Controllers CS9

CS9 robot controller: the next generation of controllers

The CS9 controller, with its smart design and compacity, offers consistent availability. Its open architecture makes it compatible to the production world and allows faster integration for each user profile

Safety features are embedded for each application profile.

A generic powerful control platform
Stäubli CS9 robot controller
Compact and smart design
CS9 robot controller
Consistent availability
  • Interchangeable drawers and easy access 
  • Front access for all operations
  • Standardized components
  • Universal power supply for all voltages
SP2 manual control unit
SP2 manual control unit

This unique terminal combines a lightweight design, ergonomics (for left or right-handed user) and robustness with outstanding functionality:

  • Operation, configuration and visualization for various use cases (setup, production or maintenance)
  • Integrated safety functions (3-position dead-man control, emergency stop),
  • Ease of use, graphics and intuitive interface.
Faster integration for each usage profile
  • Powerful multitasking VAL3 language
  • library based extension possibilities
  • uniVAL plc offering IEC 61131 PLC language support
  • uniVAL drive for full joint motion control via ext. motion controller
Controller CS9 Safety
Safety for each application profile
  • CS9 controller with integrated modular safety function possibilities:
    Safe speed | Safe stop | Safe tool | Safe zone | Safe touch
  • Seamless configuration switch for highly productive and collaborative applications
Stäubli controller energy efficiency
CS9 controller energy efficiency
  • The most energy efficient system based on VDMA norm 24608, 15% less consumption compared to previous generation.
  • Energy recuperation during each joint deceleration.
  • Different power saving/sleep modes bring up to 40% consumption savings.

Open architecture

Stäubli CS9 controller connectivity

Connectivity to the smart production

  • Compatibility to all production devices and ERP
  • All standardized communications protocols, including real time Ethernet, available and configurable via a unique software suite
  • Embedded html-based web server for user system and custom interfaces available on any device
  • Smart data for digital production and cockpit
  • Any system data accessible and linkable to all interfaces
  • Optional OPC UA Server
  • IP67 EtherCat I/O modules available for modular connections to peripheral devices

Technical specifications

CS9 controller

Dimensions: H x W x D

270 x 445 x 365 mm

297 x 445 x 365 mm (CS9 MP)

Protection class


System/programming language

Stäubli Robotics Control / VAL 3

Available interfaces

2 USB ports

1 RS232 port


Hardware IOs

  • 2 fast inputs
  • 2 fast outputs
  • 4 safe configurable inputs
  • 3 safe configurable outputs


2 Ethernet ports

  • TCP/IP and UDP Socket communication
  • FTP Server/Client support
  • Web server
  • optional: OPC UA server


1 EtherCAT Master port

2 Real time Ethernet ports

  • Modbus TCP/IP Server & Client
  • Sercos III Slave
  • Ethernet IP Adapter
  • PROFINET (PROFIsafe**) IO-Device
  • EtherCAT/FSoE Slave
  • PowerLink Controlled Node


Optional PCIe Card

  • ASI Master
  • CCLink Client
  • Profibus DP Master & Slave
  • Ethernet IP Scanner & Adapter
  • ProfiNet IO -Controller & Device
  • EtherCAT Master & Slave
  • Sercos III Master & Slave
  • PowerLink Controlled Node


Optional related EtherCAT IO-equipment

  • digital IOs
  • analog IOs
  • Encoder interface
  • serial interface
  • IP65/66/67 EtherCAT box

Stäubli robots

TS2 series, TX2 series, POWER cobot series, HelMo