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How To: Configure the GTCO ULTIMA II digitizer

Procedure

Summary

Steps to configure a GTCO ULTIMA II digitizer.

Procedure

1. Set the dip switches, Banks A and B,
on the digitizer as follows:

                  1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
-----------------------------------
O X O O O X X X X X O O X O O X X X
O O X X O O O O O O O O O O O O O X

where O=OFF and X=ON

There is no need to modify Bank C.

Save the above configuration as default and exit the configuration mode.

2. Navigate to the C:\ARCEXE\DIGFORM sub-directory copy the GTCO5 digform file to ULTIMA2.

3. Load this new file into a text editor and make the following changes:

'ULTIMA2'
1
'(A1,F5.3,1X,F5.3)'
F
F
73.0, 1.0, 0.0
85.0, 1.0, 0.0
12
'1' 0, '2' 1, '3' 2, '4' 3, '5' 4, '6' 5,
'7' 6, '8' 7, '9' 8, ':' 9, ';' 10, '<' 12
-1
-1
-1
-1
0

3. Run CON-DIG at the DAK prompt like this:

CON-DIG ULTIMA2 x 9600 N 8 1
| | | | | |_ stop bits
| | | | |___ data bits
| | | |_____ parity
| | |__________ baud rate
| |____________ port #
|____________________ format file

4. Run the DIGTEST utility to make sure the digitizer is working correctly.

An example of RAW ASCII data from DIGTEST(W), or KERMIT:

104817 06727  <-- from pressing the '1' button
;04767 06543 <-- from pressing the 'A' button

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