This file contains important information about FlexLogger, including system requirements, installation instructions, and supported hardware.
Use FlexLogger to configure a NI data acquisition (DAQ) measurement system to acquire, visualize, and log sensor-based data.
FlexLogger has the following minimum system requirements:
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1 Required drivers are included with the FlexLogger installer.
2 NI software installs VC2015 Runtime and .NET 4.6.2. Windows 8.1 requires Microsoft updates to support these items. Refer to Microsoft KB2919442 and KB2919355 for more information about how to install these updates.
3 NI software is signed with a SHA-256 certificate. Windows 7 SP1 requires Microsoft updates to support SHA-256. Refer to Microsoft KB3033929 for more information about how to install this security update.
Complete the following steps to install FlexLogger.
Note: The FlexLogger Readme included on the installer incorrectly lists support for CAN output. CAN output is not supported in FlexLogger 2019 R1 .
The following lists detail the hardware models supported in FlexLogger.
Note: FlexLogger supports synchronization between TSN-enabled CompactDAQ chassis (cDAQ-9185 and cDAQ-9189) provided they are a part of your local 802.1AS subnet. Refer to your chassis documentation, available on ni.com/manuals, for more information.
Note: FlexLogger does not support pull-up resistor functionality. To enable pull-up resistor functionality, you will need to install an external pull-up resistor on the line.
Note: 5 V differential (TTL) and single-ended (RSE) 24 V input are supported. For RSE input, however, FlexLogger does not support changing the input voltage threshold and uses the default level of 2.5 V.
Note: The NI 9375 must have all lines set to input or to output in a project.
Note: You cannot use parallel and serial modules together on the same FlexLogger project unless they are installed in separate cDAQ chassis.
Note: FlexLogger only supports the TRC-8542 and TRC-8543 transceiver cables.
Note: External powered sensor configuration for the FD-11601 cannot be performed in FlexLogger. To configure these settings in MAX, click Show in MAX on the FD-11601 in your FlexLogger Channel Specification.
Note: FlexLogger supports synchronization between TSN-enabled FieldDAQ devices provided they are a part of your local 802.1AS subnet. Refer to your device documentation, available on ni.com/manuals, for more information.
Refer to the FlexLogger Manual, accessible from Help»Online manual, for more information about using FlexLogger.
Microsoft Windows 10 is the latest version of the Windows operating system and features significant changes compared to previous versions. Windows 10 introduces several new capabilities and also combines features from both Windows 7 and Windows 8. For more information about NI support for Windows 10, visit ni.com/windows10.
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