Aria  2.8.0

Shows how to turn power outputs on and off on MTX.The 'mtx' Linux kernel module must be loaded, and the /dev/mtx character device must have been created (see mtxPowerControlDriver documentation). You must have read/write access to /dev/mtx.

Adept MobileRobots Robotics Interface for Applications (ARIA)
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#include "Aria.h"
#include "ArMTXIO.h"
void testPower(ArMTXIO& io, const char* name, int bank, int bit, const char *conndesc)
ArLog::log(ArLog::Terse, "mtxPowerControl: Turning on %s (bank %d bit %d) for 3 seconds. This is at connector %s", name, bank, bit, conndesc);
io.setPowerOutput(bank, bit, true);
ArLog::log(ArLog::Terse, "mtxPowerControl: Turning off %s.", name);
io.setPowerOutput(bank, bit, false);
int main(int argc, char **argv)
ArArgumentParser parser(&argc, argv);
ArRobot robot;
ArRobotConnector robotConnector(&parser, &robot);
ArLog::log(ArLog::Terse, "mtxPowerControl: Could not connect to the robot.");
// -help not given
ArLog::log(ArLog::Normal, "mtxPowerControl: Connected.");
robot.comInt(ArCommands::JOYINFO, 0);
ArLog::log(ArLog::Terse, "mtxPowerControl: Error opening MTX IO device interface!");
// Note that bank and bits are 0-indexed, so 1 is subtracted here to effect
// that.
testPower(io, "Aux_5V_Out", 3-1, 1-1, "AUX POWER pin #4");
testPower(io, "Aux_12V_Out", 3-1, 2-1, "AUX POWER pin #5");
testPower(io, "Aux_20V_Out", 3-1, 3-1, "AUX POWER pin #6");
testPower(io, "Aux_24V_Raw_1", 2-1, 5-1, "USER POWER pin #7");
testPower(io, "Aux_24V_Raw_2", 2-1, 6-1, "USER POWER pin #8");
testPower(io, "Aux_24V_Raw_3_4", 2-1, 7-1, "USER POWER pins 9, 10 (no estop), 11, 12 with estop)");
// You can control power to robot components as well. See manual for more
// info.
// LRF power is bank 1 bit 3
// Wheel lights is bank 1 bit 6
// Sonar 1 power is bank 1 bit 7
// Sonar 2 power is bank 1 bit 8
// Audio amp. is bank 3 bit 5
// USB 1+2 is Bank 2 bit 1 (USB12_5V_SW on AUX SENSORS pin 9, and on USB connectors 1 and 2)
// USB 3 is Bank 2 bit 2 (USB3_5V_SW on AUX SENSORS pin 14, and on USB connector 3)
// Aux laser 1 power is bank 2 bit 3 (vert) (Vertical_Laser_Power, AUX SENSORS pins 5 and 10)
// Aux laser 2 power is bank 2 bit 4 (foot) (Foot_Laser_Power, AUX SENSORS pin 15
ArLog::log(ArLog::Terse, "mtxPowerControl: Exit");