When using motion control, the use of GPIO (General Purpose Inputs and Outputs) is quite common for a variety of reasons, ranging from controlling lights, triggering other motorized equipment, generating light flashes or bloop lights, triggering from Time-Code comparators, syncing to external cameras, controlling external cameras. The list goes on. The Flair software and hardware has facilities for these built-in, and available through a 37-Way D-type connector. Users are free to connect equipment to these outputs and inputs of their choice. To aid in the use of the GPIOs or triggers Mark Roberts Motion Control have a Trigger Box PCB (244-068) which can ease the time taken to setup the use of these triggers. The PCB can be mounted in a box by the customer or Mark Roberts Motion Control.
The PCB has the following features:
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