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Fife D-MAX Enhanced Web Guiding System

  • Control up to three guides from a single unit
  • Power input reverse polarity protection
  • Separate power input for control and motor drive
  • PTPv2 and PTPv1 (for MAXNET Compatibility)
  • DLR (Device Level Ring) and AOP
  • Any Language support
  • Accessible from any PLC that commmunicates over ControlNet, DeviceNet, Ethernet Modbus TCP/IP, EtherNet/IP or Profinet, Profibus, Profinet, CC Link, and CANopen
  • Controller available as single, dual or triple-drive
  • Two Built-in Ethernet ports
  • Backwards compatible with other Fife web guide controllers
  • Durable construction for low maintenance and long-lasting reliability
  • UL, cUL, and CE certified

D-MAX Controller Specifications

  • Weight1 kg2 lb
  • Operating Temperature0 to 60˚ C32 to 140˚ F
  • Mounting OptionsIntegrated or Remote Mount
  • Control Power Consumption50W max input
  • Drive Power Consumption200W max input at +24 VDC or 400W max input at +48 VDC
  • Drives per Controller1 (single) or 2 (dual)
  • Maximum Motor Outputs4 amps per drive
  • Sensor Inputs4 total
  • Communication TypeEthernet IP, Ethernet Modbus TCP and Siemens ProfiNet
  • IP ProtectionIP54
  • Parallel Port ConnectivityDiscrete 6 Inputs, 2 Outputs, Line Speed and Remote Guide Point Controller

With the ability to control up to three guides from a single unit, the D-MAX Enhanced is an OEM friendly controller that builds on the power of the original D-MAX that has been praised in the industry for features like “dual rail” power, single, dual or triple drive options and ISaGRAF-based state machine programmability. The D-MAX Enhanced now offers power input reverse polarity protection, standard PTP-2 and PTP-1, Device Level Ring (DLR) connectivity, Add On Profile (AOP) for Rockwell Automation• PACs, any language support, a C-script programming language and backward compatibility with existing D-MAX controllers. The newly enhanced D-MAX is a major upgrade for operators.

Single-Drive D-MAX Setup

Shomari Head, Maxcess Technical Service Engineer, demonstrates the process of setup, including cable connections, servo-center, sensor selection and setup, sensor transparency setup and auto-setup for a single-drive D-MAX Web Guiding System.

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