Epson Robotics Library

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Overview

With the Epson library, you can easily integrate robotics into new types of systems and applications for automated test, laboratory automation, and flexible manufacturing – eliminating complex robotics programming expertise. The library features easy-to-use native LabVIEW VIs for controlling and commanding robots directly from a graphical development environment. With this library, you can program a single LabVIEW application that integrates all aspects of machine control and automation from part-handling and robot control to advanced measurements, inspection, machine vision and HMI. Using this approach, you do not need to learn specialized robotics programming software, which means you can achieve higher performance and better results in less time.

The entire application is developed in NI’s powerful LabVIEW Graphical Design Environment. It can be downloaded for execution to various Windows or LabVIEW Real-Time targets like smart cameras, NI CompactRIO, and NI PXI platforms to achieve industry-proven speed and reliability.

3D factory simulation from Visual Components allows you to start your project even without real robots and continue with offline programming, collision detection and pass planning to be prepared for deploying to real-world setup!

 

Main features

  • Build complete industrial robotics systems directly from NI LabVIEW
  • Directly control movements and motion of Epson robots
  • Easily develop vision-guided robotics applications
  • Integrate measurements, sensors, and vision into robotics systems
  • Build highly flexible test and inspection systems

Supported functions

  • Open Session
  • Servo ON/OFF
  • Start Toolkit
  • Get Status
  • Reset Errors
  • Close Session

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  • Move
    • Move Synchro
    • Move Linear
    • Move Relative
    • Move Arch
    • Move Circular
    • Move Home
  • Status
    • Get Status
    • Wait Stop
  • Execution Control
    • Pause
    • Resume
    • Stop
  • Parameters
    • Set Speed
    • Get Speed
    • Set Acceleration/Deceleration
    • Get Acceleration/Deceleration
    • Set Path Mode
    • Get Path Mode
    • Set Accuracy
    • Get Accuracy
  • Position
    • Get Current Position
    • Get Destination
    • Get Position
    • Set Position
    • Set Home Position

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  • Digital
    • Set Line
    • Get Line
    • Set Port
    • Get Port
    • Generate Pulse

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  • Palletizing

    • Init Pallet
    • Get Point
    • Move Pallet

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  • Configuration
    • Set Load
    • Get Load
    • Set Torque
    • Get Torque
    • Set Limits
    • Get Limits
    • Set Brakes
  • Coordinate
    • Set Coordinate System
    • Get Coordinate System
    • Convert Coordinate
    • Select Tool
    • Set Tool
  • Get Error Log
  • Get Version

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System requirements

Robot types

  • ProSix (6-axis)
  • SCARA
  • SPIDER (RS)
  • 3D Factory Simulation from Visual Components сompatible!
Controllers

  • RC90
  • RC170
  • RC180
  • RC520
  • RC620
Software

  • Epson RC+ 5.*
  • Epson RC+ 6.*
  • Epson RC+ 7.*
  • NO need to purchase VB Guide
Development environment

LabVIEW 2009 or later

OS

  • Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2000
  • NI Real-Time

 

Code examples

 

Evaluate and buy

You can use this library for free during 30 days of evaluation. Purchase of this product is available through National Instruments Corporation website.

 

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