Electronic DC Drives Trainer


Recommended Skill Levels: High School, Technical College, University

Learning Topics: Electronics, Industrial Technology

Product Types: eLearning, Training Equipment

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The DC Electronic Drives Trainer (85-MT102) from Amatrol teaches DC electronic motor drives used to control speed, position, and acceleration. These skills can be applied in applications like CNC machine tools, conveyors, robots, mixers, and presses. This system covers topics like DC motion control, silicon-controlled rectifier control, DC spindle drives and much more.

Learning Outcomes

The DC Electronic Drives Trainer is equipped with a variety of brands and models so learners can practice on components they may encounter in the field. Some of the skills they will perfume include: controlling the speed of a DC motor using armature and field control, adjusting the firing angle of an SCR and checking the output of a tachometer using an oscilloscope. Other learning topics with this unit are:

  • Armature and Field Control
  • Basic DC Drives – SCR Control
  • Four Quadrant Operation
  • DC Spindle Drives
  • Voltage Control and Velocity Control
  • DC Servo Axis Drives
  • DC Base-Speed Drive Calibration
  • DC Pulse Width Modulation Generation
  • DC Drive Troubleshooting
  • Test Equipment Selection
  • DC PWM Drive Troubleshooting

Electronic DC Drives Trainer Product Details

This unit consists of industry quality components that include:

  • Mobile Training Console
  • Manual Fault Insertion System
  • Isolation Transformer
  • Control Panel
  • DC Spindle Drive Panel
  • DC PWM Drive Panel
  • DC Servo Axis Drive Panel
  • 1 HP DC Shunt Motor
  • 1 HP DC Permanent Magnet Servo Motor
  • DC Resistance Load Unit
  • Motor Loading Package
  • Test Point Refence Manual
  • Student Curriculum
  • Instructor Guide
  • Installation Guide
  • Student Reference Guide

This model requires a multimeter, oscilloscope, photo tachometer and a 208 VAC / 60 Hz / 3 phase power source.


eLearning: All Amatrol training systems have interactive, multimedia eLearning courses and modules tied to these learning concepts. This curriculum utilizes text with voiceovers, pictures, videos, stunning 3D animations, interactive quizzes and knowledge checks, pre- and post-quizzes and more. Through partnerships with key industry leaders and leading educators, Amatrol developed the right balance of knowledge to train learners to work in their chosen field.

Student Reference Guides: A sample copy of the Student Reference Guide is included with the learning system. Sourced from the curriculum, the Student Reference Guide takes the entire series’ technical content contained in the learning objectives and combines them into one perfectly bound book. You may also purchase as many additional SRGs as you need.

Virtual Trainer: This Learning System also features a virtual multi-media trainer! Amatrol’s virtual trainers replicate hands-on equipment in such great detail that learners will feel like they are using the actual equipment. Learners will perform essentially the same tasks using virtual trainers that they would perform using equipment hardware. Transition from theory to hands-on is a seamless process.

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  • 85-MT102 DC Electronic Drives Trainer Data Sheet
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