DrDag over long distance

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smarinos
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DrDag over long distance

Post by smarinos » Tue Nov 11, 2008 7:24 am

What is the best way to connect DrDag to a computer without using a parallel cable and specifically for a 20 meters distance?

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Post by Robin » Tue Nov 11, 2008 12:53 pm

Hello

You can connect a DrDAQ via USB using a USB to parallel port adaptor: http://www.picotech.com/accessories.html

However, I don't think USB will work over 20 m.

We have tested USB extenders in the past with not particularly good results. A brief report can be found here: http://www.picotech.com/support/kb/kbfiles/CAT5USB.pdf.

You might want to consider extending your sensor cables.

Hope this helps

Robin

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