Difference between Sync Move Absolute & Gear Absolute

Hello,

I am new to the Delta world and currently going through the training videos, help file and simulations. I trying to get my head wrapped around what the difference between the two absolute commands are, and in what situation would you use one over the other. Appreciate the help everyone. Thanks.

The Sync Move Absolute is intended for commanding multiple axes to move simultaneously. The moves will be ratioed such that they will arrive to the commanded positions simultaneously, even if the distances are different. The Gear Absolute is intended to be used when one axis must follow another axis.
Usually, if it’s possible to use the Sync Move, that is preferred. In all other cases, use the Gear Absolute. With the Gear Absolute, if there is an option of following a target position rather than an actual position, do that, since actual positions are noisy, whereas target positions are smoother.

Does this answer your question?

-Jacob

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