gclib  1.34.15
Communications API for Galil controllers and PLCs
Contour Example

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Concepts

This example demonstrates:

  • How to connect to a controller via IP Address.
  • How to issue basic commands.
  • How to record position data and save to a text file.
  • How to play back recorded data using contour mode.

Prerequisites

A Galil controller with a motor connected at the A axis and the B axis is needed for this example.

Command Line Arguments

This example requires 3 arguments:

  • The IP Address of a Galil controller.
  • The path to a csv file to store positional data for the A axis.
  • The path to a csv file to store positional data for the B axis.
contour_example.exe 192.168.42.200 axis_a.csv axis_b.csv