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How To: Configure an ALTEK AC31 digitizer

Procedure

Summary

Steps to set up an Altek3 AC31 digitizer.

Procedure

1. Create the following digform file in an text editor and save it as ALTEK31:

8               off             Board type (Datatab)
7 off Menu (disabled)
6 off Tone (disabled)
5 on Run Type (2)
4 off Mode (point)
3 off Mode (point)
2 off Mode (point)
1 off Dipswitch/ No Vram (dipswitch)

8 off Format Number
7 on Format Number
6 off Format Number
5 on Format Number
4 off Format Number
3 off Format Number
2 off Emulation (Altek)
1 off Emulation (Altek)

8 off RTS/CTS (disabled)
7 off Stop bits (1)
6 on Data Bit (8)
5 on Odd/Even
4 off Parity (none)
3 on Baud Rate (9600)
2 off Baud Rate (9600)
1 on Baud Rate (9600)

8 on Line Feed (enabled)
7 off Carriage Return (disabled)
6 off Resolution (1000 lpi)
5 off Resolution (1000 lpi)
4 off Resolution (1000 lpi)
3 off Rate/Increment (2 pts/sec)
2 off Rate/Increment (2 pts/sec)
1 off Rate/Increment (2 pts/sec)

2. Run CON-DIG at the Arc prompt like this:

CON-DIG ALTEK31 x 9600 NONE 8 1
| | | | | |_ stop bits
| | | | |___ data bits
| | | |________ parity
| | |_____________ baud rate
| |_______________ port #
|_______________________ format file