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February 2021

CVD Drivers Now Offers Network Type, Medical Industry Brochure, PLC How-To Videos

CVD Drivers Now Offers Network Type

Oriental Motor is pleased to introduce the newest addition to our stepper motor drivers line-up, the CVD RS-485 Communication type.  Equipped with Smooth Drive technology and multiple functions to suppress vibration at different speed ranges, these drivers can improve the performance of the PKP Series high torque stepper motors and expand their applications.


CVD Driver Features:

  • For 2-phase or 5-phase
  • Fully digital full-time microstepping
  • Pulse generator not needed
  • Set data or parameters via RS-485
  • 256 point-to-point stored data
  • Up to 31 axes can be connected
CVD vibration suppression torque curve
cvd-driver-rs-485-type (top half)


CVD improve performance video
CVD Drivers for 2-Phase

CVD Series stepper motor drivers brochure

CVD Drivers for 5-Phase

Learn how to minimize vibration, or learn more about the speed control type.  

Medical Industry Brochure

Our second industry brochure has been released.  The Medical Industry Brochure highlights the products typically used in medical applications, such as surgical robots and peristaltic pumps.

Medical industry brochure

Download Literature

PLC How-To Videos

Our engineers have been working hard to create How-To videos to help users integrate our AlphaStep AZ Series network drivers with popular programmable logic controllers.  Here are the first two videos for users who are using our EtherNet/IP drivers with the Keyence KV-8000/KV-7500 PLC with KV Studio software.  More will be added soon.

EtherNet/IP compatible products

How to Set Up an AZ Driver

How to Operate an AZ Driver

How-To Video: How-to: Learn How to Setup an AZ Driver on a Keyence KV-8000/KV-7500 PLC

How to video: Learn How to Operate an AZ Driver on a Keyence KV-8000/KV-7500 PLC

See What Else We Are Working On

Engineering Notes

This month's blog post offers tips for instant forward/reverse operation with three-phase AC induction motors as well as comparison with other types of motors.

Instantaneous Forward / Reverse Operation with Three-Phase AC Induction Motors

Engineering Note: Instantaneous Forward / Reverse Operation with Three-Phase AC Induction Motors

More Engineering Notes

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