Send data directly to Excel or other Explorer based SPC programs
Simplify your data acquisition system. This USB Direct Cable is a single gage interface that connects the Fowler Sylvac S-Cal Pro, Fowler Sylvac Ultra Cal V caliper, Fowler Sylvac Mark V or VI indicator, or the Starrett 798 caliper to a computer. Connects directly to the gage proximity data output (opto) connector, no additional cables required. The output of the USB Direct Cable is a standard USB 2.0 keyboard signal.
Connecting the USB Direct Cable with its built-in keyboard wedge to a computer will allow the cable to be identified as a keyboard device that can send data to any Microsoft Windows application - no software wedge required. The USB Direct Cable will make the gage readings appear as if they were typed in using a standard keyboard - eliminates data collection errors. If you want to collect data into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet or Explorer based SPC program, simply select the cell where you want the data to appear.
Readings can be triggered by the following:
LED Indicator lights aid the user with the operation of the USB Direct Cable. The cable is easily configured to output data in different modes, such as CR, TAB, up, down, left, right and continuous reading. The output mode is selected by adjusting the rotary switch on the USB Direct Cable. To access the rotary switch, simply remove the top cover by loosening two Phillips screws.
A detailed operation manual is included with each USB Direct Cable.
A Six foot standard cable length with special lengths available on request.
Works with the following gages: