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DAS-1600/1400 Series Users Guide

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DAS-1600/1400 Series Users Guide

Revision A June 1994 Part Number: 81490

The information contained in this manual is believed to be accurate and reliable. However, the manufacturer assumes no responsibility for its use or for any infringements of patents or other rights of third parties that may result from its use. No license is granted by implication or otherwise under any patent rights of the manufacturer.

THE MANUFACTURER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RELATED TO THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT DESIGNED WITH COMPONENTS OF A LEVEL OF RELIABILITY SUITABLE FOR USE IN LIFE SUPPORT OR CRITICAL APPLICATIONS.

All brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

0 Copyright Keithley Instruments, Inc., 1994.

All rights reserved. Reproduction or adaptation of any part of this documentation beyond that permitted by Section 117 of the 1976 United States Copyright Act without permission of the Copvight owner is unlawful.

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Table of Contents

Preface Manual Organization. . . . . Related Documents

1 Overview Features ...................................... Supporting Software ............................ Accessories ...................................

2 Functional Description Analog Input Features ...........................

Differential/Single-Ended Selection .............. UnipolariBipolar Selection ..................... Channei Selection in Expanded Configurations. .... Gain Selection. .............................. Conversion Modes ........................... Clock Sources ............................... Triggers .................................... Data Transfer Modes. .........................

Analog Output Features (DA.%1600 Series Only) Digital I/O Features ............................. Counter/Timer Features. ......................... Wait State Selection. ............................ Power ........................................

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. 1-l 1-3 1-7

.2-3

.2-3 2-3

.2-4 . .2-5 .2-6

.,2-x .2-9

.%I0 2-11

:2-12 .2-13 .2-14 .2-14

3 Setup and Installation Iuspecting Your Package .............................. ,3-l Installing the Software Package. ........................ ,3-2

Installing the DAS-1600/1400 Series Staudard Software. . .3-Z Installing the ASO- and ASO- Advanced Software Option...........................................3 -3

DOS Installation. ................................ 3-3 Windows Installation ............................ .3-4

Creating a Configuration File .......................... ,3-6 Default Configuration File .......................... .3-6 Configuration Utility. ............................... 3-X

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Setting Switch-Configurable Options 3-14 Setting the DAC BipolarRluipolar Switch (DAS- 1600 Series Only) ,3- 15

Setting the DACO aud DACl Reference Voltage Switches (DAS-1600 Series Only) . .3-15 Selting the ADC Bipolar/Unipolar Switch , ,3-16 Setting the Chau 8/16 Switch .3-16 Setting au Alternate Base Address . ,3-16 Setting the Clock Select Switch ,3-18 Setting the Wait State Enable Switch . .3-18 Setting the DMA Channel Select Switch ,3-18

Installing the Board . . .3- 18

4 Cabling and Wiring Attaching Screw Terminal Connectors and Accessories ,4-Z

Attaching an STC-37 .4-2 Attaching an STP-37. . ~. .4-5 Attaching an STA-16.. ,4-6 Attaching an STA-LJ . .4-8

Attaching Expansion Accessories ,4- IO Attaching an EXP-16 or EXP-16/A Expansion Accessory .4- 11 Attaching an EXP-GP Expansion Accessory ,4- 12 Attaching Multiple Expausion Accessories ,4- 13

Attaching an ISO- Accessory. .4- 15 Attaching SSH Accessories. ,4-16

Attaching an SSH-4/A . . . . ,4- 17 Attaching an SSH-8 .4- 17

Attaching an MB Series Backplane. ,4-20 Attaching an MB01 Backplane. .4-21 Attaching au MB02 Backplane. . .4-22

Connecting Analog Signals . . ,4-24 Precautions for Using DAS-1601/1401Boards at

High Gains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...4-2 Additional Precautions .4-25 Connecting a Signal to a Single-Ended Analog Input .4-26 Connecting a Signal to a Differeutial Analog Input .4-27

Common Connection Schemes for Differential Inputs ,4-27 Avoiding Ground Loops with Differential Inputs .4-29

Connecting Analog Output Signals. ,4-3 1

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5 The Control Panel

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6 Calibration Equipment Requirements. ............................ ..6- 1 Potentiometers and Test Points .......................... 6-1 Calibration Utility ................................... .6-2

7 Troubleshooting Problem Isolation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...7-I

Identifying Symptoms and Possible Causes. . ,7-l Testing the Board and Host Computer .7-4 Testing the Accessory Slot and I/O Connections ,7-5

Technical Support , ,7-6

A Specifications

B Connector Pin Assignments Main I/O Connector (Jl) . . .B-2 PI0 Cable Connector (J2) (DAS-1600 Series Only). .B-3

c Using the DA-S-1600 External Driver Options Supported ................................... .C- I Quick Start ........................................ ..c- 2

Setting Up the Board. .............................. .C-2 Loading the DAS-1600 External Driver. ............... .C-3 Loading the External Driver in Multiple Board

Configurations. .................................. .C-3 Using the External Driver with Application SoftwarePackages.. ............................ ..C- 4

VIEWDAC.....................................C- 4 EASYESTLXIAG.. ........................... .C-4 ASYST........................................C- 5

DAS- 1600 External Driver Characteristics ................ .C-5 Channels and Gains. ............................... .C-5 Cascading Multiple Expansion Accessories. ............ .C-6 Setting Expansion Accessory Gains ................... .C-7 ConversionModes.. ............................. ..C- 8

Using Pseudo-Digital Output Channels. ............. .C-8 BurstModeandSSHMode.. ..................... C-10 Altering the Burst Mode Conversion Rate. ........... C-l I

Clock Sources....................................C-14 Triggers ........................................ .c-14

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Using Pseudo-Digital Output Channels, Types of Analog Triggers. ................... Using a Hysteresis Value ....................

Synchronous, DMA, and Interrupt Operations, ..... Digital I/O Characteristics .....................

DAS-1600 Series Boards .................... DAS-1400 Series Boards ....................

Counter/Timer Functions ...................... Event Counting ........................... Pulse Output ..............................

Software Interrupt Vectors ..................... DAS- 1600 External Driver Error Messages ..........

D Keithley Memory Manager Installing and Setting Up the KMM. ................

Using KMMSETUPEXE ...................... Using a Text Editor. ..........................

Removing the KMM ............................

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.C-18

.c-19

.c-20

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.C-24

.C-25

.C-25

.C-26

.C-26

.C-27

D-2 D-2 D-3

. D-4

E Register-Level Address Map Register Functions ................................... .E-1 ADC Registers (Base Address +Oh and + lh) .............. .E-3 MUX Scan Register (Base Address +2h) ................. .E-4 Unidirectional Digital Input and Output Registers

(Base Address +3h) ................................. .E-5 DAC Output Registers (Base Address +4h to +7h)

(DAS-1600 Series Only) ............................ ..E -7 DACO.. ....................................... ..E- 7 DACl ......................................... ..E- 8 DAC Controller Modes. ............................ .E-8

Status Register A (Base Address +8h). .................. .E-10 Control Register (Base Address +9h) ................... .E- 12 Counter Enable/Burst Length Register (Base Address +Ah) .E-14 Gain Selection/Burst Rate Register (Base Addresses +Bh). .. .E-16 8ZC54 Programmable Interval Counter/I?mer (Base Addresses +Ch, +Dh, +Eh, +Ph) ................. .E- 18

Generating Square Waves of Programmed Frequency, .E-20 Measuring Frequency and Period. ................... .E-21 Using Counter 0 for Generating Programmable Time Delays .................................. ..E-2 2

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82C54 Counter/Tiier Control Register (Base Address +Fh) . . . . .E-23 Readback Command Byte (Returned when

SC1 and SC0 are 1) . .E-26 Status Byte Format (Returned if STA =O) .E-27

Bidirectional Digital Ports A, B, CL, and CH 8255A-5 Programmable Peripheral Interface

(Base Address +400h to +403h). . . .E-28 Control Register (Base Address +403h). .E-29

Conversion Disable Register (Base Address +404h). .I%32 Burst Mode Enable Register (Base Address +405h). .E-33 1600/1400 Mode Enable Register (Base Address +406h). . .E-33 Status Register B (Base Address +407h), . .E-33

Index

List of Figures Figure 2-l. Figure 2-2.

Figure 2-3. Figure 3-l.

Figure 3-2.

Figure 3-3.

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