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Aurora DC Motor Speed Control

  • DC Speed Control for 12, 24, 48V Motors, Fans & Pumps

  •    Control via Isolated Inputs: 0-10VDC, 0-20mA, Potentiometer
  •    True 1.0 Form Factor: Motor Runs Quieter & Cooler
  •    Factory Customization for Orders as Low as 50 Pieces
Operation / Installation PDF

Aurora Datasheet

The Aurora is a compact, economical DC motor speed control designed for OEM applications in HVAC, electronic and industrial control markets. Aurora regulates DC motor speed from a control signal (0-5 VDC, 0-10 VDC, 0-20mA) or potentiometer. Voltage to the motor is varied using a buck control circuit that operates at a high frequency to achieve maximum power efficiency at minimum size.  Typical DC motor controller applications include: industrial machinery, conveyors, process equipment, fans and centrifugal pumps. 100% testing in an ISO 9001:2008 manufacturing facility ensures a robust, quality product for your DC motor control requirements.

Benefits of using Aurora DC motor controller include acoustical noise reduction, environmental (humidity, temperature or pressure) regulation, greater product reliability, improved safety and energy savings.

Specifications Features
  • » Power Source:
    • – 10 to 72 VDC
    • – 12 to 48 VAC, 50/60 Hz
  • » Current Rating: 6 Amps @ 55°C or less
  • » Nominal motor voltage of 12, 24 or 48VDC is jumper selectable. Note: Output voltage will not exceed supply voltage.
    • – with full 0-12/24/48 VDC control range. Note: DC supply voltage must exceed max. desired output voltage by at least 2.5 volts at full load. Contact factory for reduced voltage drop options.
  • » Filtered DC output provides a true 1.0 form factor providing important benefits:
    • – Motor runs quieter
    • – Motor runs cooler
    • – Allows high voltage power source to run low voltage motors without damage
  • » Cycle by cycle 8 Amp over current protection
  • » Input is fused at 10 Amps
  • » Operating temperature: -20°C to 55°C
  • » Storage temperature: -40°C to 125°C
  • » Weight: 8.3 oz. (236 grams)
  • » RoHS (6/6) compliant
  • » Soft start and current limiting at start up
  • » Full analog feedback for closed loop regulation
  • » High power efficiency, typically greater than 90%
  • » Full wave bridge rectification circuit, model ADC600-F
  • » Reverse polarity protection, model ADC602-F
  • » Off-Input allows start/stop without breaking AC lines
  • » DC motor control based on isolated control signal inputs:
    • – 0-20 mA control signal
    • – 0-5 VDC control signal
    • – 0-10 VDC control signal
    • – Remote potentiometer
  • » Special factory configuration option available to set:
    • – IR compensation
    • – Current limit
    • – Acceleration / Deceleration rates
    • – Min / Max speeds
  • » Mounting: PCB mount or DIN Rail mount
  • » Connections: Terminal Blocks
  • » Compatible with SmartFan TachScan Speed Alarms

Aurora DC Motor Speed Control Dimensions

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For CAD drawings, use the links in Additional Information below.

Aurora DC Motor Speed Control Part Numbers

Part Number Description
ADC600-F Aurora Controller for 12-48 VAC supply
ADC602-F Aurora Controller for 10-72VDC supply
DIN600-F Optional DIN Rail Mounting Kit (click for dimensions)

Additional Information

» Aurora Operation / Installation Datasheet (PDF)
» Aurora IGS CAD drawing (.igs)
» Price List (PDF)
» Click here for Questions or Comments

To talk to an Engineer or Service Representative, call (978) 486-4160 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST)

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