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New AZ Series Drivers Available with DC Input and EtherCAT Communication

AC/DC Input Drivers with EtherNet/IP and EtherCAT Communications

Torrance, CA – March 10, 2020

Oriental Motor is pleased to announce the latest addition to the AZ Series family of single axis stored data drivers, which now includes AC and DC input. Both input types are available with EtherNet/IP or EtherCAT communication.

EtherNet/IP provides industrial users with the networking protocol needed to utilize standard Ethernet technology (IEEE 802.3 and TCP/IP) for factory automation applications. EtherCAT (Ethernet for Control Automation Technology) uses real-time Ethernet technology for outstanding performance, flexible topology and simple configuration. Both EtherNet/IP and EtherCAT communication protocols enables Industrial Internet of Things connectivity (IIoT) for connected devices.

These new expanded drivers offer additional flexibility to application design and configuration.

They key features of the new AZ Series EtherNet/IP and EtherCAT capable drivers are

  • Available with AC input (Single-Phase 100-120 VAC or Single / Three-Phase 200-240 VAC) or DC input (24/48 VDC)
  • Works with all AZ Series motors including linear and rotary actuators, compact actuators and grippers
  • Dedicated single axis driver with EtherNet/IP or EtherCAT communications
  • Built-in electromagnetic brake control for individual axis
  • EDS file for easy set up (specific to each driver)
  • AOI instruction set for easier program configuration (EtherNet/IP)
  • Support Software for Parameter Setting (free download)

To learn more about Oriental Motor’s new AZ Series drivers, contact the Technical Support group at 800-468-3982 or email,, or visit the web page at:


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