Microsemi and TRINAMIC teamed together on the SmartFusion Dual Motor Control Kit. The motor control kit features the Microsemi SmartFusion evaluation kit and TRINAMIC motor control daughter board kit. The bundles solution also includes stepper motor with 1.8 degree step angle, brushless DC motor with Hall sensors, portable desktop power supply (24V/1A) with international plugs, and example designs. The solution enables designers to lower product-development costs and bring products to market quickly. The SmartFusion Dual Motor Control Kit is available for now. The motor control kit is priced at $549.
Analog Devices is offering a motor control webinar. The title of the webcast is Solving Embedded Design Challenges in Motor Control. The 45-minute online seminar will take place May 18, 2011, at 12:00 pm ET. The ADI webcast is intended for engineers and students new to the field. Experienced engineers looking for a tutorial on motor control design may also find the webinar informative.
Avnet introduced the Motor Control 101 technical series of multimedia instructional videos. Motor Control 101 helps design engineers gain insight into motor control implementation techniques that will extend motor life and improve overall system performance. The technical series helps engineers adapt to today’s rapidly changing demands on technology. The online training is available free of charge.
Avnet Electronics Marketing, Portescap, and Texas Instruments (TI) teamed together on a 10-part, videocast series covering innovative design ideas using motor control products and solutions. The Motor Control Analog eLab Videocast Series covers topics like product innovation, design best practices and conventional development considerations. The webinars feature Portescap’s motor portfolio and TI’s TMS320C2000 microcontroller platform. The webcasts are five to ten minutes in length.