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Subject: Fwd: Re: Fwd: Re: Computer Interfacing
From: The Lahrs JohnJan@........
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2000 18:35:23 -0700

In case anyone is interested in developing their own software for
the Dataq DI151-RS AD unit, here are some related messages.
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>Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2000 11:47:41 -0500
>To: The Lahrs 
>From: X Chen 
>Subject: Re: Fwd: Re: Computer Interfacing
>Ken passed me your email.
>To write program for DI-151 (or DI-190/150/194), you can:
>If you are using Windows 95/98/NT, please use ActiveX control and 
>C,  Visual BASIC 5 or higher, or Labview. The ActiveX control and its VB 
>or Labview samples can be downloaded from 
>If you are using Windows 3.1 or DOS, you have to write your own device 
>driver. All the information about DI-151 can be found at 
>, and a test program we used in the early 
>stage of testing DI-150, which is a cousin of DI-151,  can be found at: 
> It doesn't support all the 
>commands for DI-150, but it can be used as a starting point and reference.
>Xun Chen
>At 06:08 PM 3/11/00 -0700, you wrote:
>>Hi Ken,
>>This question came back from a science email list that I belong to.  If 
>>you want
>>to respond, I'll pass your comments to the group.
>>>Resent-Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2000 15:34:02 -0800
>>>Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2000 15:33:35 -0800
>>>From: Ed Phillips 
>>>Subject: Re: Computer Interfacing
>>>To: sciclub-list@..........
>>>The Lahrs wrote:
>>> >
>>> > At 06:30 AM 3/11/00 Dave in Ohio wrote:
>>> > >Learned Group:
>>> > >
>>> > >I have acquired a group of oddball 8086,286,386 computers ... [and] 
>>> would
>>> > >like to
>>> > >build simulation models using the game port, RS-232, Serial, Parallel,
>>> > >whatever!
>>> >
>>> > Dave,
>>> > Take a look at the RS151 AD unit and software from Dataq.
>>> >
>>> > You can't beat the price of $100 for an AD that connects to the 
>>> serial port
>>> > of a PC and free display software.  I believe they have some Basic 
>>> software
>>> > that you can start with to generate your own program.
>>> > John
>>>         I've been using one of the RS150's for a year.  Great unit!  The
>>>display and analysis program alone is worth more than the hundred
>>>bucks.  Would like more detail about connecting to it with Basic.
>>>That's not in the documentation I have.

John C. Lahr
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