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SyRen 10A regenerative motor driver

Price: $49.99
Availibility: In Stock
Item #: C-100-DC-SYREN10


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Product Description

The SyRen motor driver is one of the most versatile, efficient and easy to use motor drivers on the market. It is suitable for medium powered robots - up to 30lbs in combat or 100lbs for general purpose robotics.

Out of the box, the SyRen 10 can supply a single DC brushed motor with up to 10A continuously. Peak currents of 15A are achievable for a few seconds.

Overcurrent and thermal protection means you'll never have to worry about killing the driver with accidental stalls or by hooking up too big a motor.

With just one SyRen driver you can control a motor with: analog voltage, radio control, serial and packetized serial. You can build many different robots of increasing complexity for years to come with a SyRen. Owning two SyRens allows you to build differential drive (tank style) robots because they can work in tandem with built in mixing.

The operating mode is set with the onboard DIP switches so there are no jumpers to lose. The SyRen features screw terminal connectors - making it possible for you to build a robot without even soldering.

SyRen is the first synchronous regenerative motor driver in its class. The regenerative topology means that your batteries get recharged whenever you command your robot to slow down or reverse. SyRen also allows you to make very fast stops and reverses - giving your robot a quick and nimble edge.

SyRen has a built in 5V BEC that can provide power to a microcontroller or R/C receiver. The lithium cutoff mode allows SyRen to operate safely with lithium ion and lithium polymer battery packs - the highest energy density batteries available.

SyRen's transistors are switched at ultrasonic speeds (32kHz), meaning no one will be able to hear your robot ninja army approaching.

Product Specs

Model: SyRen 10
Specifications: Up to 18V in: 10A continuous, 15A peak.
24V in: 8A continuous, 10A continuous with additional heatsinking/airflow, 15A peak.

Synchronous regenerative drive
Ultra-sonic switching frequency
Thermal and overcurrent protection
Lithium protection mode

Input modes: Analog, R/C, simplified serial, packetized serial

Size: 1.4” x 2.25” x .55”
35 x 57 x 14 mm
Applications: Combat robots up to 30lb
Normal and hobby robots up to 100lb
Differential drive robots
Electric vehicles, ride-on toys, scooters

Easy speed/direction control for pumps, conveyors, automation and any application that uses a brushed DC motor
Documentation: SyRen10-20.doc (3.3mb)
SyRen10-20.pdf (2.0mb)
SyRen DIP switch wizard (off-site link)
Motor driver efficiency comparison (off-site link)
Sample RPM versus throttle graph (off-site link)
Application notes: Using a SyRen with an ATX (or similar) DC power supply (off-site link)
Controlling a SyRen with a BASIC Stamp II (off-site link)
Customer contributed projects: Simple Serial Mode test using PICBASIC
Simple Serial Mode controlled with a pot using PICBASIC

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