Technical Papers

EtherCAT operating modes

This paper discusses the modes of operation of an EtherCAT based control system. Selecting the right mode of operation is...

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Efficiency and Power in Servo Drives

This paper explains the origins of power losses in a servo drive. The concepts of switching, conduction and quiescent losses...

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Sizing a Shunt Resistor for Regenerative Braking

This paper discusses how to specify the shunt resistor used when a servo drive is in regenerative braking mode. The...

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Clarifying Current Values and Naming for Celera Motion’s Ingenia Servo Drives

This paper discusses how the output current of servo drives is specified. Standard industry terminology is explained. The paper concludes...

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Understanding Why Motor Phase Current is Different than Power Supply Current

This paper explains why the current in the windings of a servo drive is different than the DC bus supply...

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