Aerotech U1C-SM-A-40 Unidex 1 Motion Controller

Aerotech U1C-SM-A-40 Unidex 1 Motion Controller

This Aerotech U1C-SM-A-40 Unidex 1 Motion Controller is used and in excellent condition.


• Low Power Panel/Desktop Mount
• Translator Part Number: DM6006
• Stepping Motor Part Number: 300SM
• Input Power: 115/230-240 V, 50/60 Hz, 1 A

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Aerotech Unidex 1 Micro-Stepping Driver

  • Microprocessor-Based Motion Controller
  • Capacity to Store Approximately 545 1-Axis Moves
  • Stores up to 99 Randomly Accessable Programs


The Aerotech Unidex 1 Micro-Stepping Driver is a microprocessor-based motion controller most applicable for low and medium power programmable positioning. A variety of models are available, providing adaptability to a wide range of applications. The Unidex 1 is packaged in three configurations: a low-power panel/desktop mount, a high-power panel mount, and a low-power 6U Euro Cardtrack mount.

The Unidex 1 may receive control from four sources: user-supplied host computer, optional TFX Hand Held Programming Terminal, optional Thumbwheel Programmer (TP), or the optional Thumbwheel Indexer (TI).

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ResolutionStandard: 0.09 (4000 steps/rev); Optional: 1.8 to 0.0072 (200 to 50,000 steps/rev)
Accuracy± 5 arc min. typical unloaded, bidirectional
Repeatability± 5 arc min. typical unloaded, unidirectional
Hysteresis3 arc min. unloaded, bidirectional
Position Range± 1,999,999,999 counts (range with standard resolution. No limit in free run mode.)
Speed Range0.00025 to 108 rev/sec (0.015 to 6500 rpm)
Acceleration Ramp50 to 6500 msec
Acceleration ProfileLinear, parabolic (selectable)
Positioning ModesAbsolute, incremental (programmable)
Programs Storable99 randomly-accessible Memory (user) 6KB standard, 14KB extended; battery-backed
ModesSet-up, auto, immediate, block run, edit, remote, hold, free run
BranchingConditional, interrupt, and program initiated GOTO and GOSUB
Subroutine NestingUp to 8 levels
Other FeaturesAuto boot; software travel limits
CommunicationSerial RS-232-C (defaults: 9600 boad, 7 data bits, 1 stop bit, even parity)
Up to 30 Unidex 1s daisy-chainable on one RS-232 line
+5 VDC@30mA to power remote programming terminal 9-pin, female, type-D
Discrete Inputs4 programmable, optically isolated
1 set-up, function select
2 external clock and direction
1 feed hold function select, optically isolated
2 CW, CCW limits, optically isolated
Discrete Outputs4 programmable, optically isolated
1 fault, optically isolated
ControlBuffered inputs for CW, CCW limits, Marker (used with H option), encoder
Indicators7 LEDs, front panel, indicate status and help in diagnosis
Operating Temp0 to 50°C
Storage Temp-30 to 85°C
Humidity0 to 95%, non-condensing
Power Input
AC Power115 VAC (nom.), 50/60 Hz, 1000 VA (max.), single-phase. Optional 230 VAC (nom.) 50 Hz, or 100 VAC (nom.), 50 Hz

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Manuals, Datasheets, Drivers, Links

Aerotech Unidex 1 Manual (pdf) 
Link to Aerotech Website 

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