MESA ANYTHING I/O DAUGHTER CARDS

DIN RAIL CLIPS
din clip
DIN rail mounting hardware is available for all daughtercards with 3.7" hole spacing (this includes almost all daughter cards except the THCAD). Hardware consists of a pair of plastic DIN rail clips and aluminum mounting bar plus  3mm  threaded spacers and screws.  DIN rail clips are sold in sets of 2.



COMMON BLOCK
This common block is for convenient removable screw terminal plug commoning of power and ground connections. The common block uses standard spacing that matches most other Mesa daughter cards. 24 terminals are provided with each common blocksplit into 2 groups of 12 commoned pins. 3.5 mm pluggable screw terminal block are used for all connections.
Common block


50 PIN HEADER DAUGHTERCARDS
These daughtercards work with all FPGA cards having 50 pin headers, including the 4I34M, 4I38 PC/104 FPGA cards, the 4I65, 4I68, 4I69 PCI/104 FPGA cards, The 5I20, 5I22, 5I23, 5I24 PCI cards the 6I68/7I68 PCIE FPGA cards, and the 7I43, 7I61 USB/parallel FPGA cards.


7I33/7I33TA  Quad Analog servo interface

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    The 7I33, 7I33T and 7I33TA are a 4 axis analog servo interfaces intended for operation with MESAs Anything I/O cards in motion control applications. The 7I33 takes the PWM and direction signals from the Anythng I/O card and converts them to +- 10V analog output voltages for direct connection to analog input servo amplifiers.   The 7I33 also conditions the encoder input signals with input filters for TTL inputs or  RS-422 recievers for differential encoder inputs.  The controller connection is a 50 pin header that matches the pinout of the  Mesas Anything I/O cards.  Another 50 pin header is used for servo amp/encoder connections.   The -TA version uses 3.5 mm pluggable screw terminal plugs (included). (7I33TA shown)
7I33 MANUAL


7I34 Eight Channel RS-422/485 interface

    The 7I34 is a 8 channel RS-422 interface for Mesa s Anything I/O series of FPGA interface cards. The 7I34 has 87I34 picture independent receive and transmit channels. Each transmit channel has a independent drive enable for bus or 2 wire half duplex systems.  The controller connection is a 50 pin header that matches the pinout or the 4I34M, 4I38, 4I65,  4I68, 5I20, 5I22, 5I23, 7I43 and 7I60 Anything I/O cards. Another 50 pin header is used for RS-422 connections.   The 7I34 has an assembly option for receive only applications. This model (7I34-R) has 16 RS-422 inputs but no outputs .Another assembly option (7I34-485) replaces the drivers with RS-485 compatible chips.  The 7I34 can be used with an Anything I/O card for multiple channel RS-422 serial interfaces, encoder interfaces, and many other industrial applications.
  7I34 MANUAL


7I37/7I37TA Isolated I/O card7I37T picture

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    The 7I37 is an 8 output, 16 input isolated I/O card. The 7I37 provides 8 Isolated 48VDC 1A output drivers. All output drivers are low saturation voltage MOSFETS for low power dissipation. Each of the 8 output switches is isolated from the others, allowing high side, low side, push-pull and other output switch configurations. The 16 opto isolated inputs will operate with input voltages from 5 to 24 V. Reverse protection diodes are provided to allow use with AC inputs. The 7I37 is compatible with the 4I24M, 4I24H,  and all 50 pin connector Anything I/O cards.  The plain 7I37 has a 50 pin header for I/O, The -TA version includes 3.5mm pluggable screw terminals.
7I37 MANUAL 
 

7I37COM Isolated I/O card

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    The 7I37COM is a version of the 7I37 with  a common input reference and a common output power source. The 7I37COM can simplify I/O wiring when individually isolated inputs and outputs are not required. The 7I37COM has 16 isolated inputs and 8 isolated outputs like the standard 7I37 but the inputs share a common ground or minus input reference, and the outputs share a common power source. The outputs drive ground referred loads (so call PNP output type).
The 7I37COMs I/O specifications are the same as the standard 7I37 but the 7I37COM adds output freewheeling diodes. Due to the output power commoning, AC loads cannot be driven b y th e 7I37COM.


7I37COM MANUAL 
 

7I42/7I42TA Breakout/FPGA protection card

7I42 picture    The 7I42 is a breakout card for Mesa's 50 pin I/O FPGA cards. It is available with 50 pin .1" output connector (7I42)  or 3.5mm headers compatible with pluggable screw terminal blocks (7I42T and 7I42TA). In addition to providing a breakout function, the 7I42 protects the FPGA card from excessive input voltages and ESD. The 7I42 protects FPGA I/O from accidental contact from external voltages of +12 and -5V with built in diode clamps and 50 Ohm current limit resistors in series with all I/O pins. The 7I42 limits I/O pin bandwidth to approximately 10 MHz.  Phoenix compatible 3.5 mm pluggable screw terminals are supplied with the 7I42TA



7I42 MANUAL 


7I44 Eight Channel RS-422/485 interface/ RJ45 Breakout

    The 7I44 is a 8 channel RS-422 interface for Mesa s Anything I/O series of FPGA interface cards. The 7I44 has 87I44 picture independent receive and transmit channels. Each transmit channel has a independent drive enable for bus or 2 wire half duplex systems.  Serial I/O  connectors are RJ45 jacks allowing standard CAT5 cables to be used for high speed serial links. The 7I44 also supplies 5V power on the RJ 45 connectors. PTC devices limit maximum 5V current to 1A . The pinout used is compatible with Mesa's 3C20 motion controller and the 8I20, 8I21 serially connected amplifiers and all serially interfaced I/O cards.
  7I44 MANUAL



7I46 six Channel SPI breakout card

    The 7I46 is a six channel SPI breakout. It connects the 50 pin Anything I/O cable to six 10 conductor SPI cables. The 7I46 also7i46 picture supplies 5V power to remote SPI devices via the 10 conductor cables. Total power is limited to 3A. A built-in high side power switch disconnects SPI power when cable power is removed, preventing back powering the FPGA card when the PC is powered down.
  7I46 MANUAL

7I47 12 Channel motion oriented RS-422 interface

    7i47 pictureThe 7I47 is a 12 channel RS-422 interface for Mesa s Anything I/O series of FPGA interface cards. The 7I47 is designed for motion control applications, both for buffering FPGA outputs and for conditioning RS-422 inputs. A common usage of the 7I47 would be connecting up to 6 step+direction step drives to the 7I47s RS-422 outputs and up to 6 encoders (4 with index) to the 7I47's RS-422 inputs. The RS-422 outputs can be used as single ended outputs for driving ground or +5V referenced loads. When used as single ended outputs, the 7I47 outputs swing from 0 to 5V and will sink or source 20mA. 12 LEDS monitor encoder input status. The 7I47 can also supply 5V power to encoders. The controller connection is a 50 pin header that matches the pinout of Mesa'a Anything I/O cards.  All buffered I/O is terminated with 3.5 mm pluggable screw terminals (supplied)
7I47 MANUAL

7I47S 8/12 Channel motion oriented RS-422 interface with analog out

    7i47s pictureThe 7I47S is a 12 input, 8 output  RS-422 interface for Mesa s Anything I/O series of FPGA interface cards. The 7I47S is designed for motion control applications, both for buffering FPGA outputs and for conditioning RS-422 inputs. In addition the 7I47S has an isolated potentiometer type analog output. This analog output can be used for spindle speed control applications. Three opto isolated outputs are also available. One is intended for direction,  one for enable, and one for general purpose use.   The RS-422 outputs can be used as single ended outputs for driving ground or +5V referenced loads. When used as single ended outputs, the 7I47 outputs swing from 0 to 5V and will sink or source 20mA. 12 LEDS monitor encoder input status. The 7I47 can also supply 5V power to encoders.  The analog output range is determined by the user supplied analog reference. The analog output reference can be from 5 to 15 VDC.  The controller connection is a 50 pin header that matches the pinout of Mesa'a Anything I/O cards.  All buffered I/O is terminated with 3.5 mm pluggable screw terminals (supplied)


7I47S MANUAL

7I48  6 channel Analog servo interface

   7i48 picture The 7I48 is a 6 axis analog servo interface intended for operation with MESAs Anything I/O cards in motion control applications. The 7I48 takes complementary PWM signals from the Anythng I/O card and converts them to +- 10V analog output voltages for direct connection to analog input servo amplifiers. The 7I48 has 5 pole filters on each analog channel to eliminate output ripple at PWM frequencies down to 24 KHz.   The 7I48 also conditions the encoder input signals for TTL or RS-422  encoder inputs.  The controller connection is a 50 pin header that matches the pinout of the  Anything I/O cards. All analog and encoder I/O is terminated with pluggable 3.5 mm screw  terminals (supplied).


7I48 MANUAL


7I49  6 channel resolver interface

   7i49 picture The 7I49 is a 6 channel resolver interface with 6 additional +-10V analog outputs. The 7I49 is intended for applications that read standalone resolvers, as the 7I49 generates the resolver reference excitation. The 7I49 can be used with 1:1 and 1:2 transformation ratio resolvers.  The 7I49 has approximately 14 bits of resolution and 12 bits of absolute accuracy, The 7I49 FPGA interface module allows velocity  and absolute position readout from the host. The 7I49 has selectable excitation frequencies, from 2.5 KHz up to 10 KHz. Host position readout is updated at 256 times the excitation frequency to reduce aliasing when host sampling is not synchronous with the excitation frequency. Velocity resolution is approximately 1 RPM. The 7I49 uses a oversampling A-D followed by a tracking filter. Filter coefficients may be changed to trade off noise versus acceleration tracking ability. All resolver and analog I/O is via 3.5 MM pluggable screw terminal blocks. The 7I49 requires a single 5V power supply.

7I49 MANUAL

7I50  SPI I/O expander

   7i50 picture The 7I50 is a 24 I/O SPI expander for use with MESAs Anything I/O cards. The 7I50 has 24 bidirectional  logic level  I/O pins and connects to a SPI  interface. The 7I50 can use a TTL level SPI interface or differential SPI. One Anything I/O connector can drive six 7I50s for a total of 144 I/O points per FPGA card connector (the 7I46 SPI breakout is a convenient way to wire multiple 7I50s). SPI data rates up to 8 MHz are supported allowing a 4 uSec update cycle. The 7I50s I/O connector is a 50 pin header that matches the pinout of the Anything I/O card and is OPTO22 compatible. I/O pins are open drain and will swing to 5V.Outputs will sink 15 mA. A buiilt in watchdog sets all outputs to the inactive state if the 7I50 is not accessed with the proper code with in a selectable timeout interval.  I/O status LEDs are provided for all 24 I/O bits, and  SPI link status LEDs monitor SPI connection integrity.


7I50 MANUAL


7I52 6 Channel encoder 6 channel Serial RS-422 interface

    7i52 pictureThe 7I52 is a six channel RS-422 serial plus six channel encoder interface for Mesas Anything I/O series of FPGA interface cards. The 7I52 is designed for motion control applications. A common usage of the 7I52 would be connecting up to six serially interfaced drives to the 7I52s six full duplex RS-422 interfaces and  up to six encoders with index to the 7I52s encoder inputs. Two of the 7I52s serial links support RS-485. Encoder inputs can be TTL or differential on a per input basis. The 7I52 can also supply 5V power to encoders. A 7I52S version is available that replaces the six serial interfaces with 12 differential ouputs that can be used as  six differential step+ dir output pairs or PWM outputs or other output functions. The controller connection is a 50 pin header that matches the pinout of Mesa's Anything I/O cards.  All buffered I/O is terminated with 3.5 mm pluggable screw terminals (supplied)

7I52 MANUAL  7I52S MANUAL


7I53 12 Channel encoder 2 channel Serial RS-422 interface

    7i53 pictureThe 7I53 is a twelve channel encoder interface plus two channel RS-422 interface for Mesas Anything I/O series of FPGA interface cards. The 7I53 is designed for motion control and measurement applications. One of the 7I53s serial links support RS-485 operation. Encoder inputs can be TTL or differential on a per input basis. The 7I53 can also supply 5V power to encoders. The controller connection is a 50 pin header that matches the pinout of Mesa's Anything I/O cards.  All buffered I/O is terminated with 3.5 mm pluggable screw terminals (supplied)

7I53 MANUAL


7I65  Octal Analog servo interface

7i65 pictureThe 7I65 is a eight axis analog servo interface intended for operation with MESAs Anything I/O cards in motion control applications. The 7I65 has eight 16 bit DAC channels and eight TTL or differential encoder inputs.  In addition the 7I65 has eight 12 bit + sign A-D inputs, eight isolated motor enable outputs and four isolated digital inputs. Analog outputs have software selectable ranges that include -10V to +10V, -5V to +5V, 0V to +5V and 0V to +10V. Analog inputs also have software selectable ranges including -10V to +10V, -5V to +5V, -2.5V to +2.5V and 0V to +5V. Input and output ranges can be selected on a channel by channel basis. All 7I65 Analog I/O is galvanically isolated from system logic ground to prevent ground loops and digital noise from interfering with the analog signals.   A built in watchdog timer sets the analog outputs to 0V if the 7I65 has not been accessed within the settable watchdog timer interval. An on card EEPROM allows analog gain and offset values to be stored fo software controlled calibration. The 7I65  conditions the encoder input signals with input filters for TTL inputs or RS-422 recievers for differential encoder inputs.  The controller connection is a 50 pin header that matches the pin-out of the  Anything I/O cards.   3.5 mm screw terminal compatible plugs are used for motor and misc I/O. All pluggable screw terminal blocks are included with the 7I65.

7I65 MANUAL



REMOTE SERIAL DAUGHTERCARDS
These daughtercards use a robust RS-422 high speed serial link to simplify wiring. FPGA firmware hides the protocol details to allow simple real time access to multiple remote serial I/O points or analog I/O. These cards support real time operation with from 5 to 10 KHz update rates of all remote data, and expandability to more than 1000 I/O points. All serial daughtercards require a RS-422  interface daughtercard (or native RS-422 FPGA card) at the host FPGA end. Suitable daughtercards include the 7I44, 7I47, 7I52, 7I53 (50 pin daughtercard type) and the 7I74, 7I76, 7I77, 7I78, 7I85 (DB 25 daughtercard type) Compatible native RS-422 interfaced FPGA cards include the 5I21 and the 4I74.

Version 14 serial remote I/O card firmware
This is the latest firmware for the sserial daughtercards. This firmware contains enhancements, added modes and important bug fixes. All serial daughtercards with firmware earlier than R14 and 8I20 firmware earlier than R11 should be updated. This firmware set is for all serial remote I/O cards except the 7I64. This firmware also applies to the 7I76 and 7I77.
R14 FIRMWARE and SSERIAL UTILITIES

7I64 Isolated remote I/O card

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The 7I64 is an 24 output, 24 input isolated I/O card. The 7I64 provides 24 isolated 48VDC 2.5A output drivers. All output drivers are low saturation voltage MOSFETS for low power dissipation. Each of the 24 output switches is isolated from the others, allowing high side, low side, push-pull and other output switch configurations. A built in watchdog timer turns all outputs off if the 7I64 is not accessed within a selectable watchdog timeout interval. The 24 opto isolated inputs will operate with input voltages from 5 to 24 V. Reverse protection diodes are provided to allow use with AC inputs. The 7I64 has three host interface  methods, USB, Serial RS-422 and SPI. The 7I64 can be USB powered. The serial interface supports baud rates from 115.2 K baud to 2.5 M baud. The SPI interface is compatible with MESAs Anything I/O cards and support high speed real time I/O. A SPI breakout card (7I46) allows up to six 7I64s to connect to a single 50 pin Anything I/O connector. The SPI interface supports data rates to 8 Mbps so a full read/write of all 48 I/O bits takes approximately 4 uSec. The RS-422 interface at 2.5 MBaud is compatible with HostMot2s SSLBP smart serial interface which can support as many as 32 7I64 cards for a total of 1536 I/O points with real time update rates up to 5 KHz.

3.5 mm screw pluggable screw terminals are used for all isolated I/O.

7I64 MANUAL 

7I66 Isolated remote digital input and power driver card

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The 7I66 is a remote isolated digital I/O card. The 7I66 is available in two models, the 7I66-8 (8 output and 16 input) and 7I66-24 (24 output). The 7I66 inputs sense positive inputs relative to a common field ground. Input impedance is 22K Ohms and inputs can range from 5VDC to 32VDC. All I/O pins have LED status indicators. Outputs are sourcing type drivers capable of driving 2.5 A loads. The field I/O points are are galvanically isolated from the communications link. The 7I66 uses field power of 8VDC to 32VDC and sets its default input threshhold to 50% of field power supply voltage with 10% hysteresis. Inputs can be programmed to other thresholds and filtering can be added if desired. In addition to the being able to read digital on/off status of each input, all input pin voltages are readable with 8 bit resolution (7I66-8 only). The RS-422 interface at 2.5M Baud is compatible with HostMot2s SSLBP smart serial interface which can support as many as 32 7I66 cards  with real time update rates up to 10 KHz and cable lengths up to 100 feet.  3.5 mm screw pluggable screw terminals are used for all isolated I/O.

7I66 MANUAL

7I69 remote digital I/O card

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The 7I69 is a remote digital I/O card with 48 digital I/O bits. All I/O bits are 5V TTL compatible open collector type drivers with 15 mA sink capability per I/O pin.  When output pins are set high, they may be used as inputs. Each I/O pin has a 3.3K pullup for direct connection with switches, optosensors etc. I/O connectors are 50 pin headers with I/O module rack compatible pinouts. The pinout and drive capabilities make the 7I69 compatible with Opto22 I/O module racks. The pinout is also compatible with Mesas standard FPGA daughter cards allowing the 7I69 to drive up to 2 simple isolator daugter cards like the 7I37. A MPG option uses 8 input pins to provide high speed encoder counting.  The RS-422 interface at 2.5M Baud is compatible with HostMot2s SSLBP smart serial interface which can support as many as 32 7I69 cards for a total of 1536 I/O bits with real time update rates up to 10 KHz and cable lengths up to 100 feet.

7I69 MANUAL

7I70 Isolated remote digital input card

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The 7I70 is a remote isolated 48 input card. The 7I70 inputs sense positive inputs relative to a common field ground. Input impedance is 10K Ohms and input voltage can range from 5VDC to 32VDC. All inputs have LED status indicators. The input common field ground is galvanically isolated from the communications link. The 7I70 uses field power of 5VDC to 32VDC and sets its default input threshhold to 50% of field power supply voltage with 10% hysteresis for noise immunity. Inputs can be programmed to other thresholds and filtering can be added if desired. In addition to the being able to read digital on/off status of each input, all input pin voltages are readable with 8 bit resolution. The RS-422 interface at 2.5 MBaud is compatible with HostMot2s SSLBP smart serial interface which can support as many as 32 7I70 cards for a total of 1536 inputs with real time update rates up to 10 KHz. 3.5 mm screw pluggable screw terminals are used for all isolated I/O.

7I70 MANUAL 

7I71 Isolated remote power driver card

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The 7I71 is a remote isolated 48 output card. The 48 outputs are 5VDC to 28VDC sourcing drivers (common + field power) with  300 mA maximum current capability. All outputs have LED status indicators. Outputs have per output short circuit protection, overvoltage clamps and per driver chip thermal shutdown. The 7I71s outputs are suitable for driving relays, contactors, solenoids, and other medium power inductive or resistive loads. The outputs and field power are galvanically isolated from the communications link.  The RS-422 interface at 2.5 MBaud is compatible with HostMot2s SSLBP smart serial interface which can support as many as 32 7I71 cards for a total of 1536 outputs with real time update rates up to 10 KHz. 3.5 mm screw pluggable screw terminals are used for all isolated I/O.

7I71 MANUAL

7I72 Isolated remote power driver card

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The 7I72 is identical to the 7I71 except that is uses sinking type drivers. All other specifications are the same

7I72 MANUAL



7I73 Pendant/control panel interface

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The 7I73 is a remote real time pendant or control panel interface. The 7I73 uses a high speed real time RS-422 link for host communications and can support update rates up to 10K updates per second so there is no detectable delay or roughness in the control panel or pendant interface. The 7I73 supports up to four  50KHz encoder inputs for MPGs, 8 digital inputs and 6 digital outputs and up to a 64 Key keypad. If a smaller keypad is used, more digital  inputs and outputs become available. Up to eight 0.0V to 3.3V analog inputs are also provided. The 7I73 can drive a 4 line 20 character LCD for local DRO applications. Software contrast control is provided for the LCD. The 7I73 is powered by the same CAT6 cable that provides the data interface. Cable length can be up to 30 Meters. The RS-422 interface at 2.5 MBaud is compatible with HostMot2s SSLBP smart serial interface.

7I73 MANUAL



7I83 Analog output/ analog servo interface

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The 7I83 is remote isolated six channel +-10V analog output card intended for analog drive interfacing or other +-10V analog output applications. The analog outputs, drive enables and field power are galvanically isolated from the communications link. Analog outputs have 13 bit resolution and a 2.5 KHz bandwidth. In addition the six analog channels, the 7I83 has six isolated optocoupler outputs intended for individual drive enables The enable outputs are rated 50 mA and up to 100V. The 7I83 is powered by a single 8-35V power supply.   The RS-422 interface at 2.5 MBaud is compatible with HostMot2s SSLBP smart serial interface which can support as many as 32 7I83 cards for a total of 192 analog outputs with real time update rates up to 10 KHz.  3.5 mm screw pluggable screw terminals are used for all isolated I/O.

7I83 MANUAL

7I84 Isolated remote field I/O card

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The 7I84 is a remote isolated 32 input and 16 output digital I/O card. The 16 outputs are 5VDC to 28VDC sourcing drivers  with  300 mA maximum current capability. Outputs have per output short circuit protection, overvoltage clamps and per driver chip thermal shutdown. The 7I84s outputs are suitable for driving relays, contactors, solenoids, and other medium power inductive or resistive loads. The 7I84 uses field power of 5VDC to 28VDC and sets its default input threshhold to 50% of field power supply voltage with 10% hysteresis for noise immunity. Inputs can be programmed to other thresholds and filtering can be added if desired. In addition to the being able to read digital on/off status of each input,  four input pin voltages are readable with 8 bit resolution.  Two MPG encoder inputs are provided as an option on four  field inputs. Field voltage can be split so that each half of the 7I84 uses a different voltage source for the outputs and reference voltage for the inputs, allowing mixed voltage I/O support. The inputs, outputs, and field power are galvanically isolated from the communications link.  The RS-422 interface at 2.5 MBaud is compatible with HostMot2s SSLBP smart serial interface which can support as many as 32 7I84 cards for a total of 1024 inputs and 512 outputs with real time update rates up to 10 KHz. 3.5 mm screw pluggable screw terminals are used for all isolated I/O.

7I84 MANUAL


7I87 Remote isolated Analog input card

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The 7I87 is remote isolated eight channel +-10V analog input card. All channels have 12 bit resolution and selectable averaging. All inputs are galvanically isolated from the communication and remote power. A buffered A-D reference voltage is provided for ratiometric applications. All  inputs have 100K input impedance (+-.1%) and are protected from input overloads of up to 100V. Three optocoupler outputs are available.   The RS-422 interface at 2.5 MBaud is compatible with HostMot2s SSLBP smart serial interface which can support as many as 32 7I87 cards for a total of 256 analog inputs with real time update rates up to 10 KHz.  3.5 mm screw pluggable screw terminals are used for all isolated I/O.

7I87 MANUAL

DB25 DAUGHTERCARDS
These daughtercards work with the 5I25, 5I26 PCI FPGA cards,  6I25, 6I26 PCIE FPGA cards and the 7I80DB Ethernet FPGA card. These daughtercards can also be used with 50 pin FPGA cards with a cable adapter (HDDBADPT)

HD-DB ADAPTER
    The HD-DB is an adapter that allows the use of 25 pin daughtercHD-DB pictureards with 50 pin FPGA cards. For example the HD-DB will allow the use of a 7I77 with a 5I20, 5I22, or 5I23 etc FPGA card. The 7 unused FPGA I/O pins are brought out to a terminal block for easy access.



 
7I74 Eight Channel RS-422/485 interface/ RJ45 Breakout    
The 7I74 is a 8 channel RS-422 interface for
Mesa's 25 pin I/O FPGA cards.  The 7I74 has 87I74 picture independent receive and transmit channels. One transmit channel has a independent drive enable for bus or 2 wire half duplex systems.  Serial I/O  connectors are RJ45 jacks allowing standard CAT5 cables to be used for high speed serial links. The 7I74 also supplies 5V power on the RJ 45 connectors. PTC devices limit maximum 5V current to 1A . The pinout used is compatible with Mesa's 3C20 motion controller and the 8I20, 8I21 serially connected amplifiers and all serial interfaced I/O cards.
7I74 MANUAL



7I75  Breakout/FPGA protection card

7I75 picture    The 7I75 is a breakout card for Mesa's 25 pin I/O FPGA cards.  In addition to providing a breakout function, the 7I75 protects the FPGA card from excessive input voltages and ESD. The 7I75 protects FPGA I/O from accidental contact from external voltages of +12 and -5V with built in diode clamps and 50 Ohm current limit resistors in series with all I/O pins. The 7I75 limits I/O pin bandwidth to approximately 10 MHz.  Phoenix compatible 3.5 mm pluggable screw terminals are supplied with the 7I75










7I75 MANUAL



7I76 STEP/IO  Step&dir plus I/O daughtercard7I76 picture
The 7I76 is daughtercard/breakout board  for use with MESA's 25 pin I/O FPGA cards like the 5I25. The 7I76 is designed for interfacing  up to 5 Axis of step &dir step motor or servo motor drives and also provides a spindle encoder interface, isolated analog spindle speed control and 48 isolated I/O points for general purpose field I/O use. All step and direction outputs are buffered 5V signals that can drive 24 mA.  All outputs support differential  mode to reduce  susceptibility to noise. An isolated analog spindle voltage with direction and enable outputs is provided for spindle control as is a single spindle encoder channel with TTL or differential inputs. 48 points of isolated field I/O are provided for general control use including limit switch and control panel inputs, coolant enable and tool changer control outputs.  Isolated I/O includes 32 sinking inputs and 16 sourcing outputs. Inputs can sense 5V to 32V signals and the outputs can switch 5V through 28V signals.  Maximum output load is 300 mA. Outputs are short circuit protected. In addition to the being able to read digital on/off status of each input,  four input pin voltages are readable with 8 bit resolution, and  two MPG encoder inputs are provided as an option on four  field inputs. Field I/O is powered by an isolated 10-32V field power source. One  RS-422 interface is provided for I/O expansion via a serial I/O daughtercard.  All field wiring is terminated in pluggable 3.5 mm screw terminal blocks.
7I76 MANUAL

7I77 Analog servo interface plus I/O daughtercard7I77 picture
The 7I77 is daughtercard/breakout board  for use with MESA's 25 pin I/O FPGA cards like the 5I25. The 7I77 is designed for interfacing  up to 6 Axis of analog servo motor drives and also provides 48 isolated I/O points for general purpose field I/O use. Six +-10V analog outputs and six encoder inputs (all with index) are provided for servo interfacing. Six floating drive enable outputs allow control of active high or active low drive enables.  Encoder inputs can be individually set for differential or single ended mode. 48 points of isolated field I/O are provided for general control use including limit switch and control panel inputs, coolant enable and tool changer control outputs.  Isolated I/O includes 32 sinking inputs and 16 sourcing outputs. Inputs can sense 5V to 32V signals and the outputs can switch 5V through 28V signals.  Maximum output load is 300 mA. Outputs are short circuit protected. In addition to the being able to read digital on/off status of each input,  four input pin voltages are readable with 8 bit resolution, and  two MPG encoder inputs are provided as an option on four  field inputs. Field I/O is powered by an isolated 10-32V field power source. One  RS-422 interface is provided for I/O expansion via a serial I/O daughtercard.  All field wiring is terminated in pluggable 3.5 mm screw terminal blocks.
7I77 MANUAL

7I77ISOL 7I77 galvanic isolator
The 7I77ISOL is galvanic isolation card that electrically isolates and rebuffers signals from the FPGA controller card. The 7I77ISOL is useful in cases where severe electrical noise or ground loop problems exist or where longer cable runs are used between the FPGA card and the 7I77.
7I77ISOL MANUAL

7I77 isolator




7I78 Step&dir daughtercard

7I78 picture    The 7I78 daughtercard/breakout board  for use with MESA's 25 pin I/O FPGA cards like the 5I25. The 7I78 is designed for interfacing  up to 4 Axis of step &dir step motor or servo motor drives and also provides a spindle encoder interface, and an isolated analog spindle control. All step and direction outputs are buffered 5V signals that can drive 24 mA.  All outputs support differential  mode to reduce  susceptibility to noise.   One  RS-422 interface is provided for I/O expansion via a serial I/O daughtercard.  All field wiring is terminated in pluggable 3.5 mm screw terminal blocks.

7I78 MANUAL





7I85 4 Channel encoder 5 channel Serial RS-422 interface

    7i52 pictureThe 7I85 is a five channel RS-422 serial plus four channel encoder interface for Mesas Anything I/O series of FPGA interface cards. The 7I85 is designed for motion control applications. A common usage of the 7I85 would be connecting up to four serially interfaced drives to four of the 7I85s five full duplex RS-422 interfaces and  up to four encoders with index to the 7I85s encoder inputs.  Encoder inputs can be TTL or differential on a per input basis. The 7I85 can also supply 5V power to encoders. A 7I85S version is available that replaces four of the serial interfaces with 8 differential ouputs that can be used as  four differential step+ dir output pairs or PWM outputs or other output functions. The controller connection is a DB25 connector that matches the pinout of Mesa's 25 pin Anything I/O cards.  All buffered I/O is terminated with 3.5 mm pluggable screw terminals (supplied)






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MISC DAUGHTERCARDS
Daughtercards with other interfaces

THCAD  High isolation A-D accessory

THCAD pictureThe THCAD is a frequency to voltage converter type A-D designed for high  noise environments like plasma voltage monitoring for torch height controls. The THCAD is available in two voltage ranges, 0-10V and 0-300V.  When used for plasma voltage monitoring, the 10V version requires an external high voltage resistor. The advantage of the 10V THCAD and external resistor is that the resistor can be selected  to work with high-frequency start torches. The 300V version of the THCAD has all input divider resistor on board and can connect directly to the plasma voltage of touch start type torches only. The THCAD has a frequency output range of approximately 100 KHz to 1 MHz. This can be counted directly by our FPGA cards for conversion to voltage value. The frequency output can optionally be divided by 32, 64 or 128 if the output must be counted in software. Frequency and reference frequency outputs are available. Both outputs are differential for high noise immunity.  The A-D has galvanically isolated inputs (2500V common mode isolation). The 10V model can withstand a 500V input  overload indefinately. The 300V model can withstand a 2500V input overload indefinately. Being a frequency to voltage type A-D, resolution is sample rate dependent and approximately 10 bits at a 1 KHz sample rate and 12 bits at a 250 Hz sample rate. The THCAD is normally used in unipolar mode but can be jumpered for bipolar mode for non-plasma applications.  The THCAD requires 5V at 150 mA for operation. Pluggable screw terminal blocks are provided for all connections.

THCAD MANUAL



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