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#!/usr/bin/env python
"""\
Stream g-code to grbl controller
This script differs from the simple_stream.py script by
tracking the number of characters in grbl's serial read
buffer. This allows grbl to fetch the next line directly
from the serial buffer and does not have to wait for a
response from the computer. This effectively adds another
buffer layer to prevent buffer starvation.
CHANGELOG:
- 20140714: Updated baud rate to 115200. Added a settings
write mode via simple streaming method. MIT-licensed.
TODO:
- Add runtime command capabilities
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Copyright (c) 2012-2014 Sungeun K. Jeon
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"""
import serial
import re
import time
import sys
import argparse
# import threading
RX_BUFFER_SIZE = 128
# Define command line argument interface
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description='Stream g-code file to grbl. (pySerial and argparse libraries required)')
parser.add_argument('gcode_file', type=argparse.FileType('r'),
help='g-code filename to be streamed')
parser.add_argument('device_file',
help='serial device path')
parser.add_argument('-q','--quiet',action='store_true', default=False,
help='suppress output text')
parser.add_argument('-s','--settings',action='store_true', default=False,
help='settings write mode')
args = parser.parse_args()
# Periodic timer to query for status reports
# TODO: Need to track down why this doesn't restart consistently before a release.
# def periodic():
# s.write('?')
# t = threading.Timer(0.1, periodic) # In seconds
# t.start()
# Initialize
s = serial.Serial(args.device_file,115200)
f = args.gcode_file
verbose = True
if args.quiet : verbose = False
settings_mode = False
if args.settings : settings_mode = True
# Wake up grbl
print "Initializing grbl..."
s.write("\r\n\r\n")
# Wait for grbl to initialize and flush startup text in serial input
time.sleep(2)
s.flushInput()
# Stream g-code to grbl
l_count = 0
if settings_mode:
# Send settings file via simple call-response streaming method. Settings must be streamed
# in this manner since the EEPROM accessing cycles shut-off the serial interrupt.
print "SETTINGS MODE: Streaming", args.gcode_file.name, " to ", args.device_file
for line in f:
l_count += 1 # Iterate line counter
# l_block = re.sub('\s|\(.*?\)','',line).upper() # Strip comments/spaces/new line and capitalize
l_block = line.strip() # Strip all EOL characters for consistency
if verbose: print 'SND: ' + str(l_count) + ':' + l_block,
s.write(l_block + '\n') # Send g-code block to grbl
grbl_out = s.readline().strip() # Wait for grbl response with carriage return
if verbose: print 'REC:',grbl_out
else:
# Send g-code program via a more agressive streaming protocol that forces characters into
# Grbl's serial read buffer to ensure Grbl has immediate access to the next g-code command
# rather than wait for the call-response serial protocol to finish. This is done by careful
# counting of the number of characters sent by the streamer to Grbl and tracking Grbl's
# responses, such that we never overflow Grbl's serial read buffer.
g_count = 0
c_line = []
# periodic() # Start status report periodic timer
for line in f:
l_count += 1 # Iterate line counter
# l_block = re.sub('\s|\(.*?\)','',line).upper() # Strip comments/spaces/new line and capitalize
l_block = line.strip()
c_line.append(len(l_block)+1) # Track number of characters in grbl serial read buffer
grbl_out = ''
while sum(c_line) >= RX_BUFFER_SIZE-1 | s.inWaiting() :
out_temp = s.readline().strip() # Wait for grbl response
if out_temp.find('ok') < 0 and out_temp.find('error') < 0 :
print " Debug: ",out_temp # Debug response
else :
grbl_out += out_temp;
g_count += 1 # Iterate g-code counter
grbl_out += str(g_count); # Add line finished indicator
del c_line[0] # Delete the block character count corresponding to the last 'ok'
if verbose: print "SND: " + str(l_count) + " : " + l_block,
s.write(l_block + '\n') # Send g-code block to grbl
if verbose : print "BUF:",str(sum(c_line)),"REC:",grbl_out
# Wait for user input after streaming is completed
print "G-code streaming finished!\n"
print "WARNING: Wait until grbl completes buffered g-code blocks before exiting."
raw_input(" Press <Enter> to exit and disable grbl.")
# Close file and serial port
f.close()
s.close()
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