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Getting Started with SoftMotion Drive Interface (SDI) https://www.ni.com/tutorial/53325/en/
This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions to help you set up your motion control system using an NI Real-Time controller and third-party EtherCAT motor drives using NI SoftM...

Using the 1-D Interactive Environment to test motor functionality (7334, 7344, 6C) https://www.ni.com/tutorial/2932/en/
1. Overview of the 1-D Interactive Panel. The Motion Controller Interactive Environment helps you test and debug your system using your current initialization settings. Click the p...

Connecting an R-Series Device to a MID-765x Drive for Servo Motor Control https://www.ni.com/tutorial/3147/en/
If you use NI SoftMotion with a PCI/PXI-783xR reconfigurable I/O (RIO) board to control a servo motor, you will need an external power drive. This document describes how to connect...

Controlling an X-Y stage with a Joystick https://www.ni.com/tutorial/3161/en/
Overview [Read 2 minutes] This document contains step-by-step instructions on creating a motion control system that uses a joystick to move an X/Y stage. The purpose of this exerci...

Initializing Motion Controllers https://www.ni.com/tutorial/4341/en/
Before running a motion control program, you must initialize the motion controller. One way to initialize the controller is to use the special utility that is included with each ve...