|Format||DUMP [X] [Y][F]|
Dump internal buffers to terminal screen.
The Tiger and MS-2000 controller has several built-in diagnostic capabilities that are useful for troubleshooting difficulties and for tuning the servo motion parameters. It is often useful to see how well the servo motion is tracking the theoretical trajectory. The controller has a built-in buffer that can hold 200 to 500 move steps. For best results, restrict testing to a single axis at a time; otherwise information from multiple axes will be interleaved in the dump buffer. Any motion from any axis will write information into the dump buffer until it is full.
DU, without arguments, dumps the Trajectory Buffer.
DU X clears Trajectory Buffer.
DU Y dumps Error Buffer. See Error Codes for MS2000,RM2000 and TG-1000 Diagnostics
DU F Prints controller log, it has information like total time controller was ON, Total distance XY stage travelled and others. The log first has to be initialized with command DU F=999 . This is done in the factory, and we suggest users not reset the log as it may wipe data that is useful for ASIs long term reliability study.
DU R=mode sets the trajectory buffer mode (introduced in Tiger v3.19). Mode 0 (default) means the trajectory buffer, once full, will not be changed further. Mode 1 continuously overwrites the trajectory buffer information so that the most recent move information is always present.
DU T=interval sets the sampling interval for the trajectory buffer (introduced in Tiger v3.19). Default is 1 which adds to the trajectory buffer on every axis loop. Setting to e.g. 10 will add to the buffer once and then skip the next 9 axis loops. Handy for looking at longer-term trends.