This is a practical user guide on how to use MotionLab3 in its full capabilities. The hierarchical structure of all the sections is meant to be followed by order since it covers from the beginning steps to the last feature available within the GUI. Finally, there are also how-to articles and troubleshooting sections in order to help users overcome common doubts or issues that they might encounter along the way.
This manual is up to date with the following software version: 1.3.4
This manual is also based only for the Summit devices with the following firmware version: 1.4.2 (both EtherCAT and CANopen)
Updating software and firmware versions
If you currently have either an earlier MotionLab3 version or an older firmware version installed on your Everest, we strongly recommend to update it to at least the version mentioned above. If you do not know how to do this, please refer to the following tutorials:
This section explains the initial steps that need to be followed when starting to work with MotionLab3 for the first time. It includes: