The new language for controllers
Maxon and ZUB (a maxon company) have created a new easy to learn, programming language.
Maxon offers speed and positioning controllers, as well as master controllers. The multi-axis master controllers provide a cost-efficient and compact interface between a higher-level control system and the motion control system.
ApossIDE (Integrated Development Environment), used for programming the master ZUB MACS controllers, has been translated into the basic C programming language, making it more accessible and easier to use.
The new language, ApossC, allows complex positioning and synchronisation functions to be executed with simple commands, running autonomously as background tasks. All MACS controller components can be programmed freely and flexibly, so drives can accurately perform motion profiles. This gives faster results and significantly reduced development times. The newly introduced MiniMACS range of controllers take advantage of this and have the option to be used as standalone devices.
Aposs IDE is licence-free automation software for all multi-axis controllers from maxon/ZUB which provides application-oriented programming. A comprehensive tool used for programming, testing and debugging motion control functions on all MACS devices. It is now ready and available to be used in maxon’s new MiniMACS range.
Freely Programmable with C Syntax
Smart Oscilloscope with data recording up to 24 kHz
Graphic Curve Editor for creating and editing path trajectories
Hierarchical state machines
Offline programming with a simulator
SDK Software Development Kit with programming examples
No hidden licence costs of fees.
ApossIDE and the SDK Software Development Kit can be downloaded here.
Answers and support
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