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How To: Configure the Summagraphics Microgrid III digitizer

Procedure

Summary

Steps to configure a Summagraphics Microgrid III digitizer.

Procedure

1. Set the digitizer dip switches as follows:

BANK  1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8  

S1 on off off off off off on on
S2 off off on off off on off off
S3 on off on off off on on off

2. At the DOS prompt, type the following command:

Code:
COPY C:\ARCEXE\DIGFORM\SGMGRID C:\ARCEXE\DIGFORM\SGMG3

3. Edit the C:\ARCEXE\DIGFORM\SGMG3 digform file to look like this:

'SGMG3'         Summagraphics Microgrid III
1
'(T15,A2,T2,F5.3,T9,F5.3)'
F
F
73.0 1.0 0.0
85.0 1.0 0.0
12
'14' 0, '01' 1, '02' 2, '03' 3, '05' 4, '06' 5, '07' 6, '09' 7
'10' 8, '11' 9, '13' 10, '15' 12
3
27 77 49
-1
-1 No stream mode on
-1 No stream mode off
0 Stream mode off wait time.

Save all the changes.

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

CON-DIG SGMG3 x 9600 O 8 1
| | | | | |_ stop bits
| | | | |___ data bits
| | | |_____ parity
| | |__________ baud rate
| |____________ port #
|__________________ format file

5. Run the DIGTEST command at the Arc prompt to make sure the digitizer is communicating correctly with PC ARC/INFO

Note:
This digitizer is supported only in POINT MODE.