Highest speed in the industry and high torque in a compact lightweight body*1
*1 Middle and high inertia types only *2 MHMF200 W *3 MSMD200 W
Enhanced position detecting resolution enables smoother and more precise positioning.
*4 Incremental encoder
Swifter, smarter and easier to use
High-speed response, high-precision positioning for quick and accurate movement
Our proprietary algorithm in addition to upgraded CPU and other hardware realized further high-speed response. Furthermore, high-precision positioning is achieved by automatically eliminating micro vibrations and machine oscillation caused by the resonance.
Easy and quick setting, shortening conventional settling time by approx. 64%*1.
Newly developed fit gain function substantially reduces adjustment time. Adaptive notch filter and various gains can be automatically set and adjusted.
*1 Comparison with conventional product A5Ⅱ family
Realized 3.2 kHz frequency response to improve productivity.
Realizes 3.2 kHz frequency response. At 139% that of conventional models*1, it enables hjgh-speed operation and improves productivity.
*1 Comparison with conventional product A5Ⅱ family
Reduced maintenance work and trouble.
Lineup of motors protected by high dust-proof, high heat-resistant oil seal (With protective lip)
Motors protected by a highly dust-proof, oil-tight oil seal (with protection lip) have been added to the lineup of motor products equipped with oil seals of conventional specifications. The oil seals of this type of motor are made of a material of higher heat resistance. You can select appropriate motor type according to your application environment such as dusty, powdery or gear connection necessity. ● Oil-seals (with protective lip) are not available for MSMF motors with flange size 80 mm or smaller. ● MQMF and MHMF motors with flange size of 80 mm or smaller provided with oils seals (with protective lip) are not mounting-compatible with A5 Family models.
■Applicable oil seals
With oil seal
With oil seal(with protective lip)
80 mm or less
Mage of nitrile rubber (NBR)
Made of fluororubber
Not mounting-compatible with A5 family products
100 mm or more
Mounting-compatible with A5 family products
IP67 enclosure rating (Motors with flange size of 80 mm or smaller are order-made products)
Direct-mount connectors are used for the motor power supply and encoder input and output to improve sealing performance of the motor to IP67. ● IP67-compatible motors with flange size of 80 mm or smaller are order-made products. ● For environmental conditions of applications, refer to Motor Specification Description.
What is IP?
An international standard that specifies the degree of dustproof and waterproof performance. (IP:Ingress Protection)
Protection level against dust
Protected against solid objects over 50 mm in diameter.
Protected against solid objects over 12.5 mm in diameter.
Protected against solid objects over 2.5 mm in diameter.
Protected against solid objects over 1.0 mm in diameter.
Dust-proof type: Protected against dust penetration. Continues normal operation even if penetrated by a small quantity of dust.
Dust-tight type: Totally protected against dust penetration.
Protection level against water penetration
Protected against vertically falling drops of water or condensation.
Protected against falling drops of water, if the case is inclined no more than 15° off vertical.
Protected against water sprays of water from any direction, even if the case is inclined no more than 60° off vertical.
Protected against water splashed from any direction.
Protected against direct low pressure water jets from any direction. Limited penetration permitted.
Protected against direct high pressure water jets from any direction. Limited penetration permitted.
Protected against water penetration when inmersed in water for the specified period of time and under the specified pressure.
Protected against water penetration when inmersed in water for long, continuous periods of time.
With parameter settings, you can select dynamic braking, which shorts servomotor windings U, V and W at Servo-OFF, during positive direction/ negative direction, and during power shutdown and tripping of the circuit breaker for over travel inhibition. •The desired action sequence can be set up to accommodate your machine requirements.
Inrush current preventive function
This driver is equipped with a rush current preventive resistor to prevent the circuit breaker from shutting off the power supply as a result of inrush current occurring at power-on.
Using the front panel or by connecting a PC, you can restore the parameters to the factory settings.
Supports full-closed loop control. The A6SF series accommodates a command input of 8 Mpps and feedback output of 4 Mpps, enabling high-resolution, high-speed operation. Supports the industry's leading positioning resolution commands (pulse-train commands). ●The A6SE and A6SG series do not support full-closed loop control. ●Applicable scale: AB-phase feedback scale (general purpose product) and serial feedback scale (dedicated to Panasonic format product)
Manual/Auto notch filter
Equipped with auto-setting notch filters for greater convenience. Now there is no need to measure troublesome vibration frequencies. Our notch filters automatically detect vibration and provide simple auto-setting. These notch filters greatly reduce noise and vibration caused by equipment resonance and respond quickly. The A6 family is equipped with 5 notch filters with frequencies settable from 50 Hz to 5000 Hz. Depth can be individually adjusted within this range. (Two of the filters share automatic settings.)
Manual/Auto damping filter
Equipped with a damping filter that is automatically set through the setup support software. This filter removes the natural vibration frequency component from the command input, greatly reducing vibration of the axis when stopping. The number of filters for simultaneous use has been increased to three from the conventional two filters. (Two from one in the two-degree-of-freedom-control mode.) The adaptive frequency has also been significantly expanded from 0.5 Hz to 300 Hz.
Adaptive load control
Adaptive load control automatically sets the best suitable gain table in response to fluctuations in inertia caused by changes in workload, thus keeping machines operating stably at all times.
Regenerative energy discharge
A regenerative resistor is used to discharge regenerative energy, which is the energy generated when stopping a load with a large moment of inertia or when using this unit in vertical operation. This energy is returned to the driver from the motor. ● Frame A, and frame B model drivers do not contain a regenerative resistor. Optional regenerative resisters are recommended. ● Frame C to frame F model drivers contain one regenerative resistor; however, adding an optional regenerative resistor provides additional regeneration capability.
Friction torque compensation
This function reduces the effect of machine related friction and improves responsiveness. Three kinds of friction compensation can be set: unbalanced load compensation, which sets an offset torque that is constantly applied; kinetic friction compensation, which changes direction in response to the direction of movement; and viscous friction compensation, which changes according to the speed command.
A 3-step gain switch is available in addition to the normal gain switch.This chooses appropriate gain tunings at both stopping and running. The 3-step gain switch gives you choices of 3 different tunings for normal running, stopping for faster positioning and at stopping. The right gaining tunings achieve lower vibration and quicker positioning time of your application.
Inertia ratio conversion
You can adjust right inertia ratio by Inertia ratio conversion input (J-SEL) of interface. When you have significant load inertia changes, it can adjust unbalanced speed and position gain turning combination. lt ends up quicker response of your system.
Input/output signal assignment
You can use the parameters to arbitrarily allocate the universal 10 inputs and 6 outputs. (Inputs can be selected as either A contacts or B contacts). The Panaterm setup software provides an exclusive screen for a more simplified setup.
Torque limiter switching
These can be used for applications such as simplified pressure, tension control, and sensor-less homing.
Multifunctional software for quick adjustment support
PANATERM set-up support software
The PANATERM set-up support software, with many added features. The PANATERM assists users in setting parameters, monitoring control conditions, setup support, and analyzing mechanical operation data on the PC screen, when installed in a commercially available personal computer, and connected to the MINAS A6 Family through the USB interface. Choose either English, Japanese, Chinese, Korean-language display.
IEC : International Electrotechnical Commission E N : Europaischen Normen EMC : Electromagnetic Compatibility U L : Underwriters Laboratories CSA : Canadian Standards Association
Pursuant to the directive 2004/108/EC, article 9(2) Panasonic Testing Centre Panasonic Service Europe, a division of Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, F.R. Germany
● When export this product, follow statutory provisions of the destination country. ＊1 A6SE and A6SG series doesn't correspond to the functional safety standard. ＊2 Information related to the Korea Radio Law This servo driver is a Class A commercial broadcasting radio wave generator not designed for home use. The user and dealer should be aware of this fact.