This page is the home of stepper motor support. This consists of the following
Module Owner: Marty Kraimer
NOTICE: This is an obsolete product. Please use motor support instead
These components previously resided in epics/base. The first unbundled
release is arbitrarily being called R1-1. Please note that Joe
Sullivan is reaponsible for motor support that is a sucessor to the
Please email any comments and bug reports to _Marty
Kraimer_ who is responsible for coordinating development and releases.
The module can drive the following types of hardware:
Oregon Micro Systems six axis stepper motor driver
Where to Find it
You can download the software by anonymous ftp from the links in
the table below:
The stepper motor support is documented in the Record Referance Manual located at Los Alamos. Go to the following site and look for the Reference Manual.
Installation and Building
After obtaining a copy of the distribution, it must be installed and built
for use at your site. These steps only need to be performed once for the
site (unless versions of the module running under different releases of
EPICS and/or the other required modules are needed).
Create an installation directory for the module, usually this will end
where X-Y is the release number
Unpacking the distribution tar file produces a <supporttop> directory
named after the release number.
Edit the config/RELEASE file and set the paths to your installation
of EPICS base and to your version of ipac.
Run gnumake in the top level directory and check for any compilation