From firmware v3.0, DigiDRIVE Portable is fully compliant with DragonFrame DFMoco protocol.
To successfully connect DigiDRIVE Portable with Dragon Frame, just go to SCENE and select CONNECTIONS :
Once selected, on the following window, select Connection Required for Shooting and click Connect on the first free axis on the list. (In this example ARCMOCO #1)
If a warning message appear at this stage, please double check the cable on the PC and on the Portable Side.
With the right connection to the PC, you'll obtain a list of available COM ports. Choose the port currently assigned to DigiDRIVE Portable like the one on the following image.
At this point, Dragon Frame will start communicating with DigiDRIVE Portable. With the right firmware on the Drive, the Dragon Frame will report the successful connection like as shown below.
Th Drive will automatically enter in "Serial control mode" as shown in this way
|The Main Led is "breathing"|
| and the Virtual Limits also
After successfully connecting the DigiDRIVE Portable to Dragon Frame, it is the time to add the device to the arc motion control
Once clicked on add axis, you'll be prompted to insert the right value for the SmartSystem equipment conected to Dragon Frame.
Since DigiDRIVE Portable can control all the DigiMOTORs and since every DigiMOTORS has it's own mechanical parameters, it's important to put the right values on the Dragon Frame Configure Axis.
|Product||Steps per Unit||Jog Max Speed|
|SmartSLIDER Reflex S||2518.52 steps / mm||200000|
|SmartSLIDER PRO w/ White Belt||2720 steps / mm||200000|
|SmartSLIDER PRO w/ Black Belt||2518.52 / mm||200000|
|Smart3 PRO / Reflex||1360 / mm||200000|