Advantech 4718 user manual

User manual for the device Advantech 4718

Device: Advantech 4718
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Date of adding : 2014-05-31 14:15:00
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8-Channel Thermocouple
Input Module
User Manual

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Copyright The documentation and the software included with this product are copy- righted 2005 by Advantech Co., Ltd. All rights are reserved. Advantech Co., Ltd. reserves the right to make improvements in the products described in this manual at any time without notice. No part of this man- ual may be reproduced, copied, translated or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of Advantech Co., Ltd. Information provided in this manual is intended to be accu

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Product Warranty (2 years) Advantech warrants to you, the original purchaser, that each of its prod- ucts will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two years from the date of purchase. This warranty does not apply to any products which have been repaired or altered by persons other than repair personnel authorized by Advantech, or which have been subject to misuse, abuse, accident or improper instal- lation. Advantech assumes no liability under the terms of this warranty as

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CE This product has passed the CE test for environmental specifications when shielded cables are used for external wiring. We recommend the use of shielded cables. This kind of cable is available from Advantech. Please contact your local supplier for ordering information. Technical Support and Assistance Step 1. Visit the Advantech web site at where you can find the latest information about the product. Step 2. Contact your distributor, sales representative, or Ad

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Contents Chapter 1 Introduction ..................................................... 2 1.1 Features ............................................................................. 2 1.2 Applications ...................................................................... 3 1.3 Installation Guide .............................................................. 3 Figure 1.1:Installation Flow Chart ................................. 4 1.4 Software Overview.................................................

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Figure 3.1:I/O Connector Pin Assignment .................. 23 3.2.2 I/O Connector Signal Description ................................ 24 Table 3.1:I/O Connector Signal Description ............... 24 3.2.3 LED Indicator Status Description ................................ 24 Table 3.2:LED Indicator Status Description ................ 24 3.3 Analog Input Connections............................................... 25 Figure 3.2:Single-Ended Input Channel Connection ... 25 3.4 Isolated Digital Input C

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2 1 Introduction This chapter will provide information on the features of the DAS module, a quick start guide for installation, and some brief information on software and accessories for the USB-4718 Module. Sections include: • Features • Applications • Installation Guide • Software Overview • Device Driver • Programming Roadmap CHAPTER

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Chapter 1 Introduction USB-4718 offers 8 thermocouple inputs with 16-bit resolution, up to 0.1% input range accuracy, or 4~20 mA inputs. Reliable and rugged enough for industrial applications, yet inexpensive enough for home projects, USB-4718 is the perfect way to add measurement and control capability to any USB capable computer. The USB-4718 is fully USB plug and play and easy to use. It obtains all required power from the USB port, so no external power connection is ever required

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1.3 Installation Guide Before you install your USB-4718 module, please make sure you have the following necessary components: • USB-4718 DAS Module • USB-4718 User Manual • Shielded USB 2.0 cable (1.8 m) • Driver software Advantech DLL drivers (included in the companion CD-ROM) • Personal computer or workstation with a USB port (running Windows 2000, or XP) Some application software is also available for enhanced operation. USB- 4718 works with ActiveDAQ, ActiveDAQ Pro, and other third-

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Figure 1.1: Installation Flow Chart USB-4718 User Manual 4

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1.4 Software Overview Advantech offers a rich set of DLL drivers, third-party driver support and application software to help fully exploit the functions of your USB-4718 module: • Device Drivers (on the companion CD-ROM) • LabVIEW driver • Advantech ActiveDAQ 1.4.1 Programming Choices for DA&C Module: You may use Advantech application software like Advantech Device Drivers. On the other hand, advanced users are allowed to use register- level programming as another option, although this i

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1.5 Device Driver Programming Roadmap This section will provide a roadmap to demonstrate how to build an appli- cation from scratch using Advantech Device Drivers with your favorite development tools such as Visual C++, Visual Basic, Delphi, or C++ Builder. The step-by-step instructions on how to build your own applica- tions using each development tool will be given in the Device Drivers Manual. Moreover, a rich set of example source code is also given for your reference. 1.5.1 Programming

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1.5.2 Programming with Device Drivers Function Library Advantech Device Drivers offer a rich function library that can be utilized in various application programs. This function library consists of numer- ous APIs that support many development tools, such as Visual C++, Visual Basic, Delphi and C++ Builder. 1.5.3 Troubleshooting Device Drivers Error Driver functions will return a status code when they are called to perform a certain task for the application. When a function returns a code tha

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USB-4718 User Manual 8

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2 2 Installation This chapter has a package item check- list, proper instructions about unpack- ing and step-by-step procedures for both driver and USB installation.. Sections include: • Unpacking • Driver Installation • Hardware Installation • Device Setup & Configuration • Device Testing • Hardware Uninstallation CHAPTER

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Chapter 2 Installation 2.1 Unpacking After receiving your USB-4718 package, please inspect its contents first. The package should contain the following items: • USB-4718 Module • Shielded USB 2.0 Cable (1.8 m) • Companion CD-ROM (DLL driver included) • User Manual The USB-4718 Module harbors certain electronic components vulnerable to electrostatic discharge (ESD). ESD could easily damage the integrated circuits and certain components if preventive measures are not carefully paid

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2.2 Driver Installation We recommend you install the software driver before you install the USB-4718 module into your system, since this will guarantee a smooth installation process. The 32-bit DLL driver Setup program for the USB-4718 module is included on the companion CD-ROM that is shipped with your module package. Please follow the steps below to install the driver software: Step 1: Insert the companion CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Step 2: The Setup program will be launched automatic

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Step4: Select the specific device and then just follow the installation instructions step by step to complete your device driver installation and setup. For further information on driver-related issues, an online version of the Device Drivers Manual is available by accessing the following path: Start\Programs\Advantech Automation \Advantech Device Manager\Device Driver’s Manual 2.3 Hardware Installation Note: Make sure you have installed the software driver before you install the module (pl

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Figure 2.2: Device Manager Screen Note: If your module is properly installed, you should see the device name of your module listed on the Device Manager tab. If you see your device name listed, but marked with an exclamation sign “!” (Fig. 2-4), it means your module has not been correctly installed. In this case, remove the mod- ule from Device Manager by selecting its device name and press the Remove button. Then go through the driver installation process again. You can check the Device

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Figure 2.3: USB-4718 Device Speed After your module is properly installed with your system, you can now configure your device using the Advantech Device Manager that has itself already been installed on your system during driver setup. A com- plete device installation procedure should include device setup, configu- ration and testing. The following sections will guide you through the Setup, Configuration and Testing of your device. 2.4 Device Setup & Configuration Advantech Device Manager is

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