AUSTRALIAN Baldor has announced the latest innovation for Mint WorkBench, the single software tool for all Baldor motion controllers, servo drives, and H2 products.
Within the Mint WorkBench, Baldor has introduced a 'virtual controller' that allows customers to try out Mint programming and even test and develop Mint code offline, without the need for an external controller or servo drive such as the MintDrive-II.
Follow these simple instructions to get Mint running on your computer:
1. Download Mint Workbench and install it onto your computer.
2. When installed, run Mint WorkBench by selecting it from the Program menu.
3. Select "Start new project" from the menu.
4. Select "Virtual Controller" and press the "Select" button.
5. From the "File" menu select "New File".
You are now ready to start writing your Mint program.
Try copying this simple program into the editor and hit the Run button (green arrow):
For i = 1 To 10
Print "Mint is Great ",i
You can get help at any time simply by pressing F1. Move the cursor over a Mint keyword, and press F1. Help on that keyword will be shown.