Everything You Need To Know About Motion Control Systems

Motion control systems are essential to the automation industry, and there is a lot to learn about them! Read on to discover what you need to know.

Motion control systems have a long history—much longer than you may expect! Perhaps the earliest case of a motion control system dates back to the 1780s, a system called the flyball governor. While this motion control system had nothing to do with computers, almost all modern motion control systems use computers to supervise the process. Read on to learn everything you need to know about motion control systems.

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Analog vs Digital: What’s the Difference?

A wall of analog cassette tapes.  Audiophiles have waged the analog vs digital ware for years.
Analog media has been replaced by digital. But do you understand the difference?

If you’ve dealt with electronics in any way, you’ve likely pondered the analog vs digital issue. We’re here to help you understand what’s actually behind these terms. For the purpose of this blog, we’re going to talk about electronic signals.

The Difference between Analog and Digital

Electronic signals can be either digital or analog. The difference between these two technologies can be significant. But why?

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