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Compressed folder, containing all necessary files for the demo, must de uncompressed - Download-Link

Software which needs to be installed prior to configure the module.
For changing the FTDI configuration:

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After shipment, the default configuration is set to 245 FIFO.

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FPGA demo specific firmware

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  1. Figure out the modules COM port number
    1. Open the device manager, right click onto windows start menu symbol and select device manager
    2. Open ports and identify the port used by the module, the number is here marked with an X

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  2. Setup Visual Analog
    1. Start "Visual Analog" and open a "Blank canvas".

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      Via File → Open point to the file "AnalogMAX_DAQ1_Capture.vac" from the downloaded zip-file via "File → Open...". The window should look like Figure 12demo folder.

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    2. Press "

      Press Tools → External Tools...

      "

      to prepare the usage of the adcapture.exe.

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    3. Click Add in the new opened window and insert the name "adcapture" in the

      "

      Display Text

      ". Select

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      Click Browse... and select the file "adcapture.exe" from the downloaded

      zip-file after using the button "Browse..." for the "File Name" and insert "COM14

      demo.
      Into Arguments insert "COMX,115200 1024 c:\temp\capture.txt 7"

      for the "Arguments". The parameters are the COM port (COM port 14 in our case), the baud rate, the number of samples, the location to store the data and a value to adjust the system. Then, click on "Ok".
    Launch adcapture.exe and after completion click run to update the screen
  3. Select the above inserted tool by selecting "Tools → adcapture".
  4. A window shows the activity of the tool "adcapture", similar to Figure 13.
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    Then, using "F5" or "Canvas → Run" uses the information to create the graph in the previous window, as visible in Figure 14.

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    1. , where the X in COMX
      is a placeholder for your comport number.

      To finish the setup press OK.

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      Parameter description:
      COM14 - COM port which is used for the connection.
      115200 - Baud rate which is used for the connection.
      1024 - Amount of K samples to read

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    1. , minimum 64

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    1. and maximum is 1024.
      c:\temp\capture.txt - File name and path which specifies where to storage the

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    1. data.
      7 - Command to adjust the gain

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    1. , possible values are:
                 4 for a gain of 1, 5 for a gain of 2, 6 for a gain of 4 and 7 for a gain of 8

  1. Launch adcapture
    1. Select the above inserted tool by selecting "Tools → adcapture".
    2. A window shows the activity of the tool "adcapture", the picture below shows its state when it is finished.

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    3. In Visual Analog, use "F5" or press "Canvas → Run" to update the screen.

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Quick test with a terminal program

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