New Feature Announcement: Low-Cost Motion Control Offered with CLICK PLUS PLCs

New feature in CLICK PLUS cpus, available in CLICK Programming software v3.30 - Simple motion control.

AutomationDirect has released a new version of the CLICK PLC programming software – version 3.30, which allows any CLICK PLUS CPU to be configured as a 3-axis PTO/PWM motion controller. 100kHz high-speed inputs and outputs are offered with any DC option slot I/O module placed in slot 0 of the CPU.

New feature in CLICK PLUS cpus, available in CLICK Programming software v3.30 - Simple motion control. This is a compatible module installed in slot 0

With a compatible module installed, CLICK PLUS PLCs can easily perform velocity moves, homing commands, or interpolated positioning. The easy-to-use configuration GUI built into the software and three new motion instructions (Velocity Move, Position Move, and Home) make it a cinch to control simple motion applications.

New feature in CLICK PLUS cpus, available in CLICK Programming software v3.30 - Simple motion control. This is a screenshot of the High Speed I/O setup button location
New feature in CLICK PLUS cpus, available in CLICK Programming software v3.30 - Simple motion control. Example of one of the new instruction blocks.

CLICK PLUS PLCs are the next generation of the popular CLICK PLC series, maintaining the simplicity of the original CLICK but with advanced capabilities, including Wi-Fi communication, MQTT support, data logging, and now motion control.

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