5.2.3        Connecting Serial Port

Prerequisites

The USB to serial line has been obtained. One end is standard USB port, the other end is 9-pins serial port.

If the SN number of Dobot M1 is DT211811xxx and earlier numbers, please prepare USB to serial line by yourself. Please check the SN number on the M1Studio > Help > About M1Studio page.

NOTICE

If you has connected Dobot M1 and PC with the USB to serial line, you cannot connect them with a network cables. You have to connect Dobot M1 and PC either with a USB to serial line or with a network cable. Otherwise, it will cause the connection to fail.

 

Procedure

Step 1         Connect the serial port of the USB to serial line to the RS232 interface on the base.

If the SN number of Dobot M1 is DT211812xxx and later numbers, please connect the serial port of the USB to serial line to the RS232 interface directly, as shown in Figure 5.10.

Figure 5.10  Serial port connection (1)

If the SN number of Dobot M1 is DT211811xxx and earlier numbers, please connect the serial port of the USB to serial line to the extension line of the RS232 interface, as shown in Figure 5.11.

Figure 5.11  Serial port connection (2)

 

Step 2         Connect the USB port of the USB to serial line to the USB port of the PC.

Step 3         Power on Dobot M1 and launch M1Studio

After startup, you can check the corresponding serial information from the serial drop-down list on the upper left pane of the M1Studio page and click Connect, as shown in Figure 5.12.

Figure 5.12  Serial information of M1Studio

 














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