base class, extends NXobject
A generic positioner such as a motor or piezo-electric transducer.
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@default: (optional) NX_CHAR
Declares which child group contains a path leading to a NXdata group.
It is recommended (as of NIAC2014) to use this attribute to help define the path to the default dataset to be plotted. See https://www.nexusformat.org/2014_How_to_find_default_data.html for a summary of the discussion.
name: (optional) NX_CHAR
symbolic or mnemonic name (one word)
description: (optional) NX_CHAR
description of positioner
best known value of positioner - need [n] as may be scanned
raw value of positioner - need [n] as may be scanned
targeted (commanded) value of positioner - need [n] as may be scanned
maximum allowable difference between target_value and value
minimum allowed limit to set value
maximum allowed limit to set value
velocity of the positioner (distance moved per unit time)
time to ramp the velocity up to full speed
controller_record: (optional) NX_CHAR
Hardware device record, e.g. EPICS process variable, taco/tango …
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