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API call for mecademic gripper
#1
I'm writing a python program for my meca500 in robodk.  I see when connected to the robot that the GripperOpen and GripperClose commands are supported and work when sent through the "connection" panel, but I don't see a way in the api to send those commands.  Can anyone point me in the right direction here?
#2
Hi Chris,

You can do:
robot.RunInstruction("GripperOpen", INSTRUCTION_CALL_PROGRAM)
and
robot.RunInstruction("GripperClose", INSTRUCTION_CALL_PROGRAM)

More information here:
https://robodk.com/doc/en/PythonAPI/robo...nstruction

This shouldn't be confused with RDK.RunProgram or RDK.RunCode() which will trigger a program in the RoboDK tree.

Albert
  




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