FAQs

FAQ for DX Series

DX SeriesPaperless Recorder

  • Display DX100P/DX200P, DX1000/DX2000 (/AS1 model) settings on the Universal Viewer

    Install DAQSTANDARD (model DXA120, 1 license comes standard with the DX1000/DX2000) in the same folder as the SMARTDAC+ STANDARD Universal Viewer. When you install DAQSTANDARD, select “Custom” for the Setup type, and change the installation destination folder to the SMARTDAC+ STANDARD Universa...

    Publishd:
    Mar, 2016
    ID:
    w0000078
    Category:
    Software
  • How can I input a 4-20 mADC signal to the DX1000/DX2000?

    Use the accessory 250 Ω shunt resistance (M4 screw terminal type, PN 415920) to convert the input to 1-5 VDC. Use a measurement range of 1-5 V.

    Publishd:
    Nov, 2017
    ID:
    w0003060
    Category:
    Specification
  • Does the DX support the CF card at the maximum GB? Also, can the CF card be formatted on a PC?

    It supports CF cards of up to 2 GB. If you format the CF card on the PC, use FAT (FAT16) formatting.

    Publishd:
    Apr, 2016
    ID:
    w0003055
    Category:
    Specification
  • Handling the "Insufficient free space on media" message.

    Try switching to a medium with more free space, or use the PC to delete files on the medium and make more free space. Except for certain models of the DX100/DX200, there is no media FIFO function.

    Publishd:
    Apr, 2016
    ID:
    w0003056
    Category:
    Specification
  • DX100 screen goes blank. How to extract DX100 settings via communication.
    IP Address is already set.

    Yes, you can use the DAQSTANDARD Hardware Configurator to extract the settings via communications. You can download it from our website. If you lost your license number, please see Universal keys in case of lost licenses."

    Publishd:
    Apr, 2016
    ID:
    w0003057
    Category:
    Software
  • Automatically obtaining the DX100/DX200 IP address (DHCP)

    No, the DX100/DX200 does not have DHCP.

    Publishd:
    Apr, 2016
    ID:
    w0003058
    Category:
    Specification
  • Wants to convert a DX series settings file to a DXAdvanced series settings file.

    Yes, by using the DX/DXAdvanced Setup File Conversion Tool. You can download it from our website.

    Publishd:
    Apr, 2016
    ID:
    w0003059
    Category:
    Software
  • Difference between event and display data

    Event data are the instantaneous values recorded at each scan interval. Display data are the maximum and minimum sampled values recorded within the display update time. For details, see the following. Display and event data files

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003005
    Category:
    Specification
  • Max/min values of acquired data

    Because the data type is set to display data. Display data is saved as the maximum and minimum values measured in the scan interval within the sampling interval. For details, see the following. Display and event data files

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003007
    Category:
    Specification
  • Saving interval of display data

    The fastest save interval for display data is 0.5 seconds (with the waveform update interval set to 15 s/div). If you want to save the data at 125 msec intervals, you'll need to use event data. For details, see the following. Display and event data files

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003008
    Category:
    Specification
  • Changing the saving interval of display data

    To change the save interval for display data, change the display update interval. Note that the unit of the display update interval is "/div," and 30 data are saved per div. Thus, for a display update interval of 30 min/div, the sampling interval would be 30/30 = 1 min. For details, se...

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003009
    Category:
    Specification
  • Display data update interval

    30 min/div. For details, see the following. Display and event data files

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003010
    Category:
    Specification
  • Event data not recorded

    In E+D mode the event recording function cannot record continuously with trigger recording. Probably your trigger settings are not correct. Check the trigger settings in SETUP mode. For details, see the following. Display and event data files

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003019
    Category:
    Specification
  • Support for the RoHS directive

    Please see the document below. You can confirm the compliance status of recorders and controllers with the RoHS directive. RoHS directive compliance status

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0000046
    Category:
    Other
  • Scaling setting range

    Omitting the decimal point, the values that can be set for scaling are -30000 to 30000. 350.00 exceeds the setting range, and can't be entered. In this case, set it to "0.0?350.0".

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003001
    Category:
    Specification
  • Decimal place of the set upper limit value of scale

    The the decimal place is determined by the scale lower limit value setting. Set the decimal place in the scaling lower limit value.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003002
    Category:
    Specification
  • Meaning of "/div" in the display update interval

    This means 1 scale division of the time axis on the trend screen.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003003
    Category:
    Terminology
  • Size of display and event data

    Display data: Measured data: 4 B/data; computed data: 8 B/data Event data: Measured data: 2 B/data; computed data: 4 B/data

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003006
    Category:
    Specification
  • Display data autosave interval

    Set the autosave interval to 1 Day, the memory timeup to Day, and the hour to 0.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003011
    Category:
    Specification
  • Number of displays for display data

    From the display update interval and number of data save channels, the items that can be set are shown with assigned soft keys. You must decrease the number of data save channels in Setup mode or slow down the display update interval until 31 days appears.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003012
    Category:
    Specification
  • Data range when display data is set to units of 1 day

    It's one day from the moment you press the START button. Note that if you're also using the memory timeup function, you can start a new file at, for example, 00 hours and record 1 day's worth thereafter. In this case files are created daily at 00 hours, and recorded for the specified time.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003013
    Category:
    Specification
  • Maximum number of saved data in internal memory

    If only display data, the maximum is 100000. If only event data, the maximum is 120000. If a combination of the two, the maximum is 75000 display data files and 30000 event data files.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003014
    Category:
    Specification
  • Viewing past data

    Yes. Using the Historical function, you can view a historical display of data in internal memory or external media.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003015
    Category:
    Specification
  • File extension of acquired data (.DDS)

    Data acquired on the DX is binary, and cannot be opened for viewing on a PC. You can view the data by using the DAQSTANDARD software that comes standard.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003016
    Category:
    Specification
  • Definition of Event data

    Event data are the instantaneous values recorded at each sampling interval. They can be recorded at faster intervals than display data, and can therefore are used for analysis in greater detail.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003017
    Category:
    Specification
  • Event data in the historical trend display

    Yes.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003018
    Category:
    Specification
  • Number of alarms per channel

    Four alarms (levels) can be set per channel. You can also set the same type of alarm for different levels.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003020
    Category:
    Specification
  • Contact output on alarm

    This requires the alarm output relay option (suffix code /Ax). Note that the number of contact outputs that can be added depends on the model.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003021
    Category:
    Specification
  • Assignment of multiple alarms when the alarm output relay option is installed

    Yes. Note that you can set the alarm relay output to OR or AND. By default, all alarm output terminals are set to OR, and the relay outputs if any of the assigned alarms occurs.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003022
    Category:
    Specification
  • Alarm settings exceeding the setting range of span

    No, the span or scaling range cannot be exceeded.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003023
    Category:
    Setting
  • Alarm delay function

    Yes, there is an Alarm Delay function. The function activates the alarm when the alarm state continues for a specified time.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003024
    Category:
    Specification
  • Recording of alarm information to files

    Yes. You can view the list by using the DAQSTANDARD or other software.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003025
    Category:
    Specification
  • Alarm occurrence list display

    Yes. During memory sampling, there is an alarm summary. You can display a history of up to 120 alarms.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003026
    Category:
    Specification
  • Information included in alarm summaries

    The channel on which the alarm occurred, the time, and other information.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003027
    Category:
    Specification
  • Alarm occurrence email notification function

    Yes, with the email transmission function. When an alarm occurs, mail is sent to the specified email address.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003028
    Category:
    Specification
  • Remote control contact input specifications

    They are non-voltage contact or open collector (TTL level, 5 V).

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003029
    Category:
    Specification
  • Recording start/stop control with remote control

    This is controlled based on the rising or falling edge of the remote signal. For contact input, the signal rises when the contact changes from opened to closed, and falls from closed to opened. For open collector, the collector signal rises on Hi → Lo, and vice versa.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003030
    Category:
    Specification
  • Writing messages on trends through contact input

    With the remote control option (suffix code /R1), you can write 8 messages by registering them on up to 8 contact inputs in advance.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003031
    Category:
    Specification
  • External clock setting

    Yes, with the remote control function. This function sets the internal clock to the nearest hour (works if the current time is within 2 minutes of the hour).

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003032
    Category:
    Specification
  • Recording MATH channel values

    Yes. The are recorded just as with measured values.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003033
    Category:
    Specification
  • MATH channel value trend display

    Yes. You can display trends just as with measurement channels.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003034
    Category:
    Specification
  • Computation start/stop

    All channels at once. MATH reset also occurs on all channels.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003035
    Category:
    Specification
  • Timer interval

    The longest is a 24-hour interval.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003036
    Category:
    Specification
  • Recording of max/min values within a period

    By adding the MATH option (suffix code /M1) you can use the Report function. There are hourly, daily, weekly, and monthly reports, and you can write average, max, min, and integral values to internal memory.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003037
    Category:
    Specification
  • Recording integral value data

    By adding the MATH option (suffix code /M1), you can use a TLOG-based integral function. Using this operator, you can record integral data of a certain time.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003038
    Category:
    Specification
  • Resetting integral values

    If integrating with the TLOG calculation, you can reset it with the timer function.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003039
    Category:
    Specification
  • Setting the reset timer of the TLOG calculation

    For relative time, set the time until the end of the interval (00:01?24:00). For absolute time, set a reference time, then select an interval from the following. 1min, 2min, 3min, 4min, 5min, 6min, 10min, 12min, 15min, 20min, 30min, 1h, 2h, 3h, 4h, 6h, 8h, 12h, 24h

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003040
    Category:
    Specification
  • Pulse calculation

    This can be supported with a TOKUCHU. Please see your nearest sales representative.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003041
    Category:
    Specification
  • Auto transfer of recorded data files via FTP client function

    This is possible if you connect a PC to the network via Ethernet and set up a PC as an FTP server. Then, set up a DX account on the FTP server so that the DX can access it. Leave the FTP server running all of the time.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003042
    Category:
    Wiring/Connection/Communciation
  • Data types that can be sent via FTP

    Display, event, and report data files can be sent.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003043
    Category:
    Wiring/Connection/Communciation
  • Timing of FTP transmission and transfer of past data

    Files are transferred when they are created at the auto save interval or other intervals. Files created in the past are not sent, but if some files fail to transfer due to network-related or other problems, those files are sent along with the latest files when connection is re-established.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003044
    Category:
    Wiring/Connection/Communciation
  • Transfer of data files saved on external memory media to a PC

    Using FTP client software on the PC, you can transfer or delete files on external memory media. However, you cannot access the files in internal memory.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003045
    Category:
    Wiring/Connection/Communciation
  • PC monitoring of measured values

    Yes, by using the Web server display function. After connecting to the network via Ethernet, you can type the DX's URL into a web browser on the PC (Internet Explorer, etc.) and view the screen that is currently displayed on the DX in the web browser. However, you cannot save the data on the PC, nor...

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003046
    Category:
    Specification
  • Update interval when monitoring screens on the web

    The update interval of the web monitor page is approximately 30 seconds.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003047
    Category:
    Specification
  • Switching screens displayed on the web from the PC

    From the web, you can access an operator page and a monitor page. On the operator page, you can switch screens from a web browser. You cannot switch screens on the monitor page.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003048
    Category:
    Specification
  • Setting the IP address

    You set the IP address on the DX main unit.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003049
    Category:
    Setting
  • DAQSTANDARD viewer software trend screen display

    Display data records the max and min values during the recording period. The trend screen shows a line connecting the max and min values at each point in time, making the trend display appear filled in like a bar graph.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003050
    Category:
    Software
  • Max/min of DAQSTANDARD viewer's statistical computation over an area

    This assumes that the data type is display data. Display data records the max and min values during the recording interval, so those are the values it refers to.

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003051
    Category:
    Software
  • DAQSTANDARD viewer's real time data monitor

    DAQSTANDARD does not have a monitoring function. Please use DAQEXPLORER (sold separately).

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003052
    Category:
    Software
  • Substitutes for discontinued models

    Please see the following page for recommended replacements for discontinued models. Information on discontinued products and recommended substitute models

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003053
    Category:
    Specification
  • DAQSIGNIN Windows 7 support

    DAQSIGNIN (DXA150) has been merged with DAQSTANDARD (model DXA120). The latest version of DAQSTANDARD supports Windows 7. You can download DAQSTANDARD at the link below. DAQSTANDARD download page

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0003054
    Category:
    Software
  • Ethernet connection

    Correctly set the IP address, subnet mask, and default gateway on the PC, connect the PC to a LAN, then use the following procedure. Launch DAQEXPLORER desktop. Enter the user name and password. (The default user name is "admin," with a password of "0") Click File > New moun...

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0013029
    Category:
    Wiring/Connection/Communciation
  • Connecting GateDX-P to DAQLOGGER

    The following shows you how to assign 2 instances of Gate to DAQLOGGER. Launch GateDX-P, then click the ENVI button in DAQLOGGER manager. After GateDX-P starts, click the ENVI button in DAQLOGGER manager. Assign 2 Gates Click the address field of the first Gate, enter the port number and address...

    Publishd:
    Jul, 2014
    ID:
    w0013055
    Category:
    Wiring/Connection/Communciation