The NEW droPWR iOS app

droPWR turns an iPad® into a digital readout!

  • Combines an intuitive user experience with touch screen conventions
  • Dynamically switches between milling, turning and grinding
  • Saves time and money
    • Multiple configurations on one tablet
    • Switches from machine to machine
  • Perfect fit for the classroom and manufacturing

droPWR takes your manual machine tool experience to the next level.

  • An application-based digital readout platform
  • Ideal for shop classes, production environments, small shops
  • Multi machine tool connectivity
  • Multiple user configurations with parameters set to each user
  • On-boarding configuration easily walks user through application set up
  • Uses Bluetooth technology, for wireless connectivity to encoders via interface box (sold separately)

*iPad not included. iPad is registered trademark of Apple Inc.

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    Dynamic zoom

    The position value of the currently moving axis is zoomed to its maximum size. Greatly improves legibility — especially from a distance.

    Light /dark switching

    Depending on the ambient-light conditions at the machine, the screen can be switched to a light or dark background.

    Configuration guide

    When launching the software for the first time, a configuration guide provides step-by-step instructions until the device ready for operation.

    Split screen

    Allows for multitasking or having more than one application displayed at a time, the readout application on one side and part print on the other.

    Encoder interface boxes

    IBT400 IBT400+
    Housing Aluminum extruded with protective end caps
    Dimensions (WxHxD) in mm 106 x 34 x120 106 x 34 x 220
    Encoder interfaces: TTL differential and single ended (with adapter cable), D-SUB 9-pin 1X, 2X, 3X or 4X 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X or 6X
    Data Interface Bluetooth
    Power Adapter 12 W 5V
    Milling specific functions • Bolt-hole pattern calculations with graphics (full and partial circles/linear patterns)
    • Centerline calculation (establish workpiece zero and midpoints)
    Turning specific functions • Lock axis feature (establish tool offsets with the tool under load, resulting in reduced tool deflection)
    • Instant radius / diameter conversion
    Dialog languanges English
    Mounting arm Sold separately
    Din rail 35 mm, DIN EN 50022 rail
    Stand Commercially available
    Tablet holder Commercially available