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ABB driver

This driver allows the communication between Simumatik and ABB RobotStudio to connect to exchange I/O variables and axis values in degrees.

Parameters

Aside from the common parameters described in the communication_driver docs, this driver includes:

  • controller: Name of the RobotStudio robot. Default = '', will take the first that founds.

Setup data

The setup data will give values to the parameters required and will specify the I/O variables info.

{
    "parameters": {
        "controller": "Robot", 
    },
    "variables": {
        "sensors": {
            "datatype": "byte", 
            "size": 1,
            "operation": "write"
        },
        "actuators": {
            "datatype": "byte", 
            "size": 2, 
            "operation": "read"
        }
    }
}