FAQs

FAQ for GA10

GA10Software

  • Functions that display messages during network abnormalities.

    The following functions are available. Notification of Alarms and Communication Errors with Sound (section 6.6.2) Viewing the Log (section 6.10) Email Event Setting (Send Conditions: Comm. Status [Communication Disconnect], [Communication Recover], [Loss Data]) Device communication status. ...

    Publishd:
    Feb, 2017
    ID:
    w0015048
    Category:
    Specification
  • On GateWT for GA10, Error “E211” appears when pressing the Save button. When trying to register GateWT for GA10 on the GA10, Error “E3020” appears when pressing the Register Device button.

    When starting GateWT for GA10, right-click the shortcut and select Run as administrator.

    Publishd:
    Nov, 2016
    ID:
    w0015046
    Category:
    Setting
  • Whether an alarm appears when communication is broken.

    It does, starting with version 2.02. An audible alarm sounds on the PC as a communication error. You are notified of the break when the ACK (Acknowledge of Device Communication Interference) icon blinks, and by the communication status icon on the project list screen. Also, you can check the status ...

    Publishd:
    Nov, 2016
    ID:
    w0015047
    Category:
    Specification
  • How to transfer settings when upgrading (replacing) a PC.

    You can transfer them by exporting the projects (in units of acquisition and recording) and then importing them. For details, see section 3.3.1, “Creating projects with advanced settings” in the data logging software user's manual (IM 04L65B01-01EN).

    Publishd:
    Oct, 2016
    ID:
    w0015041
    Category:
    Setting
  • Up to what screen resolution is supported.

    1024 × 768 dots or more. 1680 × 1050 dots is the highest that has been operationally verified. There's no particular limit, so please try the trial version.

    Publishd:
    Oct, 2016
    ID:
    w0015042
    Category:
    Specification
  • Whether dual monitors can be used.

    You can use dual monitors on PCs that have the server and client installed.

    Publishd:
    Oct, 2016
    ID:
    w0015043
    Category:
    Specification
  • Whether it's better to have more PC memory.

    Absolutely. However, note that if you have more than 4 GB of memory, you'll need to use a 64-bit OS for it to have any effect. If you're going to use more than 4 GB of memory, use a 64-bit OS and the 64-bit version of the software.

    Publishd:
    Oct, 2016
    ID:
    w0015044
    Category:
    Specification
  • Created a definition file using the Modbus Device Definition File Creating Tool, but unable to register devices on the GA10.

    Do the following, and then register the device with the "Register Device" button under "Devices List." Make sure the device name input on the tool is the same as the file name. Make sure the definition file is saved in the specified folder. Restart the server.

    Publishd:
    Apr, 2016
    ID:
    w0015038
    Category:
    Software
  • How to connect WT series power meters (Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corp.) with the GA10

    Use GateWT for GA10. You can download free of charge it from our website.

    Publishd:
    Apr, 2016
    ID:
    w0015039
    Category:
    Software
  • Searching for devices on the GA10 does not detect GateWT for GA10

    First launch GateWT for GA10, then register GateWT for GA10 with the Register Device button under Devices List.

    Publishd:
    Apr, 2016
    ID:
    w0015040
    Category:
    Software
  • Host name and IP address on initial login

    Enter "localhost." The "localhost" represents the PC you are currently using. You can enter the IP address of the instrument to which you want to connect in the project settings after logging in.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015001
    Category:
    Software
  • GA10 main functions

    The GA10 software acquires data from a variety of instruments including recorders and data loggers via network. You can perform data monitoring on a PC and record to hard disk.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015002
    Category:
    Terminology
  • Obtaining the 60-day free trial

    Download it from our website. After 60 days, you can enter a license that you purchase to continue using the product.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015003
    Category:
    Other
  • Logging in for the first time

    Type the credentials below. No other changes are needed. IP address: localhost (the PC you are currently using) Port: 50310 User name: admin Password: [leave blank]

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015004
    Category:
    Setting
  • Connecting to discontinued instruments

    Acquisition is possible via our DAQWORX software (DAQLOGGER and DAQ32Plus).

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015005
    Category:
    Wiring/Connection/Communciation
  • Modbus device definition files

    These files contain information required for the GA10 to connect to Modbus-compliant devices. They can be created with the Modbus device definition file creation tool.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015006
    Category:
    Terminology
  • Connection with non-Yokogawa instruments

    Yes, if they are Modbus-compliant.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015007
    Category:
    Wiring/Connection/Communciation
  • Multilogging method

    Create multiple projects and then run them in parallel.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015009
    Category:
    Setting
  • Setting the scan interval in device time mode

    The scan interval set on the device is automatically used. To change this setting, change it on the device.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015010
    Category:
    Specification
  • Data save format

    You can select binary, Excel, or both.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015011
    Category:
    Specification
  • Saving to external hard disk (HDD)

    Yes, but it is not recommended because damage can result if cables become unplugged, and in other circumstances.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015012
    Category:
    Specification
  • Setting thresholds for alarm monitoring

    You can, with a computation function (option). Assign measurement channels to MATH channels, and set alarms on the MATH channels.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015013
    Category:
    Setting
  • Availability of an alarm ACK setting on the main unit

    You cannot set up alarm ACK on the main unit by using the GA10. Set up ACK on the instrument.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015014
    Category:
    Specification
  • Checking past waveforms in the trend monitor

    If recording at the same interval as the scan interval, you can go all the way back to recording start. Otherwise, you can only go back to the last 3600 points.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015015
    Category:
    Specification
  • GA10CL main functions

    You can use this to view GA10 data from another PC. Operation is available using the same screen as the GA10.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015016
    Category:
    Terminology
  • Data save location when using the GA10CL

    It is the GA10 installation folder on the PC. You can check this in the setting screen.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015017
    Category:
    Specification
  • Using DDE server with Excel

    If you type a keyword in an Excel cell, it is automatically replaced with GA10 data. Ex.) To use the instantaneous value of Tag0001 in a project called "Test", type: =DLGDDE|'Test'!tag0001

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015019
    Category:
    Specification
  • Accessing the DDE server from another PC application

    Yes, by installing the GA10CL on the same PC as the application.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015020
    Category:
    Wiring/Connection/Communciation
  • Upgrading the version from R1 to R2

    Yes, there is a free upgrade for this. If you need the latest functionality in version R2, purchase the GA10UP upgrade license.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015021
    Category:
    Specification
  • Adding functions and upgrading channels after purchase

    Yes, by purchasing an upgrade license (GA10UP-**). To add multiple functions or channel upgrades, purchase a GA10UP-** license for each. Ex.) To add report printing and MATH: Purchase 1 each of GA10UP-RP and GA10UP-MT

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015022
    Category:
    Specification
  • Entering multiple GA10UP licenses

    In the GA10 software, you can enter licenses more than once. Each time you enter a license, functions or channels are added.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015023
    Category:
    Setting
  • Report printing function

    It automatically prints trends and lets you customize their layouts. Depending on the settings, it can output to Excel or PDF.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015024
    Category:
    Terminology
  • Regarding the 64-bit OS recommended operating environment (difference from 32-bit OS)

    With a 32-bit OS, the report printing function has a limited recording duration and number of recording tags. We recommend a 64-bit OS for this instrument. See the general specifications for details.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015027
    Category:
    Specification
  • Memory requirements

    For general use, 2 GB. If using the report printing function, increase this according to the number of recording tags and recording interval. See the general specifications for details.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015028
    Category:
    Specification
  • Printing computation over an area specified by cursor after recording

    Yes, by using the viewer (report printing option not required). However, you cannot customize the layout.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015029
    Category:
    Setting
  • Inserting Excel graphs and images into Excel templates

    Yes.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015030
    Category:
    Specification
  • Regarding the MATH function

    The MATH function lets you perform real-time computations with data from measurement channels. Ex.) For unit conversion, you can multiply all values by 1000.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015031
    Category:
    Terminology
  • Availability of MATH operations in device time mode

    No. This is not supported because the times and acquisition timings differ between instruments.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015032
    Category:
    Specification
  • OPC-UA server function

    The OPC-UA server function lets you use data measured by the GA10 on SCADA and other upstream database systems.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015034
    Category:
    Terminology
  • Monitor display and recording in OPC-UA projects

    No. Create a separate normal project. For details, see the user's manual (IM 04L65B01-01EN).

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015035
    Category:
    Setting
  • Server certificates and self-signed certificates

    To communicate via OPC-UA, you must have a certificate for authorization called a "server certificate." If you have a certificate, install it on the GA10. If you do not have a certificate, you can create and install one that is signed by the GA10 itself. This is called a "self-signed certificate."

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015036
    Category:
    Terminology
  • Compatibility with other OPC (DA, HAD, A&E, etc.).

    No.

    Publishd:
    May, 2015
    ID:
    w0015037
    Category:
    Wiring/Connection/Communciation