SPARK MAX Brushless and Brushed DC Motor Controller

$75.00 – $90.00

The SPARK MAX is the brushless version of SPARK Motor Controller family. Building on the robust foundation of the original, SPARK MAX incorporates advanced brushed and brushless DC motor control in...Read More

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The SPARK MAX is the brushless version of SPARK Motor Controller family. Building on the robust foundation of the original, SPARK MAX incorporates advanced brushed and brushless DC motor control in a small and easy-to-use package with PWM, CAN, and USB connectivity.

Never before has an FRC motor controller featured a built-in USB interface for configuration and control. Users can test prototypes and tune parameters without needing the full control system. SPARK MAX is a true all-in-one controller that will push the envelope for teams.

Features:
  • Brushed and Sensored-brushless Motor Control: Drive brushless and brushed motors!
  • Interfaces: 
    • PWM, CAN, USB: Drive the controller with PWM or CAN and configure the controller from your computer.
  • USB Configuration and Control
    • USB type C connector
    • Rapid configuration with a PC
    • Save/Load Configurations
    • Realistic prototyping using the actual control parameters
  • Smart Control Modes
    • Closed-Loop Control
    • Follower Mode
  • Data Port
    • Analog Input
    • Limit Switch Input
    • Quadrature Encoder Input with Index
  • Brushless DC Sensor Connector
    • 3-phase Hall Sensors
    • Motor Temperature Sensor
  • Compatible with the Following Motors:
    • NEO Brushless Motor
    • NEO 550 Brushless Motor
    • CIM Motors
    • Redline Motors

Included Components with SPARK MAX:

  • 1 - JST to PWM Cable for PWM Control
  • 1 - JST to CAN Cable for CAN Control
  • 1 - USB Type C to USB A Cable for controller configuration
  • 1 - Data Port Cover to keep debris and dust out while not in use

Included Components with SPARK MAX Control Bundle:

  • Brushless Powerpole Kit (am-4268)
    • 18 - PP45 Contacts
    • 8 - Red Housings
    • 8 - Black Housings
    • 2 - White Housings

Specifications

  • Connector Type: JST-PH 4 Pin for CAN or PWM,USB Type C for Other Functions,JST-PH 6 Pin for Encoder,10-Pin Data Port for Limit Switch and Other Functions
  • Current: 60 Amps Continuous,100 Amps Peak
  • Frequency: 50-200 Hz Input,20 kHz Output
  • Gauge: 12 AWG
  • Pulse Range: 500μs - 2500μs
  • Voltage: 12 Volts DC Nominal,5.5 Volts - 24 Volts Operational
  • Weight: 0.25 lbs

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