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 The following tech note will walk user thru installing, configuring and troubleshooting any issues related to the Linear Encoder Buffer Card.  The following tech note will walk user thru installing, configuring and troubleshooting any issues related to the Linear Encoder Buffer Card. 
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​tgle_1.jpg?​direct&​300 |Figure 1: Linear Encoder Buffer card,  Left  card is for MicroE and Renishaw. Right is for Heidenhain}}]+[{{ tgle_1.jpg?​direct&​300 |Figure 1: Linear Encoder Buffer card,  Left  card is for MicroE and Renishaw. Right is for Heidenhain}}]
  
 Linear Encoder (LE) buffer card is an add-on card for Two Axis card (configured either as a XY or ZF card) to enable them to interface with either MicroE, Renishaw and Heidenhain brand Linear Encoders. ​ Linear Encoder (LE) buffer card is an add-on card for Two Axis card (configured either as a XY or ZF card) to enable them to interface with either MicroE, Renishaw and Heidenhain brand Linear Encoders. ​
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 **Note: ​ Connecting Linear Encoders to the wrong Buffer card may cause permanent damage. Please check and contact ASI if you are unsure.** ​ **Note: ​ Connecting Linear Encoders to the wrong Buffer card may cause permanent damage. Please check and contact ASI if you are unsure.** ​
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​tgle_2.jpg?​direct&​300 |Figure 2: Two axis card with Linear Encoder Connector shown}}]+[{{ tgle_2.jpg?​direct&​300 |Figure 2: Two axis card with Linear Encoder Connector shown}}]
  
  
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-[{{ :​documentation:​tgle_3.jpg?​direct&​300 |Figure 3 LE Buffer card and Two axis card are connected with a 10pin straight ribbon header connector}}] ​+[{{ tgle_3.jpg?​direct&​300 |Figure 3 LE Buffer card and Two axis card are connected with a 10pin straight ribbon header connector}}] ​
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​tgle_4.jpg?​direct&​300 |Figure 4: Placement of LE buffer card and Two Axis card}}]+[{{ tgle_4.jpg?​direct&​300 |Figure 4: Placement of LE buffer card and Two Axis card}}]
    
  
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 ''<​Card Address>​CCA X=22''​ ''<​Card Address>​CCA X=22''​
  
-For more details, refer to [[documentation:​commands:​customa|Command:​CUSTOMA]].+For more details, refer to [[commands:​customa|Command:​CUSTOMA]].
  
 ===== Troubleshooting ===== ===== Troubleshooting =====
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 There are two ways for the user to change encoder polarity .  There are two ways for the user to change encoder polarity . 
  
-[{{ :​documentation:​tgle_5.jpg?​direct&​300 |Figure 5: Adjusting the Encoder Polarity. Left is Y/F axis jumpers. Right is X/Z axis jumpers}}]+[{{ tgle_5.jpg?​direct&​300 |Figure 5: Adjusting the Encoder Polarity. Left is Y/F axis jumpers. Right is X/Z axis jumpers}}]
  
 1) Hardware , Linear Encoder buffer cards have a jumpers. By setting them in vertically encoder polarity is positive, by setting them horizontally,​ encoder polarity is negative. ​ 1) Hardware , Linear Encoder buffer cards have a jumpers. By setting them in vertically encoder polarity is positive, by setting them horizontally,​ encoder polarity is negative. ​
  
-2) Firmware, Second approch is to use the serial command to change the encoder polarity in firmware. Command is [[documentation:​commands:​epolarity|EPOL command]].+2) Firmware, Second approch is to use the serial command to change the encoder polarity in firmware. Command is [[commands:​epolarity|EPOL command]].
  
 ''​EPOL <Axis Char>= [1 or -1]''​ ''​EPOL <Axis Char>= [1 or -1]''​
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 :​A</​asi>​ :​A</​asi>​
  
-Use [[documentation:​commands:​saveset|Command:​SAVESET]] command to save setting to non volatile memory.+Use [[commands:​saveset|Command:​SAVESET]] command to save setting to non volatile memory.
  
 Firmware settings are lost when cards are reprogrammed,​ so hardware jumper rearrangement is recommended. Firmware settings are lost when cards are reprogrammed,​ so hardware jumper rearrangement is recommended.
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