This Application Note covers the basic structure and programming conventions of the MCode language, The differences between Lexium MCode and MDrive MCode is primarily found in the syntax of the I/O instructions.
- Lexium MDrive
- MDrive Linear Actuator
- MDrive Plus
- PC with the Motion Control Programmer installed
- A Lexium MDrive Motion Control connected to power and communications.
Basic structure of the MCode language
Lexium MCode consists of 1 and 2 character mnemonics which access all the features and functions of the Motion Control product family. These mnemonics are clearly identified as to their function. i.e. VI (Initial Velocity), A (Acceleration), MS (MicroStep resolution) and etc. HINT: Lexium MCode commands ARE NOT Case sensitive. They may be upper or lower case. There are five basic components of the Lexium MCode programming language, they are:
- Math functions