On Saturday 09 March 2019 16:49:34 Chris Albertson wrote: > On Sat, Mar 9, 2019 at 12:39 PM Gene Heskett <ghesk...@shentel.net> wrote: > > Thats doing pretty good, but you're in the realm of on-offs no one > > else can fix too. I find thats the major objection to the pi, no one > > knows how it works but me. > > Sorry, but I completely missed this comment? > > "the realm of on-offs no one else can fix too" ??? > Because if it screws up, you built it, so you are the only one who knows how to fix it. > > > The STM32 has no problem with MHz level bit flipping. Reading or > creating is MHz level is not hard. > And the Pi3 has to be about the most well understood and documented > machines on Earth. they > are ultra-common. > > The pi still is beat by an Intel desktop PC but the Pi has that GPIO > header and you can get at signals. The OS causes unpredictable > latency so use the STM32 if that matters. > > As for compute power if the Pi is not enough you offload from the Pi > to the bigger box. But for machine tools the Pi is overkill unless > you are doing vision.
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