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APOSS® win – Axis Positioning and Synchronization IDE

High Level Language Programming Tool optimized for Motion Control:
APOSS IDE · APOSS Command Groups · APOSS Path-Editor

MasterMACS EtherCAT Drive

High Performance Motion Control Module for the control of intelligent drives and synchronization of axes:
MasterMACS

MiniMACS

Low-cost controller for positioning and synchronization 1 to 3 axis:
MiniMACS

MACS5 Multi-Axis Motion Control Modules

Open Interfaces: CANopen, EtherCAT, POWERLINK, Ethernet, USB:
MACS5

MACS5-Compact

Multi-Axis Controller for Positioning and Synchronization of up to 3 axes:
MACS5-Compact

MACS5 Multi-Axis Motion Control Modules with integrated power stages

Open Interfaces: CANopen, EtherCAT, POWERLINK, Ethernet, USB:
MACS5-AMP1 · MACS5-AMP2 · MACS5-AMP3-Lite · MACS5-AMP3X · MACS5-OEM

MACS4 Multi-Axis-Control Unit with integrated Servo-Amplifiers

for highly accurate positioning with incremental encoders & glass scales:
MACS4-DC3

6-Axis Compact Control Unit with integrated Amplifiers

Low cost Control for Positioning Tasks of small DC drives of 1 – 100W:
MACS4-DC6

1-, 2- and 3-Axis Compact Control Unit

for Positioning and Synchronization without License Fees:
MACS4-DSP

MACS3 Single and Multi-Axis Control

for Positioning and Synchronization:
MACS3

DSA-E2 - The High-Power Line of Servo Amplifiers

Standardized, Digital, Compact, Powerful:
DSA-E2-60/25

DSA-E4 und DSA-45-Servo - Slim Size CANopen Servo Amplifier!

Amplifiers for (almost) every application:
DSA-E4, DSA-45-Servo / DSA-45-Servo HC

CIO-OEM-12-4

CANopen I/O module: Comverter and I/O module for OEM application.
CIO-OEM-12-4

USB-Mini-Counter

Encoder interface for up to three SinCos / incremental encoders
USB-Mini-Counter

USB/CAN-Stick 2 Miniaturized USB/CAN-Gateway with switchable integrated bus termination

For data exchange between PC and MACS controls or CIO modules:
USB/CAN-Stick 2 with switchable bus termination [sorry, data sheet is in German]

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APOSS V6.12.240

AInstall-2018.09.12-6.12.240.exe/35MB
Version 6.12.240 from 2018-09-12
Current APOSS release version. Development system [Win'7/Win'8/Win'10] for APOSS programs and all zub motion controls. This version is stable and may be used for all existing development and all existing zub motion controls.

APOSS V6.11.278

AInstall-2016.02.26-6.11.278.exe/29MB
Version 6.11.278 from 2016-02-26
APOSS development system [Win'XP/Win'7/Win'8/Win'10] for APOSS programs and all zub motion controls. This version is stable and may be used for all existing development and all existing zub motion controls.

APOSS V6.11.169

AInstall-2015.01.14-6.11.169-LastVista.exe/34MB
Version 6.11.169 from 2015-01-14
Last APOSS version that supports Windows Vista. Development system [Win'XP/Vista/Win'7/Win'8] for APOSS programs and zub motion controls. This (or a later) APOSS version must be installed when MACS5 is used.

APOSS V6.09.xxx

AInstall-2013.03.14-6.09.102.exe/23MB
Version 6.09.102 from 2013-03-14
Last APOSS version of the V6.9xxx generation MACS4 and older controller generations. Development system [Win'XP/Vista/Win'7] for APOSS programs and zub motion controls, inclusive 64Bit USB driver. This software cannot be used with MACS5 or newer controllers. Please use APOSS release 6.11 or newer for MACS5.

APOSS V6.08.xxx

AInstall-2011.03.30-6.08.516.exe/23MB
Version 6.08.516 from 2011-03-30
APOSS PC software for MACS4 and older controller generations. Development system [Win2000/NT/XP/Vista]. for APOSS programs and zub motion controls, inclusive updated compiler. Last version with integrated driver for CAN/LPT interface converter. This software cannot be used with MACS5 or newer controllers. Please use APOSS release 6.11 or newer for MACS5.

APOSS V6.07.xxx

AInstall-2006.12.07-6.07.64.exe/9MB
Version 6.07.64 from 2006-12-07
APOSS PC software for MACS4 and older zub controller generations. Development system [Win2000/NT/XP] for APOSS programs and zub motion controls. This software cannot be used with MACS5 or newer controllers. Please use APOSS release 6.11 or newer for MACS5.

APOSS V6.05.xxx

AInstall-2003.11.13-6.05.5-LastWin9598.exe/4MB
Version 6.5.5 from 2003-11-13
APOSS PC software for MACS4 and older controller generations. Development system [Win95/98/2000/NT/XP] for APOSS programs and zub motion controls. This software cannot be used with MACS5 or newer controllers. Please use APOSS release 6.11 or newer for MACS5.

SDO-Monitor

SDOMonInstall-2009.08.24-4.08.exe/752kB
Version 4.08 from 2009-08-24
ool for reading, recording and modification of internal system and process information usable for all MACS controls.
Note: The tool requires the installation of the APOSS software version 6.5.4 onwards!

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Drive Positioning & Synchronizing

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Motion Control News– There is no drive challenge that can't be solved
– controller modules specifically for drive positioning and synchronization
– Applications in robotics
– zub standarts
– MasterMACS
– MiniMACS
– MACS5-AMP1
– MACS5-AMP2
– MACS5-AMP3
– MACS5 and MACS5-Compact

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FOC Field oriented controlDrive control: The software makes the difference
FOC software kernel for frequency converters and asynchronous motors
FOC in use by frequency converters of a crane
FOC proven in different test series
FOC Test cases: Slack rope / Hoisted rope / 2 x Nominal load at low speed
FOC Test case: Velocity change at nominal load
FOC software kernel for servo amplifiers of brushless motors / for power stages of stepper motors
Going one level higher: Fully featured motion control software kernel
Telling the drive what to do: APOSS - Programming language
APOSS sample: Positioning / APOSS sample: Synchronization
Choice of modules / On the way to your successful product

Controllers for Drive Positioning and Drive Snyhronization

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Overview Controllers for Drive Positioning and Drive SyncrhonizationModules for Drive Positioning and Drive Synchronization serve as
CANopen- and EtherCAT-Slaves/-Masters in plants & machines or fit
perfectly as an intelligent standalone control solution for compact devices.

zub Controls: A Wide Range of Applications!
Storage, Positioning, Feeding, Labeling,
Winding, Dosing, Path Control, …

 

 

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Perforation by a rotating cylinder

APOSS Motion Control Commands

Overwiew of all APOSS Commands, classified in command groups, issue 11/2015

APOSS User Manual

>> Introduction
What is APOSS?, What’s New in APOSS 6.10, Legal information, and Content.
>> Getting Started
Safety Tips and Requirements, … , Installing the APOSS-IDE, Wiring the Controller, Starting and Exiting APOSS, Connecting to the Controller, Setting of Parameters, Setting of Parameters, Connecting and Checking Encoder, Execute a Test Program.
>> APOSS User Interface
User Interface: APOSS Windwow, Keyboard and Mouse Functions, File Menu, Edit, Development, Controller, Tools, Settings, … , Debugging Programs.
>> APOSS Tools
CAM-Editor, Array Editor, and Oscilloscope.
>> Motion Control Topics
Optimizing the PID Controller, CAM, CAM Box, and Jerk Limitation.
>> Programming with APOSS
Introduction, Preprocessor, APOSS Command Groups, and Command Reference.
>> Parameter Reference
Basics, Parameter Overview, Axis Parameters in Detail, Global Parameters in Detail.
>> Error Reference
Overview APOSS error messages, Error Reference, and APOSS Software Messages.
>> Technical Reference
Special Features, product specific, Array Structure of CAM Profiles, New Curve Types, Illustrations.

Subject Manuals and Instructions

>> Communication Reference
Communication Reference and ASCII commands (used via serial port of the controller).
>> CAM Control
Samples with the most important parameter settings with and without marker correction and slave synchronization with marker and a sample of a CAM box.
>> ZBMOC Library
The ZBMOC Library offers a collection of simple to use functions for Configuration, Control, and Supervising of zub control units in production environment. Every of the required functions can be accessed by your Windows application program. The commucatin library offers a uniform programming API to the zub controls, independent of the used interfaces and bus systems.

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Controls

MACS5: Quick Hardware Reference: Connectors & Wiring [V1.0 - 13/03/22]
MACS3: Installation Manual and Hardware Reference [V2.3 - 13/04/02]
MK1-100: Manual for the installation and hardware reference [V1.3 - 13/04/02]

I/O Modules

CAN bus baud rate configuration for CIO modules and DSA amplifiers. [V1.0 - 10/10/12]
CIO-A3/A4: German manual

Servo Amplifiers

DSA Error Codes: Error codes overview of the DSA servo amplifier family [V1.0 - 07/10/12]
DSA-E2-60/25: German manual
DSA-E4-60/8 and DSA-E4-60/14: German manuals

Miscellaneous

CAN/LPT-Konverter: German manual: "Anleitung zur Windows’2000/XP Konfiguration" [V1.0 - 12.01.06]
Manufacturers Declaration according to the EC Machines Directives 89/392/EEC, Appendix II B [V1.1 - 13/04/02]
VLT5000 Manufacturers Declaration according to the EC Directives 89/336/EEC [V1.0 - 04/08/02]

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TeamViewer Customer Module

We use Teamviewer for training as well for remote maintenance and diagnosis. Please download this free software and take advantage of our specialists.
[V7.x - 12/04/25]

Downlaod Teamviewer

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