gclib  1.34.15
Communications API for Galil controllers and PLCs
Position Tracking Example

C++ C# Visual Basic
Example Example Example
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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 position tracking mode.

Prerequisites

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

Command Line Arguments

This example has 1 required argument and 1 optional argument:

  • Required: The IP Address of a Galil controller.
  • Optional: The speed of the controller in Position Tracking mode (Default 5000).
position_tracking_example.exe 192.168.42.96 4000

Example Output

Begin Position Tracking with speed 5000. Enter a non-number to exit.
Enter a new position:
4000
Enter a new position:
-8000
Enter a new position:
10000
Enter a new position: