Welcome to ETBridge Ver. 1.1.6

 

CONTENTS:

1. NEW RELEASE CAPABILITIES & FEATURES

2. FAQs

3. Copyright notes

 

 

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1. New features -  History

N= new implementation; I=improvements; B= bug fixing and minor issues.

Version V1.1.6  (Release) 14-02-2013

Type
Description
N

Tbus implementation: up to 8 temperature sensors can be connected to provide linear temperature compensation for machine axes and part.

I
              EaglePad: Leds will blink in case of  any Emergencies or Probe disabled.
              Manual tool-changing (Probe Enable/Disable) moved to F11 button
I
             More robustness provided to the error resetting. 
B

Minor issues and bug-fixing (PC-DMIS start up)

Version V1.1.5  (Release) 14-12-2012

Type
Description
N
Tutor-bridge: manual tool-changing implemented via F2 button with nc in Joy Mode and cmm not moving
I

Tutor-bridge: part-collision recovery handled into F1 key

I
              Tutor-bridge: embedded cycles and procedure fixed in teaching mode
I
              Tutor-bridge: when cmm is not homed only slow motion is allowed in Joy Mode
B

Minor issues and bug-fixing

Version V1.1.4  (Release) 05-10-2012

Type
Description
I

PC-DMIS bridge: Meas and  Pos. speed have been fixed,

Quicker sequence during controller initialization

N

Joystick protection added: Points  taken during Fast mode are not considered valid points

B

Minor issues and bug-fixing

Version V1.1.3  (Release) 16-07-2012

Type
Description
N

PC-DMIS with P protocol, has been integrated.

N

Functionality for EaglePad: "Enable/Disable Probed points" has been integrated

B

Minor issues and bug-fixing

Version V1.1.1  (Engineering release) 20-04-2012

Type
Description
N


N

EULA document, Official Logo have been added to the installation package

B

Minor issues and bug-fixing on the beta releases

- This version requires a TUTOR FOR WINDOWS version >=3.3.3 and a Pantec EAGLE FW release >= 31.xx

- Available and tested with the following O.S.: WindowsXP sp3 + .NET FW3.5, Windows7 32bit, Windows7 64bit with XP emulation

- Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 and upper versions needed.

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 2. FAQs

1) EagleBridge.xml contains configuration settings: please note XML is a case sensitive definitions language: all text variables have to be writter in lower case.


2) Eagle Controller Connection ERROR:

        - Controller not powered
        - Controller not connected
        - Check I/P address of the controller set in EagleBridge.xml
        - Check I/P address of the host PC

3) Client application does not communicate with the ETBridge application: 

        - Please check setting and phisical link of serial lines.

4) Probe head (PH9 a/o PH10) communication it's not embedded into ETBridge:

        - It fully belongs to the client application

5) The EaglePad does not communicate: 

        - Please check the settings and phisical link of the serial line

6) I don't know the EaglePad free key's assignment:

1-     F1 -> RESET ALARMS (WHEN IN ALARM, LED BLINKs)
2-     F3 -> WAYPOINT
3-     F4 -> OK/START
4-     F5 -> MEASURE POINT ENABLED (DEFAULT = ON + LED ON)
5-     SHIFT + F11 -> PROBE DISABLE / RE-ENABLE ( DEFAULT=OFF+LED OFF, WHEN PROBE IS DISABLED -> LED BLINKs) 
6-     F6 -> JOY POSITIONING SPEED / JOY MEASURE SPEED (DEFAULT = MEASURING + LED ON)

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3. Copyright:

Software, documentation and related materials about ETBridge Copyright (c) 2012-2013 Microservice S.r.l.

Authors: 
- Developed and maintained by: G.Bertolino, 
- Product management:  F.Falca, 
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Testing & validation: G.Vattasso, M.Ebano

Microservice S.r.l., 2012-2013.  All rights reserved.

Third parties applications included: none

While Microservice, S.r.l. provides customer support and services for the Original Equipment Manufacturer's Coordinate Measuring Machines including Calibration and Repair Services, Microservice, S.r.l. is in no way affiliated with Hexagon Metrology Group or Pantec Engineering AG. 

Brown and Sharpe, DEA, Tutor, PC-DMIS and Eagle names and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.