Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Hand/280/SoftwareSetup/BasicInstallation


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Jan 20, 2012, 5:12:59 PM (8 years ago)
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    33== Host Computer ==
    4 The BH8-SERIES control software was written for computers running Windows XP or Ubuntu 9.10.  The !BarrettHand Control GUI requires a good amount of CPU power and memory for running this wxWidgets based application.  Barrett Technology requires the minimum specs for using the corresponding operating system.  A processor with a CPU clock speed of 1 GHz or greater, 1 GB of RAM, at least a gigabyte of free disk space, and a modern graphics card is recommended.  Communications require one available USB port for the Peak USB to CAN adapter.
     4The BH8-SERIES control software was written for computers running Windows XP or Ubuntu 9.10. Barrett recommends using a processor with a clock speed of 1 GHz or greater, 1 GB of RAM, at least a gigabyte of free disk space, and a modern graphics card to run the !BarrettHand Control GUI (a cross-platform wxWidgets-based application). Communications require one available USB port for the Peak USB to CAN adapter or the USB to RS-232 Serial adapter.
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    66== Installing BH8-SERIES Control Software ==
    7 The BH8-SERIES Control Software consists of the !BarrettHand Control GUI, firmware, example, and demo programs.  The !BarrettHand Control GUI is a graphical user interface that allows you to control the !BarrettHand™ quickly and easily.  The !BarrettHand Control GUI can be used to test Supervisory and !RealTime control sequences, determine communication loop rates, demonstrate functionality, help you learn how to independently write C++ code, and automatically generate  C++ code based on tested algorithms1.  Run the bhand*.exe installer on Windows or bhand*.deb on Ubuntu to install all necessary files that are included on a flash drive or obtained online for using the !BarrettHand Control GUI, the most recent version of firmware, online manuals, and example programs.
     7The BH8-SERIES Control Software consists of the !BarrettHand Control GUI, firmware, example, and demo programs.  The !BarrettHand Control GUI is a graphical user interface that allows you to control the !BarrettHand™ quickly and easily.  The !BarrettHand Control GUI can be used to test Supervisory and !RealTime control sequences, determine communication loop rates, demonstrate functionality, help you learn how to independently write C++ code, and automatically generate  C++ code based on tested algorithms. Run the bhand*.exe installer on Windows or install the bhand*.deb on Ubuntu to install the !BarrettHand Control GUI, the most recent version of firmware, and example programs.