6.7      Operating I/O Assistant

Prerequisites

Ÿ   Dobot M1 has been powered on.

Ÿ   Dobot M1 has been connected to the PC successfully.

Ÿ   Dobot M1 has been connected to the emergency stop switch.

Ÿ   The air pump has been installed (If you use air pump to debug I/O interface).

Application Scenario

The end effectors such as gripper, suction cup need to work with the air pump. The air pump can be controlled by the I/O interface. You can verify the I/O interface and the air pump over I/O Assistant.

Procedure

If the air pump is connected to the base I/O interface, the outputs used are DOUT17, DOUT18 respectively. For details, please see 3.4 (Optional) Installing Air Pump. The DOUT18 output controls the startup and shutoff of the air pump.

Step 1         Select Tools > I/O Assistant on the M1Studio page.

The I/O Assistant page is displayed.

Step 2         Click 24V of OUT18 on the Output pane of the I/O Assistant page, as shown in Figure 6.29.

Figure 6.29  I/O assistant

 

The air pump is humming, which indicates that the air pump is enabled. The working state depends on the air pump. Please judge based on site requirements.

Step 3         Click 0V of OUT18 on the Output pane of the I/O Assistant page

The air pump is not humming, which indicates that the air pump is disabled.














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