Free Online Tutorials Motion Control Online Tutorials

AutomationDirect's Video Tutorial Site Video Tutorials
Make a selection from "Jump to Section" and choose: Motion Control, Steppers & Servos
  • Meet The Products - Motion Control, Steppers & Servos
  • Tech Tips - Linear Slides
  • How To - Motion Control SureServo Quickstart Tutorial - 2 Part Series
  • In Depth - Motion Control: DirectLOGIC DL06 with CTRIO Module, SureStep Stepping Motor
  • In Depth - Motion Control: DirectLOGIC DL05, SureStep, C-more Micro HMI
  • In Depth - Motion Control - Webinars

Selected Motion Control Tutorials

Sure Motion Linear Slides and Actuators
Linear Motion - U Can Do It PLAY Tutorial
  • Learn about AutomationDirect's Linear slides and actuators in this video

Linear Slides - 7 Part Tech Tips Video Series PLAY Tutorial
  • Linear Slide Family Overview
  • Value Series Quick Start
  • Compact Series Quick Start
  • Twin Rod Series Quick Start
  • Value Series - Rebuild
  • Compact Series - Rebuild
  • Twin Rod Series - Rebuild

Sure Servo AC Servo Systems
2 Part Video Series: How To - Motion Control SureServo Quickstart Tutorial PLAY Tutorial
  • How to Connect a Servo Motor Controller and Jog the Servo Motor (Part 1)
  • How to Set Up and Use Position Register Mode in a SureServo System (Part 2)

Sure Step Stepping Systems
Stepper Drives - $89 SureStep Stepper Drive From AutomationDirect PLAY Video

SureStep Dual Shaft Stepper Motors KickStart PLAY Video

STP-DRV-6575 Stepper Motor Drive Overview, How to Setup and Operate PLAY Video

8-Part Video Series: Motion Control - DirectLOGIC DL06 with CTRIO Module, SureStep Stepping Motor PLAY Tutorial
explains Motion Control using a DirectLOGIC Micro PLC/CTRIO Module to SureStep Stepping System (with C-more Micro-Graphic HMI Panel)
  • SureStep Product Lineup and Video Series Rundown - part 1 (11 min 39 sec)
  • Control Methods - Part 2 (4 min 46 sec)
  • Typical Stepping System Applications - part 3 (5 min 27 sec)
  • Wiring, CTRIO Jumper Settings & Drive DIP Switch Settings - part 4 (9 min 57 sec)
  • Workbench Utility - Configure CTRIO Module & Create Motion Profiles - part 5 (22 min 59 sec)
  • DirectSOFT5 Ladder Logic, IBOX CTRIO Configuration, IBOX CTRIO - part 6 (10 min 57 sec)
  • C-more Micro-Graphic Panel Programming - part 7 (13 min 59 sec)
  • Motion Control Demo - Jogging, Homing, Trapezoid Profile and S-curve Profile - part 8 (8 min 28 sec)

These video tutorials and webinars plus tutorial videos for our other products can be found at: