Knobby bounding box

In addition to an external limit switch, knobby implements a virtual bounding box outside of which the objective will not move. This additional safety feature is turned on by clicking the travel limit checkbox in knobby’s panel (highlighted in yellow below). The bounding box is centered on the location the objective was a the time…

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Event lines in Scanbox tower

Scanbox tower (aka as the PizzaBox) has 4 external TTL Event inputs on the top row of the SMA connector matrix, outlined in light blue in the picture below.   These inputs should be 5V TTL signals. Either the rising, falling or both edges of the signal can be time stamped.¬† This is determined by…

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Disabling Knobby’s automatic reset

[Note: please do not use this feature yet — there are some bugs that need to be worked out. I will keep you posted.] Up to now starting a new Scanbox session from Matlab causes knobby will auto-reset, bringing all the position counters back to zero and clearing all its¬†position memories. This is done because…

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