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Thread: Python: Set simulation speed
Post: RE: Python: Set simulation speed
Hi Albert, thanks for the advice. I ran some tests and your settings definitly decrease the simulation time. Nevertheless I think I am going to remove this feature from my application. The best time I...
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Thread: Python: Set simulation speed
Post: Python: Set simulation speed
Hi, I have created a program in RoboDK using the API and now want to run a simulation of that program to check if it looks OK. Since the program is a little larger I do not want to watch it in real ti...
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Thread: Python API: setDO and waitDI cause crash
Post: RE: Python API: setDO and waitDI cause crash
Sorry for bothering you with that and thank you for looking into the issue. In every other script I got this correct but obviously did not copy paste it in this case...
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Thread: IO-instructions for analog output
Post: RE: IO-instructions for analog output
Hi Albert, the new feature works perfectly. Thanks a lot for the implementation!
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Thread: Programs produced by RoboDK for 3D print on KUKA KR6 (KRC4) cannot be selected
Post: RE: Programs produced by RoboDK for 3D print on KU...
Hi Andrew, I am curious, how is your Arduino connected to the robot controller or in other words, how do you transfer the necessary data to the board? From your post alone I can not see what your setu...
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Thread: Robot driver - Limit for program_id??
Post: RE: Robot driver - Limit for program_id??
Hi Albert, thanks a lot for solving this puzzle. I really did not see that I am dealing with floats here. The reason why I used this procedure Code:(Value*1000)+20000000is because Value has a format...
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Thread: Robot driver - Limit for program_id??
Post: RE: Robot driver - Limit for program_id??
Here is a minimum working example for my problem. The RDK project is attached, the relevant section of the robot driver looks like this: Code:CASE 13 ;----- Run program COM_VALUE1 --------- ; (to tri...
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Thread: Python API: setDO and waitDI cause crash
Post: RE: Python API: setDO and waitDI cause crash
I have tried several versions, but none of them is working. The attached RDK project contains five programs that call five slightly different python scripts, all of them cause RoboDK to crash. Please ...
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Thread: Python API: setDO and waitDI cause crash
Post: RE: Python API: setDO and waitDI cause crash
Hi Albert, that could already be the solution. I do not call robot.Connect() or RDK.setRunMode in the python script because the robot is already connected via the GUI and I expected that to be suffici...
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Thread: Python API: setDO and waitDI cause crash
Post: Python API: setDO and waitDI cause crash
Hi, I would like to set digital input or output instructions using the API, but RoboDK keeps crashing when I try. For testing purposes I created a program which contains program calls (see attachment)...
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Thread: Robot driver - Limit for program_id??
Post: Robot driver - Limit for program_id??
Hi, I am using the customisable section of the robot driver: Code:CASE 13 ;----- Run program COM_VALUE1 --------- ; (to trigger from RoboDK: use robot.RunCodeCustom("program id", INSTRUCTION_CALL_PROG...
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Thread: IO-instructions for analog output
Post: IO-instructions for analog output
Hi, I changed my robot driver according to Albert's suggestion in order to support analog output ->Related Thread For testing purposes I created a program using the RoboDK GUI and noticed that Robo...
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Thread: Max acceleration for UR5
Post: RE: Max acceleration for UR5
Hi Mgruzdev, the maximum possible acceleration is hard to specify. It depends on payload and inertia in the first line. There is not much use of a max value since it changes for practically every move...
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Thread: Decrease Robot's speed
Post: RE: Decrease Robot's speed
I think the best thing you could do with the setSpeed command is setting the acceleration parameter low so that your ramp function becomes relatively flat. I doubt that this solution is practial to yo...
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Thread: Decrease Robot's speed
Post: RE: Decrease Robot's speed
In that case I would suggest you to add some auxiliary points to your program. If your actual goal is to do something like Code:robot.MoveL(Target01) # Point B robot.MoveL(Target02) # Point C and so o...
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Thread: Decrease Robot's speed
Post: RE: Decrease Robot's speed
Hi Civgineer, if your robot is moving from point A to point B he naturally has to decelerate before reaching point B. Have a look at the attachment. When you are using setSpeed you get a ramp function...
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Thread: Python: Specific post processor and run mode for machining project
Post: RE: Python: Specific post processor and run mode f...
Thanks for your support Albert. I will run some tests with the FTP upload and see how the KUKA KRC responds. I will post my settings/changes here if I get it to work (and maybe also if I do not..). I ...
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Thread: Python: Specific post processor and run mode for machining project
Post: RE: Python: Specific post processor and run mode f...
Quote:Albert 2- For online programming: However, there is a workaround for this and you can call numbered programs. To do so, you have to trigger a program a program call with a number. Using the GUI ...
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Thread: KUKA KRC4 Online programming - analog output
Post: RE: KUKA KRC4 Online programming - analog output
Hi Albert, thank you for getting back to this. I misunderstood you when you said I could customise the robot driver. I thought you ment the apikuka.exe (respectively its sources). That is a nice and s...
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Thread: KUKA KRC4 Online programming - analog output
Post: RE: KUKA KRC4 Online programming - analog output
Hi Albert, thanks for the suggestion, but messing with KUKA driver may be a little bit beyond my capabilities. I think I can (ab)use the customised section of RoboDKsync for my purposes, just as you ...
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Thread: KUKA KRC4 Online programming - analog output
Post: KUKA KRC4 Online programming - analog output
Hi, I am using the KUKA robot driver for online programming together with the RoboDKsync.src program. Does the RoboDKsync program support analog output? I fear it does not, looking at the code, just w...
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Thread: Losing extruder calls for machining project
Post: RE: Losing extruder calls for machining project
Hey Jeremy, generally speaking absolute E-values definitely make more sense since the extruder is normally treated as third axis. My struggle with that more or less has its origin in a poor system des...
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Thread: Ethernet connection not working (ABB related)
Post: RE: Ethernet connection not working (ABB related)
According to what I found on the web the controller seems to be accessible via ftp-client. I found an example using the following settings: Your computer TCP/IP:                  192.168.125.82 Subne...
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Thread: Ethernet connection not working (ABB related)
Post: RE: Ethernet connection not working (ABB related)
Quote:We looked at the paper manual (20 years old machine) Ok, that explains why it might not be plug-and-play ;-) Is it one of these: https://library.e.abb.com/public/4b47c4b...R_Rev3.pdf What I me...
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Thread: Ethernet connection not working (ABB related)
Post: RE: Ethernet connection not working (ABB related)
Hi quinten, just to be sure, what exactly do you mean by finding the ip? Do you know your controllers ip and can not find the controller in your network or is the ip itself unknown to you? I frankly h...
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Thread: Losing extruder calls for machining project
Post: Losing extruder calls for machining project
Hi, I have set up a machining project for 3D printing using the recommended Slic3r software. When I am using relative E-values for the extruder instead of absolute values, RoboDK loses a lot of Extrud...
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Thread: Can I make a step file move like a Mobile platform like KUKA KMP 1500?
Post: RE: Can I make a step file move like a Mobile plat...
Hey Seth, I think you are looking for this: https://robodk.com/doc/en/Model-Mechanism.html
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Thread: RoboDK will not connect to KUKA KR6 robot
Post: RE: RoboDK will not connect to KUKA KR6 robot
Hi, then try rebooting with reloading files, that should solve the problem.
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Thread: Python: Specific post processor and run mode for machining project
Post: RE: Pyton: Specific post processor and run mode fo...
Hi Albert, thanks again for the detailed explanation and advice. I can see how both options are working, the online programming does not even look as bad as I expected it. Nevertheless I would prefer ...
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Thread: Programs produced by RoboDK for 3D print on KUKA KR6 (KRC4) cannot be selected
Post: RE: Programs produced by RoboDK for 3D print on KU...
Hey Andy, do you think you could upload the actual program files (both of them) so we can possibly compare them? Just in case you have the option to work with WorkVisual, you could load the program in...
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