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A New Way to Customize, Configure, and Order Compact Drive Systems Webinar

Do you need a precise and powerful microdrive – one that is customized for a specific application and ready for shipment in 11 working days or less? This step-by-step presentation describes how to configure and combine DC motors with gearheads and sensors – quickly, easily, and according to your exact requirements.

Date: September 10, 2013
Time: 11 AM EDT (8 AM PDT / 5:00 PM CEST)
Duration: 1 hour
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In this presentation from maxon motor, attendees will discover a simple, on-line procedure for configuring a high-precision microdrive system ideal for almost any application, from aerospace to medical to robotics. Key to this capability is the company's DCX motor line. Known for high power density, a patented ironless rotor, and quiet operation, maxon DCX motors ensure a highly dynamic drive in almost any situation. Learn why these motors, combined with compact maxon GPX gearheads, maxon ENX encoders, and intelligent control electronics, form the basis for a custom-made microdrive solution. In addition, participants will understand why microdrive customization no longer means extended lead times. Once configured online and ordered, a custom DCX drive system is ready for shipment in 11 working days or less.

Key Takeaways

  • Understand key specifications of maxon DCX motors, GPX gearheads, and ENX sensors
  • Learn how to configure your motor, gear, and encoder combination in a few simple steps
  • Learn how to add intelligent control electronics
  • Discover how to get your customized order processed in 11 working days or less


Matt Badger, e-Business Agent, Inside Sales Coordinator, maxon precision motors, inc.

As e-business agent and inside sales coordinator for maxon precision motors, Matt Badger helps manage the company's new line of X program products. His responsibilities include internal and external training regarding the correct use of DC motors and their peripherals including gear heads, encoders and controllers. Badger received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Pennsylvania State University.