Article: Trinamic”s open-source reference design ”speeds development of end-of-arm tooling”

Hardware, Open Manufacturing

Trinamic”s open-source reference design ”speeds development of end-of-arm tooling”

Now part of Maxim Integrated Products, has introduced an open-source, fully integrated reference design that it says simplifies the development of industrial robotic end-of-arm tooling (EoAT).

The TMCM-1617-GRIP-REF reference design integrates hardware-based field-oriented control (FOC) and three communication ports to ‘shrink the design size of electronic robotic grippers by three times, while reducing development time by half”, according to the company.

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Article: Trinamic TMCM-0960-MotionPy Python powered open-source single board computer

Hardware, Open Manufacturing, Open Source

Article: Trinamic TMCM-0960-MotionPy Python powered open-source single board computer

Python enthusiasts, hobbyists and developers may be interested in a new Trinamic TMCM-0960-MotionPy open source single board computer which can be powered by Python. The TMCM-0960-MotionPy board comes with several communication interface options such as CAN, RS485, UART, and separate GPIO headers and supports a supply voltage range of +6 to  +50V.

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