04-18-2012 08:37 AM
At the moment I have the transmission type of the PDOs I've mapped set to 253d, which is RTR Only. The default transmission type is 255d, which will initiate transmission on a change of value.
What's odd is that I can read each register to which I've mapped a value and it returns the correct register address. If I mapped three objects to TxPDO 3, I can read the register address, sub-index, and size (16 or 32-bit), for each one, but the number of mapped objects register will still read zero.
I'm expecting a 9881 module today, I'm told that it's a CANopen module and thus I can make use of the NI CANopen library. I was also told that the cRIOCANopenBasics project code isn't strictly CANopen compliant. I don't know why or what problems this might cause, but I'm going to try the other module in place of the 9853 and see if that works any better.
04-18-2012 08:44 AM
Try changing to only two mappings, I'll need to check but the default size on SP is 32 bits with compression off.
Either way try just two mappings and let me know if this works.
Remeber the PDO is 64 bits in size.
01-30-2015 08:24 AM
This thread is regarding CANopen communication to a Unidrive SP. Perhaps it would be better to open up a new thread for RS485 communication, and include some extra informations such as the hardware you are using to communicate.