200V AC Servo Drive Systems

D0500 | D0504 | D0508

Introducing DX5... Trio's 200V ac (3-phase) multi-axis servo drive


At A Glance

  • DX5 drives and Trio's motion controller fully integrated into Motion Perfect
  • EtherCAT network for motion control
  • Zero stacking gap installation
  • Optimized for multi-axis machines
  • 200V ac (3-phase) supply module
  • Dual 750W axis module, supporting 750W and 400W motors
  • Dual 400W axis module, supporting 400W, 200W and 100W motors
  • 23-bit multi-turn absolute encoder
  • 350% overload
  • Internal drive protection functions
  • Comprehensive tuning technology
  • Field upgradable firmware
  • Matched with MXL motors
  • IO functions handled by motion controller as part of the DX series ‘Everything you need nothing more’ concept

DX5 is designed to work seamlessly with Trio's controllers and is fully integrated into Trio’s application development tool, Motion Perfect. It comes in power ratings from 400W to 750W. Matched with the MXL motors it offers a high-speed, high-precision machine solution.

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DX5 dual axis drive modules come in 2 compact frame sizes and combined with the power supply units can be configured for up to 16 axes with power ratings from 400W to 750W. Designed to be matched with the MXL motors and accessories it offers a high-speed, high-precision machine solution.

The DX5 is designed to work seamlessly with Trio's EtherCAT controllers and be fully integrated into Trio’s application development tool, Motion Perfect allowing complete machine configuration from one tool; commissioning, diagnostics and programming.

With a focus on ease of use, the DX5 minimises setup time allowing you to focus on your application.

space Efficient

Space Efficient

Highly compact compared to standalone AC powered servo drives solution. AC power cabling and system wiring reduced by up to 80%.

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 needed.

Energy Efficient

Energy Efficient

DC Bus regenerative energy is reused by the system. Energy savings for the life of the system, motor braking is absorbed and reused by all axes.

Model No
Part No Output Power Height (mm) Width (mm) Depth (mm)
06KANA D0500 PSU 205 80 203
20404AEA D0504 400W 205 40 203
20808AEA D0508 750W 205 40 203
All Models : Voltage = 200Vac
Drive Model: DX5 DX5-20404AEA DX5-20808AEA
Continuous Output Power [W] 400 750
Continuous Output Current [Arms] 2.9 5.1
Instantaneous Maximum Output Current [Arms] 11.5 19.5
Power Supply Main Circuit 270 V dc to 324 V dc, -15% to +10%
Control Circuit 24 V dc +/- 10%
Control Method SVPWM
Feedback Serial encoder:
23-bit single-turn, 16-bits multi-turn absolute encoder
Environmental Conditions Temperature Operating temperature: -5˚C to 45˚C
Storage temperature: -20˚C to +85˚C
Humidity Both operating and storage: 5% to 95% (with no condensation)
Protection Class IP20
Altitude 1,000 m or less
Vibration Resistance 4.9 m/s2
Shock Resistance 19.6 m/s2
Power System TN System *3
Mounting Base-mounted
Performance Speed Control Range 1:5000
Coefficient of Speed Fluctuation ±0.01% of rated speed max. (For a load fluctuation of 0% to 100%)
0% of rated speed max. (For a rated voltage fluctuation of ±10%) 
±0.1% of rated speed max. (For a temperature fluctuation of 25°C±25°C)
EtherCAT Communications Applicable Communications Standards IEC 61158 Type12, IEC 61800-7 CiA402 Drive Profile
Physical Layer 100BASE-TX (IEEE802.3)
Communications Connectors X3 (RJ45 pair): EtherCAT signal input/output connector
Cable Category 5, Shielded/Foiled Twisted Pairs (CAT5e SF/UTP)
Sync Manager SM0: Mailbox output, SM1: Mailbox input, SM2: Process data output, and SM3: Process data input
FMMU FMMU 0: Mapped in process data output (RxPDO) area.
FMMU 1: Mapped in process data input (TxPDO) area.
FMMU 2: Mapped to mailbox status.
EtherCAT Commands APRD, FPRD, BRD, LRD, APWR, FPWR, BWR, LWR, ARMW, FRMW (APRW, FPRW, BRW, and LRW commands are not supported).
(Data Link Layer)
Process Data Assignments can be changed with PDO mapping.
MailBox (CoE) Emergency, SDO request, response, SDO information
FoE File transfer for:
·         Firmware update
·         Parameter values upload/download
·         Scope data upload
Distributed Clocks DC Mode, SM2 (SM2 event synchronisation)
Applicable DC cycles: 250 μs to 2 ms
Slave Information Interface 2k bytes EEPROM
CiA402 Drive Profile Cyclic Synchronous Position Mode
Cyclic Synchronous Velocity Mode
Cyclic Synchronous Torque Mode
Indicator Lamps RN, A, B, LA1, LA2
Protective Functions Over-speed, Over-current, Over-voltage, Under-voltage, Overload, Over-temperature, PSU Failure, EtherCAT Communication Fault, Encoder Feedback Error, IPM failure
Utility Functions Alarm history, Jogging, Load inertia identification, Auto-Tuning, etc.

Matching your Drives and Motors

Drive Model-DX5- Output Power Motor Range
20404AEA 400W MXL
20808AEA 750W
  PSU Drive Motor Encoder Cable Power cable
Description Part No. Model Part No. Model Part No. Model Part No. Model Part No. Model
100W, Low inertia, 23-bit Encoder, No brake D0500 DX5-06KANA
(one PSU supports 4 axis modules)
D0504 DX5-20404AEA M0756 MXL-01A0430LA222 X0400-X0404
X0500-X0504 EC3P-N8718-RX-xx
200W, Low inertia, 23-bit Encoder, No brake M0654 MXL-02A0630LA222
400W, Low inertia, 23-bit Encoder, No brake M0646 MXL-04A0630LA222
100W, Low inertia, 23-bit Encoder, With brake M0757 MXL-01A0430LA242 X0505-X0509 EC3P-B8718-RX-xx
200W, Low inertia, 23-bit Encoder, With brake M0655 MXL-02A0630LA242
400W, Low inertia, 23-bit Encoder, With brake M0647 MXL-04A0630LA242
400W, Low inertia, 23-bit Encoder, No brake D0508 DX5-20808AEA M0646 MXL-04A0630LA222 X0500-X0504 EC3P-N8718-RX-xx
750W, Low inertia, 23-bit Encoder, No brake M0638 MXL-08A0830LA222
400W, Low inertia, 23-bit Encoder, With brake M0647 MXL-04A0630LA242 X0505-X0509 EC3P-B8718-RX-xx
750W, Low inertia, 23-bit Encoder, With brake M0639 MXL-08A0830LA242
  RX:shielded, flexible   RX:unshielded, flexible

Cable Key

The XX at the end of the CABLE code represents the cable length:
E.g.; EC3S-I1724-10 = 10 metre cable
valid lengths are: 1M5, 05, 10, 15, 20
All lengths are in Metres


All ‘RX’ cable are flexible and suitable for drag chain applications.

Key to Abbreviations:
inc: incremental
abs: absolute
std: standard
Software - Programming
Motion Perfect
Motion Perfect is designed to make setup, diagnostics, commissioning and using our range of Motion Coordinators as simple as possible. It provides the user with an easy to understand Windows based interface for rapid application development, controller configuration and monitoring of controller processes.
Drive Firmware - DX5
Latest USER Release:
Size:179765 bytes
Motor Sizing Tool (Comming Soon)
For motor sizing our preferred route is to recommend the Wittenstien sizing tool... Comming Soon.
Guides and Help
Trio Support & Forum Knowledge base and help forum
DX5 System Brochure DX5 System Brochure
MX Motor Brochure MX Motor Brochure
DX5 User Manual DX5 Technical Manual in pdf format.
Certificates Pending All Models
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 DX5
Drawings are available in the following formats: DXF, IGES, DWG, OBJ and STEP. These files are included in the Zip file below.
DX5-PSU Module Download Zip file
DX5-Axis Modules Download Zip file