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Subject: EPICS IOC asynMotorController error
From: Marissa Elizabeth Kranz <kranzm@uw.edu>
To: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov, Matt Dentinger <mdentinger43@gmail.com>, Joey Thai <thaij@uw.edu>
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:55:11 -0700
Hello,

I am working on a project involving the control of 40 brushed DC motors by the Galil DMC 4080 controller. We have an IOC shell set up with encoder feedback that the motor is tracking (if we move the motor shaft a bit then it corrects itself to the encoder position), but whenever we try to send the motor to a specified position through the motor record's VAL field we receive the following error:

epics> dbpf DMC01:A.VAL 40
DBR_DOUBLE:         40                 
epics> move begin failure axis A
2017/03/21 15:46:03.777 asynMotorController:writeFloat64 error, status=3 axis=0, function=1, value=888.888889

Has anyone encountered this same error and knows what causes this output?

Thanks so much,
Marissa Kranz


Replies:
RE: EPICS IOC asynMotorController error Mark Rivers
Re: EPICS IOC asynMotorController error Pearson, Matthew R.

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