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G&L Installation/Datafile Fixes

New MMC-SDN Drive Support for PiCPro V18

If you are using PiCPro V18.0 SP2, SP3, SP4, SP5 you must use the firmware provided below.

Filename Description

MMC-SDN Drive Support

MMC-SDN R105.zip

ERROR: Control Response: Hex file too old for hardware.

FIX: Download and extract file contents. The Zip file contains R1.05 SDN firmware and a new parameter CSV file.

Copy the parameter CSV file to: G&L Motion Control Data\PiCPro V18.0 XXX\Personalities.

Copy the firmware file to: G&L Motion Control Data\PiCPro V18.0 XXX\Firmware\MMCSDN

New MMC-D32/D64 ETX Card Support for PiCPro V16.X and V17.X

If you are using PiCPro V16.0, V16.1 or V17.0 (any service pack level) with an MMC-D32 (P/N M.3000.0816 & M.3000.1064) or an MMC-D64 (P/N M.3000.0817), these controls must use the firmware provided below.

Note: MMC-D32 and MMC-D64 controls with other Part Numbers are not affected by this requirement.

Filename Description
MMC-DSA32-64 Standalone Control R0606.zip

PRODUCT: Firmware support for MMC-D32 (P/N M.3000.0816 & M.3000.1064) or an MMC-D64 (P/N M.3000.0817).

FIX: Download and unzip .hex file. Copy hex file over to:

V16.X: C:\Program Files\G&L Motion Control\PiCPro V16.0 Professional Edition\Firmware\Digital MMC Smart Drive

V17.X: C:\G&L Motion Control Data\PiCPro V17.0 Professional Edition\Firmware\Digital MMC Smart Drive

Note: The drive letter above (C:) may be different on your installation.

Released 03/26/2010, 187 KB

PiCPro and PowerX hardware support

To support PowerX hardware, older versions of PiCPro (prior to V15.1SP1) have to be updated with new drive firmware and an accompanying parameter (.CSV) file.

Supported Versions and Download Filename Description

ANALOG DRIVE POWERX SUPPORT

PiCPro Version: V14.1, V14.1SP1, V15.0, V15.1, V15.1SP1

Firmware Version: 2.0, 2.01, 2.02, 2.03, 2.04, 2.05

AnalogPowerX.zip

ERROR: Control Response: Hex file too old for hardware.

FIX: Download the extract file contents. Zip file contains V2.06 analog firmware and a two new parameter CSV files.

Copy the parameter CSV files to:
PiCProInstallDir / Personalities

Copy the firmware file to:
PiCProInstallDir / Firmware / Analog MMC Smart Drive
for V15.X PiCPro and to
PiCProInstallDir / Firmware
for V14.X PiCPro

Re-release 09/04/2008, 66 KB (add new motor csv file)

DIGITAL DRIVE POWERX SUPPORT

PiCPro Version: V15.0

Firmware Version: 2.04

DigitalPowerX15_0.zip

ERROR: Control Response: Hex file too old for hardware.

FIX: Download and unzip file contents. Zip file contains V2.05 digital firmware and a new parameter CSV file.

Copy the parameter CSV file to:
PiCProInstallDir / Personalities

Copy the firmware file to:
PiCProInstallDir / Firmware / Digital MMC Smart Drive

Released 1/16/2007, 71 KB

DIGITAL DRIVE POWERX SUPPORT

PiCPro Version: V15.1

Firmware Version: 4.0 or 4.1

DigitalPowerX15_1.zip

ERROR: Control Response: Hex file too old for hardware.

FIX: Download and unzip file contents. Zip file contains V4.10 digital firmware and a new parameter CSV file.

Copy the parameter CSV file to:
PiCProInstallDir / Personalities

Copy the firmware file to:
PiCProInstallDir / Firmware / Digital MMC Smart Drive

Released 1/16/2007, 79 KB

Other Fixes

Filename Description
ParameterFiles.zip

ERROR: Any of the following...

  • Unable to create a custom motor with a rated voltage of 480.
  • Unable to paste motor data for a motor with a rated voltage of 480.
  • Unable to download file data for a motor with a rated voltage of 480.

PRODUCT: Paramdef.csv and digitalparamdef.csv replacement files for PiCPro V15.1.

FIX: Download and unzip .csv files. Replace file of same name under C:\Program Files\G&L Motion Control\PiCPro V15.1 Professional Edition\Personalities

Released 01/23/2006, 22 KB

Digital MMC SD R0400-2.zip

ERROR: Communication failure if p-gain is set to zero OR Feedback type ENDAT will not maintain absolute position value through a power cycle.

PRODUCT: R0400 Digital MMC Smart Drive Firmware replacement for PiCPro V15.1.

FIX: Download and unzip .hex file. Replace file of same name under C:\Program Files\G&L Motion Control\PiCPro V15.1 Professional Edition\Firmware\Digital MMC Smart Drive

Released 01/12/2006, 67 KB

Digital MMC SD R0400.zip

ERROR: Communication failure if p-gain is set to zero.

PRODUCT: R0400 Digital MMC Smart Drive Firmware replacement for PiCPro V15.1.

FIX: Download and unzip .hex file. Replace file of same name under C:\Program Files\G&L Motion Control\PiCPro V15.1 Professional Edition\Firmware\Digital MMC Smart Drive

Released 11/16/2005, 67 KB

AutoUpdatePatch01.zip

ERROR: PiCPro auto-update fails to connect to update site. This began to fail 12/13/2004 because the location of the Service Pack website has moved to a new server.

PRODUCT: All editions of PiCPro - V13, V14, V14.1 with or without a service pack applied.

FIX: You need to run this program to modify the location of the old Service Pack server to the new Service Pack server. This program should be run again anytime a full version of PiCPro is installed or a service pack is installed.

Released 12/15/2004, 257 KB

MMC4PC21.ZIP

ERROR: "Unknown Error 259"

PRODUCT: MMC for PC Support Software on W2000

FIX: Uninstall the incomplete MMC for PC support software. Download and install the new version of MMC for PC support software V2.1.

Released 10/22/2003, 669 KB

msvcrt98.zip

ERROR: "The MSVCRT.DLL file is linked to missing export NTDLL.DLL:Rtl...

PRODUCT: PiCPro for Windows (any) on W95/98

FIX: Download the replacement library file - instructions are included in the download.

Released 10/20/2003, 130KB