Appendix A: Analog Sidescan Interfacing
Posted by Jerry Knisley, Last modified byon 09 December 2014 02:24 PM
Requires a multifunction I/0 device for port and starboard transducer signals + trigger, a cable and a connector block. All are available for from National Instruments, along with a CD containing driver software.
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For Desktop Computers: NI PCI-6023E – PCI Board.
For Notebook Computers: NI DAQ Card-6024E – PCMCIA Card
For the Desktop PCI Board: SH68-68-EP
For the Notebook PCMCIA Card: SHC-68-68-EP
For either: SCB-68.
To connect the three inputs – (1) port signal, (2) starboard signal, (3) trigger.
Input Connector Block
1 Signal 68 (ACH0)
1 Ground 67 (AIGND)
2 Signal 33 (ACH1)
2 Ground 32 (AIGND)
3 Trigger 65 (ACH2)
3 Ground 64 (AIGND)
Note: The trigger wiring below is obsolete as of HYPACK version 2.12A.
3 Signal 10 (PFI1/TRIG2)
3 Ground 9 (DGND)
11 (PFI0/TRIG1) connected to
47 (DIO3) for internal trigger test mode.
Hardware / Software Installation
Upon restart, the PCI-6023E is automatically recognized and configured.