gclib  1.36.3
Communications API for Galil controllers and PLCs
Jog Example

C++ C# Visual Basic
Example Example Example
Logic Logic Logic
Instructions Instructions Instructions

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Concepts

This example demonstrates:

  • How to connect to a controller via IP Address.
  • How to issue basic commands.
  • A controller in jogging mode.
  • How to utilize keyboard input at the console.

Prerequisites

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

Note
Linux users will need to install the ncurses library.

Command Line Arguments

This example requires 1 argument:

  • The IP Address of a Galil controller.
jog_example.exe 192.168.42.96

Example Output

Enter a character on the keyboard to change the motor's speed:
<q> Quit
<a> -2000 counts/s
<s> -500 counts/s
<d> +500 counts/s
<f> +2000 counts/s
<r> Direction Reversal
Jog Speed: 0
Jog Speed: 2000
Jog Speed: 4000
Jog Speed: 6000
Jog Speed: -6000
Jog Speed: -8000
Jog Speed: -6000