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How to use an Analogue Channel with Tachometer Signals on the P8000

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When using an analogue channel input channel of a P8000, with a tachometer sensor, is it possible to utilise the tachometer processing functions as you would if you were using a tachometer input of the P8000?

For example could you display an RPM on an analogue channel?

When using an analogue channel it is possible to select, from the signal setup matrix, ‘Trigger Type’, with this option set to ‘Tacho’ and the ‘Trigger Level’ set to the voltage crossing threshold several features become available in terms of tachometer processing.

By selecting the above options the user will be able to use the ‘Digital Panel’ display type from the signal display and thus by selecting the ‘Speed’ option in the ‘Display Type’ drop down list an RPM will be available.

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[Video] Creating speed signals for data with no tacho

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So you’ve got some noise and/or vibration data from a rotating machine, but no speed information. Surely that means you can’t analyse against speed or do any order analysis, right? Well, not quite!

The DATS Rotating Machinery option now comes with a tool to create speed v time data using your noise or vibration signals.

Watch the video to find out how…

 

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There are tachometer signals available on the vehicle CAN-bus. Can I use these signals instead of connecting my own tachometer signal?

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A simple question should have a simple answer and that answer is “No”.

As usual, however, life is never that simple. Continue reading There are tachometer signals available on the vehicle CAN-bus. Can I use these signals instead of connecting my own tachometer signal?

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[Video] Creating order & waterfall plots

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A step-by-step introduction to creating order and waterfall plots from a time history and a tacho signal.

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Automatic Tacho Processing Using A Prosig P8000

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The digital tacho channel in a P8000 system offers better time resolution by dividing the main sample period by 16. However it is sometimes difficult to know what level the threshold should be set to so a facility to help you find the optimum level has now been added to the acquisition software. Continue reading Automatic Tacho Processing Using A Prosig P8000

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