Machine Control Studio Software
Control Techniques' Machine Control Studio provides a flexible and intuitive environment for programming Unidrive M’s new automation and motion control features.
The new software offers programming for:
- Unidrive M400, M600 and M700’s onboard PLC
- High performance MCi200 and MCi210 Machine Control module 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)
- 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 on-line change of program, in line with current PLC practice.
- Operating systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7
- RAM: 512MB
- Hard disk: 500MB
- Processor: Pentium V, Centrino > 1,8 GHz, Pentium M > 1,0GHz
- Operating systems: Windows XP
- RAM: 1024MB
- Hard disk: 1GB
- Processor: Pentium V, Centrino > 3,0 GHz, Pentium M > 1,5GHz
Engineering Control Studio is only tested under the following operating systems:
- Windows XP
- Windows Vista (32 bit)
- Windows 7 (32/64 bit)
For communicating with a Unidrive M drive you will also require a USB port on your computer, or an Ethernet port, depending on whether you have a Unidrive M700 or Unidrive M701. A CT-USB-CABLE is available for serial communications to the Unidrive M.
You must have administrator rights under Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7 in order to install this software.
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