This is the page from the manual and it does work as described its just getting mach to change the signal from low to high when i want to reverse that is getting me.
4.7.2. Signal Descriptions
OPTO Opto-Isolator Supply
User supplied power for the opto-isolators.
PULSE Pulse Input
A low-to-high transition on this pin advances the motor
one step. The step size is determined by the Step
Resolution switch setting.
DIR Direction Input
When this signal is high, motor rotation is clockwise.
Rotation is counter-clockwise when this signal is low.
AWO All Windings Off Input
When this signal is low, AC and DC current to the motor is
zero. There is NO holding torque when the AWO signal