Omron Sysmac Studio

Course Description

Omron NJ Basic with Motion



This course will teach the configuration and programming of the controller and the configuration and programming of the built-in motion control capabilities of the NJ Series and NX Series Machine Automation Controller using Sysmac Studio’s integrated environment. Students will be introduced to the architecture of the NJ Series and NX Series Machine Automation Controllers and motion control configuration and commands, as well as the connection of servos to the EtherCAT network.


  • Hardware Configuration
  • IEC Concepts
  • Sysmac Studio Basics
  • Ladder Logic
  • Online Operations
  • Programming
  • Software Tools
  • Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
  • Advanced Variables
  • Structured Text Introduction to Sysmac Series Motion
  • System Configuration
  • Programming Basics
  • Homing
  • Single Axis Movement
  • Synchronized Motion

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this class, the student should be able to:

  • Understand the concepts and conventions of IEC 61131-3 compliant programming.
  • Create a project for an NJ Series controller and download it to a CPU.
  • Use the troubleshooting tools in the Sysmac Studio software to connect to a controller, monitor program operation, and troubleshoot control system errors.
  • Create basic programs in ladder logic and structured text.
  • Configure a NJ Series or NX Series controller with local I/O modules and EtherCAT network I/O.
  • Configure the CPU’s built-in motion control settings.
  • Attach Servos to EtherCAT and configure the network.
  • Perform manual motion tasks, such as jogging.
  • Configure and operate home positioning operation.
  • Create a user program utilizing the built-in motion control function blocks.

Recommended Audience

This course is intended for engineers, programmers and maintenance personnel, who will be using the NJ Series or NX Series Machine Automation Controllers in their automated equipment.

Course Objective




  • Course Length
    4 days/32 hours
  • Pass/Fail Required?
  • Certification Offered?