Reliable Real-Time Performance for Hardware-In-The-Loop Implementations
The VoltPAQ line is a new generation of Quanser’s Universal Power Modules, designed to turbo-charge your experiments. Smaller, more lightweight and portable, VoltPAQ amplifiers are ideal for all complex controls configurations related to educational or research needs.
These linear voltage-controlled power amplifiers are designed to achieve high performance with Hardware-In-The-Loop (HIL) implementations. However, a dependable real-time platform can be achieved by pairing a VoltPAQ with Quanser’s data acquisition board and QUARC® control design software. These power amplifiers can drive Quanser experiments or other motors or actuators through easy-connect terminal boards and cables.
VoltPAQs come in three varieties: X1, X2 and X4. VoltPAQ-X1 is used for single degree-of-freedom (DOF) experiments, such as Linear or Rotary Inverted Pendulum where portability and space are an advantage. VoltPAQ-X2 is ideal for 2 DOF experiments such as 2 DOF Rotary Gantry or 2 DOF Helicopter. VoltPAQ-X4 is suitable for advanced, multi-DOF experiments such as 3 DOF Hover.
Other features of VoltPAQ Amplifiers:
• Built-in universal power supply
• Current sense output provided per channel
• Over-heating / over-current fault indication output