Machine Control Studio

Machine Control Studio

Control Techniques' Machine Control Studio provides a flexible and intuitive environment for programming Unidrive M’s new automation and motion control features.

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The new software offers programming for:

  • Unidrive M400, M600 and M700’s onboard PLC
  • High performance MCi200 and MCi210 machine control modules
  • Ethernet network data configurations

Machine Control Studio is the leading open software for programmable machine control. The programming environment is fully IEC 61131-3 compliant, meaning that it is familiar and therefore fast and easy to use for control engineers around the world. Control Studio is the leading open software for programmable machine control. The programming environment is fully IEC 61131-3 compliant, meaning that it is familiar and therefore fast and easy to use for control engineers around the world.

The following IEC 61131-3 programming languages are supported:

  • Structured Text (ST)
  • Function Block Diagram (FBD)
  • Structured Function Chart (SFC)
  • Ladder Diagram (LD)
  • Instruction List (IL)

Also supported:

  • Continuous Function Chart (CFC)

Intuitive IntelliSense functionality helps to write consistent and robust programming, speeding up software development. Programmers have access to a vibrant open-source community for function blocks. Control Techniques also provides support for customers’ own function block libraries, with on-line monitoring of program variables with user defined watch windows and help for online change of program, in line with current PLC practice.