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  • SOFO SDB User's Manual Contents •••• i

    User's Manual

    SDB 6.4

    16.09.2010

    ©1999-2010 SMARTEC SA

    Via Pobiette 11 CH-6928 Manno

    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 91 610 18 00 Fax: +41 91 610 18 01

    E-mail: smartec@smartec.ch WWW: //www.smartec.ch

  • ii •••• Contents SOFO SDB User's Manual

  • SOFO SDB User's Manual Contents •••• i

    Contents

    Introduction 1 Welcome to SDB!................................................................................................................1

    Software installation 2 Hardware requirements........................................................................................................2 Software requirements .........................................................................................................2 Licenses ...............................................................................................................................2 Window Installation.............................................................................................................2 Running SDB.......................................................................................................................2

    SDB Configuration 3 Options Menu ......................................................................................................................3

    Reading Unit Connection Options.........................................................................3 Optical Switch Connection Options ......................................................................4 Date and Time Settings .........................................................................................5 SDB View..............................................................................................................5 Other Systems........................................................................................................6 Global Parasites Settings .......................................................................................7

    SDB Basics 9 Database basics....................................................................................................................9 Database Organization.........................................................................................................9

    Object ..................................................................................................................10 Sensors ................................................................................................................10 Sessions ...............................................................................................................11 Measurements......................................................................................................11 Agendas...............................................................................................................12

    Data model concepts..........................................................................................................12 The entity OBJECT .............................................................................................13 The entity SENSOR ............................................................................................13 The entity CHANNEL.........................................................................................14 The entity POINT................................................................................................14 The entity GEOMETRY......................................................................................14 The entity SESSION............................................................................................14 The entity MEASUREMENT .............................................................................15 The entity VALUE ..............................................................................................15 The Entity Agenda...............................................................................................15 The entity Agenda ITEM.....................................................................................15 The entity Calibration..........................................................................................15

    User's Interface 17 SDB Main Window ...........................................................................................................17 Menu bar............................................................................................................................18 Toolbar...............................................................................................................................18 Navigation bar ...................................................................................................................19 Status bar ...........................................................................................................................19

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    Windows ........................................................................................................................... 19 Measurement Window........................................................................................ 20 Value History Plot Window................................................................................ 20 Value History Table Window............................................................................. 21 Session Overview Window................................................................................. 21 Message Window ............................................................................................... 22

    Arranging Windows.......................................................................................................... 22 Refreshing Windows......................................................................................................... 22

    Working with Objects 23 Object Basics .................................................................................................................... 23 Creating a new SDB file ................................................................................................... 23 Opening an existing SDB file ........................................................................................... 24 Closing a SDB file ............................................................................................................ 24 Object properties............................................................................................................... 24 Checking the SDB Compatibility ..................................................................................... 25 Exporting to SOFO DB v5 Database ................................................................................ 25 Importing from a SOFO DB v5 file .................................................................................. 26 Exporting Standard SDB file structure ............................................................................. 26 Duplicating a SDB file structure....................................................................................... 26 Compacting a SDB File .................................................................................................... 26 Repairing a SDB File ........................................................................................................ 26 Transforming a SDB Replica to a Master ......................................................................... 27

    Working with Sensors 28 Sensor Basics .................................................................................................................... 28 Creating a new Sensor ...................................................................................................... 28 Sensor Properties .............................................................................................................. 29

    General Pane....................................................................................................... 29 Properties Pane ................................................................................................... 30 Connections Pane ............................................................................................... 30 Channels Definitions Pane.................................................................................. 30 Calibration Definitions Pane............................................................................... 31 Geometry Definitions Pane................................................................................. 33

    SOFO Sensor .................................................................................................................... 34 Properties Pane ................................................................................................... 34 Connections Pane ............................................................................................... 35 How to set the "connection sensor properties" ................................................... 36

    SOFO Temperature / Battery Voltage / Battery % ........................................................... 41 Using ADAM Modules.................................................................................................... 41

    Introduction ........................................................................................................ 41 Setting up ADAM Modules................................................................................ 41

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