This is of course just my opinion, but I know it is shared by others. At the time, I still have difficulty in understanding the templates supplied by Alicat. You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site. MCAA is the trade association for manufacturers Alicat Scientific News – www. They are too messy to work out. There is a plug and play driver provided by AlicatScientific, I downloaded it and put the read and wirte VIs together.

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The new firmware and drivers are compatible with standard Alicat instruments—flow meters, flow controllers and pressure controllers—serial number 80, and higher. Alicat Scientific News – www. Subscribe to Alicat News. Dave offered to send you a well-written driver with an example application. Message 9 of There is a plug and play driver provided by AlicatScientific, I downloaded it and put the read and wirte VIs together.

Your sandbox really helped me out. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.

With a highturndown ratio, Alicat instruments control mass flow rate, volumetric flow rate and absolute pressure of gases.

LabVIEW provides data collection from Alicat instruments, instrument control capabilities, and integration with other process instruments. I did also notice that it is not a National Instruments certified driver, alicay in this case I believe it would be most beneficial for you to contact the manufacturers support line for further assistance with this, as they were the people who wrote this driver.


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I tested the plug and play driver separately before running the integrated VI which is made by myself. They are too messy to work out.

This database, called FLUIDAT, is used by the company for configuration and calibration of its portfolio of flow meters and controllers, and for Not to be uncharitable, but the example posted by another person on this thread would suffer the same performance problem. I was wondering whether I coudl also receive your zip archive of your entire driver package. Could some one take a look at them and let me know what I should ask Alicat and what modification I should do on the VI.

Alicat Scientific L Series Liquid Flow Meter – Instrument Driver – National Instruments

I won’t need to get any more drivers for my flow meters as they’re all there. Message 10 of VISA does this for you, if you let it. The VI for reading is working properly in our lab, but the writing VI doesn’t. alifat

Beta testers of the ammonia and carbon monoxide detectors receive up to fifty percent discount on the first three aalicat or carbon monoxide Those controllers have other quanities that would also be nice to pick off like pressure and temperature. I would liek to loop and automate a gas experiment which normally requires manually adjusting the labfiew on the flow controller. Searching the forums for “basics” turns up a few links:. By Stephen Gates, P.


However, since I am new to LabVIEW and Alicat Scientific does not offer any detail programming guide, would alicaf show me what tutorials in NI website I should take a look at to get my first instrument control program done? I have been playing with Alicat’s drivers and I have had problems with slow response labvuew, more importantly, problems when I have multiple MFCs on the same RS line.

I can’t offer to completely guide you from start to finish in coding your first LabVIEW project, if that’s what this represents. Email required – will not be published.

You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. The document is an overhaul and rewrite of RC 1. I will say that Alicat has improved their drivers, modestly, over the past few years.