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Yamaha Motor Releases Compact High-Speed Modular YSM10 - 46,000CPH World Leading, 1-Beam/1-Head Class, Entry Model Surface Mounter -

Press Release   •   Jan 11, 2017 02:00 GMT

YSM10 Compact High-speed Modular Surface Mounter

IWATA, January 11, 2017 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) announced today that
the new YSM10, a surface mounter*1 that is the world’s fastest in its class*2 at 46,000CPH*3,
will be available for purchase from February 1, 2017. This new addition to the line-up is a
compact, high-speed model with space-saving qualities, and provides a combination of
component compatibility and versatility. In addition to the high-end ultra-high-speed
modular Z:TA-R YSM40R, and the upper-middle class all-round versatile high-efficiency
modular Z:LEX YSM20, this new release enables the YSM series line-up to provide a range of
optimum lines designed for a variety of production formats and scale sizes.

The YSM10 is newly developed based on the three “Ones” concept and provides 1) a
combination of a mounting speed that is number one in its class, 2) a one-head-solution that
does not require replacement, and 3) an integration of three models of the YS12 type into one
While in pursuit of the ideal concept – a 1-head solution with versatility from small chips to
large components, the world's fastest speed in its class, and without the need for head
replacement - the new model also has a high-speed general-purpose head similar to that
used in the Z:LEX YSM20, and a new generation servo system etc. creating a high-class
model with the latest technology.
Simultaneously, the specifications of all three current models of the YS12 series have been
integrated into one platform featuring the flexibility and mobility of the compact high-speed
modular YS12; the partly simplified version of the compact economy-modular YS12P, and the
highly-versatile compact modular YS12F.
In addition, pickup and recognition errors are suppressed along with reduced loss in machine
stoppage due the integration of the common functionalities of the two high level machines,
the Z:TA-R YSM40R and the Z:LEX YSM20 with their e-Vision for automatically creating and
tracking component data, Smart Recognition for easily creating component data from
complicated shapes, and Pickup MACS system for automatic correction of the component
pickup position.

Yamaha Motor is set to exhibit the new YSM10 at the 46th INTERNEPCON JAPAN trade show for electronics manufacturing and surface-mounting technology (SMT), to be held from
January 18-20 at the Tokyo Big Sight (Koto-ku, Tokyo).
*1 Surface mounters: Production equipment designed to mount various electrical components onto PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards), which are then incorporated into electronic products.
*2 World’s fastest surface mounter in the 1-Beam, 1-Head Class in comparison of mounting capacity (CPH) under optimal conditions. January 10, 2017, Yamaha Motor data
*3 CPH (Chips Per Hour): Total number of chips that can be mounted per hour (unit time). Indicates processing capacity under various conditions.

ModelLaunch DateTarget Sales
「YSM10」February 1, 20171,000 Units(one year from release, both within Japan and internationally)

Market Background and Product Outline
In recent years, miniaturization, high-densification, high functionality, and diversification as well as shortened product cycles have been accelerated for a variety of products such as domestic appliances, personal computers, and cell phones. In the mounting process for the above types of electronic products, over and above the mass production of a single product over a long time-frame, there is now a requirement for flexibility in order to efficiently accommodate varied production as well as mass production on the same line.

Meanwhile, digitalization and networking of products will rapidly expand due to the spread of IT in automobiles, the expansion of IoT, etc. The mounting industry is expected to further grow with new electronic circuit boards being produced and many companies aiming for entry into the assembly industry. Within this environment, the Company’s line-up of the small modular YS12,YS12P and the YS12F which are at the entrance-machine level end, are relatively easy to invest in, being reasonable priced, and popular due to their compactness yet high-functionality and performance. This is a mass-production model that will become the top sales unit in our surface mounter range.

The integration of the three YS12 models consolidated into one platform provides the same high-speed general-purpose head as upper models. The YSM10 has been developed to bring further improvements in both speed and versatility as well as investment efficiency as a compact, high-speed modular entry model for the YSM series.
The Company takes advantage of its full line-up of surface mounters, solder paste printing equipment, dispensers, testing systems, etc. to achieve improvements in production quality and efficiency in all production formats through total line solutions.

Product Features

1) Speed increases of 25% or more on conventional models and achieving the world's fastest mounting capacity
HM head adopted with new scan camera for broader range of component size compatibility
Based on the ideal concept 1-head solutioncapable of handling a wide range of components while maintaining high speed without the need for head replacement, we introduced various technologies cultivated from upper model Z:LEX YSM20. By adopting the latest technology such as the same lightweight and compact universal type HM (High-Speed Multi) head as the upper model and the new generation servo system, increases of 25% or more are achieved compared with conventional machines (YS12) in the 1-Beam 1-Head machine class to realize a mounting capacity of the world's fastest at 46,000 CPH (in the Company's optimum conditions) At the same time, it is versatile enough to handle from 03015 (0.3mm x 0.15mm) ultra-small chips to large components of 55mm x 100mm and 15mm in height.

In addition, by improving the performance of the scan camera, we have expanded the range of component size compatibility for high-speed mounting from 8mm to 12mm, further enhancing real productivity.

Although the standard HM head is a ten-nozzle based specification, the HM5 head with 5 nozzle specification is also available and can be selected according to the production type and budget.

2) Scalability for flexibly adjust to production site requirements
A range of options are available for selection including the sATS15, an automatic replacement type tray component supply device, the ANC, an auto nozzle station capable of automatically changing nozzles, the multi camera which recognizes components exceeding 6.5mm in height or over 12mm square in size at high speed and high precision. This machine can flexibly adapt to a range of circuit board sizes and mounted components.
The tape feeder is supported by the electric intelligent feeder SS feeder and ZS feeder used in the YS series.

3) Enhanced functionality to provide for table production
Pickup and recognition errors are suppressed along with reduced loss in machine stoppage due the integration of the common functionalities of the top machines of the Z:TA-R YSM40R and the Z:LEX YSM20 with their e-Vision for automatically creating and tracking components data, Smart Recognition for easily creating components data from complicated shapes, Pickup MACS*1, the component pickup position automatic correction system, and CE marking*2 to ensure safe device design.
*1: MACS (Multiple Accuracy Compensation System)
*2: Representative name of safety standard required for machines in the European region.

Yamaha Motor (TOKYO: 7272) is a world-leading producer of motorcycles, marine products, power products, industrial machinery and robots. The company’s diverse business and wide variety of products are built around its proprietary technologies focused on small engines, fiberglass-reinforced plastics and electronic control. Yamaha Motor conducts global development, production and marketing operations through 140 subsidiaries and equity-method affiliates in 30 countries. About 90% of consolidated net sales are generated in more than 200 countries outside of Japan. The company is steadily restructuring its global engineering, manufacturing and marketing capabilities for sustainable long-term growth. Please visit