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Integrated Servo With a Motion Controller

ClearPath-MC motors
  • Servo Control Made Easy
    ClearPath-MC is the easiest to use, industrial quality servo system available today.
  • Simple Digital I/O Interface
    Choose your desired position, velocity, or torque mode, enter a few motion settings (velocity, acceleration, etc.) and control motion using simple I/O from a PLC or even simple switches or buttons.
  • Little or No Programming Required
    For simple applications, there is no need to write even a single line of code.
PRICES START AT ONLY  $249
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Set Up ClearPath-MC in 3 Easy Steps

Step 1
ClearPath MC is preconfigured with USB for use with PLC’s, Arduinos, BeagleBone and other devices

Connect USB to ClearPath-MC to set it up

Step 2
ClearPath MC servo motor operating modes for easy set-up: velocity, positioning and torque

Choose an Operating Mode

Compare ClearPath-MC Models

Nine integrated ClearPath SD servo motors displaying the range of physical size options

The MCVC is primarily for velocity applications; the MCPV for positioning.
Choose based on your application and price.

MCVC Velocity Control
  • 4 velocity modes
  • 1 torque mode
  • 2 back and forth positioning modes
  • 1-Piece: $249 & up
  • 100/year: $208 & up
MCPV Position & Velocity
  • All MCVC modes, plus...
  • 6 point-to-point positioning modes
  •  
  • 1-Piece: $314 & up
  • 100/year: $258 & up

13 Operating Modes.
Which mode is best for you?

What do you want to do?

Does your application need to move to more than two positions? Some applications, like pneumatic cylinder replacements, only need to go back and forth between two end points. Most applications need more than just two positioning locations.

Do you require continuously variable positioning? Continuously variable positioning means that you want to be able to position the motor to any position within the achievable positioning resolution of the motor. If you have a finite number of positions that you need to stop at, click 'No'.

Follow Digital Position Command
click for operational mode video
ClearPath will move at a user-defined velocity to a position proportional to the frequency or PWM duty cycle of a digital waveform.

Using Analog Control Signals? Learn more about the ClearCore Motion and I/O Controller or the ASU-FR510 Analog Send Unit (A/D converter).
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Pulse Burst Positioning
click for operational mode video
Use a timer/counter on your PLC (or a simple circuit) to send a burst of pulses to ClearPath, and it will move a distance proportional to the number of pulses sent, at your pre-selected speed and acceleration.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move Incremental Distance
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move a user-defined distance (one of four) from its current position. You can also send multiple, quick trigger pulses to tell ClearPath to travel a multiple of any of its user-defined distances in one smooth move.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move to Absolute Position (4 Pos.)
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move to one of four preset positions. Perfect for replacing air cylinders where more power and finesse is needed.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move to Absolute Position (16 Pos.)
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move to one of 16 positions from a user-defined reference position.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Multi-Sensor Positioning
click for operational mode video
Define multiple positions using sensors or switches, and trigger ClearPath to start moving and continue until it sees the next sensor transition (or a user-specified number of sensor transitions).
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
All Position Modes
Move to Absolute Position (4 Pos.)
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move to one of four preset positions. Perfect for replacing air cylinders where more power and finesse is needed.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move to Absolute Position (16 Pos.)
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move to one of 16 positions from a user-defined reference position.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Multi-Sensor Positioning
click for operational mode video
Define multiple positions using sensors or switches, and trigger ClearPath to start moving and continue until it sees the next sensor transition (or a user-specified number of sensor transitions).
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Follow Digital Position Command
click for operational mode video
ClearPath will move at a user-defined velocity to a position proportional to the frequency or PWM duty cycle of a digital waveform.

Using Analog Control Signals? Learn more about the ClearCore Motion and I/O Controller or the ASU-FR510 Analog Send Unit (A/D converter).
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Pulse Burst Positioning
click for operational mode video
Use a timer/counter on your PLC (or a simple circuit) to send a burst of pulses to ClearPath, and it will move a distance proportional to the number of pulses sent, at your pre-selected speed and acceleration.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move Incremental Distance
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move a user-defined distance (one of four) from its current position. You can also send multiple, quick trigger pulses to tell ClearPath to travel a multiple of any of its user-defined distances in one smooth move.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move to Absolute Position (2 Pos.)
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move to one of the two preset positions. Perfect for replacing air cylinders that move between two positions, but where more power and finesse is needed.
Available in:
All MC Models
Move to Sensor Position
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move in either direction and it will smoothly ramp up to a chosen speed and stop when it detects a sensor (or switch).
Available in:
All MC Models
Move to Absolute Position (2 Pos.)
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move to one of the two preset positions. Perfect for replacing air cylinders that move between two positions, but where more power and finesse is needed.
Available in:
All MC Models
Move to Sensor Position
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move in either direction and it will smoothly ramp up to a chosen speed and stop when it detects a sensor (or switch).
Available in:
All MC Models
All Position Modes
Move to Absolute Position (4 Pos.)
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move to one of four preset positions. Perfect for replacing air cylinders where more power and finesse is needed.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move to Absolute Position (16 Pos.)
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move to one of 16 positions from a user-defined reference position.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Multi-Sensor Positioning
click for operational mode video
Define multiple positions using sensors or switches, and trigger ClearPath to start moving and continue until it sees the next sensor transition (or a user-specified number of sensor transitions).
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Follow Digital Position Command
click for operational mode video
ClearPath will move at a user-defined velocity to a position proportional to the frequency or PWM duty cycle of a digital waveform.

Using Analog Control Signals? Learn more about the ClearCore Motion and I/O Controller or the ASU-FR510 Analog Send Unit (A/D converter).
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Pulse Burst Positioning
click for operational mode video
Use a timer/counter on your PLC (or a simple circuit) to send a burst of pulses to ClearPath, and it will move a distance proportional to the number of pulses sent, at your pre-selected speed and acceleration.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move Incremental Distance
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move a user-defined distance (one of four) from its current position. You can also send multiple, quick trigger pulses to tell ClearPath to travel a multiple of any of its user-defined distances in one smooth move.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move to Absolute Position (2 Pos.)
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move to one of the two preset positions. Perfect for replacing air cylinders that move between two positions, but where more power and finesse is needed.
Available in:
All MC Models
Move to Sensor Position
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move in either direction and it will smoothly ramp up to a chosen speed and stop when it detects a sensor (or switch).
Available in:
All MC Models

Does your application run at more than four different velocities? Spinning the motor at the same speed, but different directions would count as two velocities. Also, zero speed counts as one velocity. For example, if your application needs to sometimes hold still at zero speed, and also run at +/- 2,000 RPM at other times, your application would need three different velocities.

Follow Digital Velocity Command
click for operational mode video
Connect a digital waveform from your PLC or other device, and ClearPath will run at a speed proportional to the waveform. Or, connect the PWM output of an H-bridge drive of a DC brush motor setup to make a high-performance, drop-in replacement.

Using Analog Control Signals? Learn more about the ClearCore Motion and I/O Controller or the ASU-FR510 Analog Send Unit (A/D converter).
Available in:
All MC Models
Manual Velocity Control
click for operational mode video
Fine control of speed from zero to max speed at the turn of a knob. Remembers your last set speed or resets to zero speed when motor is enabled.
Available in:
All MC Models
Spin on Power Up
click for operational mode video
Just turn on power and smoothly ramp to your preset speed. For when all you need is reliable, constant speed from a brushless motor, and a bare minimum of wiring. It doesn't get any easier than this.
Available in:
All MC Models
Ramp Up/Down to Selected Velocity
click for operational mode video
By changing digital inputs (from your PLC, switches, etc.), ClearPath will smoothly ramp to one of four preset speeds in either direction.
Available in:
All MC Models
All Velocity Modes
Follow Digital Velocity Command
click for operational mode video
Connect a digital waveform from your PLC or other device, and ClearPath will run at a speed proportional to the waveform. Or, connect the PWM output of an H-bridge drive of a DC brush motor setup to make a high-performance, drop-in replacement.

Using Analog Control Signals? Learn more about the ClearCore Motion and I/O Controller or the ASU-FR510 Analog Send Unit (A/D converter).
Available in:
All MC Models
Manual Velocity Control
click for operational mode video
Fine control of speed from zero to max speed at the turn of a knob. Remembers your last set speed or resets to zero speed when motor is enabled.
Available in:
All MC Models
Spin on Power Up
click for operational mode video
Just turn on power and smoothly ramp to your preset speed. For when all you need is reliable, constant speed from a brushless motor, and a bare minimum of wiring. It doesn't get any easier than this.
Available in:
All MC Models
Ramp Up/Down to Selected Velocity
click for operational mode video
By changing digital inputs (from your PLC, switches, etc.), ClearPath will smoothly ramp to one of four preset speeds in either direction.
Available in:
All MC Models

Does the application require variable velocity?

Follow Digital Velocity Command
click for operational mode video
Connect a digital PWM waveform from your PLC or other device to Input B, and ClearPath will run at a velocity proportional to the duty cycle of that waveform. Connect a separate digital or PWM signal to Input A to independently vary your motor's torque limit. Note: Video does not show the torque limit function.
Available in:
All MC Models
Follow Digital Torque Command
click for operational mode video
Apply a variable torque (or force or tension) in proportion to a digital command (PWM or frequency).

Using Analog Control Signals? Learn more about the ClearCore Motion and I/O Controller or the ASU-FR510 Analog Send Unit (A/D converter).
Available in:
All MC Models
All Operating Modes
Follow Digital Position Command
click for operational mode video
ClearPath will move at a user-defined velocity to a position proportional to the frequency or PWM duty cycle of a digital waveform.

Using Analog Control Signals? Learn more about the ClearCore Motion and I/O Controller or the ASU-FR510 Analog Send Unit (A/D converter).
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Pulse Burst Positioning
click for operational mode video
Use a timer/counter on your PLC (or a simple circuit) to send a burst of pulses to ClearPath, and it will move a distance proportional to the number of pulses sent, at your pre-selected speed and acceleration.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move Incremental Distance
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move a user-defined distance (one of four) from its current position. You can also send multiple, quick trigger pulses to tell ClearPath to travel a multiple of any of its user-defined distances in one smooth move.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move to Absolute Position (4 Pos.)
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move to one of four preset positions. Perfect for replacing air cylinders where more power and finesse is needed.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move to Absolute Position (16 Pos.)
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move to one of 16 positions from a user-defined reference position.
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Multi-Sensor Positioning
click for operational mode video
Define multiple positions using sensors or switches, and trigger ClearPath to start moving and continue until it sees the next sensor transition (or a user-specified number of sensor transitions).
Available in:
MCPV Models Only
Move to Absolute Position (2 Pos.)
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move to one of the two preset positions. Perfect for replacing air cylinders that move between two positions, but where more power and finesse is needed.
Available in:
All MC Models
Move to Sensor Position
click for operational mode video
Trigger ClearPath to move in either direction and it will smoothly ramp up to a chosen speed and stop when it detects a sensor (or switch).
Available in:
All MC Models
Follow Digital Velocity Command
click for operational mode video
Connect a digital waveform from your PLC or other device, and ClearPath will run at a speed proportional to the waveform. Or, connect the PWM output of an H-bridge drive of a DC brush motor setup to make a high-performance, drop-in replacement.

Using Analog Control Signals? Learn more about the ClearCore Motion and I/O Controller or the ASU-FR510 Analog Send Unit (A/D converter).
Available in:
All MC Models
Manual Velocity Control
click for operational mode video
Fine control of speed from zero to max speed at the turn of a knob. Remembers your last set speed or resets to zero speed when motor is enabled.
Available in:
All MC Models
Ramp Up/Down to Selected Velocity
click for operational mode video
By changing digital inputs (from your PLC, switches, etc.), ClearPath will smoothly ramp to one of four preset speeds in either direction.
Available in:
All MC Models
Spin on Power Up
click for operational mode video
Just turn on power and smoothly ramp to your preset speed. For when all you need is reliable, constant speed from a brushless motor, and a bare minimum of wiring. It doesn't get any easier than this.
Available in:
All MC Models
Follow Digital Torque Command
click for operational mode video
Apply a variable torque (or force or tension) in proportion to a digital command (PWM or frequency).

Using Analog Control Signals? Learn more about the ClearCore Motion and I/O Controller or the ASU-FR510 Analog Send Unit (A/D converter).
Available in:
All MC Models

Choose a ClearPath-MC Model

MCVC Models
Velocity, Torque, and 2 Positions
Show Me MCVC Models
MCPV Models
6 Positioning Modes, Plus All MCVC Modes
Show Me MCPV Models
Selection Guide

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