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AKRON, OH, November 18, 1997 — DATAQ Instruments Inc., announces today the availability of its new, upgraded PC-based WinDaq/Pro waveform recording software for Windows featuring a Floating Toolbox that consists of a number of functional icons for tailoring a WinDaq data acquisition setup. The software is used for recording data acquired with DATAQ's DI-200, DI-300, DI-400 and DI-500 Series hardware products. DATAQ Instruments supplies the PC-based instrumentation needs of medical, research, and industrial test and measurement customers.

"We are upgrading our standard software offerings to keep WinDaq the most powerful waveform recording software in the industry," says Roger Lockhart, Vice President, Marketing. "Users will find that in addition to WinDaq's high-performance recording capabilities, set-up is fast and virtually effortless, compared to competitive software packages available on the market today," says Lockhart.

WinDaq/Pro Software Features and Capabilities

WinDaq/Pro is DATAQ's new standard waveform recording software, and replaces the previous WinDaq/200 software. DATAQ's WinDaq/Pro offers real-time display and disk streaming for Windows. Its real-time display can operate in a smooth scroll or triggered sweep mode of operation, and each channel can be scaled into any unit of measure. Other features and capabilities include:

Floating Toolbox Software Features and Capabilities

The Floating Toolbox software provides the user with a number of functional icons that are used to customize a data acquisition setup. The icons, when selected, provide an easy way to set variable parameters, such as sample rate, expand or contract in X or Y direction, channel settings, display modes, etc. Free WinDaq Waveform Browser Playback Software. Once waveforms have been acquired, users can analyze the data with free software from DATAQ's Web site at DATAQ's WinDaq Waveform Browser playback and analysis software offers an easy way to review and analyze waveforms with smooth scrolling in either time direction as well as any degree of waveform compression. "WinDaq is the fastest display software in the industry, and there is absolutely no programming required because it has enough features and tools to meet the user's most stringent demands," says Lockhart. Data files can be imported and exported from a variety of data acquisition, spreadsheet, and analysis formats providing a high degree of flexibility.

The software's disk streaming design allows up to 254 waveform channels of any length to be graphically displayed and browsed. Seven standard cursor-based time and amplitude measurements, frequency domain (FFT and DFT) and ten statistical analysis functions help simplify waveform analysis and interpretation. Digital filtering allows graphical editing of the power spectrum for high-pass, low-pass, band-pass and notch filters.

Availability and Pricing

WinDaq/Pro recording software is immediately available for $1395.

About DATAQ Instruments

DATAQ Instruments, Inc., based in Akron, Ohio, is a leading producer of PC-based, real-time data acquisition hardware and software. DATAQ supplies the PC-based instrumentation needs for medical, research, and industrial test and measurement customers. For more information on WinDaq/Pro Data Acquisition Software, call DATAQ Instruments at 330-668-1444 or write to: DATAQ Instruments, Inc., 241 Springside Drive, Akron, OH 44333-2473, or visit our Web site at E-mail requests for information to

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