gclib  1.34.15
Communications API for Galil controllers and PLCs
Vector Mode 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 vector mode.
  • How to read and maintain the length of the vector buffer.
  • How to read in a file of vector points and apply them to the controller.

Prerequisites

A Galil controller with two motors: one connected at the A axis and the other connected at the B axis.

Command Line Arguments

This example requires 2 arguments:

  • The IP Address of a Galil controller.
  • The path to a file containing vector commands.
vector_example.exe 192.168.42.92 vector_points.txt