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PLCs, PCs, & PACs: When the Lines in Motion Control Become Blurred

By Marisa Tucker & Jim Wiley, Product Managers – Automation Group • Parker Hannifin Historically, motion controllers, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and industrial personal computers (PCs), which have clearly defined functions in a control system, were separate components. With the rise of programmable automation controllers (PACs), motion controllers are increasingly difficult to distinguish from PLCs. … Continue reading PLCs, PCs, & PACs: When the Lines in Motion Control Become Blurred