PCI-Step-2CX – National Instruments

The NI PCI-Step-2CX by National Instruments is a Closed-Loop Stepper Controller. The PCI-Step-2CX features 2 Axes and a Step Frequency Limit of 750,000 steps/s.

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Product Description

Item #: PCI-Step-2CX

Manufacturer: National Instruments
Series: PCI Series


The PCI-Step-2CX is a 2-Axis Closed-Loop Stepper Motor Controller. The PCI-Step-2CX is produced by National Instruments. The PCI-Step-2CX comes with NI nuDrive, which performs as a powerful amplifier and can be used with auto servo motion control. The NI PCI-Step-2CX is designed especially for labs and industrial applications.

The PCI-Step-2CX is a Stepper Motor Controller board which can be used in closed-loop or open mode. The NI PCI-Step-2CX uses quadrature encoders for motion and velocity purposes, as well as CW and CCW digital output steps. All stepper devices are compatible with half, full, and micro-stepping applications. The NI PCI-Step-2CX operates at ±10 V AO for commands.



Manufacturer National Instruments
Part Numbers PCI-Step-2CX
Series PCI Series
Type Closed-Loop Stepper Controller
Axes 2
Step Frequency Limit 750,000 steps/s
Maximum Encoder Frequency 1 MHz
Closed-Loop Stepper (A/D Connector) 10-pin male box header
Auxiliary 24-Bit Digital I/O Connector 50-pin male box header
Stepper Input Voltage Range 0 – 5 V