The GC-01 is a cooling fan system for the Gecko G540 4axis drive system. The GC-01 mounts to the back of the G540 by the supplies steel stand-offs, positioning the fans approximately 1/4" above the back plate of the drive.
GeckoDrive recommend providing an airflow across the back of the G540 unit. The results of their testing may be found at;
G540 Heatsink Experiment
The GC-01 will accept a DC power supply in the range of 14V - 50V, producing a regulated 12Vdc supply for the fans. This supply is also available for other uses, such as relay coils etc.
The GC-01 specifications are;
- Two DC 50mm x 50mm Cooling fans
- 160mm x 60mm x 12mm
- 14Vdc - 50Vdc supply
- 12Vdc regulated output
- Four steel mounting stand-offs
- Eight M3 x 6mm mounting screws
Note, G540 unit is not provided with the GC-01.