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May 22 (35 days ago)
Data Acquisition Software not Starting
Hi, I had managed to set up the DI-788 (Ethernet) a few days ago; was able to communicate and hook up my instruments (two Loop Powered Transmitters and three 4~20 ma signals). I was able to configure ...
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May 11 (46 days ago)
RMS on DI-149
Under "Acquisition Method," RMS and Frequency are greyed out. How do I choose RMS? Hi Al, To enable the RMS acquisition method, choose 'Preferences' from the 'Edit' pull-down menu, select 'Maximum Sa...
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Jan 04 (5 months ago)
Multiple templates or recipes
I have Dataq DI-155 installed in a Hydraulic test bench. We use different setting for different manufacturers. Is there a way to save different templates or recipes with settings per manufacturer or d...
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Jan 01 (5 months ago)
Counting Voltage Peaks
I have a DI-149. I want to count the number of instances per time period that a voltage voltage goes from high (9 v.) to low (0.05 v) or low to high or both in a given time period (e.g. 2 seconds). ...
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Dec 26 (5 months ago)
DI-149 with Really Cheap Windows 10 Tablet
I would like to use the DI-149 with a really cheap tablet running Windows 10. I want to log 2 voltages and count switch closures for 1 switch. Is this going to work? I have read no requirements othe...
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Dec 25 (6 months ago)
DI-154 Acquisition opens instead of 149
Hi - The Hardware manager finds and selects my single, new, DI-149, but it opens DI-154 Acquistion. Originally, it opened the proper acquisition, but hasn't worked properly since I performed a re-inst...
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Nov 06 (7 months ago)
Spread out the low-pass filtered results of an FFT
I really like the features of the Waveform Browser, especially doing Spectrum Analysis. One thing I would like to do... which I can't figure out... is after selecting a left corner of the analysis usi...
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Oct 17 (8 months ago)
Export data into Excel Template
I am using the DI-148U, yes I know it is "obsolete" and do no care, and I am trying to gather data and export it to an excel template. I have had no problems just exporting data into a blank spreadshe...
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Aug 24 (10 months ago)
1 minute averages from raw WinDaq data
Is there a convenient way to derive 1-minute averages from raw WinDaq data without a lot of Excel manipulation? Hi Ron, Once data has been recorded, there is no way to automatically average data. You...
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Jul 14 (11 months ago)
display clock time on the x axis?
How can I display clock time on the x axis in the Hardware Manager acquisition software? Hi Ron, A real-time clock cannot be displayed on the x-axis during acquisition. The time is pulled directly fr...
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Jun 16, 2016
Hello, I am not sure how to explain this but I will try.
We are using a DI718-B on a test fixture to measure 4 channels. Ch. 1: Full bridge load cell 0 to 5000 Lbs. Ch. 2: Amps 0 to 18 for motor Ch. 3: J type thermocouple Ch. 4: -5 to 5 volt for LVDT t...
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Jun 15, 2016
Voltage to Pressure
Hello, I am using windaq lite software, and I am using a pressure to voltage meter to collect data on air pressure. The system was calibrated before I began the research here at school and my data ha...
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Jun 15, 2016
Using triggered storage for continuous data collection
I am attempting to use a proximity sensor as the start point for data collection for a test I am performing and am using the triggered storage setting. The problem I have run into is that the recordin...
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Jun 14, 2016
Print dialog box shows up when I try and print data
We use Windaq here to transpose and correlate vital signs for testing in a medical setting. We just upgraded computers, and have a newer version of Windaq. Everything goes smoothly while the data acq...
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Jun 13, 2016
Cannot connect to WinDaq from LabView
Hi Shawn, I am using a DI-145 on a 64-bit machine. Best, Andrew Andrew, Unfortunately, there are no 64-bit ActiveX controls. To interface programmatically with the DI-145, you might consider using...
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Apr 21, 2016
DI-145 Resolution
The specifications indicate a 10 bit converter with a FSV range of + - 10 V. This equates to, as the specification states, to a resolution of FSR / 1024 = 20 / 1024 = 19.5 mv per bit. Is my reasoning ...
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Apr 10, 2016
How do I control the digital output of my DI-155 with Windaq software ?
I want to light on a led if channel 1 go over 4V ? Here are a couple of options here: 1.) You could use our .NET class to write a program capable of switching a digital output when values on an analo...
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Mar 28, 2016
How do I save a non-default configuration
In the file menu the software gives you the option to save a default setup. I would like to save multiple configurations so I don't have to manually reload setting for different tests. I don't see an ...
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Mar 23, 2016
Has Windaq crashed?
The Windaq software was in record mode and the sample line was moving across the display. After approximately 15 hours (the record session was setup for 142 hours) the sample line stopped updating. ...
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Mar 21, 2016
Why doesn't the graph ranges match the EU settings?
Robert, You can left or right-click in the white space around 1=1 or 2=2 to zoom in or zoom out, changing the upper and lower limits. You can make the limits whatever you want them to be by selectin...
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