from the Data Acquisition department...
Communications systems and equipment. topic
Posted by JBB on 18 July, 2002 - 2:53 pm
Any ideas on the best way to record 24-7 from 10 inputs. Using the 4103 Eurotherm Chessell Chart Recorder with 100 mm Graphics Unit - Ethernet Option - which works - but we just want the data to store in text file or even into columns in Excel.

Posted by Anonymous on 19 July, 2002 - 11:11 am
Consider using an opc server and iconics trendworks. "":

Posted by Anonymous on 19 July, 2002 - 11:57 am
Since it's talking Modbus TCP, you'd probably be well off to use an OPC server. OPC can poll the data at a specified refresh rate and insert it into sequential cells of an Excel sheet. I've got a system over ethernet logging 24 values 5 times a second. So once per minute should be absolutely no problem.

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