Controller cards

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The MCP and MC4 control pair
Example of mounting of the BLL/BLP control cards

The controller cards are custom components. The table below reports the details. See the bill of materials for exact quantities.

RobotCub code Description Manufacturer Manuf. code Supplier Suppl. Order code Suppl. Phone number Suppl. Email/Website
RC_DIST_001_P_202_00 BLL-001, IIT - Electronic Board with logic section for BLP-001 power driver IIT BLL-001 MicroDesign BLL-001 +39 010 6972471 Micro design
RC_DIST_001_P_203_00 BLP-001, IIT - Electronic Board with power driver for brushless motor, power supply 24-48V IIT BLP-001 MicroDesign BLP-001 +39 010 6972471 Micro design
RC_DIST_001_P_200_00 MC4, IIT - Controller electronic board IIT MC4-001 MicroDesign MC4-001 +39 010 6972471 Micro design
RC_DIST_001_P_201_00 MCP, IIT - Power electronic board IIT MCP-001 MicroDesign MCP-001 +39 010 6972471 Micro design

  • An initial manual of the controllers is available from:iCub manuals repository in various formats (WARNING: some text is in Italian)
  • The photo on the right shows the MC4 and MCP cards. In this configuration each MCP can power four MC4 which in turn can control four motors each.

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