The Value of Digital Motor Speed Control

Digital motor speed controls (‘digital controls’) are for the purposes of this discussion microprocessor based, user configurable speed controls for DC permanent magnet (DCPM) motors or digital speed potentiometers¹ for use with AC VFD’s.  The digital concept was developed in the mid-80’s to solve a customer need for accurate, repeatable speed control of a pizza oven chain conveyor.  These products have evolved over the years into powerful intelligent platforms for controlling and monitoring the speed of one or more motors in a wide variety of applications.

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2 Responses to The Value of Digital Motor Speed Control

  1. Eric Anderson March 25, 2016 at 11:21 am #

    Hi Mark,

    Very informative thanks!

  2. Mark Lewis March 25, 2016 at 11:49 am #

    Thank you!

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