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Thread: Recommended Hardware Setup for Simulation
Post: RE: Recommended Hardware Setup for Simulation
I want to show an illustration of the performance issues I'm seeing. The three robots are not synchronized as in the example Youtube video: Synchronization as seen from my device: [Video: https://vim...
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Thread: Recommended Hardware Setup for Simulation
Post: Recommended Hardware Setup for Simulation
Is there a recommended hardware setup to produce simulations with RoboDK?  What do most people use? Are you using just a laptop, desktop, or are you using more of a dedicated machine or server with m...
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Thread: Processing Speeds
Post: RE: Processing Speeds
Albert, I created a side by side video of the same program being executed by the built-in GUI program instructions and the C++ api. The videos are synchronized to start when both robots begin moving...
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Thread: Processing Speeds
Post: RE: Processing Speeds
Albert,  I don't think you answered my question regarding how the total processing time for a program created using GUI program instructions compares to a program created using the C++ API and a prog...
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Thread: Processing Speeds
Post: RE: Processing Speeds
My understanding of your long answer is that while the speed of each action is the same for all platforms, the time to trigger the event is different. Is this correct? Is a program created using only...
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Thread: Processing Speeds
Post: Processing Speeds
How do the processing speeds compare for the following items? -RoboDK native GUI robot programming -Python API -C++ API -C++ Plugin Interface I'm looking to create simulations and would like to avoi...
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Thread: How to manage project file dependencies?
Post: How to manage project file dependencies?
What's the best way to manage project file dependencies?  I'm currently making a simulation that has a few python files that are linked to each other, and when I add them to the RoboDK tree, they get...
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Thread: UR3e Robot Base Reference Frame Incorrect
Post: UR3e Robot Base Reference Frame Incorrect
See attached picture. The reference frame for the UR3e seems to be located in an arbitrary location. RoboDK v3.6.0 (64 bit) EDIT: Updated to latest version (3.8.4) and issue still persists. The issu...
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Thread: UR5 Joint Position Weird Behavior
Post: RE: UR5 Joint Position Weird Behavior
(03-07-2019, 02:41 PM)Albert Wrote: The issue is probably that you are trying to move to the target using a linear movement (movel). Industrial robots can't change their configuration (assembly mode...
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Thread: Group multiple step files into one frame
Post: RE: Group multiple step files into one frame
Hold the SHIFT key if you already placed the object where you want it to avoid having to reposition it. The Shift key will make sure to reference the object's absolute position in the station when mov...
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Thread: Help simulating two UR5 robots simultaneously using python
Post: RE: Help simulating two UR5 robots simultaneously ...
I was able to solve this problem after a ton of debugging via two solutions of which I chose the 2nd option: 1. Adding a short sleep command after the first thread start call. Code:thread_a.start() s...
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Thread: Help simulating two UR5 robots simultaneously using python
Post: Help simulating two UR5 robots simultaneously usin...
I am having trouble simultaneously simulating two robots at the same time. I have two robots, "Robot A" and "Robot B" that each perform a large function. These functions reference user defined functio...
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Thread: UR5 Joint Position Weird Behavior
Post: UR5 Joint Position Weird Behavior
Can someone help me understand why the robot is not going to the joint values as saved in the joint position?  Attached is an image that shows my joint position with the option "keep joint values" cl...
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Thread: RobotIQ controller through RoboDK
Post: RE: RobotIQ controller through RoboDK
Hi mattmct, I would like to see your code if you don't mind sharing it. Thanks!
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Thread: Lock objects / Prevent specific objects from being picked up with simulation command
Post: Lock objects / Prevent specific objects from being...
Is there a way to lock specific objects from being attached to the tool when using the simulation instruction? It's rather annoying that other objects, such as a table or tray, gets picked up when the...
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Thread: Stationary Tool / Part Following
Post: RE: Stationary Tool / Part Following
Sure thing. I plan to have a simulation going within the next week.
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Thread: Stationary Tool / Part Following
Post: RE: Stationary Tool / Part Following
Thanks Jeremey! Yeah I would love to see that trick! We do have SolidWorks CAM, so maybe there's a way to export the tool path curves?
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Thread: Stationary Tool / Part Following
Post: RE: Stationary Tool / Part Following
Thanks Jeremy. No I did not see that video, but I will watch it. We don't have alphacam. I'm sure it's easier with getting the entry and exit profiles with a cam software. If I import a generated cur...
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Thread: Stationary Tool / Part Following
Post: Stationary Tool / Part Following
What's the best way to follow the contours of a part with a stationary tool, such as a deburring tool/sanding brush? I'm aware of using RoboDK plugins for CAD, such as SolidWorks, to create paths for...
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