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PMDX-137 Power Prep Module

Model PMDX-137

Power Prep Module
for CNC Motor Drivers

 
 

Picture of PMDX-137-8020 module for use up to 80 Volts DC at up 20 Amperes.
Click on image for larger view. The PMDX-137-5020 looks almost exactly the same. 

The PMDX-137 is a power preparation module for use with CNC motor drivers

  • Offered in 80 volt and 50 volt versions
  • Supplies up to 20 Amperes of filtered, unregulated DC when connected to a suitable input transformer
  • Includes electronic load "DUMP" to help prevent overvoltage when motors produce "back EMF" during rapid deceleration
  • Dump circuit provides rapid power off discharge of storage capacitors (under 5 seconds) for additional user safety
  • Provides connection for external "dump" resistor when needed for servo systems with significant amounts of returned energy from decelerating servo motors
  • Has multiple DC output terminals for easier wiring of multiple wires to drivers
  • Utilizes multiple filter capacitors in order to better handle ripple current heating effects
  • Utilizes heavy duty bridge rectifier mounted to a large heatsink
  • Indicators furnished for "DC Output ON" and back EMF "DUMP"
  • Ideal power source for our PMDX-132, 133, and 133 motherboards for Geckodrive stepper motor drivers
  • Can be used to power all models of Geckodrive stepper and servo motor drivers and also drivers from many other vendors
  • Has enough power capability to run 4 Geckodrive stepper motor drivers at full power
  • The PMDX-137 is a functional replacement for the obsolete PMDX-135. It is in a more compact mechanical form and will not directly mount to the same holes as a PMDX-135.

** Geckodrive, Inc. the maker of the Gecko motor drivers does not manufacture, sell, or provide techincal support for the PMDX-137.

Download the manual in PDF format here (revision 1.0, 122 KB, 24 Sept 2013).

The PMDX-137-8020 is priced at $119.00
and the PMDX-137-5020 is priced at $107.00

PMDX-137-8020 >> Power Prep Module, 80 volt, 20 ampere
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$119.00
PMDX-137-5020 >> Power Prep Module, 50 volt, 20 ampere
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$107.00

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