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#1 johnwesly

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Posted 08 December 2006 - 04:23 AM

how can i get voltage as well as current waveform in the computer.
after is that any software which aids analog computation so that i can calculate power factor

#2 jraef

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Posted 08 December 2006 - 06:27 AM

Hi johnwesley,
Welcome to the forum.

Many of the high-end power meters have built-in serial comms that allow you to export data to a PC, and they typically come with the ability to export that data into a spreadheet program such as Excel.

There are also many manufacturers of Data Aquisition Boards for PCs, as well as some never ones who have USB data aquisition products.

Google is your friend on this project.


PS, In the future, please refrain from duplicating post topics. This is an international forum, with working people in all time zones and it sometimes is a few hours or days before someone with a response is able to see your post and respond to it. I have deleted your other redundant postings.
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#3 johnwesly

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Posted 11 December 2006 - 06:28 AM

sorry for duplicating the post topic.
Since i'm new to this forum i did it like that.
anyhow thank u for the kind reply.
it was useful.
i feel proud to be part of this forum.

now i'm working with the DAQ cord as well as Lab View Software to proceed my project.




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