The video introduces a 50W 2CH DMX LED driver for you! The driver’s dimming range is 0.1%-100%, and the wide voltage range is 100-240Vac. It supports DALI/PWM/DMX dimming. In the video, Mr. Jiaqi Chen, general manager of MOONS’ Japan, introduced the main features and...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_GpNLfwcDk&t=105s 50W 2CH 0-10V LED Driver
The article introduce the programmable function with general LED drivers step by step.
What does the DALI message look like? How to solve the DALI system problem? Please click READ MORE.
Stepper motors are widely used in motion control systems. Many users use the stepper motor, often the feedback stepper motor temperature rise is relatively large, why? How does MOONS' test the temperature rise of the motor? First, why is the stepper motor temperature...
Flicker is a directly visible change in brightness of a light source which can be due to fluctuations of the light source itself, or due to external causes such as due to rapid fluctuations in the voltage of the power supply (power-line flicker) or...
The development of manufacturing industrial technology is inseparable from stepper motors. The selection of the stepper motor is a very tedious task. The engineer not only needs to know about machine knowledge but also needs to know a lot of electronic and computer...
DALI DT8 Tunable White According to DALI 209 protocol, using 1 DALI address to control the lamp’s color temperature and intensity. 1. Parameters Settings The configuration of the S series driver can be set by Touch Setting software or Smartkey Network software.(1) Set...
There are many considerations when designing an application that includes motion control. What type of motor to be used, how to select the correct drive for the motor, how to get feedback from the system, how to synchronize movements and get different parts of the...
The LED driver is one of the important components for the lighting tower.
The SPEC of each type of motor has some parameters such as maximum static torque and motor inertia. Each parameter has a certain relationship with load torque and load inertia. When selecting the motor, the moving condition requirements of the loading mechanism should...
The MSST5-S accepts a DC supply voltage from 24 to 48VDC. The MSST10-S accepts a DC supply voltage from 24 to 80VDC.
Introduction to DALI LED Driver Amplitude dimming is available for currents above 200mA, while it is PWM dimming for 0~200mA. The corresponding frequency is 3.6 kHz. Programming Methods About MOONS' Intelligent driver, two programming methods have been proposed...
https://youtu.be/ZarIuXoSXF0 KSS+MOONS' High-speed 4-axis pick and place unit provides linear motion of the XYZ axis, Z-axis rotation and vacuum function, achieve compact high-speed motion system design The system uses the following two main products: MOONS' TSM...
The mistakes we outline here have been corrected countless times by thousands of stepper motor users around the world. Avoid these mistakes with the presented solutions — and make your next application a successful one. By Eric Rice • National Marketing Director |...
DMX History "DMX" stands for "Digital Multiplex Signal". DMX was created in 1986 by an engineering commission for USITT (United States Institute for Theater Technology) as a way to control dimming channels on lights. In 1998, the ESTA (Entertainment Services and...
Figure 1. Communal Bridge with MOONS’ LED drivers, Russia Introduction There are two types of flickering with lights – visible flicker and invisible flicker. Obviously, visible flicker is the one our eyes can see, which is when the light output from a given source...
In addition to the motor body, the performance of the stepper motor is greatly affected by the driving method. The driving method of the stepping motor is divided into the full-step, the half-step, and the micro-step, etc. What do they mean? Here is the explanation...
In electronics, an LED circuit or LED driver is an electrical circuit used to power a light-emitting diode (LED). The LED power supply must provide sufficient current to light the LED at the required brightness, but...
MU260HXXXAQ1_CP Series Definitions of Ta and Tc Rated maximum ambient temperature Ta: The control gear standard IEC/EN 61347 contains no definition of Ta and its measurement for luminaire inbuilt control gear. For independent control gear, the luminaire standard...
The video introduces a 15 Watts, DALI constant current LED driver for you. The feature of this driver is that it can drive low-power lamp modules, such as 2.5 voltage lamp. Another feature is that the dimming level can reach 0.01% of the full range. This dimming depth...
A simple way to choose a stepper drive is to look for four things — voltage, current, microstepping, and maximum step pulse rate. Ensure that the drive can handle a wide range of current so that you can test the system at different voltage levels to fit your...
A decade ago the main focus of step motor manufacturers was to build a complete line of steppers that would satisfy a wide variety of motion control applications. Customers and the market as a whole looked at us as just the designers and manufacturers of various types...
MOONS’ offers compact step motors in NEMA sizes 8, 11 and 14 for applications with limited space including medical devices, 3D printers, analytical and medical instruments, multi-axes robotics and others.These lightweight and low-cost motors offer high torque up to 22...
Integration in motion control is a truism that we know. By integrated here, we mean that the controller is integrated into the motor and it is a fairly common practice these days. In fact, most manufacturers offer stepper or servo motors with some level of built-in...
Maybe you want to select one motor driver for your stepper motor, but don’t know how to choose. This article will help you to understand the whole thing. What is a Stepper Motor Driver? Before you choose a driver, it is good for you to know what actually the stepper...
Recently, we wrote some article about dimming protocol. As for dimming system, there are different lighting control systems that work well with LED lighting. The most commonly used systems in professional LED lighting are DALI, 0-10V, and DMX. Phase cut dimming is...
What is DALI? DALI (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface) is a transport mechanism and data protocol. DALI was developed jointly and the specification written by a number of leading manufacturers of lighting equipment. The standard protocol of DALI makes lighting...
Shanghai MOONS’ Automation Control Co., Ltd. is a professional Hi-Tech manufacturing organization producing Intelligent Control Systems, System Integration Technology, Drivers, and Communication Devices. Our quality systems and processes are ISO 9001, ISO 14001, BS...
According to the DALI protocol, the dimming curve can be divided into two categories. One is the logarithmic dimming curve and another is the linear dimming curve. Both of them within the range from 0% to 100% is divided into 255 levels (level 0 to level 254). The range from 0% to 100% is equally […]
In the past 10 years, LED chip technology has become increasingly developed. Some large semiconductor manufacturers are constantly pursuing LED chips with high luminous efficiency, and now they are able to produce small-volume and high-efficiency LED chips (lumen per...
At present, LED lights and accessories occupy more than 1/3 of the total lighting market, being especially popular in commercial applications due to the lower power consumption, longer lifespan, and environment-friendly. LED light requires a device that could control...
The Origin of LED Driver In the past, AC-DC power supplies that provided a regulated “constant-voltage” to LEDs were referred to as LED power supplies. Conventional AC-DC power supplies and DC-DC converters provide an output that is regulated to provide a...
The linear stepping motor is rotated by the magnetic rotor core through interaction with the pulsed electromagnetic field generated by the stator, and the rotary motion is converted into linear motion inside the motor by the screw and nut technology. The first introduction of linear stepper motors was in 1968. The following figure shows some […]
Spur gearboxes utilize gears with parallel input and output shafts. They can be single- or multiple-stage gears. Multiple output shafts are possible, and even a co-axial output can be implemented. The transmission of torque takes place via straight-cut (spur) or helical (dry fixed) gears. In most cases, the housings are made of aluminum in order to […]
The video introduces the basics of DMX dimming system include drivers’ type, lighting application, and dimming curves. For more information please visit https://www.moonsindustries.com/c/led-drivers-a11
The gearbox is a device that realizes the shifting effect by the meshing of the large and small gears and is widely used in industrial automation. Generally, a large gear is mounted on the low-speed shaft of the gearbox, and a small gear is mounted on the high-speed shaft, and the acceleration or deceleration can […]
UL Class 1 vs UL Class 2 UL Class 2 drivers comply with standard UL1310, meaning output is considered safe to contact and no major safety protection is required at the LED/luminaire level. There is no risk of fire or electric shock. These drivers operate using less than 60 volts in dry applications, 30 volts in […]
MOONS’ customized an integrated stepper motor package that offered a single motion control solution for an innovative conveyor system that saved on space, wiring, and cost over conventional motor and drive solutions. Capable of handling packages in a variety of configurations, the innovative conveyor system needed a motor and actuator assembly that could position as rapidly […]
Linear Actuators A linear actuator is an actuator that creates motion in a straight line, in contrast to the circular motion of a conventional electric motor. Linear actuators are used in machine tools and industrial machinery, in computer peripherals such as disk drives and printers, in valves and dampers, and in many other places where linear motion is required. Hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders inherently produce linear motion. Many other […]
The basic stepper motors are rotated by a magnetic rotor core that interacts with the pulsating stator electromagnetic field generated by the stator. The linear motors combine a screw and a nut to convert the rotary motion into a linear motion. The operation of power screws often seems simple. But making it appear easy is a […]
0-10V and 1-10V are analog protocols used for dimming lighting. Both systems use voltage levels to communicate with the driver. There is an article about 0(1)-10V dimming drivers. In this article, we are discussing the difference between 0-10V and 1-10V. Difference between 0-10V and 1-10V 1-10V is a current sink system. This means that the dimmer does […]
Operation MOONS’ linear stepper motors are available with 2-coil bipolar windings, bipolar windings motors typically have 4 leads. Bipolar motors have a single winding per phase. The current in a winding needs to be reversed in order to reverse a magnetic pole, so the driving circuit must be more complicated, typically with an H-bridge (an H bridge is an electronic […]
All power supplies have to be equipped with various protections which do not only protect them from failures but also protect the system that is powered by them. Sometimes they are listed on specifications. What do they mean and how exactly does those help improve your LED drivers? Here some explanation about protection. OVP (Overvoltage […]
MOONS’ has introduced a new series of stepper drives that support a range of industrial Ethernet and Fieldbus network protocols including EtherCAT, EtherNet/IP, CANopen, Modbus, Ethernet and RS-485, as well as a proprietary Serial Command Language (SCL) for efficient network communications over Ethernet (UDP or TCP) and RS-485. By accepting high-level commands via a network connection, STF Stepper Drives provide system […]
To upgrade machine performance or solve stalling problems, manufacturers often redesign motors with greater torque to reach greater accelerations for proper operations. Retrofitting a stepper motor, however, is time-consuming and expensive event, as it requires machining new mounting brackets and increasing the drive size and power supplies. PowerPlus Hybrid Stepper Motors from MOONS’ Industries eliminate the hassles […]
1. What is 0-10V? In dynamic lighting control applications, “0-10” describes the use of an analog controller to adjust the voltage in a 2-wire bus connecting the controller to one or more LED drivers equipped with a 0-10VDC dimming input. That is one of the earliest and simplest electronic lighting control signaling systems; simply put, […]
Actuators can be classified into two types based on their motion. Two primary actuator types are rotary and linear. Rotary actuators will turn something a number of degrees in a circle – it might be a limited number or an infinite number. Linear actuators, in essence, move something along a straight line, usually back and […]
As a compact linear actuator, linear stepper motors are often used to realize linear motion or linear reciprocating motion. The main principle is through the screws and nuts meshing, adopting some method to prevent screws and nuts relative rotation, to achieve the linear movement of the mechanism. The purpose of this paper is to introduce […]
With the application of servo motors, stepper motors, intelligent motors and ball screws in machine tool and automation, flexible couplings are widely used as a device to transfer torque and protect motors and lead screws. However, most people do not know how to apply the coupling. Cases of unreasonable selection and the incorrect installation often occur, resulting in more and more […]
Integration in motion control is a truism that we know. By integrated here, we mean that a range of components are integrated into the motor. In fact, most manufacturers offer stepper or servo motors with some level of built-in controls. Such systems are often dubbed integrated motors. As for what exactly is integrated, there can be a range […]
MOONS’ has released new Add On Instructions (AOI) for Rockwell Automation’s RSLogix 5000 software to better control industrial devices and motion control components over EtherNet/IP networks. The new Add On Instructions increase the capabilities of MOONS’ drives and integrated motors within the RSLogix 5000 environment, supporting a faster and easier integration into PLC projects. Most […]
The Basic of Smart Lighting System ——DALI Dimming System Speaker: Jiaqi Chen, General Manager, MOONS’ Japan Today I will introduce the basic construction of the DALI Lighting System. The system consists of LED drivers, lighting fixtures, controllers, dimmers and computers. However, the architecture lighting system in a real project is more complicated than this basic […]
Linear stepper motors are offered with a variety of lead-screws, which are designated by their lead. Lead is the distance the nut travels when the lead-screw turns one revolution. For a linear stepper motor, larger leads will make the nut move faster, but with less force. To determine the linear travel per step divide the screw […]
Step motor life is usually determined by the life of the bearings. Bearings are often specified to give an “L10” life (outside the USA, it may be referred to as “B10” life.) This is the life at which ten percent of the bearings in that application can be expected to have failed due to classical fatigue […]
• 2 Phase Motors A typical driving pattern for a two coil bipolar stepper motor would be: A+ B+ A- B-. I.e. drive coil A with positive current, then remove current from coil A; then drive coil B with positive current, then remove current from coil B; then drive coil A with negative current, then […]
One of the biggest problems Engineers face while designing ever-smaller devices is making things move. As the size of equipment decreases, the demand for smaller motors increase. However, oftentimes small enough motors simply don’t exist, and if they do, they do not provide enough torque or speed to be useful in the application. Often, the […]
Stepper motors have more advantages of simple structure, easy to control, high safety, low cost, high torque, etc. As a high performance digitized electrical component, stepper motors are widely used in different types of open-loop control systems. However, stepper...
In specification of LED drivers or dimmers we usually see a keyword “Dimming curves”. That means how LED drivers set electrical parameter output in response to control signal input. Actually, the driver translates that signal to an electrical current that powers the LED. And then we can perceive the light brightness from the lamp. To […]
AC Input Voltage – The nominal range on the power supply label as approved by the safety agency is always 10% less than the usable input voltage range. For example, a switching power supply with a nominal 100 to 240VAC has an actual range of 90 to 264VAC. Our datasheet shows the usable voltage range; the label […]
Welcome to this guide to choosing a MOONS’ LED driver for your lighting application. This guide contains 1. Introduction of LED driver type and its application range. 2. The basic factors to consider when choosing an LED driver. 3. How to purchase a suitable LED driver on MOONS’ official website with your requirements.Unlike the industrial switching power supply, LED […]
1.1 What is Power Factor? Power factor (pf) is defined as the ratio of the real power (P) to apparent power (S), or the cosine (for pure sine wave for both current and voltage) that represents the phase angle between the current and voltage waveforms (see Figure 1). The power factor can vary between 0 […]
1. DALI History Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) is a protocol for digital lighting control that enables the easy installation of robust, scalable and flexible lighting networks. Today DALI is the most common used digital protocol for light. And DALI protocol is maintained by Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA), a global consortium of lighting companies […]
XYZ Gantry Demo Submitted by on Thu, 2018-10-25 16:29 The XYZ gantry demo features 4 sets of Step-Servo drives and motors running coordinated motion in three axes. There are two motor and drive sets on the X and X’ axes, one on the Y axis, and a fourth on the Z axis. The synchronized motion […]
Multi-Axis Pick-and-Place Demo Submitted on Thu, 2018-10-25 16:31 The multi-axis pick-and-place demo includes 9 axes of motion and highlights our capabilities in a number of ways. The demo includes at least one type of motor from each of our four primary product categories: Step-Servo motors, stepper motors, servo motors, and BLDC motors. The 9 axes of […]
AGV Drive Assembly Demo The AGV drive assembly demo highlights one of the solutions we have created specifically for mobile robots and AGVs. The assembly shown in the video is for a traction drive wheel and consists of an integrated servo motor, planetary gear-head, and drive wheel mounted directly to the gear-head’s output flange. Integrated […]
Encapsulation Technology From MOONS’ Offers Many Advantages Ideal for Security Cameras In addition to all the advantages of normal step motors, these new encapsulated motors can help achieve a breakthrough in miniaturization of security cameras. Small step motors are a core component in security camera systems. With MOONS’ encapsulation technology, the 36mm diameter motor is now available with […]
MOONS’ PowerPlus technology provides 25% to 40% more torque across the entire speed range of the motor. The increased torque is a result of higher motor efficiency, and is available without increasing the drive voltage or current. Typical Applications: Machine Upgrades: Changing existing machines to PowerPlus motors can be a quick path to new models with improved performance. Because […]
provides customers perfect solution for applications of low noise requirement.
MDX is the first integrated servo of MOONS’, it can support CANopen, RS485 communication. MDX is compact and its length reduces about 20% compared with traditional servo motor. MDX has two different protection class which is IP20 and IP65 and it could be used with gearbox. MDX is widely used in Packaging, Logistics, Weighing system, […]
Today, we bring MOONS’ Stepper Motor and MOONS’ micro-step driver. SR4-Plus drive features advanced micro-stepping performance and sophisticated current control with anti-resonance. Anti-resonance electronically damps motor and system resonances, which improves motor smoothness and torque over a wide speed range. Each SR4-Plus step motor drive operates in either Step & Direction or Pulse/Pulse control mode. Selecting between these […]
An AC waveform can be identified on the DC output of a LED Drivers, which is shown in there are two AC components, also known as Ripple and Noise (R&N) on the DC output. The first one, coming from sine wave rectification, is at a low frequency which is 2 times of the input frequency; […]
1. Parameters of Dimmable LED Drivers Figure1. TRIAC Dimming (From de.wikipedia) As long as we mentioned dimmable LED driver, someone will have a deep impassion on filament lamps dim, also known as phase cut dimming or TRIAC dimming. The system relies on reducing the voltage that reaches the LED fixture, typically by ‘chopping-out’ parts of […]
PID SYSTEM MODIFICATIONS An important aspect of motion control is system optimization and loop time modification. When a system’s response needs to be modified due to irregular or undesired behavior, the correct change can be difficult to find. Either the system PID times need to be adjusted with timely code review and modification, or the line count (resolution) can be adjusted. With […]
MOONS’ intelligent, programmable LED drivers are designed for high performance and commercial applications. Previous high profile installations include the Eiffel Tower lighting. On the evenings of September 13th and 14th, the Eiffel Tower was set for a completely unique lighting show to celebrate the 160th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and France. This sound […]
With the development of science and technology, automation has been applied more and more in industry. When designing automation equipment, various factors must be considered, including production line layout, installation environment, easy maintenance, transmission accuracy, wiring configuration, control system, etc. This means that it takes a lot of time to select motors and other mechanical […]
Exhibits： Step-Servo：RS/SS/SSDC series Step-Servo System，TSM/TXM series Integrated Step-Servo Motors； Servo：M2 EtherCAT/M2DC series Servo System，MDX series Integrated Servo Motors； Stepper：SR/SRAC series Pulse Control Stepper Drives，ST/STAC series Intelligent Stepper Drives，STF series Field Bus Control Stepper Drives，STM/SWM series Integrated Stepper Motors and various types of stepper motors; Brushless DC:BLD series Brushless DC System, BLX series Brushless DC Servo […]
MOONS’ exhibited intelligent LED drivers at Tokyo Big Sight lighting fair in 2018.
MOONS’ Motion Control Products & System includes stepper motors and drives, BLDC motors and drives, servo motors and drives, integrated intelligent stepper motor servo systems, intelligent motor drives with built-in controller.
From this video you can see how MOONS’ LED drivers making life colorful and beautiful. Since 2005, MOONS’ has been actively involved in developing, engineering and manufacturing LED drivers. Products have been applied to various outdoor or indoor application areas already … Now you can enjoy spectacular lighting case show with MOONS’ LED drivers.
MOONS’ MS08HY series is a compact size HB step motor specifically designed to be applied in small precision instruments. Continuous investment in product research, and advanced electromagnetic simulation has allowed MOONS’ to optimize its performance. As a result the new MS08HY series motor is a compact, high efficient, high performance step motor. This design also allows for more mounting and connection […]
Hello, every one. We are here in the MOONS’ Lab, and pleased to introduce our newly designed Non-captive linear stepper motors. We call it our LNSM series, it is a patented, external Anti-backlash nut type. This nut design provides high repeatability and excellent concentricity, it is easy to maintain and easy to replace the nuts. And there are different […]
View: An intuitive leap forward in nut design for linear stepper motorsapplications, constant force technology utilizes a constant force spring to apply a uniform pressure to the nut at all stages of themotion profile.
RS series Step-Servo Motors are specifically designed to be paired with RS series Step-Servo Drives to create motor and drive combinations that outperform traditional step motor systems. By servo algorithms control stepper motor, now this video can help you learn more how to RS series wiring.
View Touch Setting Tool(NFC) at https://www.moonsindustries.com/series/led-driver-accessories-a1103 All MOONS’ S Series #Intelligent (0-10V, #DALI, #DMX) #Driver can be programmed through NFC function. Such as dimming solution, output current value, minimum dimming level, dimming curve.The video will show you how to using NFC function.
View: https://www.moonsindustries.com/p/nem… One customer who bought MOONS’ nema 17 stepper motor fit for CR10 3D printer. He said that MOONS’ stepper motor is excellent.
Change fixture’s color temperature and intensity with 2 DALI type 6 addresses respectively. One address is used to dim color temperature while another address dim the intensity.
1. DALI Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) is a two-line bi-directional serial digital communication protocol. Each device is assigned a unique static address in the numeric range 0 to 63, making possible up to 64 devices in a basic system. Addresses may be arbitrarily assigned and devices need not be mapped to contiguous addresses (gaps […]
• Basic Structure • Operating Principles In response to each individual control pulse and direction signal, the drive applies power to the motor windings to cause the rotor to take a step forward, a step in reverse, or hold in position. For example, in a 1.8 degree two phase step motor: When both phases are energized with DC current, […]
MOONS’ offers several families of hybrid step motors with a different number of phases and step angles. Each has a combination of advantages that are better suited to specific applications. • 2 Phase – 1.8 degree step angle This is the most popular step motor. It has a great combination of torque, speed and accuracy. Due to […]
These step motors from MOONS’ include a number of improvements for even greater performance and value: • Many refinements that increase torque by an average of 20% • Complete range of sizes: 8, 11, 14, 16, 17, 23, 24, 34, 42 • Size 17 and larger 2 phase motors are UL recognized • 0.9 degree 2 […]
• Load Calculations • Speed-Torque Characteristics The dynamic torque curve is an important aspect of stepping motor’s output performance. The followings are some keyword explanations. A. Working frequency point express the stepping motors rotational speed versus the drive pulse rate. n = q * Hz / (360 * D) n: rev/sec Hz: the frequency value or the driver […]
A stepper motor is an electromechanical device which converts electrical pulses into discrete mechanical movements. The shaft of a stepper motor rotates in discrete step increments when electrical command pulses are applied to it in the proper sequence. Stepper motors are the easiest devices for precise positioning control. They are wildly being used in various application for position […]
MOONS’ is a leading manufacturer of motion control, we’re focus on key components of motion control, intelligent LED lighting control and industrial equipment management. We have cooperated with more than 30 international leading companies worldwide and provided them creative solutions and high quality products which are efficient, energy saving and environmental.
Lighting has a profound effect on the human society. It’s more than just how we see. It also affects how we feel and how we function. MOONS’ tunable white solutions are designed to help maximize the influence of lighting on your daily life. There are different lighting control systems that work well with LED lighting. The […]
Extruder is used in FDM or FFF technology 3D printer, which is known to everybody involved in 3D printing. Extruder stepper motor is responsible for feeding filament and controlling the movement of filament to melt in hot end and then coming out the hot end’s nozzle a thin thread of melted plastic. Stepper motor can […]