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by inschris
Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:23 pm
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Topic: usb adc11/10: reset after program crash
Replies: 3
Views: 5242

In response to Ziko, 30 January 07: I have a USB ADC11/10. Following are the particulars when I run Sarah's C Console Application for the USB ADC11/10: 1.0.1.6 USB 1.1 1 USB ADC-11/10 Following are the particulars when I run the Pico example USBADC11.xls: USB 1.1 1 USB ADC-11/10 GFY6448 (?serial num...
by inschris
Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: VB and VBA (Excel, Access)
Topic: Some success: using USB ADC11/10 via Excel VBA
Replies: 1
Views: 4909

Progress: Re deficiency and puzzle mentioned in post 9/12/06: My file UsbAdc11_5155c.XLS uploaded along with the posting of 9/12/06 includes VBA Module1, including: Declare Function UsbAdc11GetTimesAndValues Lib "usbadc11.dll" _ (ByVal handle As Integer, ByRef tims As Long, ByRef valus As Integer, n...
by inschris
Sat Jan 20, 2007 12:48 pm
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Topic: usb adc11/10: reset after program crash
Replies: 3
Views: 5242

usb adc11/10: reset after program crash

Greetings all. I'm writing a macro (VBA) in Excel 2000, win98se. The macro will use the adc11 to collect data. Crashes during runs of the macro (including debugging) are not uncommon. Then I see msg "Excel This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down". When I acknowledge (cl...
by inschris
Sat Dec 09, 2006 9:42 am
Forum: VB and VBA (Excel, Access)
Topic: Some success: using USB ADC11/10 via Excel VBA
Replies: 1
Views: 4909

Some success: using USB ADC11/10 via Excel VBA

Some success: using USB ADC11/10 ("the unit") via Excel VBA (macro), including controlling Digital Outputs (DOs) and writing readings into a spreadsheet: Greetings all. I have had difficulty with above and I gathered from various posts that others have too. Therefore submit following in hope that it...
by inschris
Tue Sep 19, 2006 8:51 pm
Forum: VB and VBA (Excel, Access)
Topic: can I use USB ADC11/10 converter as timer for short delays?
Replies: 4
Views: 6705

Thanks, AndyB, for the response 17/9/06. I will experiment with the suggested API call. But I'll still be grateful if someone can help re the qu's in the original post: - can I run that sequence ok = UsbAdc11Run(handle, 1, 0) Do While Ready = 0 Ready = UsbAdc11Ready(handle) Loop just once for a serv...
by inschris
Sun Sep 17, 2006 6:54 pm
Forum: VB and VBA (Excel, Access)
Topic: can I use USB ADC11/10 converter as timer for short delays?
Replies: 4
Views: 6705

can I use USB ADC11/10 converter as timer for short delays?

Greetings Gurus! I envisage an application (VB6, or VBA macro in Excel; VBA in Excel 2000 also seems to be VB6) using one USBADC11/10 converter. Readings will be collected, but also control output implemented in the form of changes in settings (on or off) of the two Digital Outputs, DO1 and DO2. I w...
by inschris
Sun Sep 10, 2006 10:24 am
Forum: VB and VBA (Excel, Access)
Topic: using USB ADC11/10 to get data into Excel via VBA (or DDE)
Replies: 5
Views: 10032

using USB ADC11/10 to get data into Excel via VBA (or DDE)

Thanks, Michael, for yr response posted 5/9/06. I appreciate that time may be required. In my posting 27/8/06, I mentioned Excel SR-2. This was incomplete; should have read Excel 97 SR-2. Here are some additional observations from using .xls files based on usbadc11_156.xls 21/8/06 attached to yr pos...
by inschris
Sun Aug 27, 2006 9:11 am
Forum: VB and VBA (Excel, Access)
Topic: using USB ADC11/10 to get data into Excel via VBA (or DDE)
Replies: 5
Views: 10032

using USB ADC11/10 to get data into Excel via VBA (or DDE)

Thanks again, Michael, for your posting 21 August, and the file attached usbadc11_156.xls (Excel example). Things have improved a lot, but I still experience a small problem. To recap: I am now working from this Excel example and using usbadc11.dll which you mentioned, from the software r5.14.6 whic...
by inschris
Tue Aug 22, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: VB and VBA (Excel, Access)
Topic: using USB ADC11/10 to get data into Excel via VBA (or DDE)
Replies: 5
Views: 10032

using USB ADC11/10 to get data into Excel via VBA (or DDE)

Thanks, Michael, for the response 21 August, and for the file usbadc11.xls. I am glad to say that this now runs without crashing, with the file usbadc11.dll in \Pico Full\, and put times and values into the spreadsheet. I will perhaps respond further after some experience of using it.
by inschris
Sun Aug 20, 2006 2:58 pm
Forum: VB and VBA (Excel, Access)
Topic: using USB ADC11/10 to get data into Excel via VBA (or DDE)
Replies: 5
Views: 10032

using USB ADC11/10 to get data into Excel via VBA (or DDE)

Greetings! Earlier I submitted in Pico Technology Forum Index -> General Software Discussions , thread USB Parallel Port and ADC11, and Michael kindly posted a reply there. But it seems the topic fits better under category: VB incl Excel: Following on from Michael's abovementioned reply (qv): Thanks...
by inschris
Thu Aug 10, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: General Software Discussions
Topic: USB Parallel Port and ADC11
Replies: 3
Views: 8163

USB Parallel Port and ADC11

Greetings all! Thread "USB Parallel Port and ADC11" I too am trying to use the USB ADC11 (full-on USB, not parallel ADC11 w USB adapter) to collect data direct into Excel, having difficulty as described below. Will be grateful if anyone can give tips about this, eg, has bug referred to earlier in th...
by inschris
Tue Oct 18, 2005 9:14 pm
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Topic: Getting data from low voltage apparatus fed by a mains unit
Replies: 2
Views: 4949

Getting data from low voltage apparatus fed by a mains unit

Thanks, Sarah, for the reply. In my questions, especially ii), I wasn't thinking so much of some kind of distortion of the data obtained. Rather my concern was, what is common rationale / technique in order to ensure that the ADC-11, and even the motherboard and/or parallel port, do not get damaged ...
by inschris
Sun Oct 16, 2005 8:50 pm
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Topic: Getting data from low voltage apparatus fed by a mains unit
Replies: 2
Views: 4949

Getting data from low voltage apparatus fed by a mains unit

Greetings all! I contemplate using ADC-11 to supervise voltages and temperatures in a charging apparatus for up to 4 cells. The currents may be up to 2A per cell and I contemplate getting this DC current, at low voltage (maybe only 5V DC) from a 250V 50Hz mains unit (?maybe from the desktop computer...