Beckhoff TwinCAT

ADCO / ADMR is available as optional function block for the Beckhoff TwinCAT system

Beckhoff TwinCAT turns any compatible PC into a real-time controller offering multiple PLC, NC axis control, development environment and operator units all in one. TwinCAT replaces conventional PLC, NC controls and operator units.

Using ADCO / ADMR TwinCAT becomes a control machine providing outstanding performance. The CPU time of an average equipped host PC for processing the control algorithms is only 1 µsec (= 1×10-6 sec.).

ADCO / ADMR is attached out of the library to the CFC using the CFC editor which means standard configuration.

Processing is done by the software PLC.

The handling of ADCO / ADMR can be done using faceplates offered by i.p.a.s.-systeme as ActiveX controls.

Supported TwinCAT versions:

  • Version 2.9 and later


  • One cycle takes 1 µsec (= 1×10-6 sec.) CPU time in „adaption off“ mode on an average equipped PC.

License model:

  • One license per soft PLC.
  • No limitations re. number of ADCO instances / control loops per soft PLC.

Scope of delivery:

  • Library function blocks ADCO and ADMR
  • Faceplates (ActiveX controls) available on request.


Configuration in CFC:

ADCO is configured like any other standard function block.


ADCO faceplates
ADCO faceplates




ADMR faceplates

ADMR faceplates

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