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How To: Configure a SUMMAGRAPHICS MICROGRID II digitizer

Procedure

Summary

Steps to configure a SUMMAGRAPHICS MICROGRID II digitizer.

Procedure

1. Set the dip switches like this:

Pin number:  1	  2    3    4    5    6    7    8
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Switch 1 on off off on off on off off
Switch 2 off on off off on off off on

Switch 1 bank is visible on the back of the digitizer. Switch 2 bank can be accessed by removing a metal plate on the back of the digitizer.

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

CON-DIG SMGRID x 9600 E 7 1
| | | | | |_ stop bits
| | | | |___ data bits
| | | |_____ parity
| | |__________ baud rate
| |____________ port #
|___________________ format file

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

An example of RAW data from tests run with KERMIT, DIGTEST, and DIGTESTW:

+19060,+11742,01,0   <-- pressing the '1' button
+19059,+11727,02,0 <-- pressing the '2' button
+19100,+12271,13,0 <-- pressing the 'A' button