A standard MR175 includes a master emergency stop switch, side mounted left/right enable switches, two rotary switches (axis and resolution), four push buttons (labelled start, jog, slide hold, tool in/out), potentiometer (for varying feed rate), and manual pulse generator.

The standard MR175 is labelled for a typical CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine or similar control applications, with either RS422/RS484 (MR175-1) or RS232 (MR175-2) serial interface. The unit can also be custom labelled and its controls configured for a variety of OEM applications.