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> 
> > 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.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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