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What are the Advantages of Servo Motors?

In modern engineering and automation, servo motors dramatically enhance system efficiency and performance. We will discuss the main advantages of servo motors, highlighting their superiority over alternative technologies and illustrating their essential role in various industrial applications. Servo Motor Overview A servo motor is an automated electric motor that employs a feedback mechanism to ensure What are the Advantages of Servo Motors?

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What is a Servo Motor: Definition, Origins, Components, Types & Applications

From robotics to aerospace, servo motors ensure that exactness and efficiency are not just goals, but realities. In this guide, we will discuss what servo motors are, how they work, and why they are so important in countless applications. What is a Servo Motor? A servo motor is a highly specialized motor designed for precise What is a Servo Motor: Definition, Origins, Components, Types & Applications

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What is Servomechanism: Servo System Definition, History, Components & Applications

Servomechanisms, or servo systems, are fundamental in turning abstract concepts of control and precision into tangible outcomes. Their historical evolution, from simple mechanical devices to complex electronic systems, mirrors the technological advancements of our society. Initially conceived for naval fire control, the servomechanism has evolved into an indispensable component of modern machinery, robotics, and even What is Servomechanism: Servo System Definition, History, Components & Applications

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What is Servo Control: Definition of Servo Controller, Benefits & Applications

In an era where precision and control form the backbone of technological innovation, understanding servo controllers becomes imperative. These devices, crucial for motion control in myriad applications, epitomize the confluence of engineering and computer science. This article provides on a thorough exploration of servo control, unraveling its significance, evolution, functioning, and application across industries. What What is Servo Control: Definition of Servo Controller, Benefits & Applications

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Servo Drive Trends for 2023

Servo Drive Trends for 2023

It sure doesn’t feel like it, but this is our fifth year publishing our report on servo drive trends! Since our first Servo Drive Trends in 2019, we’ve steadily filled out our FlexPro offering with 80 models covering a wide range of power and capabilities. This year in 2023 we will continue to expand the Servo Drive Trends for 2023

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Product Spotlight: 60-Amp Continuous FlexPro® Servo Drives!

Product Spotlight: 60-Amp Continuous FlexPro® Servo Drives!

“There’s no way.” “You’re pulling my leg.” “How is that possible?” “I’m sorry, you said six-TEEN right?” These are the things people say when we tell them our little 1.5 x 1 inch FlexPro® servo drive has a 60-amp continuous current rating at 10-55 VDC. While the disbelief is understandable, there’s no deception here; we’ve Product Spotlight: 60-Amp Continuous FlexPro® Servo Drives!

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Why Are There Different Servo Drive Form Factors?

Why Are There Different Servo Drive Form Factors?

We say it all the time: Servo drives come in all shapes and sizes. Oftentimes, a key part of deciding which servo drive to use for your application is deciding which form factor to use. Which raises the question… What exactly is a form factor? Form factor is a term used to define the structure, Why Are There Different Servo Drive Form Factors?

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Micro-Sized Servo Drives: Big Things in Small Packages

Micro-Sized Servo Drives: Big Things in Small Packages

A Shrinking Feeling Right now, chances are you’re carrying a smartphone less than a centimeter thick with more processing power than the computers that were used to guide the astronauts to the moon. How did we get here? In 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore stated that the number of transistors fitted in a dense integrated Micro-Sized Servo Drives: Big Things in Small Packages

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Servo Drive Trends for 2022

Servo Drive Trends for 2022

It’s time again for our annual review of the latest servo drive trends for the upcoming year.  As with recent years, the servo drive trends for 2022 are being driven by industry demands for more power and better performance. Mobile robotics and electric mobility continue to lead the charge when it comes to pushing the Servo Drive Trends for 2022

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Why Choose a Servo Drive vs a VFD?

Why Choose a Servo Drive vs a VFD?

Servo Drives and VFDs are both used in machines to drive motors and control motion.  They seem like they do the same thing, so why choose a servo drive vs a VFD? Some Background On Servo Drives and VFDs Traditionally, servo drives work with permanent magnet motors and are used in applications that need precise Why Choose a Servo Drive vs a VFD?

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