Hard - and Software

 

Camera Plugin V3 for Mach3

 

 

 

 

    System requirements:

 

       Operating system:   Windows XP, VISTA, WIN7, Win8.1, Win10

       Processor:               > 1GHz with SSE2 and SSE3 option

       RAM                        at least 1GB

       Graphics adapter  with at least 512MB RAM

       USB Camera with driver

 

 

 

Installation:

 

This program is available as a self extracting exe-file. Download the program to any directory on your computer Double-clicking the filename starts the installation. If mach3 is installed in the standard folders, you can keep the suggested directories. After Mach3 is started you have to enable the plugin, by selecting configuration -> configure plugins and enable the plugin "webcam K.Dietz". After doing so, you have to restart Mach3. Over the new existing menu point Cameraplugin K.Dietz you can start the camera-plugin. If there is only one camera driver installed you see the picture without doing anything else.  In case you have more then one driver installed you have to select the driver via the button "Select device".

 

 

 

Handling:

Dialog Mach3 camera plugin

 

With slider "Circle" you can set the diameter of the circle.

With slider "Crosshair" you can set the angle of the crosshair

With slider  "Frame rate" you can set the sampling rate in steps of 20ms. With this setting you can degrease the CPU consumption, the disadvantage -> it takes more time to see the movement

with the 3 Scrollbars "circle "and "crosshair" you can set the colors of the circle and crosshair

with button "Select" device you can adjust the brightness, contrast etc.

The camera window can be switched on / off with the SetLed command. These commands can be called from a button, or macro