Prior Generation

Supported controllers, still in production, but are no longer recommended for new applications. For more information regarding the Prior Generation label, please see the FAQ page.

Prior Generation Motion Controllers

Ethernet/RS232 Econo Motion Controllers, 1-8 axes
Single and Dual-Axis Motion Controllers With Ethernet/RS232
Ethernet/RS232 Optima Motion Controllers, 1-8 axes
Ethernet/RS232 1-axis Motion Controller and Drive
PCI Optima Motion Controllers, 1-8 axes
RS232/ISA Legacy Series 1-8 axis

Estimated End-Of-Life for Controllers - updated November 2021

These motion controllers and PLCs are still in production and will end-of-life in the number of years specified in the table below.

Controller Introduced Estimated End-of-Life New Equivalent
DMC-14x5 October 1999 3 to 5 years DMC-30010
DMC-15x0 October 1994 until existing stock runs out DMC-41x3
DMC-1810-DMC-1840 March 1999 1 year DMC-18x6
DMC-2250-DMC-2280 September 1998 until existing stock runs out DMC-42x0
CDS-3310 October 2004 2 to 4 years DMC-30012
AMP-19540 September 2003 until existing stock runs out  
DMC-21x2 June 2002 until existing stock runs out DMC-21x3

Obsolete Products List