Category Archives: Software

WHAT’S NEW IN 5.05?

New features in 5.05 include the ability to apply projective transformations, ThermoComp support, and Catalog Manager improvements. See the product release notes for details and a complete list of updates. A3200 Added the ability to select which items to export from the Custom Mechanics Catalog Manager. Now you can apply projective transformations to a galvo … Continue reading WHAT’S NEW IN 5.05?

What’s New in CADFusion 2.05.000?

Aerotech’s CADFusion software easily converts DXF and DWG drawings into AeroBasic motion programs. In version 2.05.000, we added Nmark GCL support to both the Bitmap tools and the PSO tools. We also added a Tool Catalog where you can save, edit, and organize all of your tools and use them again in different CADFusion projects. … Continue reading What’s New in CADFusion 2.05.000?

What’s New in 5.04?

New features in 5.04 include support for the new Nmark GCL, the Catalog Manager, and EasyTune improvements. See the product release notes for details and a complete list of updates. A3200 Added support for Nmark GCL. Added the Catalog Manager so that you can keep a catalog of the specifications of non-standard Aerotech stages and … Continue reading What’s New in 5.04?

WHAT’S NEW IN 5.03.000?

New features in 5.03 include compensating for motor wiring problems, improved dual-loop mode configuration, and support for Windows 10. New in Version 5.03.000 A3200 Added support for Windows 10. On the Ndrive QL and Ndrive QLe, the following features update at the 24 kHz servo rate. ANALOG TRACK ANALOG CONTROL AUTOFOCUS If you are using … Continue reading WHAT’S NEW IN 5.03.000?

What’s New in 5.02.000?

New features in 5.02 include easier setup with FlashConfig and improved EasyTune and Calculator functionality. The 5.02 version of A3200 supports Windows 8.1 and has an upgraded real-time operating system. Support for Sensor Fusion was removed. The following summary of new features is only for this release of Aerotech software and may not represent the latest … Continue reading What’s New in 5.02.000?

What’s New in 5.01?

Aerotech’s new piezo nanopositioning stages are now supported on A3200 and Ensemble controllers. New features in 5.01 include Easytune to get you started faster, improved trajectory generation, a parameter search feature in Configuration Manager, and an enhanced Axis Parameter Calculator. The 5.01 version does not support Windows XP or Windows Vista. The following summary of … Continue reading What’s New in 5.01?

What do I do now that Microsoft has ended support for Windows® XP?

Because Microsoft has ended support for Windows® XP,  Aerotech will end support for Windows XP with our December release. Here is a quick summary of what is required to migrate to Windows® 7. Migration Directions for Soloist and Ensemble Users:  Install the latest copy of controller suite on your Windows® 7 PC. Upgrade the firmware … Continue reading What do I do now that Microsoft has ended support for Windows® XP?

What’s New in 4.09?

New features in 4.09 include Infinite Field of View and galvo calibration improvements on A3200 and better controller trajectories on the Ensemble and Soloist. The following summary of new features is only for this release of Aerotech software and may not represent the latest version. Please visit the Software Downloads page on the Aerotech website to access the … Continue reading What’s New in 4.09?

6 Reasons Your Motion System May be Underperforming

Building the best motion system for your needs can be a real challenge. But there are a few key things to consider when designing a system that will ensure you have the best motion system for your application. 1. Stiffness First thing’s first. How stiff is your system? The primary cause of poor motion control is that your … Continue reading 6 Reasons Your Motion System May be Underperforming

What’s New in 4.08?

New features in 4.08 include one-button optimization of gains and filters, interface improvements for working with 1D and 2D plots, and A3200 fieldbus variable data collection. The following summary of new features is only for this release of Aerotech software and may not represent the latest version. Please visit the Software Downloads page on the Aerotech website to … Continue reading What’s New in 4.08?