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Customer Testimonial

In Their Own Words


"I was very impressed with how quickly Bruce Hagerty and Jason Dye were able to create useful motion using the Cognex IS7050 camera in conjunction with the ACR9600 8 Axis controller."


"what more can an OEM ask for?"


Orion Cavins, Senior Project Engineer
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Programmable Alternative to Conventional Conveyor Systems
Fast and accurate MagneMover LITE 


The MagneMover´┐Ż LITE (MM LITE) conveyor system incorporates MagneMotion's proven linear synchronous motor technology into a wide array of standard, modular track components to provide high performance, turnkey, puck-based transport and positioning conveyor system for light payloads.


MM LITE's standard track building blocks provide true plug-and-play capability and make layout changes a snap.  Each standard building block is a motorized track section which all fit together to form an almost endless variety of layout options.

Compact Wheel Drives for Electric Vehicles
Parker Logo Meet the ideal solution for battery-operated vehicles
The Servo Wheel combines a brushless dc motor with planetary gears in a lightweight, aluminum housing to provide a compact solution for vehicle control. The Power Wheel''s unique design makes system integration easy. You no longer have to purchase the motor, gearhead, wheel, electronics and bracket from different sources. Parker Bayside does all of the work for you. From component sourcing to actual assembly, Parker Bayside engineers designed the Power Wheel with your application in mind.
Brushless servo motor provides efficient, maintenance-free power to wheel.  It's dual stage planetary gear design delivers high torque in a compact package.  Parker Bayside''s NEW Servo Wheel Drive System features state-of-the-art technology to provide motion for small, battery-powered, electric vehicles including:
  • Automated Cleaning Equipment 
  • Robotic/Material Handling Equipment 
  • Healthcare Equipment 
  • AGV''s

No Moving Parts!
DataMan 50L image-based readers are more reliable than laser scanners

With a solid state design, DataMan´┐Ż barcode readers have no moving parts that need replacement and constant adjustment.


The DataMan 50L image-based readers are ideal for applications where single-line laser scanners are used and are comparable in price.

  • Compact size
  • Highest read rates
  • Performance feedback
  • No moving parts!
Unidrive M100 AC Drives
Control Techniques logo Value drive with quality and performance for open loop applications


As part of the Unidrive M family, M100 delivers an economical open loop drive for general applications, with Control Techniques' proven quality and class leading motor operation.


Unidrive M100 has a simple fixed LED keypad for easy configuration, monitoring and diagnostics, with the 10 most commonly used parameters listed on the front of the drives.  The M101 version provides an additional speed reference potentiometer, enhancing customer interface choice.


Unidrive Ms power stage enhances flexibility and energy efficiency.  It provides open loop vector or V/Hz induction motor control providing good performance and easy configuration.

  • Heavy Duty rating: 0.33hp - 10hp (0.25kW - 7.5kW) 
  • 110V - 1 phase, 230V & 400V - 1 or 3 phase
  • Quick & easy to install and configure
  • Save energy with low losses up to 98% effieicent
  • Robust design for manufacturing environments
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