Using a Prosig P8000 system with a 8424 DAC (digital-to-analogue) card fitted, it is possible to generate signals of any type. Typically, these might be sinewaves, chirps, random, bursts, sweeps or anything else that you can think of.
With a maximum bandwidth of 19.2kHz for each and every output, the 8424 DAC card offers the highest quality reproduction of either real time generated signals or replayed signals at sample rates of up to 288kHz.
The high sample rate to bandwidth ratio ensures that any signals generated or replayed up to 19.2kHz are reproduced in extremely high quality with little or no distortion.
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Prosig P8000 system
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“How do I balance a shaft?” seems like a fairly straightforward question, but there are a number of things that we need to understand first. Here we look at a number of key concepts that need to be understood in order perform balancing.
Well broadly speaking to balance a shaft, mass must be added or removed at certain angles. The concept being that the centre of gravity and rotational centre of the shaft will be equal when the shaft is balanced. Continue reading How do I balance a shaft?3169class="post-3169 post type-post status-publish format-status hentry category-dats category-news tag-acquisition-software tag-dats tag-email-newsletter tag-hammer tag-hammer-impact tag-impact-software tag-pre-release tag-preview post_format-post-format-status"
As mentioned in a previous post and in our last email newsletter (signup form on the right of this page) we are pleased to announce that the preview version of the new DATS Hammer Impact software is now available for download. Continue reading New DATS Hammer Software – Preview Available3161class="post-3161 post type-post status-publish format-status hentry category-dats category-news category-p8000 tag-compatibility-issues tag-compatible tag-dats tag-microsoft-windows tag-new-operating-system tag-p8000 tag-windows tag-windows-7 tag-windows-8 tag-windows-vista tag-windows-xp post_format-post-format-status"
For anyone curious about Prosig’s DATS software & P8000 hardware running under the newly released Microsoft Windows 8 we can report that everything works as smoothly as ever.
Here at Prosig we’ve been using the hardware & software on the preview versions of Windows 8 for a few months now. Since the final release hit the streets recently we can confirm that there are no known compatibility issues with DATS, P8000 and the new operating system.
If you have any specific questions please email us at email@example.com
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The latest version of the DATS software is now available. Log in to the Prosig support site to download your copy. The new version, V7.0.23, contains many new features, improvements and bug fixes. Read on to find out a little of what you can expect. Continue reading New Version of DATS Out Now – V7.0.23 Released3058class="post-3058 post type-post status-publish format-status hentry category-dats category-news category-p8000 tag-accelerometer tag-accelerometers tag-animation-packages tag-hammer tag-hammer-impact tag-impact-software tag-modal-analysis tag-new-features tag-new-software tag-preview-version tag-report-generation tag-software-preview tag-vibration post_format-post-format-status"
After listening to customer feedback, we have completely re-engineered the DATS Hammer Impact software. The new version will ship with the next DATS update (not the soon-to-be-released V7.0.23). In the meantime you will be able to download and preview the new package. You will of course need a P8000 system and a DATS licence with the Hammer Impact option enabled. Continue reading New Hammer Impact Software – Preview coming soon3107class="post-3107 post type-post status-publish format-video hentry category-tutorial category-video tag-brake-discs tag-brake-testing tag-brakes tag-braking tag-dtv tag-measurement tag-noise tag-runout tag-vibration tag-video post_format-post-format-video"
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The Prosig P8000 Auto-Zero function is used to remove the DC content of a signal.
For example, if you have a sine wave that is ±5 volts about 0 volts it has no DC offset. But if you have a sine wave with ±5 volt amplitude about 3 volts, then it has a 3 volt DC offset. Below is an example of these two sinewaves.
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Following on from the recent post regarding of the 2012 Survey Prize Draw we have more prize giving news.
The 2nd Annual Prosig Prize for Engineering at Portsmouth University has been awarded to Ashley Stehr for his project “Developing an engineering mechanism to reduce the effects of rapid rotational motion caused by the shocks inherent with high speed craft”. Continue reading 2nd Annual Prosig Prize for Engineering at Portsmouth University2990class="post-2990 post type-post status-publish format-status hentry category-news tag-ford-motor tag-ford-motor-company tag-kindle tag-kindle-touch tag-prize tag-prosig tag-user-survey post_format-post-format-status"
Thank you to everyone who completed our 2012 User Survey. The results were, as always, fascinating and will be used to improve our future hardware & software products.
We are please to announce that James Hansen of Ford Motor Company was the winner of the prize draw for a Kindle Touch. James is a veteran of Prosig hardware & software and has seen several generations of both. Here is James receiving his Kindle from Ken Goward of Prosig USA…
Congratulations to James. We hope you enjoy your Kindle.
Bad luck to all our other respondents. There’s always next year’s survey…Proudly powered byWordPressDesign byBlogoLife