Author Archives: Motionlink News

Our new offices

As we’ve just updated the site to include information on a new range of closed-loop stepper motors from Fastech, we thought we’d use the opportunity to also let you know last year we moved most of our operations to new premises, Weston Farm Barn in Weston. The full address is: Motionlink Ltd Weston Farm Barn,… Read More »

EtherCat or Ethernet, a guide

Galil Motion Control recently produced a short guide to whether it is best to use Ethernet or EtherCAT for controlling your system. As Galil’s UK distributor, we are pleased to make it available both as a PDF (304KB) for download and as a page in our own tutorials section. This section also includes descriptions of… Read More »

Galil’s new DMC EtherCAT Master – 16 Axis Beta

Motionlink is proud to be the distributor for Galil Motion Control’s latest generation of digital motion controllers, the DMC-52xx0 EtherCAT Master Controllers. The range includes the DMC-52020, DMC-52040, DMC-52080 and DMC-52160. The DMC-52xx0 EtherCAT Master is Galil Motion Control’s first 8+ axis motion controller. The DMC-52xx0 is a pure EtherCAT controller capable of controlling up… Read More »

Our new brochure

We recently published a new compact brochure that includes examples of the custom motion systems design in which we specialise, as well as more information on our partners. This does not replace the original catalogue, which still has in-depth technical specifications, but is rather designed to complement it, showing systems we have created for applications… Read More »

The new Galil DMC-42×0

Galil have released a new high-end motion controller to their range and we have already successfully installed multiple systems using it, including a motion system using all eight available axes of servo control of the DMC-4280. The Galil DMC-42×0 series is part of the Accelera range of intelligent motion controllers and is available and supported… Read More »