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Subject: Re: SmarAct MCS2 ASCII-based IOC
From: "Peterson, Kevin M. via Tech-talk" <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
To: "Stubbs Scott Allen (PSI)" <scott.stubbs@psi.ch>, "tech-talk@aps.anl.gov" <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:45:26 +0000
David Vine recently wrote an asyn motor driver for the MCS2 that uses 
ASCII commands instead of the vendor's C++ library.  The driver can be 
found in the motorSmarAct module:

   https://github.com/epics-motor/motorSmarAct

The README for the MCS2 support is here:

 
https://github.com/epics-motor/motorSmarAct/blob/master/smarActApp/src/README.SmarActMCS2

Kevin


On 7/17/19 4:31 AM, Stubbs Scott Allen (PSI) via Tech-talk wrote:
> Dear Tech-talkers,
> 
> As it seems there is no fully ASCII-‘byte stream’ based IOC for the 
> SmarAct MCS2 (at least not available publicly) I am pleased to present 
> our first attempt at one using StreamDevice.  I began developing it 
> based on our MCS IOC when we believed we would need to integrate the 
> MCS2 for a particular project. As we purchased the MCS in the end, and 
> we have no MCS2 units for testing, our development has also stopped for 
> the time being.
> 
> Comments, forks, additions and/or fixes welcome. Note that while we have 
> put some effort in converting commands and EPICS records from the MCS 
> (e.g. positioner types, amplifier voltage…) this is a completely 
> untested IOC and still based around our internal PSI build system.  
> However, the db/ and cfg/ files can be considered universal.  If I get 
> permission from SmarAct I will publish their full documentation here as 
> well.
> 
> Also, a special thank you to SLAC colleagues who gave me a starting 
> point for the protocol file =)
> 
> Link:
> 
> https://github.com/paulscherrerinstitute/smaract_mcs2/
> 
> Greetings from Switzerland,
> 
> Scott
> 
> __________________________________________
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> 
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> 
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> Schweiz
> 
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