DX3 - Conventional

200V - 480V ac Servo Drive Systems
Pulse/Dir, Analogue, CANopen

200Vac : D3120 – D3127
480Vac : D3130 – D3135

Introducing DX3...
Trio's Cost Optimised Conventional Servo Drive


At A Glance

  • Fully integrated into Motion Perfect
  • Matched with MX motor range
  • Internal drive protection functions
  • Comprehensive tuning technology
  • Field upgradable firmware
  • Electronic nameplate
  • Compact size
  • Zero stacking
  • USB commissioning
  • Keypad interface
  • 200V ac from 50W to 2kW
  • 480V ac from 1kW to 7.5kW
  • 350% overload
  • 2 Touch Probe inputs
  • Preset positions, up to 32 stored positions - Pulse & Direction, Analogue or CANopen control

DX3, the single-axis ac servo drive, is designed to create the most cost-effective optimised entry level solution with excellent performance and practical control functions. The Trio DX3 drive is compatible with Trio MX servo motors and Trio's Motion Coordinators to provide high-speed, high-precision, high performance machine solutions.

Download DX3 System Brochure

With a power range from 50W to 7.5kW and options for EtherCAT or Conventional (Pulse & Direction, Analogue and CANopen) control, DX3 will suit a wide variety of machine types.
DX3 is fully integrated into Trio’s application development tool, Motion Perfect, our software environment for system planning, configuration, virtualisation and machine programming.

space Efficient

Space Efficient

Compact single axis servo drive. Zero stacking to save panel space

Integration Efficient

Integration Efficient

Rapid application development of controller and drive configuration within Motion Perfect.

Design Efficient

Design Efficient

One system to program, simplifying development and any future production changes when required.

Cost Efficient

Cost Efficient

Developed to be cost optimised, entry level servo drive with either EtherCAT or Pulse/Direction, Analogue and CANopen interfaces.


Your Choice

Options for EtherCAT or Conventional control to suit your machine types.

A Drive for Everyone

DX3 comes in power ratings from 50W to 7.5kW. Matched with the MX series motors it offers high-dynamic performance and high-precision with electronic nameplate to simplify configuration for machine solutions.

Specifing your Drive



200V Model Part# Output Power H (mm) W (mm) D (mm)
DX3-1A5AMA D3120 50W  172 40 180
DX3-101AMA D3121 100W  172 40 180
DX3-102AMA D3122 200W  172 40 180
DX3-104AMA D3123 400W  172 40 180
DX3-108AMA D3124 750W  172 55 180
DX3-110AMA D3125 1kW  172 55 180
DX3-115AMA D3126 1.5kW  172 70 180
DX3-120AMA D3127 2kW  172 70 180

Products ending with AMA / DMA = Conventional

400V Model Part# Output Power H (mm) W (mm) D (mm)
DX3-110DMA D3130 1kW 172 60 180
DX3-115DMA D3131 1.5kW 172 60 180
DX3-120DMA D3132 2kW 172 85 180
DX3-130DMA D3133 3kW 172 85 180
DX3-150DMA D3134 5kW 260 90 230
DX3-175DMA D3135 7.5kW 260 90 230

Products ending with AMA / DMA = Conventional

Power Specification

  Drive Model: DX3- 1A5A 101A 102A 104A 108A 110A 115A 120A      
200V Continuous output current [Arms] 0.9 1.1 1.5 2.9 5.1 6.9 9.5 12.6      
Maximum output current [Arms] 3.3 4 5.8 11.5 19.5 21 31.6 42      
Main power supply unit capacity [kVA] (single phase) 0.2 0.3 0.6 1.2 1.9 2.6 4.0 *.        
Main power supply capacity [kVA] (three-phase)         1.6 2 3 3.5      
Drive Model: DX3-           110D 115D 120D 130D 150D 175D
480V Continuous output current [Arms]           3.6 5 7.1 12 17 27.3
Maximum output current [Arms]           10.9 16.3 24.7 37.8 53 70.7
Main power supply capacity [kVA] (three-phase)           1.8 2.8 3.5 5 8.2 12
*: When operating from a single-phase power supply for the DX3-15AEA (rated power 1.5 kW), please deratify to 1.2 kW
All Models specification
Input power 200VAC Single-phase AC 200V~240V, -15%~+10%, 50Hz/60Hz
Three-phase AC 200V~240V, -15%~+10%, 50Hz/60Hz (rated power 0.75kW)
480VAC Three Phase AC 380V~480V, -15%~+10%, 50Hz/60Hz
Control the power supply 200VAC Single phase AC 200V~240V, -15%~+10%, 50Hz/60Hz
480VAC Three phase AC 380V~480V, -15%~+10%, 50Hz/60Hz
Control mode   SVPWM control
Feedback   Serial communication encoder with MX motors
Terms of use Working environment Temperature: When using a single device: -5°C~55°C
Temperature: When multi-device is installed closely: -5 °C ~ 40 °C
Humidity: 5% to 95% RH (no condensation)
Storage environment Temperature: -20°C~85°C
Humidity: 5% to 95% RH (no condensation)
Protection class IP20
Altitude 1000m or less
Vibration resistant 4.9m/s2
Impact resistant 19.6m/s2
Power system TN system
Installation structure   Base mounting
Performance Speed control range 1:5000
Speed volatility The rated speed ± less than 0.01% (when the load fluctuates: 0% to 100%)
0% of the rated speed (voltage fluctuations: at ± 10%)
The rated speed is ± below 0.1% (temperature fluctuations: 25°C±25°C)
Soft-start settings 0 ~10s (acceleration and deceleration can be set separately)
I/O Input signal Operating voltage range: 24 VDC±20%
Number of input channels: 5 on AEG/DEG, 10 on AMG/DMG
Touch Probe: 2 input channels configurable as touch probe
Output signal Operating voltage range: 5 VDC to 30 VDC
Number of output channels: 3 on AEG/DEG, 5 on AMG/DMG
USB port Communication standards Conforms to USB 2.0 standard (12 Mbps), OTG
Commissioning Ports   USB
EtherCAT (CoE) (only avaliable on AEG/DMG)
Commisioning Software   Motion Perfect
Display   5-digit digital tube
Operator Panel   4 buttons
Indicator Lamps   CHARGE, POWER
Regenerative braking   Products with rated power of 50W to 480W do not have built-in braking resistors
Products with a power rating of 750W to 7.5kW have built-in braking resistors
Protection features   Overcurrent, overvoltage, undervoltage, overload, regeneration anomaly, overspeed, etc
Accessibility   Alarm recording, Jog operation, load inertia identification, mechanical analyzer, automatic tuning tools, etc
Conventional Only Specification
Torque Control Analogue Reference Reference Voltage +/-10V dc at rated torque
Max input voltage +/-12V
Input Impedance 10MOhm or above
Circuit Time Constant 10us
Torque Selection Presets 4 torque selections
Speed Control Analogue Reference Reference Voltage +/-10V dc at rated speed
Max input voltage +/-12V
Input Impedance 10MOhm or above
Circuit Time Constant 10us
Speed Selection Presets 32 speed selections
Position Control Pulse Reference Type Pulse + Direction
CCW + CW Pulse
A/B Quardature
Voltage 5V
Max Frequency 500kHz (differential)
200kHz (single ended)
CANopen CiA402 Drive Profile Homing mode
Profile position mode
Profile velocity mode
Profile torquemode
Interpolated position mode
Encoder output   Type A/B/Z Quadrature
Voltage 5V
Max Frequency 500kHz (differential)

Motors & Cables

Download the Trio Drive and Motor Selection table to allow easy selection of drive, motor, cables and connectors.
Use the drop-down menus to narrow down the selection.

Trio Drive and Motor Selection Table protected.zip

The download is a password protected .zip file. To un-zip, use the password ‘Trio2023’.

Drive Firmware - DX3
-1A5A, -101A, -102A, -104A
Latest USER Release:
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Drive Firmware - DX3
-108A, -110A
Latest USER Release:
Size:327513 bytes
Drive Firmware - DX3
115A, -120A
Latest USER Release:
Size:327705 bytes
Drive Firmware - DX3
-110D, -115D
Latest USER Release:
Size:328443 bytes
Drive Firmware - DX3
-120A, -130A
Latest USER Release:
Size:328443 bytes
Drive Firmware - DX3
-150A, -175A
Latest USER Release:
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Software - Programming
Guides and Help
Trio Support & Forum Knowledge base and help forum
DX3 System Brochure DX3 System Brochure
DX3 User Manual DX3 Conventional Servo Drive Technical Manual in pdf format.
Fieldbus Data
CAN device description file for DX3 CAN device description file for DX3
200V Models EU Declaration 200V Models
480V Models EU Declaration 400V Models
UL Certificate All Models
UL Listing Please insert E518715 UL File Number in the search box.
Customer Help
Customer Support Forum Trio has a world-wide technical support network providing information to our Distributors, Solution Partners and Customers. This page includes a knowledge-base, user forum and direct online ticketing system where answers will be provided by our engineers in the UK, USA, India, China and Italy.
Training Courses Our 2-day introductory courses are designed to provide an overview of the Motion Coordinator product range and to give an introduction to programming using the Motion-iX technologies. The course is based upon practical worked examples of each topic covered to enable the attendees to gain some valuable hands-on experience of using Motion Perfect to develop applications.
Product Repair Information We offer a fixed price repair service via our distributor network. This page provides information on how to get your product repaired.
CAD Data DX3
Drawings are available in the following formats: These files are included in the Zip file below.
200V 50W - 400W DX3-1A5-101-102-104AMA Download Zip file
750W - 1kW DX3-108-110AMA Download Zip file
1kW - 1.5kW DX3-110-115AMA Download Zip file
1.5kW - 2kW DX3-115-120AMA Download Zip file
480V 1kW - 1.5kW DX3-110-115DMA Download Zip file
2kW - 3kW DX3-120-130DMA Download Zip file
5kW - 7.5kW DX3-150-175DMA Download Zip file