as standard
  • Optional brake

  • 20-bit incremental or 23-bit absolute encoder option
  • IP65 rated
  • Oil seal as standard
  • Optional brake

Trio Motion HMI


  • Single point HMI programming inside Motion Perfect
  • Centralised program / HMI screen storage in Motion Perfect project
  • Easily display any controller data type + graphics
  • No need to separately program HMI panel
  • 7″ UNIPLAY sealed touch panel
  • Connect up to 2 HMI’s to your Motion Coordinator
  • Ethernet connection reduces wiring

  • Single point HMI programming inside Motion Perfect
  • Centralised program / HMI screen storage in Motion Perfect project
  • Easily display any controller data type + graphics
  • No need to separately program HMI panel
  • 10″ UNIPLAY sealed touch panel
  • Connect up to 2 HMI’s to your Motion Coordinator
  • Ethernet connection reduces wiring

Motion Perfect 5

Design, Develop, Test, Deploy and Secure

Motion Perfect provides the user with an easy to understand interface for rapid application development, including configuration and setup of drives, controllers and HMI. A fully featured IDE for program development and debugging in all Motion-iX languages, multi-page HMI screen development and diagnostic tools for machine commission. Motion Perfect allows complete machine setup from a single software package.

Motion Perfect is FREE to download and use.

Motion Perfect

Built on Trio’s Motion-iX core technology, it provides the user with a re designed easy to understand interface for rapid application development, controller and drive configuration and monitoring of functions.

The commissioning of DX Servo Drives is made simple with a series of Device Configuration Screens allowing access to status information and diagnostics at a glance. All motor axes can be detected, setup, monitored and controlled in real-time from the easy to use dialogue windows.

Motion Perfect 5 includes access to IEC 61131 and PLCopen and the robotics solution; TrioRPS. Advanced visualisation including a 3D oscilloscope and IP protection of your projects are also upgraded in this version.

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