Protection Features

The Control (REV-31-1595) and Expansion Hub (REV-31-1153) were designed with a number of protection features built into the device. These include the following:
  • Reverse battery input protection
  • Electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection on all connections
  • Over-current protection on all power buses
    • Digital I/O bus
    • I2C bus
    • Analog bus
    • USB
    • Servo bus per pair (0-1, 2-3, 4-5)
    • Encoder bus
  • Over-current monitoring for individual Motor Channels
  • Keyed and locking connectors
  • Fail-safe mode at communication loss