Axis Tab

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Joint Tabs

Configure each joint by starting with joint 0 and don’t skip a joint.

Axis Group

  • Axis Select the axis letter
  • Scale Enter the the number of step pulses for one linear unit (inch or mm)
  • Minimum Limit Enter the lower number limit in linear units
  • Maximum Limit Enter the higher number limit in linear units
  • Maximum Velocity Enter the maximum velocity in linear units per second
  • Maximum Acceleration Enter the maximum acceleration rate in linear units per second per second

PID Settings

  • Default Values populates the PID settings with the default values

StepGen Settings

  • Use the drop down list to select a drive or manualy enter the numbers for your drive.

Home Settings

  • Home Location of home for that axis
  • Home Offset The amount of offset from the home switch
  • Home Search Velocity The speed in linear units per second to find the home switch
  • Home Latch Velocity The speed in linear units per second to do the final move to the home switch.
  • Home Sequence The order of homing, must start with 0 or 1 and not skip a number
  • Home Use Index If you have an encoder with index you can select this
  • Home Ignore Limits If you have shared home and limit switches select this

Joint Information

  • Displays information about that joint after you enter in values in the Axis group