PCMCIA

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Are PCMCIA/PC-CARD devices supported under Vista/Windows 7?
6 The latest operating system to support the MCC PCMCIA/PC-CARD devices was Windows XP. There will be no support for Windows Vista or Windows 7. It is recommended to migrate to USB products if your intention is to use Windows Vista or Windows 7. Compatibility / System Requirements PCMCIA Windows 7 ....

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My PCMCIA card does not function correctly.
2 There are several possible reasons why the PCMCIA card(s) might not be working. 1) Check that you have an up to date version of Instacal. Version 5.44 or above is required for compatibility with Windows XP. You can obtain the most recent version of Instacal here: http://www.adeptscience.co.uk/down....

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Do the Measurement Computing PCMCIA data acquisition cards use a 16 bit or 32 bit bus?
A The PCMCIA bus controller on MCC's PCMCIA cards is 16-bit, which is an older PCMCIA standard. The newer CardBus is 32-bit. Also note that MCC's PCMCIA cards require 5V power from the bus (sometimes the bus on newer PCs supplies only 3.3V power). Also, there is no Vista support for Measurement C....

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What is the Board Number of each device?
6 The board number is assigned by Instacal to each Measurement Computing board installed on the PC. It is not the same as the board serial number, as it is recorded only in the CB.CFG configuration file created by Instacal. The Universal Library requires you to specify the board number in each funct....

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How many counters are available on the PCC-DAS16/16AO (PC-CARD-DAS16/16AO)?
A The PC-CARD-DAS16/16AO has 3 counters. However, two of these are used to divide down the frequency to the A/D pacer from the onboard clock. Therefore, only one counter (Counter 0) is available to the user for other uses, for example as an event counter. To access this counter, the example 8254 VI ....

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How can the PC-CARD-DAS16/12 or PC-CARD-DAS16/16 be calibrated?
E To calibrate the PC-CARD-DAS16/12 you will need a precision DC source. For optimum accuracy, calibration should be carried out every 12 months. The calibration procedure is launched from InstaCal (select the card and open the "Calibrate" menu, and select A/D.) The calibration procedure displays st....

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MCC does not intend to provide Vista support for its PCMCIA products.
2 PCMCIA products form MCC are not Vista compatible. MCC does not intend to provide Windows Vista support for its PCMCIA products. Please try to migrate to USB products if your intention is to use Windows Vista. PCMCIA All en....

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