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.

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.