Online Videos

Learn about motion control through our featured tutorials presented by industry leader Dr. Jacob Tal. Check out our library of tutorials for specific information on topics such as modes of motion, dual loop compensation, piezo-ceramic actuators, microstepping and much more. Our two minute videos are perfect for busy engineers that need quick solutions to common motion and I/O problems such as connecting to a Galil controller, PID temperature control with the RIO PLC, tuning suggestions, PVT mode of motion, and wiring optoisolated outputs. If you have an idea for a 2 minute video, contact a Galil application engineer at 800-377- 6329 or email support@galilmc.com.

Featured Tutorials

Motion Controller Demo Video

See Dr. Jacob Tal demonstrating servo tuning and programming motion using a Galil motion controller, drives, servo motors and Galil software.

Tuning Servo Systems

Adjustment of PID filter parameters for fast and stable performance of servo systems.

 

Two Minute Technical Videos

Two-minute video - Best Practices for Using Gaill's Optoisolated Outputs
Introduction to Galil's latest generation motion controllers - the DMC-40x0 Series
Smooth multi-axis motion through arbitrary points using PVT
Connect to a Galil controller over Ethernet with GalilTools software
Use the GalilTool's Scope to tune a servo motor.
Assign an IP address to motion controllers

Tuning

System Design

Motion Controllers

Miscellaneous

I/O Control

Software Tools

Motors & Drives

  • Discusses microstepping including operation and performance. How to configure Galil's SDM-20640 microstepping drive.

  • Operation of brushless motors. Includes discussion about sinusoidal commutation. Discusses set-up with Galil controllers.

  • Reviews servo amplifiers such as linear and PWM drives and voltage and current drives. Power supply and commutation considerations are discussed.

  • Describes shunt regulators and when they are used. Calulations for both rotary and linear systems.

  • Discusses advantages and disadvantages of these actuators. Compensation methods for optimum tuning are presented.

  • Discusses step motor operation including full-step, half-step and microstep. How to configure Galil controllers for proper operation with step motors.