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Document Library Archives

Clicking on a Version ID in the following table downloads a specific version of the complete Documentation Library.  The Library contains information on all of Brooks's products including the Guidance Controllers, the PrecisePlace robots and PreciseVision.  The Document Library consists of the Brooks Automation Documentation Library Help File in Windows format as well as several PDF files for selected sections of the Help File.

The version of each Library tracks the version number of the corresponding GPL system release.

NOTE:  If the CHM file displays but the information in the right window is not visible, a Windows security update is probably blocking access to this file.  To correct this problem, run Windows Explorer, right-click on the CHM file, select Properties from the popup menu, click the Unblock button on the General page, and click Apply.

Version IDRelease DateDescription
5.0.0
April 18, 2022

Preliminary version 4.3 documentation (for the legacy generation of motion controllers) and preliminary version 5.0 (for the new generation of controllers). All manuals have been updated to provide contact information for Brooks Automation.  This documentation set Includes the draft manual for the PreciseFlex™ DDR Collaborative Robots and the released  manual for the PreciseFlex™ G6000 next generation controller. Both new manuals are provided as PDF files and integrated into the Brooks Automation Documentation Library. Please see the 4.3 and 5.0 Release Notes in the included Brooks_Automation_Documentation_Library.chm file for a list of new enhancements, modifications, and major bug fixes. The Brooks Automation Documentation Library is also available online in this web Support Area. NOTE: If the CHM file displays but the information in the right window is not visible, a Windows security update is probably blocking access to this file. To correct this problem, run Windows Explorer, right-click on the CHM file, select Properties from the popup menu, click the Unblock button on the General page, and click Apply.



January 1, 2019

Preliminary release for version 4.2 and final release for version 4.1. Includes latest documentation for PF400/3400 and PP01xx robots in both PDF form and integrated into the Brooks Automation Documentation Library. Provides information on all version 4.1 and recent version 4.2 software and hardware products. Please see the 4.1/4.2 Release Notes in the included Brooks_Automation_Documentation_Library.chm  file for a list of new enhancements, modifications, and major bug fixes. The Brooks Automation Documentation Library is also available online in this Support Area. NOTE: If the CHM file displays but the information in the right window is not visible, a Windows security update is probably blocking access to this file. To correct this problem, run Windows Explorer, right-click on the CHM file, select Properties from the popup menu, click the Unblock button on the General page, and click Apply.


4.0.0
July 13, 2015

First major release of version 4.  Provides information on all version 4.0 software and hardware products.  Please see the 4.0 Release Notes in the included Brooks_Automation_Documentation_Library.chm file for a list of new enhancements, modifications, and major bug fixes.  


3.2.0
February 14, 2013

Third major release of version 3.  Provides information on all version 3.2 software and hardware products.  Includes first hardware documentation for the Guidance Input/Output Module (GIO). Please see the 3.2 Release Notes in the Brooks_Automation_Documentation_Library.chm file for a list of new enhancements, modifications, and major bug fixes.


3.1.0
April 7, 2012

Second major release of version 3.  Provides information on all version 3.1 software products. Includes first hardware documentation for the Guidance 1000A/B Controllers.


3.0.0
May 22, 2010

First major release of version 3.  Provides information on all version 3.0 software products.  Includes first hardware documentation for the Guidance System D4/D6 and Guidance 2600C Controller.


2.1.1
April 22, 2009

Minor update of version 2.  Provides updated PreciseFlex™ 1300/1400 hardware reference documentation and corrects 30A amplifier motor phase labels.  


2.1.0
January 16, 2009

Second major release of version 2.  Provides information on version 2.1 GPL software products. Includes first hardware documentation for PreciseFlex™ 1300/1400, Guidance 2400B/C controllers and PrecisePower 300 Motor Power Supply.


2.0.1
March 22, 2008

First major release of version 2.  Provides information on all version 2.0 software products.  Includes first hardware documentation for the PrecisePlace 2300/2400, Guidance 1400 Controller and the 30A integrated amplifiers.  


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