The MotionController RMP page displays information about the RMP's firmware, topology, and EtherCAT network.
Displays the number of Nodes that have been discovered in the network.
Displays the total number of axes available in the EtherCAT network. Changing the Axis count to a higher number will create additional Phantom Axes.
Displays the number of existing Multi-Axis objects.
Axis Licence Count
Displays the number of Axes that you are allowed to control based on the license you bought.
refers to the version of the RapidCode API that RapidSetup is using.
refers to the version of the current motion controller firmware.
A customer designated Version for the application.
represents your RMP serial number.
(hz) represents the cycle time in which the motion controller will read frames.
shows the percentage of the sample time the firmware needed for its calculations and network send/receive.
shows the amount of frames that have ran since you started the motion controller.
represents the size of the motion supervisor.
(Motion Count = Axis Count + Multi-Axis Count)
Restart Controller Button
will restart the motion controller in the firmware.
will destroy the current motion controller.
will show if an EtherCAT.xml (our ENI file) exists. If not, it must be generated.
ENI Node Coun
t will show the number of nodes in the ENI file. It must match Node Count.
Discover Network Nodes Button
will search for nodes in the EtherCAT network.
Generate ENI File Button
will generate a new ENI/Topology file.
shows the current state of the EtherCAT Network.
Clock Sync Mode
will show if your EtherCAT drive is running in DC or Free Mode.
shows the number of frames that have been executed since the network went OPERATIONAL.
will display if INtime is started and has a valid Network Interface Card (NIC).
Initialize to Preoperational Button
will start the network to a preoperational state. [Expert Mode]
Start Network Button
will initiate communication between the motion controller and the node(s).
Shutdown Network Button
will cut communication between the motion controller and the node(s).
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Axis Licence Count