Performance Motion Devices

1 Technology Park Drive
Westford, MA 01886

About Performance Motion Devices

Performance Motion Devices’ technology controls more than six million motors worldwide. We provide reliable multi-axis motion solutions and unparalleled technical support such as; motor set-up and tuning, motion board design, electrical schematic review and custom software/hardware development services. Performance Motion Devices offer a full line of intelligent ICs, modules, digital drives, and boards, plus easy-to-use software which will bring your system to life quickly. Our intuitive development tools and common motion architecture make design, development, and validation of your motion system fast, predictable and low-risk.

Our products are core components of FDA-, CE-, and 510K-approved laboratory systems manufactured by companies around the globe. When you need reliable performance, faster time-to-market and long-term availability Performance Motion Devices is your motion partner.

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Products by Performance Motion Devices

By Performance Motion Devices

The Juno® Family of ICs provides advanced velocity and torque control for Brushless DC, DC Brush, and step motors, as well as electromechanical actuators. Available as a single, one-axis IC, Juno ICs provide full four-quadrant motion control, direct quadrature encoder input, profile generation,... Read more »

By Performance Motion Devices

Atlas® Digital Amplifiers are compact single-axis amplifiers that provide high-performance torque control for Brushless DC, DC Brush, and Step motors. They are packaged in a compact, solderable module and are ideal for use in positioning motion control, velocity control, and precision force... Read more »

By Performance Motion Devices

Prodigy® Motion Control Boards provide high performance board-level motion control for scientific, automation, industrial, and robotic applications. Available in PC/104, standalone, and standalone with built-in amplifiers (machine controller) configurations, these boards support Brushless DC,... Read more »

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Content by Performance Motion Devices

 Motion Control Goes Small

 Motion Control Goes Small

Motion Control Goes Small

By Performance Motion Devices

Machine designers are increasingly asked to build systems that take up less space, operate on less power, and run with higher performance. Thankfully motion controls are answering the call with new motors, new sensors, and new architectures. Read on to learn about the latest developments as...
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Techniques That Improve Your Equipment Performance

Techniques That Improve Your Equipment Performance

Techniques That Improve Your Equipment Performance

By Performance Motion Devices

TENSIONING – GEARING - CAMMING - In this article we will review three widely used motion control techniques: web tension control, proportional material spacing, and CAM-based synchronized profiling.
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Digital Current Loop Significantly Quiets Step Motor Noise

Digital Current Loop Significantly Quiets Step Motor Noise

Digital Current Loop Significantly Quiets Step Motor Noise

By Performance Motion Devices

Conventional step “current chopper” drives result in a large amount of step motor noise, needless motor heating, and consume more current. A digital current loop will result in significantly quieter and lower temperature motor operation which is beneficial in many applications. This article...
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