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• Rows of power and ground strips for easy power-up
• Pre-routed traces to minimize the use of wire
• A slot for a video cable to keep the circuit clean
• A marked area where the Raspberry Pi USB and
Ethernet connectors are located to avoid conflicts.
• Headers with enough clearance to cleanly and
safely stack on the board.
• Circuits for four level shifters
• Schmartboard's signature offset through-hole grid
which expands part placement options.
The kits are currently available in configurations to
support SOT 23, SC 70, SOIC . 5 mm, .635 mm, . 65 mm,
. 8 mm, and 1.27 mm pitches and many QFP, QFNs, and
DFNs in both . 5 mm and . 65 mm pitches. More options
will be added as which package types are most needed.
The through-hole shields retail for US$13, bundled
with the headers. The surface-mount kits retail for US$18,
and additional SMT to DIP adapter's retail for US$6.
For further information, please contact:
Free 3D Data for EAGLE PCB
The printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer Beta LAYOUT Ltd is now introducing a virtual 3D EAGLE
viewer in its PCB-POOL®. The unique tool is called
"brd-to-3D" and it works with a proprietary library.
By uploading the EAGLE layout file (with more formats
coming soon), the customer receives a "free" comprehensive
3D package consisting of:
• Photo-realistic images of the PCB and SMD stencil.
• A STEP file of the virtually assembled PCB.
• A PDF formatted 3D view that rotates freely allowing
all angles of viewing.
The brd-to-3D tool is a complement to CadSoft’s EAGLE
software that currently does not have a direct
Customers can also obtain a free laser-sintered
3D model of the assembled printed circuit board with
the purchase of a PCB-POOL prototype order.
For users not familiar with the 3D world, the
PCB-POOL website provides video tutorials that explain
handling and processing of 3D files to the photo-realistic
Command Reference Guide
Moog Animatics now has a new Command Reference Guide available. This comprehensive 600+ page
guide can be downloaded from the Moog Animatics
website at http://tinyurl.com/ksvnppa.
The SmartMotor™ Command Reference Guide lists all
the SmartMotor commands in alphabetical order, and each
command is described in detail. It is strongly recommended
that you first read the Moog Animatics SmartMotor User's
Guide to understand how to install, use, and program the
SmartMotor, and then use this new guide to learn the
details of each command. Code snippets and examples are
provided where applicable.
SmartMotor is a highly
system that is integrated with a
motor, an encoder, an amplifier,
a controller, RS-232/RS-485
communication, and IOs.
NOTE: The programs and
code samples in this manual are
provided for example purposes
only. It is the user's responsibility
to decide if a particular code
sample or program applies to the application being
developed and to adjust the values to fit that application.
Also, where appropriate, a "Related Commands" section
is included, which is located at the end of the command
page. It is designed to guide readers to other commands
that offer similar functionality, and ensure they are aware
of every programming option the SmartMotor provides to
address specific application requirements.
A large number of the commands provide
Combitronic™ support. Combitronic is a peer-to-peer
communications protocol that operates over a standard
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