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MicroLogix 1400 “Stepping Motor” Control Tutorial

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The Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1400 PLC is an extremely powerful upgrade of the MicroLogix 1100 PLC. It is integrated with many higher level functions such as built-in RS232, RS485, Ethernet IP, Analog Input/Output…

Today will guide you to use the MicroLogix 1400 PLC to control the Stepping Motor in the simplest and easiest way.

MicroLogix 1400 & Stepping Motor “Wiring Diagram”

Note: Project uses Model MicroLogix 1400 1766-L32BXB (1766-L32BXBA same)

+ R= 2K2Ω: Reduce voltage from 24VDC to 5VDC

+ DM542 Setting 1000PLS = 1 Rev.

PLC MicroLogix1400 “Pulse Train Output” Setting

+ Note: Default OUT-Output parameter will be -1, we need to change it to 2 or 3 or 4 (Output 2,3,4) otherwise PLC will report an error

PLC Programming

+ Step ON/OFF & Jog Process

+ MicroLogix Possition Control

Project Video Tutorial


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