MC_CONFIG vs Flash parameters
All Motion Coordinators store the IP_ADDRESS, IP_NETMASK and IP_GATEWAY in Flash memory. So there is usually no need to add them to the MC_CONFIG.
There are some differences with other system parameters.
MC4N-ECAT, MC4N-RTX, MC6N-ECAT, Flex-6 Nano and MC664(X) all use the MC_CONFIG to set all system parameters apart from the above.
MC403, MC403-Z, MC405, MC464, Euro404 and Euro408 all store some system parameters in Flash.
The above list is not 100% complete. If a system parameter has been set in MC_CONFIG in these controllers, make sure they are set back to normal and do not assume that simply deleting MC_CONFIG will return them to their default value.
What is the accuracy on the UNITS / REP_DIST?
Q: What is the accuracy on the UNITS / REP_DIST? UNITS = 2^23*3/360 ' Counts/deg REP_DIST = 180 ' deg REP_OPTION = 0 ' [-REP_DIST..REP_DIST] As UNITS is approx. 69905.0667 then what will happen when I have run the system for ...
Technical request for lifetime of flashROM (MC4N)
The VRs are saved in a file system like a flash-stick so it is not erasing the flash every time you change a value. It uses many pages of flash. The expected lifetime is published on the Trio website on the specifiations pages. Compare Controllers ...
How many TABLE values are saved to Flash in the MC6N?
The default is none (only VRs are stored; FLASH_DATA = 0) However 64000 will be stored when FLASH_DATA is set to 1 See the Trio BASIC help for FLASH_DATA.
AN-307 Move Embedded Parameters
Move Embedded Parameters are a new feature within the Trio MC4XX Motion Coordinator system software. Each move can have up to 2 user parameters per axis pass through the motion buffers and become available during the motion for processing. The first ...
MC206X - Flash EPROM or RAM?
MC206X can use the Flash Memory on power up. It depends on the setting of the POWER_UP paraemter. If POWER_UP = 1 then it will copy the programs from Flash to RAM on each power up. If set to 0, then it uses the RAM on power up and does not copy from ...