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Optotrak Certus User Guide rev 6:
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[[Media:Optotrak_Certus_User_Guide_rev_6(IL-1070106).pdf]]
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==Usage==
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===Startup===
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# Turn on power rails.
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# Turn on computers and log in.
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# Turn on ODAU unit (when used) and wait for it to beep. If the ODAU unit is not used, don’t turn it on.
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# Turn on Sensor Unit 1 and wait for it to beep. Remove caps.
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# Turn on  Sensor Unit 2 (when used) and wait for it to beep. Remove caps. If sensor unit 2 is not used, don’t turn it on.
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# Turn on Control Unit and wait for it to beep.
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# Start First Principles and load your First Principles experiment. The used units will beep.
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# When not all used units are found, make sure that the units you use are turned on, and that all other units are turned off. Close First Principles an restart First Principles. If still not all used units are found, press the button labeled ‘Query system’. If that still doesn’t find all units, contact [[Hubert Voogd]] of the TSG.
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# Align Sensor Units (when using more than one sensor unit).
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# Define coordinate system.
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# Connect IRED markers.
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# Place IRED markers on subject, AFTER BEING SURE THAT THE IREDS ARE NOT GETTING TOO HOT!
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([[Media:OptotrakStartupSequence.docx|Printable version]])
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==Performing a registration and alignment==
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*[[Media:OptotrakRegistration.pdf | Performing a registration and alignment (pdf)]]
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==Custom Interface==
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You can create your own software to communicate with the Optotrak System, both directly and via First Principles. We advice to use First Principles to record your data and communicate with First Principles by using the RTC3D protocol. Find more information and resources in the links below.
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*[[Media:Optotrak_Application_Programmers_Interface_Guide(IL-1070086).pdf | Optotrak Application Programmers Interface Guide]]
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*[[Media:RTC3D_protocol_rev4.pdf | RTC3D Protocol]]
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*[[Media:RTC3D_client_for_customers.zip | RTC3D examples]]
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*[[Media:ClientSocketsPackage.zip | Delphi component for connecting to First Principles using RTC3D]] <ref name="source">Can also be used as a source base to write code in other languages.</ref> (by [[Hubert Voogd]])
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*[https://github.com/wilberth/Rudolph/blob/master/fpclient.py Python module for connecting to First Principles using RTC3D] <ref name="source" /> (by [[Wilbert van Ham]])
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==Manuals==
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*[[Media:First_Principles_User_Guide(IL-1070104_Rev3).pdf | First Principles User Guide]]
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*[[Media:Optotrak_Certus_User_Guide_rev_6(IL-1070106).pdf | Optotrak Certus User Guide (rev. 6)]]
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*[[Media:Optotrak_Certus_Marker_Strober_Guide(IL-1070074).pdf | Optotrak Certus Marker Strober Guide]]
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*[[Media:Optotrak_Certus_Tool_Strober_Guide(IL-1070076).pdf | Optotrak Certus Tool Strober Guide]]
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*[[Media:Optotrak_Certus_3020_Strober_Adapter_Guide(IL-1070075).pdf | Optotrak Certus 3020 Strober Adapter Guide]]
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*[[Media:Optotrak_Data_Acquisition_Unit_II_Guide(IL-1070028).pdf | Optotrak Data Acquisition Unit II Guide (ODAU unit)]]
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*[[Media:NDI_6D_Architect_User_Guide(IL-1070059).pdf | NDI 6D Architect User Guide]] (useful for making rigid body files)
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*[[Media:NDI_LS Division-RIG_File_Creation_Procedure_R1.1.pdf | RIG File Creation Procedure]] (more on rigid body creation)
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*[[Media:NDI_DataView_User_Guide(IL-1070088).pdf | NDI DataView User Guide]]
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==References==
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<references />

Latest revision as of 11:22, 21 August 2019

Optotrak Certus
Optotrack certus.jpg
Optotrak Certus
Manuals
See also: § Manuals



Usage

Startup

  1. Turn on power rails.
  2. Turn on computers and log in.
  3. Turn on ODAU unit (when used) and wait for it to beep. If the ODAU unit is not used, don’t turn it on.
  4. Turn on Sensor Unit 1 and wait for it to beep. Remove caps.
  5. Turn on Sensor Unit 2 (when used) and wait for it to beep. Remove caps. If sensor unit 2 is not used, don’t turn it on.
  6. Turn on Control Unit and wait for it to beep.
  7. Start First Principles and load your First Principles experiment. The used units will beep.
  8. When not all used units are found, make sure that the units you use are turned on, and that all other units are turned off. Close First Principles an restart First Principles. If still not all used units are found, press the button labeled ‘Query system’. If that still doesn’t find all units, contact Hubert Voogd of the TSG.
  9. Align Sensor Units (when using more than one sensor unit).
  10. Define coordinate system.
  11. Connect IRED markers.
  12. Place IRED markers on subject, AFTER BEING SURE THAT THE IREDS ARE NOT GETTING TOO HOT!

(Printable version)

Performing a registration and alignment

Custom Interface

You can create your own software to communicate with the Optotrak System, both directly and via First Principles. We advice to use First Principles to record your data and communicate with First Principles by using the RTC3D protocol. Find more information and resources in the links below.

Manuals

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Can also be used as a source base to write code in other languages.