Five variants

Choose the one best suited to your servo application

Various Applications

Suitable for a range of applications including packaging, pick & place, cutting

Many Options

Options available to connect to a wide range of Fieldbus networks

Quicker installation

Autotune, Smartcard & software make it quick and easy to commission

Servo control in five variants

Digitax ST base

Digitax ST - Base is designed for integration with centralised motion controllers and can connect with either digital or analogue technology.

Digitax ST indexer

Digitax ST - Indexer has the same high performance features as the Base model, but additionally offers easy to use point-to-point positioning functionality.

Digitax ST ez motion

EZ Motion features an easy-to-use programming environment and high performance, offering a solution for many common positioning and synchronized motion applications.

Digitax ST plus

These drives offer all of the features available on the Indexer drive together with more advanced motion functionality including cam profiling and synchronised motion

Digitax ST ethercat

Digitax ST - EtherCAT has the same high performance features as the Base model, but makes them easily accessible over any industrial EtherCAT network.

Digitax ST

Digitax ST Product Information

The Digitax ST is Control Techniques dedicated servo drive for pulse duty. The drive is designed to meet the demands of modern manufacturers for smaller, more flexible and higher performing machinery. With drives in the Digitax range available from 1.1A to 8A, they can be used in many different applications. Benefits of using this range include:

  1. > Maximise throughput with superior motor control
  2. > Reduced cabinet size with compact drive design
  3. > Flexible machine design with option modules
  4. > Reduced development time
  5. > Quicker installation
  6. > Reduced commissioning time

Accessories & Software

Communication modules

Communication Modules

I/O modules

I/O Modules

Keypads

Keypads

Software

Software

Adaptors

Adaptors

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Digitax ST Dimensions

Frame Size Height Height
with heatsink
width depth
mm 249.7 322 62 226
in 9.8 12.7 2.4 8.9
Digitax ST dimensions
Frame Size mm in
Height 249.7 9.8
Height with heatsink 322 12.7
width 62 2.4
depth 226 8.9

Digitax ST Features

Digitax ST features

Applications

The Digitax ST provides excellent servo control for a wide range of applications including:

  1. > Pick and place
  2. > Packaging
  3. > Rotary knife
  4. > Printing
  1. > Indexing
  2. > Fast conveyor positioning
  3. > Cutting tables

PDF DOWNLOADS

Download more information about the Digitax ST range in PDF format including brochures and user guides.

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Repairs

With 35+ years of repairing industrial automation parts there’s not many problems we haven’t encountered. Our engineers are experts in repairing faulty servo drives and we have motors in place to fully test your servos before return. All of our servo drive repairs come with a 12 month warranty and our no fix no fee promise.

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Troubleshooting

The display on the Digitax ST servos gives various information about the status of the drive. When there is a problem with your drive, you will see information on the LCD keypad such as trip, alarm and status indications. You can look up what all the different codes mean in the user guide. We can also help with any errors, get in touch via phone or email.

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Parameterising

Control Techniques have a range of tools to enable you to program the parameters on your Digitax ST servo drives. The CTSoft software is a drive configuration tool for commissioning, optimising and monitoring your drives. We can also help you parameterise your servos, all we need is a copy of your program or wiring diagrams and motor ratings.

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Installation

The easy-to-use keypads on the drive along with the CTSoft software makes installation of your drive straightforward. If you’re having difficulty installing a drive, our engineers are available over the phone to offer help in getting you up and running. Depending on your location, our site engineers can also come to site to install a drive for you.

Which Digitax ST is right for you?

Digitax ST drives

Digitax ST Base

Designed for integration with centralised motion controllers and can connect with either digital or analogue technology.

  • Quick & easy to configure
  • Integrated high resolution analogue input & encoder output
  • Predefined digital I/O for controller connection
  • Integrated high speed freeze input
  • Digital servo networks
  • Tailor to a variety of application requirements
  • Integrated safe torque off

Digitax ST Indexer

The same high-performance features as the Base model, but additionally offers easy to use point-to-point positioning functionality.

  • Simple to program configure positioning applications quickly with powerful graphical software
  • Access advanced features such as drive-to-drive communications through positioning applications developed specifically for the indexer
  • Tailor to a variety of application requirements
  • Integrated safe torque off

Digitax ST EZ Motion

EZ Motion features an easy-to-use programming environment and offers a high performance solution for many common positioning and synchronised motion applications

  • Complex motion control made easy
  • PowerTools Pro software provides quick and easy programming
  • Camming, positioning, electronic gearing, velocity and torque modes can be accomplished through simple drag-and-drop, fill-in-the-blank set-up
  • Higher performance through advanced motion capabilities
  • Integrated safe torque off

Digitax ST Plus

Plus offers all of the features available on the Indexer drive together with more advanced motion functionality including cam profiling and synchronized motion

  • Superior performance and reduced cost, complexity and machine size
  • On-board motion controller means no need to buy or wire in a PLC
  • High speed, deterministic drive-to-drive communications
  • Reduced development time with SyPTPro, multi-tasking & PLCopen motion function blocks
  • Protect intellectual property through protecting your source code
  • Integrated safe torque off

Digitax ST EtherCAT

EtherCAT has the same high performance features as the Base model, but makes them easily accessible over any industrial EtherCAT network

  • Operate with any automation product via EtherCAT
  • Flexibility for all applications achieved through full access to drive functions
  • CANopen over EtherCAT (CoE) including: DS-402 profile, Cyclic sync position mode, Interpolated position mode, Velocity mode, Profile torque mode, SDO access to all profile objects and drive parameters
  • Integrated safe torque off

How to find your Digitax ST part number

The part number for the Digitax ST drives can be located underneath option module slot on the front of the unit. The last letter of the part number will either be a B, I, Z, P or E which indicates which version of the Digitax your servo drive is. This part of the part number is located on the green label underneath the keypad

Part number diagram