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SPiiPlusSC Soft Controller

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SPiiPlusSC Soft Controller

Turn Your PC Into the Most Powerful Multi-axis Controller


SPiiPlusSC - Soft Controller


The SPiiPlusSC PC-based machine and motion control software provides demanding machinery with the highest performance possible at the most affordable price, leveraging on the processing power of modern PC technology and on the connectivity of a real-time open industrial Ethernet network. Now, a standard PC with Windows can run your machine application, the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the SPiiPlusSC real-time motion controller and PLC without adding any hardware. Previously, the control solution to demanding applications, such as SMT assembly systems with high volume data transfer needs, was based on a dedicated motion controller card that plugged into the PC and a dedicated PLC. Not anymore! The SPiiPlusSC control software, which includes its own real-time operating system, runs on one of the processors of a multi-core PC, and communicates with the host applications over shared RAM and virtual TCP/IP. The SPiiPlusSC manages all motor drives and I/O processes using one of the standard Ethernet ports of the PC as the EtherCAT master communication channel. The result - the highest performance and most flexible controller at the best price.


The SPiiPlusSC is also a more cost effective, state of the art replacement for standalone motion controllers and PLCs. It is more powerful and it simplifies the connectivity of the entire system by eliminating the dedicated controller hardware. The SPiiPlusSC is available in two versions: The SPiiPlusSC-HP for complex and performance demanding applications with up to 64 axes, and the SPiiPlusSC-LT, an economical version that addresses the needs of one to eight axes cost sensitive applications. Both versions provide the same uncompromising servo and motion performance and are more cost effective when compared to any other solution that requires a dedicated controller unit. The controller is complemented by a full line of EtherCAT motor drives and I/O modules.

Powerful Motion Controller and PLC...

  • Up to 64 fully synchronized axes
  • Thousands of I/O points
  • High-speed Host-Controller communication over shared RAM and virtual TCP/IP
  • Programming in both PLCOpen IEC61131-3 languages and by ACSPL+ powerful multi-tasking motion language. Full API also included for Windows based host programming
  • Open architecture – supports ACS and other vendors’ qualified EtherCAT components


... For Performance Demanding Applications

  • SMT Assembly systems
  • Semiconductor manufacturing and inspection equipment
  • FPD manufacturing and inspection
  • Solar panel manufacturing
  • Packaging machines
  • Medical body scanners
  • Robotics
  • Wide format printing
  • High precision, motion centric machinery


Data Sheet: SPiiPlusSC Soft, PC Based, Motion Controller & EtherCAT Master

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EtherCAT® is registered trademark and patented technology, licensed by Beckhoff Automation GmbH, Germany.

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