Data logging, com port troubleshooting software updated

Windmill Software’s newest version of the ComDebug data logging and com port troubleshooting software allows users to quickly identify and correct communication errors.

09/30/2011


Windmill Software has announced a new version of the ComDebug data logging and com port troubleshooting software. The new version works with Windmill 7 64-bit, as well as Microsoft Windows, lets users enter and display data in hexadecimal code, ASCII code, or binary format, and logs data from serial instruments such as PIC Microcontrollers, RFID readers, PLCs, and data loggers.

ComDebug from Windmill Software is a data logging and com port troubleshooting software. Courtesy: Windmill Software

The software collects data from devices connected to the PC's com port over RS232, RS422, RS485, and Modbus. A terminal emulator lets users troubleshoot serial port connections. When monitoring com port communications, users can reportedly see all bytes sent and received, including non-printing characters like carriage returns.

With ComDebug users can quickly identify and correct communication errors, according to Windmill Software. The software can send and receive unsigned integers, single bits, floating points, 16-bit 2s complement integers, and other types of data. It can control the state of the PC's serial port output lines - setting them high or low - and show users the state of the port input lines.

Windmill Software

www.windmill.co.uk

- Edited by Amanda McLeman, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com



No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Control noise, vibration in building design: Tackling acoustics and design issues; High-performance building design; NFPA 99; Combined heat, power
40 Under 40; Stand-alone medical buildings; NFPA 92; Specialty fire suppression; Applying 90.1 in lighting design
2016 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote now; Data center Q&A; LED codes; Smart buildings
Putting COPS into context; Designing medium-voltage electrical systems; Planning and designing resilient, efficient data centers; The nine steps of designing generator fuel systems
Designing generator systems; Using online commissioning tools; Selective coordination best practices
Understanding transfer switch operation; Coordinating protective devices; Analyzing NEC 2014 changes; Cooling data centers
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.
click me