four phidget 8/8/8 boards in one WD file?

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four phidget 8/8/8 boards in one WD file?

Postby rubendesnoo » Wed Mar 23, 2016 11:28 pm

Hi,

For an interactive led-screen I need to use four Phidget interfaces (8/8/8) in my widget designer system.
It looks like widget designer can only handle one board at a time, is this correct?
I can choose which of the four connected boards I want to use in the node by entering the serial number, but I need four different nodes at the same time.

It there a way to do this?

I designed a set up with 4 different WD files on the same computer, and connecting every different board after starting up the new WD file, but this won't be a solution, because it's a permanent installation without a technician every morning starting up the system.

Will there be an option to get data from the boards with 4 different UDP streams?

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Re: four phidget 8/8/8 boards in one WD file?

Postby Yvonne Groetzschel » Thu Mar 24, 2016 3:49 pm

Hello Ruben,

yes this is correct, the tool "phidgets interface" can only handle one board at a time. But if you're using analog phidgets then you can use
the 19'' netlink with 4 phidgets inputcards inside. Now it is possible to use 4 phidgets at the same time with only one Widget Designer.

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Re: four phidget 8/8/8 boards in one WD file?

Postby cyeary » Fri Jul 29, 2016 12:13 am

Would you not be able to use 19 phidget boards? Also doesn't each board have 8 inputs? Are these the 0 to 5v sensor boards?
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