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Argon open source firmware

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Argon drive achitecture

Argon servo drive has dual-CPU architecture where one of the CPU's are running open source firmware allowing end users to modify and extend it's functionality.

Usages[edit | edit source]

The open sourced CPU is the one handling all electrical I/O and feedback device signals and passing them to GraniteCore CPU that handles servo motor control. Example usage of open source firmware:

  • Add custom logic, such as push-button or joystick control of motor without need of other controller
  • Add custom feedback device support, such as serial encoder read-out
  • Implement custom control algorithm such as non-linear or adaptive control
  • Add custom safety functionality
  • Alter the purpose of I/O signals, such as status monitoring digital outputs

Source code[edit | edit source]

The source code has been released under GPL V2 license and is available at GitHub (link).


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