ORION Software

ORION Software Library

Below is the software required for programming and maintaining an ORION motion controller. The MotionDesk software requires a purchased license for operation. For pricing contact us at sales@ormec.com or (585) 385-3520.

If you are upgrading your ORION processor (/F) please refer to this important Technical Note.

NOTE: You must install MotionDesk with Admin rights.
ORION Software

MotionDesk

MotionDesk is the integrated development environment for use with ORION Motion Controllers. Note: Beginning with MotionDesk Version 3.4.0 and above, Windows 95 and Windows 98 are no longer supported. If you need to use MotionDesk with Windows95 or Windows98, install MotionDesk version 3.3.1 instead.

  Title Description  
  ReleaseNotesMDesk.pdf MotionDesk Release Notes Download
  running motiondesk under windows7.pdf A tech note on running MotionDesk under Windows 7 in XP Mode Download
  MDesk351.exe MotionDesk v3.5.1 (latest release) Note: this installer does NOT include the PCC-SYS-2-Patch below which is required for Model F ORIONs! After installing MotionDesk, download and run the PCC-SYS-2-Patch. Download
  MDesk331.exe MotionDesk v3.3.1 (for Win95/98 users) Note: This installer does NOT include the PCC-SYS-2-Patch below which is required for Model F ORIONs! After installing MotionDesk, download and run the PCC-SYS-2-Patch. Download
  CBL-SER-AT.pdf PC to ORION Serial Interface Cable Drawing Download
  PCC-SYS-2-Patch.exe Patch file for upgrading MotionBASIC v4 and v5 PCC-SYS cards to be able to run ORION Model F hardware. Download

MotionBASIC 5.x

  Title Description Size  
  ReleaseNotesMB5.pdf Release notes for the latest version of MB-UPG 55.67 KB Download
  MB547_V2.exe MotionBASIC v5.4.7 (supports ORION model F hardware) 1.10 MB Download
  MB547.exe MotionBASIC v5.4.7 4.60 MB Download
  MB545.exe MotionBASIC v5.4.5 4.60 MB Download
  MB544.exe MotionBASIC v5.4.4 4.60 MB Download
  MB530.exe MotionBASIC v5.3.0 3.48 MB Download
  MB521.exe MotionBASIC v5.2.1 3.47 MB Download
  MB512.exe MotionBASIC v5.1.2 3.42 MB Download
  MB504.exe MotionBASIC v5.0.4 2.93 MB Download

MotionBASIC Language Extensions (MBX) for MB5.x

  Title Description Size  
  ReleaseNotesMBX5.pdf Release notes for the latest version of MBX-UPG 41.31 KB Download
  MBX540.exe MBX-UPG v5.4.0 2.35 MB Download
  MBX530.exe MBX-UPG v5.3.0 2.37 MB Download
  MBX521.exe MBX-UPG v5.2.1 2.28 MB Download
  MBX512.exe MBX-UPG v5.1.2 2.10 MB Download

MotionBASIC 4.x

  Title Description Size  
  MB416_V2.exe MotionBASIC v4.1.6 (supports ORION Model F hardware) 1.06 MB Download
  MB416.exe MotionBASIC v4.1.6 3.38 MB Download
  MB413.exe MotionBASIC v4.1.3 2.40 MB Download
  MB410.exe MotionBASIC v4.1.0 2.40 MB Download
  MB405.exe MotionBASIC v4.0.5 2.20 MB Download
  MB402.exe MotionBASIC v4.0.2 2.21 MB Download

MotionBASIC Language Extensions (MBX) for MB4.x

  Title Description Size  
  MBX450.exe MBX-UPG v4.5.0 2.40 MB Download
  MBX440.exe MBX-UPG v4.4.0 2.37 MB Download
  MBX431.exe MBX-UPG v4.3.1 2.30 MB Download
  MBX421.exe MBX-UPG v4.2.1 2.12 MB Download
  MBX416.exe MBX-UPG v4.1.6 1.59 MB Download

MotionPro

MotionPro is the development environment for use with ORION Motion Controllers using Motion BASIC Version 3 (only). Note: MotionPro is a DOS style program best used on PCs with operating systems prior to Windows XP. Otherwise a virtual machine implementation is recommended.

  Title Description  
  Mpro22a.zip Installer for Motion Pro Software Version 2.2a. Note: All files must be unzipped into the same file directory. Download
  PCC-Sys-2-Patch-MB3r2.zip Installer for files required for upgrading Motion BASIC v3 PCC SYS cards to run Orion F processors. This supersedes Patch-MB3. Download
  CBL-SER-AT.pdf PC to ORION Serial Interface Cable Drawing Download

MotionBASIC 3.2 Tools

  Title Description Size
  MotionBASIC_3.2.pdf Release history for MotionBASIC v3.2 20.75 KB Download
  qptools.zip The QuickPanel Tools are a collection of panels and MotionBASIC Program modules for use with the ORMEC QuickPanel products. Supported versions: MB3.2x 112.93 KB Download
  mmitools.zip MotionBASIC Tools for creating operator interface using MMI-840 compact industrial terminal. This package includes MotionBASIC source code. Supported versions: MB2.1x, 2.2x, 3.2x 22.27 KB Download
  mbtools.zip MotionBASIC Tools for creating operator interface using keyboard and video display adapter. This package includes MotionBASIC source code. Supported versions: MB2.1x, 2.2x, 3.2x 36.35 KB Download

MotionBASIC Language Extensions (MBX) for MB3.2

  Title Description Size  
  c.zip MBX: DSP Counter for MB 3.2x (all versions) 29.81 KB Download
  cem.zip Combination MBX: DSP Counter, ELS and Modbus for MB3.2j+ 70.50 KB Download
  d.zip MBX: Data Highway/Plus for MB3.2.x (all versions) 56.77 KB Download
  df1.zip SAMPLE CODE on using DF1 connectivity with the ORION motion controllers. Supported versions: MB3.2x 0.79 KB Download
  dhl.zip SAMPLE CODE on using Data Highway/Plus communications with the ORION motion controllers. Supported versions: MB2.1x, MB2.2x, MB3.2x 5.18 KB Download
  e.zip MBX: Enhanced ELS for MB3.2a-MB3.2h 45.61 KB Download
  e.zip MBX: Enhanced ELS for MB3.2j+ 50.59 KB Download
  f.zip MBX: DF1 Communications for MB3.2x (all versions) 42.38 KB Download
  m.zip MBX: Modbus Communications for MB3.2x (all versions) 45.90 KB Download
  Modbus.zip SAMPLE CODE on using Modbus communications with the ORION motion controllers. Supported versions: MB2.1x, MB2.2x, MB3.2x 2.74 KB Download
  q.zip MBX: QuickPanel Communications for MB3.2x (all versions) 44.26 KB Download
  S908.zip SAMPLE CODE on using S908 communications with the ORION motion controllers. Supported versions: MB2.1x, MB2.2x, MB3.2x 1.00 KB Download

SAC-SD Drive Firmware

  Title Description Size  
  ReleaseNotesSD.rtf SAC-SD drive firmware release notes 58.92 KB Download
  SD430.exe SD-UPG v4.3.0 1.12 MB Download
  SD420.exe SD-UPG v4.2.0 1.12 MB Download
  SD410.exe SD-UPG v4.1.0 1.12 MB Download
  SD400.exe SD-UPG v4.0.0 1.12 MB Download
  SD3110.exe SD-UPG v3.11.0 1.12 MB Download
  SD333.exe SD-UPG v3.3.3 1.11 MB Download

SAC-SM Drive Firmware

  Title Description Size  
  ReleaseNotesSM.rtf SAC-SM drive firmware release notes 71.10 KB Download
  SM3110.exe SM-UPG v3.11.0 1.12 MB Download
  SM333.exe SM-UPG v3.3.3 1.11 MB Download
  SM330.exe SM-UPG v3.3.0 1.11 MB Download
  SM310.exe SM-UPG v3.1.0 1.11 MB Download
  SM242.exe SM-UPG v2.4.2 1.10 MB Download
  SM211.exe SM-UPG v2.1.1 1.09 MB Download
  SM160.exe SM-UPG v1.6.0 1.09 MB Download
  SM140.exe SM-UPG v1.4.0 1.08 MB Download

SAC-SW Drive Firmware

  Title Description Size  
  ReleaseNotesSW.rtf SAC-SW drive firmware release notes 1.75 KB Download
  SW161.exe SW-UPG v1.6.1 1.09 MB Download
  SW153.exe SW-UPG v1.5.3 1.09 MB Download
  SW152.exe SW-UPG v1.5.2 1.09 MB Download
  SW140.exe SW-UPG v1.4.0 1.08 MB Download