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DI-730 Data Acquisition System Aids Moon Roof Design and Qualification

Data Acquisition > Voltage > DI-730 It was a good, long run, but the strip chart recorder our customer had used for years was finally being replaced with a state-of-the-art PC-based data acquisition system. The recorder had become unreliable, and the paper records were tedious to analyze, and difficult to archive. The only problem was Read More

Variable Speed Drive Measurements using the DI-730 Data Acquisition System

Data Acquisition > Voltage > DI-730 Motors using variable speed drives are found at virtually all levels of production, from mining raw materials and processing them into finished goods, to transporting those to market. Examples include open pit mining machines, steel and steel rolling mills, aluminum rolling mills, paper mills, heavy duty cranes, heavy duty Read More

How to Manage Dynamic IP Addresses In Data Acquisition Applications Over the Internet

Data Acquisition > Ethernet Introduction One of the most exciting applications for DI-71X (DI-710, -715B, -718B) Ethernet products is to acquire data from anywhere in the world over the Internet. Although setting up IP addresses is a straightforward procedure in this situation, the approach potentially suffers from one troubling flaw: IP addresses assigned by an Read More

WinDaq Cuts Maintenance Costs in Steel Mill

Data Acquisition > Software > WinDaq A steel mill customer wanted to predict bearing failure in the huge ladles they use for pouring molten steel since unscheduled shutdowns greatly complicate the repair process and significantly increase maintenance costs. The ladle is placed on a turret and filled with molten steel. The turret, riding on the Read More

Displaying Digital Inputs in WinDaq

Data Acquisition > Software > WinDaq It’s come to our attention that there’s some confusion when it comes to enabling a digital channel and displaying digital input in WinDaq Data Acquisition Software. In this example, we’ll enable a digital channel, and show how digital inputs are displayed.  Follow Us