USER’S MANUAL

DAQ01-T
Manual’s version 21102011

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............................................................................ 10 INSTRUMENT PANEL OF THE « DAQ01-T »........................................................ 5 THRESHOLD RELAYS CONTACTS AND SYNCHRON ACQUISITION CONNECTOR .......... 4 7 PIN INPUT SENSOR CONNECTOR PINOUT ...........................................Legend KEEP THIS MANUAL IN A SAFE PLACE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE................................................................................ 15 2 .................................................................................. 5 12 PIN INPUT SENSOR CONNECTOR PINOUT ..................... 5 DAQ01-T SOFTWARE INSTALLATION GUIDE ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 11 CONFIGURATION OF THE AMPLIFIER-CONDITIONNER ................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................................... 3 PRESENTATION OF THE DAQ01-T ......................................... 12 DATA LOGGING ONTO A PC .......................................... 3 OTHER PRECAUTIONS ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 3 .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. .............................. 3 PRECAUTIONS ON THE PLACEMENT: GROUNDING THE EQUIPMENT................ ........................ 3 ELECTRICAL WIRINGS ................................................................................................................................................. 3 WARNINGS .. 14 CONFIGURATION OF THE TRIGGERS ......................................................................................................................................................................... 3 CLEANING: ............................................................. 14 DATA ACQUISITION FILES .........................................

in any location exposed to extremely high or low temperatures. (Metropolitan France only) 3 . near heaters or other hot appliances. The manufacturer declines any responsibility if the apparatus is not used conformly. abuse. the device may be returned in a suitable packaging ensuring its security during transportation. Do not use damaged USB cable. or modification. Never open the instrument. USB cable included. -damage results from improper installation. Avoid over-bending the cable or to damage it. Do not leave the USB cable near heat sources as radiators or heating installations. No compensation in case of detention of the unit for repair under warranty. do not remove or modify internal parts. OTHER PRECAUTIONS Unplug all cables before displacing the measuring instrument. or any unauthorized disassembly.The electrical security of the measuring instrument is only insured if connected to a correctly grounded installation. Never place recipients with liquid on the apparatus. ( abnormal mechanical or environmental conditions). or dusty locations. This equippement contains no user serviceable parts inside. Unplug the USB cord immediately and stop using the unit if you notice any abnormal odour. organic solvents or other inflammable products. has not been handled or packaged correctly. repair. contact the dealer or distributor from which you purchased the product. RESPONSABILITY The constructor is not responsible for the deteriorations caused by an unsuitable use of the measuring device. . exposed to strong vibrations or in proximity of strong magnetic fields. misuse. ELECTRICAL WIRINGS Use only approved power source. Les échanges ou réparations effectués au titre de la garantie ne peuvent pas en prolonger la durée. PRECAUTIONS ON THE PLACEMENT: Using this precision instrument in one of the following environment can lead to malfunctioning: exposed to direct sunlight. heat and send the measuring instrument for a revision by a MEIRI qualified personnel. The apparatus must be installed so that the USB plug remains accessible. short circuit. like placing it under heavy objects. The material under warranty are repaired in our laboratories. To obtain warranty service. WARNINGS Always respect the below listed basic safety precautions in order to avoid accidents like electric shock. WARRANTY The measurings instruments are covered by warranty for a period of one year from the date of original retail purchase. The given list is not exhaustive. other than 5V comming from the USB port of a PC. If the measuring instrument is malfunctioning disconnect from the USB port immediately and have it checked by a MEIRI qualified service personnel. material and workmanship (unless otherwise specified ). A protective ground connection by the way of the grounding conductor in the power lead is essential for safe operation.PLEASE READ THIS MANUAL CARREFULLY PRIOR TO ANY USAGE Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference. Never dismount this instrument without removing all cables . do not remove covers or panels. This measuring instrument gets it’s power supply through the PC’s USB port. Do not clean the unit with alcohol. GROUNDING THE EQUIPMENT. Always plug the 3 pole power cable of the PC into a socket with a protective ground connection. Any attempt to disassemble the instrument by unauthorized personnel will invalidate the warranty CLEANING: Prior to any cleaning operation disconnect the apparatus by unpluging all cables. It might turn over and the liquid would penetrate trough the vent holes into the instrument. It is required to verify if this fundamental security condition is fullfilled. Never expose the equippement to rain or humidity. fire and other damages. Check periodically the USB cable. Only use a soft. The equippement must be able to be disconnected easily. Repaired or replacement product will be shipped at MEIRI's expense. dry cloth. at the user’s expense. The warranty does not cover any damage to this product if : -the instrument has been powered by an insufficient or excessive electrical supply. To avoid personal injury. high humidity. Never touch a power cord with wet hands. -used under abnormal mechanical or environmental conditions. accident.

USB 2 B type connector. 3. Threshold relays .PRESENTATION OF THE DAQ01-T 1.potential free contacts. (up to 8 DAQs can be connected directly or through hub(s) on the same PC. 2. 4. 5. Sensor input connector. LED light: fast blinking once the user program reconizes the plugged-in hardware. 1 4 5 2 3 4 . Synchron TTL input/output (needed only when at least 2 DAQs coexists).

(sense power supply-) option GND PT1000 (measure range -50 à 190°C) RESET GND NC NC A+ Socket pins A B C D E F G J L M H K Cable CONNECTOR front view THRESHOLD RELAYS CONTACTS and synchron acquisition connector Synchron connector 1 : INPUT/OUTPUT (M/S) synchronisation 2 : GND (GROUND) Required only for synchronous data acquisition when at least two DAQs are connected to the same PC.measure input A.sensor – power supply M+ measure input + S+ (sense power supply+) option S.measure input A. 12 Data acquisition trigger Input/Output connector THRESHOLD relays contacts 1: 2: 3: 4: 5: 6: NO high treshold relay contact NC high treshold relay contact COMMON high treshold relay contact NO low treshold relay contact NC low treshold relay contact COMMON low treshold relay contact Maximum switching power 30W 1A / 30V 123456 Treshold relays contacts 5 . Female Amphénol 7 pins sensor + power supply M.7 pin INPUT SENSOR CONNECTOR PINOUT NOTE: The screening of the cable must be connected to pin 7 only on the connector.(sense power supply-) option GND A+ Socket pins 6 1 4 2 5 3 7 S+ S- SOCKET front view 12 pin INPUT SENSOR CONNECTOR PINOUT Female Amphénol 12 pins sensor + power supply M.sensor – power supply M+ measure input + S+ (sense power supply+) option S.

WIRING EXAMPLES DAQ01-T Load cell 6 son. A+ S+ M+ MSAGND DAQ01T-AJ DAQ01T-AS USB 3 son sensors (potentiometric. A+ M+ AGND DAQ01T-DP DAQ01TACE/INC USB 6 . inclinometer…). A+ S+ M+ MSAGND DAQ01T-AJ DAQ01T-AS USB Load cell 4 son.

ICP Sensor BNC DAQ01T-ICP USB 7 .20mA (+15Vdc excitation).Temperature measurement PT100 / PT1000. A+ Current loop / transmitter Sensor AMM+ DAQ01T-I USB GND Accelerometer ICP / IEPE. MPT100 M+ AGND DAQ01TPT100 USB Voltage / current measurement. Sensor excitation (option) Input A+ AM+ M- DAQ01T-U DAQ01T-I USB GND Current loop / transmitter 4 .

LVDT sensor.to ground AM+ to ground ME520-LVDT598 FULL-BRIDGE A+ (A-B)/(A+B) M+ GND A- M8 . A+ M+ MAGND DAQ01TLVDT USB DAQ01T-LVDT 698 FULL-BRIDGE 4 or 5 son A+ A+ M+ (A/B) FULL-BRIDGE 3son M+ AMid point to ground or not connected MAM- HALF BRIDGE A+ HALF BRIDGE A+ Ou M+ M- AM.

5 V 5 to 25 mA 9 .5 V 50 to 250° C 200 to 1000 mV/V 2.5V +/-1 to 5 V 20 to 100 mA Jumpers right Imputs sensitivity 0. The two jumpers left: the lowest gain The two jumpers to right: the highest gain Box cover Configuration examples : Jumpers left Kind of DAQ01 DAQ01T – AJ DAQ01T – U DAQ01T – PT100 DAQ01T – DP DAQ01T – INC/ACE DAQ01T – I 7 to 35 mV/V 2 to 10 V 200 to 1000° C -------------------2.5 to 2.5V +/-0.7 to 3.5 mV/V 0.CHANGE OF MEASUREMENT RANGE BOX DAQ01-T (advanced users) Boxes DAQ01 have two measuring ranges configured by jumper.1 to 0.

There is no longer any need to install a data acquisition board into the PC. - Connect the DAQ with a cable to a free USB port on the PC. Leave absolutely all path options as default and finish the installation procedure. or. - 10 . click on « C:\Program Files\ DAQ01-T\ DAQ01-T. Automatic detection occurs when the DAQ01-T is connected to the PC’s USB port. Once the old version is removed you can install the newer version by launching again « setup.exe » from the folder of the « installation CD » : \Drivers coffret DAQ 01-T\Win 2000 & XP\. Through the USB port on the DAQ01-T. is possible to remotely set-up the measuring system with a PC. Wait while Windows finishes setting up all drivers until the message « The new hardware is ready to function ». uninstalling is required by launching the « setup. Warning : INSTALL THE SUPPLIED SOFTWARE PRIOR TO PLUGGING IN THE DAQ01 TO THE USB PORT 1 .04.exe ». Go to the « START » « Programs » « DAQ01-T » and launch the DAQ01-T program. Launch the « setup. Windows will detect a new hardware.exe » from the root folder of the « installation CD ». 20Mo free HD space. Connect the DAQ with a cable to a free USB port on the PC. Windows will detect a new hardware and ask for a driver.exe » Note: When upgrading for later versions of the DAQ01-T software. alternatively. click on « C:\Program Files\ DAQ01-T\ DAQ01-T.Installation under Windows 2000 and XP Launch file « CDM 2. Once the communication is established a blue LED will start to blink. Leave absolutely all path options as default and finish the installation procedure. 128Mo of RAM.exe » from the root location of the « installation CD ». alternatively. browse to « installation CD » : \Drivers coffret DAQ01-T\win98 & ME\.exe ».02. Go to « START » « Programs » « DAQ01-T » and launch the program DAQ01-T or.exe » 2 – Installation under Windows 98 and ME Launch « setup. If the DAQ is connected but the sofware does not recognize the hardware the LED light is steady. The data acquisition frequency can be as high as 25 000 measures/seconds depending on the PC and its operating system.DAQ01-T SOFTWARE INSTALLATION GUIDE Recommended configuration: PC with USB2 port. minimum 800MHz processor. The PC software supplied with the instrument allows a complete set-up and data logging directly into the PC.

Selection case for synchronuous acquisitions Green Light Acquisition ON Acquisition parameters Name of box detected by the program Measure window Channel selection for acquisition Reset of the peak value Measure type Treshold status Access to the print window 11 . When the program is started the following screen will show up.Instrument panel of the « DAQ01-T ». The program has detected one or more measuring instrument.

The configuration menu shows a contextual menu relevant to each channel. The configuration values are limited. See sensors’s datasheet. If an overt/under range value is enterred it will automatically be replaced by the admissible highest/lowest value.Configuration of the amplifier-conditionner sensor’s configuration menu Click on the « Configuration » menu on the menubar or double click on the channel to be configured on the instument panel to enter the configuration menu of the desired channel. Make a « tare off » before starting the measures and save the entered values by clicking on the « Close window ». The proper value should be enterred in the sensitivity « window ». The sensors’s sensitivity can be found on the manufacturer’s datasheet. It will be saved and displayed at future usage. Select this case if your sensor needs temperature compensation. Threshold parameters 12 . Sensor’s configuration parameters Peak mode configuration parameters Name your measuring channel here.

(See the Configuration menu. The same function is hardwired to the pin L of the 12 pin connector. In the Peak modes with « Auto reset » the window will fill up automatically every time the signal falls under the trigger level. 13 . The window’s content is saved to a file.value of the measures « Peak+ or Peak – » PRINT WINDOW When clicking on the « Measures » button the following window will show up: Each time the « Reset » button is pressed the actual measured value will be shown in this window.) In peak modes the measured value has to be greater than the trigger level and longer than a « trigger delay ». The Peak+ or Peak. This time is programmable by the user.MEASURING MODES The system can display: Real time measuring values « track ». The file can be reloaded and new measures can be attached to it.

Test2. seconds).: Test1. seconds). minutes. and will automatically create new files whose names are incremented (ex.csv. The maximum data acquision frequency is 25000 samples/second and the lowest is 1 measure each 25 000 seconds which means 1 measure each 6h56min40s. Manual Mode: Instantanenous stop when clicking on the stop button. minutes. Time interval mode: Stops after a time interval is entered by the user (hours. The time is taken from the « Windows » operating system time. Trigger mode: by entering a trigger level. Given time start mode : by entering a desired starting time (hours. Trigger Mode: by entering a trigger level. « End of acquisition » Several types of stop conditions are possible. a measure stop condition (> or <) and a memory buffer size (the pre. Given time stop mode: The acquisition will stop at a given time (hours. « Start acquisition » This setting alows to chose the START CONDITION of the data logging.) Start trigger: Level tested for starting the acquisition conditioned by the > or < logical function. Stop value: Reference value for stopping the data acquisition. The time is taken from the « Windows » operating system time. Start value: Reference value for starting the data acquisition. « Acquisition type » : Mono trigger: will trigger one shot only.and post trigger. « Sampling rate » You can enter here a sampling frequency expressed in Hz for high speed data acquisitions or in seconds for low speed data acquisitions.and post trigger values are identical).Data logging onto a PC « Acquision ON » The green « LED » goes on once tha data logging has started.csv. Stop trigger: Level tested for stopping the data acquisition conditioned by the > or < logical function. minutes. MANUAL MODE : Data logging starts instantaneously when clicking on the « start acquisition » button.and post trigger values are identical). a measure start condition (> or <) and a memory buffer size (the pre. Multi trigger: will trigger whenever the required conditions are fullfilled. CONFIGURATION OF THE TRIGGERS « Buffer size » : expressed in seconds for the pre. 14 . seconds). ….

This name will be numbered and incremented when the multi file mode is selected.0600 0. In some cases reweing your antivirus settings is required.1000 measure unit 5.005 5.0500 0. N.0100 0.: the extension of the data file is . compute avarage values etc.csv (comma separated values) and therefore compatible with « Excel for Windows » The Type of separator used by « Windows Excel » also needs to be selected. NB : max 65536 lines can be used in Windows Excel.003 5. go to the folder where the files are stored and double click on one of them. ».EXE Select: Launch Excel for real time displaying the data.g. Folder and base name: When launched at the very first time the program will ask for the path and the name of the data logging file. The maximum data acquisition frequency in this case is limited to 50 Hz.0700 0. the acquired values will be displayed as well as the measure chart.998 4.999 daN daN daN daN daN daN daN daN daN 15 . as it might limit the acquisition frequency and disables the automatic launching of Excel.B.0800 0. To do so open the window « export file configuration » and choose the « . Excel will be launched once the data acquisition starts.000 5. make charts. C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\EXCEL.003 daN 5.exe file can be found e.0200 0. Click on « Select a folder and a base file name ».003 5. When real time Excel usage is chosen the following table is displayed on the screen : Periode (s) 0.0900 0. » or the « . Once the data acquision has stopped. Windows Excel will open and you will be able to examine your measurements.000 4.0300 0.0400 0.Data acquisition files EXCEL path: enter the path where the Excel.002 5.001 5. depending of what « Windows Excel » uses.

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