Control Techniques Unidrive M Series

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Unidrive M – a Manufacturing Automation drive family that is tailored to customer needs


Unidrive M is designed specifically for Manufacturing Automation applications which is Control Techniques’ traditional area of expertise. Led by the results of extensive customer-driven market research, we have tailored each Unidrive M model to specific application needs identified within Manufacturing Automation, taking customer choice to new heights. Unidrive M is evolving the future of Manufacturing Automation with the latest drive technology which includes over 30 patents pending; a global achievement combining Control Techniques’ worldwide Engineering & Design resource and product testing processes.



Value drive with quality and performance for open loop applications


Flexible machine integration through communications


Enhance throughput with Machine Safety


Fast set-up and diagnosis with real-text display, plus integrated CODESYS based PLC


High performance drive for induction and sensorless permanent magnet motors


Class leading induction and servo permanent magnet motor performance, with real-time Ethernet


Ultimate performance through advanced onboard motion control


Key Unidrive M Benefits:

Provides users with a CHOICE of functionality now and in the future

  • Open Ethernet architecture for current and future enhancementsTotal design flexibility using standard induction, permanent magnet, servo and linear motors in open or closed loop configuration
    • Allows users to use best-in-class networked devices
    • Onboard “RT Machine Control Protocol,” a real-time Ethernet protocol (using IEEE 1588 V2) for improved machine control and fast communications
  • A wide variety of new click-in option modules allows the user to easily create faster, more productive systems and significantly reduce development time

Provides excellent PERFORMANCE for maximum machine productivity

  • Advanced motor control for increased throughput in all Unidrive M products
  • Integrated “Machine Control Studio” powered by CoDeSys® for machine, motion and PLC programming
  • Dynamic drive logic diagrams and enhanced searchable listings for advanced users

Designed for EASE OF USE

  • Fast fault diagnostic through plain language messages and time-stamped events
  • Easy-to-use user interface simplifies commissioning and maintenance
  • All-new FREE intuitive software optimizes drive and motor performance with minimal specialized drive knowledge

New ENERGY SAVINGS technology

  • Control of energy efficient permanent magnet motors
  • Enhanced user-selectable sleep modes


Discover Unidrive M
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Gain a 3D Augmented Reality visualisation of Control Techniques’ Unidrive M Manufacturing Automation drive family operating within a factory setting.In order for the app to work, please download and print the target below. Once you have installed the app, point your device at the target to experience the Unidrive M Augmented Reality.Please note:These are only available for iPhone and iPad.Links live from the 27th November 2012



M100 – M300

M400 – M600

M700 – M800

M100 – M800