Template:X-Series/7/PC Connection

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The {{{Device}}} can be connected to a computer as follows:

  1. Plug the M8 to USB adaptor (X-USBDC) into one of your computer's USB ports, then attach the device to the adaptor. You may need to use a cable extension to reach your computer. There is no need to power down or reboot the computer.
  2. Connect the power plug of your power supply to the power connector of the device. The green LED should light up indicating the device has power.
  3. Additional devices can simply be daisy-chained to the first. See Daisy-Chaining Devices below.
  4. Install software from the Software page. For the initial setup, using Zaber Console is recommended.

{{{Device}}} PC Connection Setup


As a simple first test, try entering:

/renumber↵ (T:2)
/1 home↵ (T:1)
/1 move rel 10000↵ (T:21:10000)

The parameter of 10000 in the move command above specifies 10000 increments. To see the increment size (default resolution) for the peripheral and how it translates to displacement, first go to the product overview page, find your product, click through to the product's webpage, and click on the "Series Specs" tab. The increment size (default resolution) will be shown in the list of product specs either in the "Group Specifications" section or the "Comparison" section.