The high-performance DC motor position controller by maxon motor.

MAXPOS 50/5 receives movement and I/O commands from a superior EtherCAT master, which carries out the process control. The extremely fast controllers and the diverse feedback options available provide the ideal conditions for the operation of permanent-magnet brushed and brushless DC motors in high-performance applications. Raising the bar for precision and synchronisation. MAXPOS 50/5 supports CoE (CAN application layer over EtherCAT). 

Read the technical report or watch the video below.

Read the technical report - Position control of DC motors.

MAXPOS features

The Feature Chart provides a quick overview of the most important features: 

Feature Chart

MAXPOS integration

The MAXPOS Communication Guide provides hints for integration of MAXPOS into several EtherCAT master systems and further application support topics:

Application Notes


Part number 447293

For brushed DC motors with encoders and brushless DC (maxon EC) motors with Hall sensors and encoders up to 250 W. 


MAXPOS Setup (complete version)

Installation includes:

  • MAXPOS Studio 1.4 (graphical user interface)
  • MAXPOS firmware 0x0121
  • Documentation (MAXPOS Feature Chart, MAXPOS Release Notes, MAXPOS Firmware Specification, MAXPOS Application Notes Collection, Firmware Version Readme, Hardware Reference)
Download MAXPOS Setup

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