VMC 30 Master Controller

VMC30 is a new-generation, general-purpose controller for electric vehicles that uses CANopen® for communications. With extensive I/O capabilities, this cost-effective solution provides OEM-programmable, extensible control for traction, steering, lifts, hydraulic valves, auxiliary equipment and other vehicle functions. This versatile master control is ideal for managing all the requirements of any modern electric vehicle—whether large or small, simple or complex.

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Features

  • Fully customizable by the OEM, using a powerful C++ application programming interface (API), to meet vehicle-specific requirements
  • Central control of steering, traction, lifts, hydraulic valves, joysticks, displays, remote controls, relays, gas pedals, sensors and more
  • IP65 protection prevents water entry and allows safe operation in adverse environments
  • Flexible I/O accommodates a large number and wide range of vehicle controls and sensors
  • PWM (pulse width modulated) outputs save energy and extend actuator life, providing adjustable pull-in and holding-current levels
  • Up to 10 power outputs with current feedback allow precise current-controlled operation of proportional hydraulic valves and other devices requiring variable current
  • Freewheeling diode, overload protection, short-circuit protection and open load detection
  • Wide operating voltage from 24 V to 80 V with built-in under-voltage, over-voltage and reverse polarity protection
  • Support for service, diagnostics and downloading of software using our Truck Service Tool
  • Integrated USB-port for low-cost service connection to the system
  • Can serve as the gateway to all components connected to the CANopen® network
  • Real-time clock with super cap backup
  • Wireless communication option for service, fleet management and other remote applications

Benfits

  • Vehicle master controller with software development kit for fast and reliable application programming
  • Firmware platform with core functions available for application programming of electric vehicles\
  • Program your application in C++ with assistance from different vehicle configuration examples
  • Fast startup with native support for Kollmorgen systems such as ACS/ACD drives, displays and auxiliary products
  • Easily extensible to accommodate future needs, such as wireless communications
  • Low total cost of ownership, with quick and easy configuration to meet specific application requirements, along with simple diagnostics and maintenance

 

Supply voltage, nominal

24 to 80 V

Supply voltage, min/max

16.8/104 V

Power consumption

Max 6 W

Communication

1 CAN, galvanic isolation.

Reversed polarity

The unit can withstand reversed polarity at 1.2 x nominal supply voltage.

I/O

Sensor supply, 12 (14) digital inputs, 16 power outputs, 11 (19) analog inputs, 10 current controlled power outputs (EHC version).

Connector

2(3) x AMP Seal 23-pin, USB type B.

Processor

Atmel ARM7.

Memory

256KB Flash, 32kB SRAM, 4KB EEPROM, 128 KB Data Flash.

Temperature, operating

-40 to +55°C

Temperature, storage

-40 to +70°C

Relative humidity, operating

Max 95%, non-condensing.

Relative humidity, storage

Max 95%

Protection class

IP65

Width x height x depth

125 x 50 x 195 mm.

Weight:

0.75 Kg.

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Americas:

Jennie Jones
501 Main Street, Radford, VA 24141
540-639-2495 x4113

Europe:

Niina Tasbas
+46 8 682 6457

China:

Amanda Lee
+86 21 61286413

Japan:

Michiyo Fujisaki
+81 3 5479 7705

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