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Default Configuration:

Gage Data Mode:

USB-232

Output:

Standard RS232 output (9600, N, 8, 1)

9600 baud, no parity, 8 data bits, 1 stop bit

Power:

Gage must be powered externally or through Hirose port

 

Standard USB/RS232 Terminal Output:    Full output format: 15 characters

Character Position

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

Data String

+/-

#

#

#

#

#

#

#

#

,

 

#

#

<CR>

<LF>

Field Name

Polarity

Reading

 

 

Units

 

Polarity

-Negative numbers have a (-) sign in this place, positive numbers have a (+) sign

 

Reading

-Measurement data captured from device, 8 digits, one is the decimal point1

 

( , )

-A space and comma separate the reading from the units for easy parsing

 

Units

-Units of the measurement (IN or MM)2

 

Notes:

1Numbers in the reading may include blank characters for readability
2When the gage has an error a reading of 99999999 is displayed  with units ER

 

 

Host Commands:

Action

Command

Response

Read an Input

R <CR>

Will return gage reading on port

Clear CDI Gage C <CR> Will reset gage to zero
Hold Enable/Disable H <CR> Will toggle hold state
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