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Qualitron FlexCable Link ANY Digital Gage to ANY Software
The Qualitron FlexCable provides the link between your gages and the PC or SPC workstation. FlexCable converts the output of any manufacturer's gage into standard RS-232 (for direct input to the PC's or PLC's serial port), or into any Mitutoyo-compatible system, such as Mitutoyo DP1, DP3, DP7, Mux10, or Qualitron GageNET.

This allows easy automated input into any SPC or other data collection software. FlexCable supports over 400 different gage manufacturers (see list of supported gages below).

With the FlexCable's flexibility, you can collect data from any device, including gages, calipers, micrometers, indicators, torque wrenches, hardness testors, height gages, temperature gages, pressure sensors, scales, and instruments.

FlexCable is ready to collect data right out of the box - no software to set-up. Simply plug and play. No external power supply is necessary - power is drawn from the PC or PLC serial port and most Mitutoyo-compatible systems, making it ideal for portable data collection.

FlexCable can be configured to operate in static mode (instant or Normal reading), or dynamic mode (MIN, MAX, TIR readings). The input channel can be individually controlled - triggered externally by the gage's SEND button, foot switch or simple host commands.

FlexCable Single Input Digital Gage Interfaces

FEATURE SUMMARY

  • Plug & Play -- no software to set-up.

  • Full featured -- static & dynamic modes.

  • Host command operation and set-up.

  • RS-232 output or Mitutoyo output.

  • Footswitch input, LED status light.

  • Accepts Mitutoyo & over 400 different gage manufacturers.

  • Standard 9600 N81.

  • Low PC power consumption.

  • Lifetime Warranty. Buy from the original developer of the cable gage interfaces since 1992. Do not settle for imitations !


SPECIFICATIONS

  • Dimensions: 1.625 in. wide x 3 in. long x 0.75 in. high

  • Power Requirements -- draws power from any one of the following:
    1) RS-232 PC port or PLC port
    2) Mitutoyo-compatible system
    3) external 9V DC power supply
  • Input: Supports over 400 different gages
  • Output: Mitutoyo or RS-232 (25-pin or 9-pin DBF)

  • Output Protocol -- ASCII / RS-232 format: 9600 (or 4800, 2400, 1200), N, 8, 1.
    With 2 string formats, where <CR> refers to carriage return and <LF> refers to line feed:
• Reading only: <± reading value><CR><LF>
e.g. +2.0210<CR><LF>

• Full comma-delimited: <reading#>, <± reading value>, <mode>, <port#><CR><LF>
e.g. 001, +2.0210, NRM, 01<CR><LF>


  • Modes of Operation:
    1)
    Static (Normal = NRM) mode operation.
    2) Dynamic (MIN, MAX, or TIR) mode operation.
    3) Foot switch may operate in Normal or Global mode operation.
    4) Select mode operation using externally accessible DIP switches.

  • Foot Switch: External foot switch jack for remote triggering of gage reading.

  • LED Indicator:
    Indicates power on reset or data sent.


SUPPORTED GAGES (*)

  • Mitutoyo Digimatic Gages
  • Generic RS-232 Output Gages
  • Federal Maxum and µMaxµm Indicator
  • Chicago Dial Indicator DP series and Logic series
  • Ono-Sokki Indicator
  • Sylvac Gages
  • Brown and Sharpe Gages
  • Starrett Gages
  • Fowler Gages
  • Mahr Gages
  • Ohaus Scales and Balances
  • X-Rite Color Measurements
  • Setra Scales
  • Mettler Scales and Balances
  • A&D Scales
  • LaserMike Gages
  • Zygo Gages
  • Sony Indicators
  • Micro-Vu DRO
  • Quadra-Check DRO
  • Heidenhien DRO
  • Tohnichi Data Tork
  • Trimos Gages
  • Panametrics Gages
  • Cosmo Leak Testers
  • Fluke Meters
  • Ametek Force Gages
  • Chatillon Force Gages
  • Sartorius Balances
  • Edmunds Columns
  • PDI Surfometer

* Partial List of Supported Gages. Call or Email Sales for any gages not listed.

ORDER NUMBER............................ 20-xxx (specify gage type)


For more information please contact

Qualitron Systems


Sales: 248-370-0100 or Email Sales

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