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Subject: Re: Driver for Smargon gniometer
From: Randall Cayford via Tech-talk <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
To: "James.OHea@diamond.ac.uk" <James.OHea@diamond.ac.uk>
Cc: "tech-talk@aps.anl.gov" <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 08:25:06 -0700
I’m not sure what your PLC is doing. I would love to see it.  

I’m unclear on how to define the IOC to do the combined motor movements rather than driving the individual motors with the Pmac driver.  The X axis in particular which is motors 3 and 4 that have to be moved synchronously. 

> On Sep 10, 2019, at 1:06 AM, "James.OHea@diamond.ac.uk" <James.OHea@diamond.ac.uk> wrote:
> 
> Hi Randall,
> 
> The SmarGon is controlled by a PowerPMAC so you can use the 'pmac' support module to control it.
> 
> At Diamond we used an additional PLC to get translate the SmarAct selected positional variables to ones we typically use for coordinate systems, but other than that, the pmac driver will allow you to drive the axes as any other motorised stage.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> James
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tech-talk [mailto:tech-talk-bounces@aps.anl.gov] On Behalf Of Randall Cayford via Tech-talk
> Sent: 09 September 2019 20:24
> To: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
> Subject: Driver for Smargon gniometer
> 
> We have a Smargon goniometer (from SmarAct) and we’re trying to run it using EPICS.  Is there a driver available for this?  I’ve searched but not found anything that seems appropriate.  Or do I need to use a non-specific pmac driver and customize it for the Smargon?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Randall
> 
> 
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