Measure Foundry 5.1

Data Translation has released Measure Foundry 5.1, which features Vista support and the addition of new components. 

The new Analog Input Synched component is specially designed to allow synchronisation of two DT9837A modules, reducing development time as the two devices are presented in a single component configurable as one device with twice the channels. The new ASCII File Writer component allows the user to easily save data directly to a text file. Also in this release are new Measurement Applets, including the Sound and Vibration Applet.

Measure Foundry has extended its data acquisition capability to Vista users building high-performance, sensor-based measurement systems. New applications for vibration and temperature can be readily configured through its graphical drag and drop approach.

Measure Foundry 5.1 offers the following new features:

  • Vista compatibility
  • Analog Input Synched component: Enables configuration of two DT9837A’s in a Master/Slave configuration to perform continuous analogue input operations
  • ASCII File Writer component: Permits customised formatting of data files
  • Measurement Applets: Small applications created with Measure Foundry that can be modified or combined to provide a specific solution. 

Data Translations’ Measure Foundry is available in the following versions: Base, Professional, and Academic. The add-on Instrument Pak for Measure Foundry Professional provides support for all system standards including IVI, VISA, and SCPI.


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