Published: April 16, 2019
groov Digital Output On-pulse or Off-pulse Performs Inconsistently
Firmware for GRV-EPIC-PR1
1.0.0 through 1.3.0
Resolved In Version:
When using the PAC Control commands Start On-Pulse or Start Off-Pulse, digital output pulsing performs inconsistently on the following modules:
When using the PAC Control command Start On Pulse or Start Off Pulse, you may observe these issues with the pulsed output:
- Symptom #1—The I/O channel sometimes does not pulse.
- Symptom #2—The I/O channel may display undesirable behavior such as a lengthened pulse when you use the Set TPO Period, Set TPO Percent, or Generate N Pulses command at approximately the same time as either the Start On-Pulse or Start Off-Pulse command.
For symptom #1, use chart logic to replicate the functionality of the Start On-Pulse and Start Off-Pulse commands. For example, turn ON (or OFF) the I/O channel, then delay the desired amount of time, and then the turn OFF (or ON) the channel.
For symptom #2, ensure that Start On Pulse (Start Off Pulse) does not run concurrently with changing TPO parameters or Generate N Pulses. If possible, move the I/O channel that is changed by TPO parameters or Generate N Pulses to a different module.
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