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Parker Automation Controller (PAC)

Integrated Machine Control, Multi-Axis Motion, and Visualization

Designed for the global machine market, the Parker Automation Controller (PAC) combines advanced logic, signal handling, multi-axis motion, and visualization into one performance-driven solution.

PAC Controller
  • Intel Atom N2600 Dual-core, 1.60 GHz, 64-bit, w/ IntelĀ® Hyper-Threading Technology
  • IEC61131-3 Programming (LD, ST, CFC, FBD, SFC, IL)
  • PLCopen Motion Control (Parts I & II)
  • CNC Programming/Editor Conforming to DIN66025
  • Embedded Web-visualization
  • High-speed EtherCAT for Motion and I/O
  • Dual LANs for Network Separation
  • Local and Remote I/O
  • OPC Server, Modbus TCP, EtherCAT, and Dual LANs as Standard
  • Ethernet/IP, Profinet, and Profibus Options
Spec Sheet


  • Intel Atom Dual-core, 1.60GHz, 64-bit
  • Fan-less
  • SD Application Memory
  • Local & Remote I/O
  • DIN Rail Mounting


  • IEC61131-3 Programming
  • PLCopen Motion Control
  • DIN 66025 CNC G-code
  • Simulation Runtime Engine
  • Web-configration Tool
  • Custom Libraries
  • Extenisible, Reusable Code


  • EtherCAT
  • Ethernet/IP
  • Profinet
  • Profibus
  • OPC Server
  • Modbus TCP
  • Dual LANs


The PAC I/O System comprises a variety of modules for digital, analog and temperature signals as well as communication interfaces. The modules connect directly to the controller via the built-in EtherCAT bus for local architectures and are extended to remote locations via the extender and bus coupler modules, thus supporting both local and distributed I/O architectures.

PAC I/O modules feature a removable cage-clamp terminal design which provides for easy wiring and assembly and allows for the removal and insertion of modules without interfering with wiring; LED status indicators for the EtherCAT bus, I/O, power and each signal channel; frontface shield-grounding to the dinrail; removable label inserts; easy access front mounted module disconnects; and laser-etched identification and schematic information.

PAC I/O communicates natively on the EtherCAT bus and is unencumbered by protocol converters; therefore it provides the full functionality and throughput of high-speed EtherCAT to meet the most demanding I/O requirements.

PAC Connectivity

The Parker Automation Controller (PAC) employs the industry leading EtherCAT communication protocol for motion, I/O, and 3rd party device connectivity. Along with EtherCAT, each unit also comes standard with Modbus TCP, an OPC Server, and dual LANs for network separation. To compliment the standard protocols, the PAC provides options for Ethernet/IP, Profinet, and Profibus, and therefore the PAC can integrate directly into Ethernet/IP and Profinet PROFINET communication module networks for machine-to-machine communication.

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Parker & ONExia


ONExia offers complete systems using Parker products. We have confidence in knowing that our knowledge, experience, and support will ensure that your goals are met. Minimal design engineering ensures component compatibility from a single source.

Subsystems and Bundled Products

For a cost-effective and efficient solution, ONExia offers bundled or kitted Parker systems. We can combine motors, gearheads, and positioning systems to deliver a configured subsystem ready for installation. Parker configuration and setup software accommodates the rest of the product line, making start-up a snap.

Component Products

Parker offer the broadest range of linear and rotary motion products available for automation systems. If you have the capability and experience to develop your own systems, their innovative, easy-to-use products will help you get the job done. Parker provides short lead times, large selection, and proven reliability.

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Parker Applications

Industrial Applications

  • Packaging
  • Automotive manufacturing and assembly
  • Printing
  • Material handling
  • Military applications

Precision Connectivity

  • Semiconductor
  • Electronics
  • Computer peripherals
  • Life science
  • Medical equipment
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