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Download and install the software AMS Cockpit

 

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Refer to the hardware manual to connect your AMS controller, driver, power supply and step motor.

 

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Plug your serial adapter into an available COM port. Then connect the cat-5 networking cable from the serial adapter to your AMS controller. Make sure that upon initial start-up only one controller is connected to the COM port.

 

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Turn power on to your controller.

 

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Start AMS Cockpit by clicking on the respective quick launch button or desktop icon. If neither were placed onto your desktop during the installation, click on Start / Programs / AMS Cockpit / AMS Cockpit.

 

 

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The AMS Cockpit program will start. Make sure that under Configure / COM Settings, the correct COM port has been selected. The screen will display “ready” after an initiation procedure which takes a few seconds.

 

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To “Sign-On” and begin communications with the controller, press the Space Bar on your keyboard.

 

  8   All AMS controllers come pre-programmed with a simple sequence to move a motor back and forth. Type the command “G” followed by the enter key, to initiate the program. To stop the motor from running hit the “Esc” key.