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1010 Axis Control Cards



Axis Card

Specs: Axis Card

Axis Card

Specs: Axis Control

Axis Card

Specs: Spindle Control

Axis Card

Specs: Axis Control

Axis Card

Specs: Spindle Control

Axis Card

Specs: Axis Control


Fadal 1010 Axis Controller

 ALL Versions with the latest board revisions

Three Purchase Options:

- NEW (when available)
- REMANUFACTURED, off the shelf exchange
- REPAIR, best savings with fast turnaround

1010 Axis Controller Board
    - For XYZAB and Spindle control - Software Eproms and Jumpers configure axis
- The 1010-6 is configurable for all combinations
    - For all other dash numbers, the Spindle card is not the same as the XYZAB cards
    - One Year Warranty
    - Tested and Warranty by ITS

Software Policy: We do not sell or distribute Fadal copyrighted software. Boards such as the 1400 CPU board and the 1010 Axis controller board requires Fadal copyrighted software. It is best to retain and use your original Eproms and avoid introducing software compatibility issues. Contact a Fadal authorized Eprom supplier, they provide Eprom upgrade exchanges, usually for free.

About the Axis Controller:
The Fadal CNC Control uses one 1010 board for controlling each axis in a machine. The axis controller boards receive input position, direction and speed commands from the CPU via 1030 board then outputs commands to the axis amplifier. The amplifier rotates the axis motor and the resolver or encoder provides position information back to the 1010 controller board. The axis controller then uses this information to adjust the outputs to the amplifier to maintain the commanded speed and position. The Axis Controller boards are the same for each axis except for the jumper configuration  on the board and the EPROMs change from linear travel (X, Y, & Z) to rotary travel (A & B). The jumpers determine the axis, the travel and the direction of rotation for the specific axis. It is very important that the jumpers are set correctly.

The Axis Controller boards store and use the ball screw compensation, amplifier signal gain and position offset information. The position offset information is used for cold start position, for DC machine this would be zero unless glass scale option and for AC servo motors using either the encode or linear glass scales feedback.
There have been several versions of the Axis Controller board:
  • 1010-1 has one program EPROM and one Tab EPROM (ball screw pitch error compensation)
  • 1010-4 has two program EPROMs U7 & U10 and compensation, gain & offset are stored in EPROM
  • 1010-5 has two program EPROMs U15 & U18 and compensation, gain & offset are stored in EEPROM
  • 1010-6 has two program EPROMs U15 & U18 and compensation, gain & offset are stored in EEPROM

Each version of the Axis Controller board requires its own software. The –5 & -6 versions use the same software.

The connections for the axis controller boards are:
  J1 – Signal 2 output
  J2 – Resolver signal input,
  J3 – not used
  J5 – Encoder input
  J6 – Optional scale input.
Not all of these connections are used on each machine.

Special configurations:
Servo Coolant option – uses an axis controller board with special program EPROMs. If no rotary table is installed, this board can be installed in either slot 12 or 13. With an A-axis installed the servo coolant must be in slot 12. If an A & B axis are installed, a Servo Coolant option CANNOT be added.
Tri-Tech Head option – both Axis Controllers in slot 12 & 13 are configured as A-axis and SETP parameter is set. Two pallets each with an A-axis option - both Axis Controllers in slot 12 & 13 are configured as A-axis and special software is installed.

True Knowledge and Experience you can Trust:

Experience - Always Your Best Choice:
Having been involved in the original design and production of the CNC88 hardware and software, we truly understand these boards; to the component level and the requirements for properly repairing and testing of all the boards we offer. With over 18 years of production testing and repairing the CNC88 boards, there is none better experienced or equipped than ITS.
Independent Technology Service Inc. (ITS), the original PCB board house for Fadal, has been testing and repairing production boards, since 1991.

 On your board, chances are you'll see the stamp already on it!

Before You Buy - Ask how the board was tested!
One simple question can save you a lot of frustration, wasted time and money when servicing a problematic machine. The common "repair" method today for others selling boards is to put a used board in a machine and see if it fails. It cannot be considered a "good board" just because the control doesn't fault. Most of the time there is no history of the board, no record of past performance (problems).
In fact, without proper testing, chances are you will be getting other unknown board problems when installing used, untested boards; wasting even more of your time and money!

Testing That Is Unsurpassed!
We are the only ones who can properly test and repair CNC88 boards!  It requires component level testing to verify that each and every component is performing to original specifications.

The Best And Only Way - In Circuit and Functional Testing:
The testing of electric circuits to determine and locate any of the following circuit conditions:
  (1) an open circuit.
  (2) a short circuit with another conductor in the same circuit.
  (3) a ground, which is a short circuit between a conductor and ground.
  (4) leakage (a high-resistance path across a portion of the circuit, to another circuit, or to ground).
  (5) a cross (a short circuit or leakage between conductors of different circuits).
  (6) a marginal or failed component(s).

The simple fact is that proper circuit testing for complex systems requires extensive automatic testing equipment to determine the failures defined above as well as many other quantities required to insure the board is working correctly.

CNC Board Replacement Options:
 1- New or Remanufactured exchanges are available for immediate shipping, requires core exchange.  A core refund is issued when we receive the bad PCB board.  The core return board must be in a state that is repairable not damaged.

 2- We will repair your board, for about 1/2 the cost of exchange replacement!  Rush repairs are available on most boards.




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