Encoder VIs

LabVIEW 2018 ELVIS III Toolkit Help

Edition Date: March 2018

Part Number: 377208A-01

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Requires: myRIO, roboRIO, ELVIS RIO Control, or ELVIS III Toolkit. This topic might not match its corresponding palette in LabVIEW depending on your operating system, licensed product(s), and target.

Use the Encoder VIs to control the encoder channels.

Palette ObjectDescription
CloseCloses the reference to an encoder channel, disables the counter, and resets the counter value to zero.
OpenOpens a reference to an encoder channel. You must open a reference before you use an encoder channel to read and decode signals from an encoder.
ReadReads the value of the encoder tick counter, the last direction of the tick counter, and whether the counter wraps around.
ResetResets the encoder tick counter to zero.
StartStarts the encoder tick counter. The encoder starts to increment or decrement the tick counter values.
StopStops the encoder tick counter. The encoder stops changing the tick counter values.

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