PSN-L Email List Message

Subject: Re: AD Converter Modification
From: Karl Cunningham karlc@..........
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 13:21:19 -0800

Richard --

Check out the 1-wire devices.  See

This is in the 1-wire family of devices that only use one wire (plus
ground) to communicate with another 1-wire device or a host comptuer.  They
have adaptors for serial port and USB at the PC end.  See

Unfortunately, this is not a plug-n-play solution.  You'd have to do some
wiring and probably some software.

The 1-wire stuff looks like it might be useful in the future as the
technology matures.  Here is an overview:

Karl Cunningham

--On Sunday, February 23, 2003 7:23 PM -0700 Richard Diaz 

> I am from Colorado School of Mines and currently am working on a
> seismometer to be mass produced for general education classroom use.  We
> have been using the DATAQ instruments DI-194RS starter kit, but is not
> really streamlined for what we need it for.  I was thinking about an AD
> converter that only has two input, and outputs to a USB port, since it is
> becoming a mainstream method of PC input.  I am not really sure how to go
> about modifying and AD converter in such a manner.  If anyone has any
> insight, could you please assist?
> Thanks
> Richard Diaz
> Colorado School of Mines
> Engineering - Electrical Specialty
> Computer Science
> 1807 W. Campus Rd
> Golden, CO 80401
> Home - (303)278-4157
> Mobile - (303)522-4801
> __________________________________________________________
> Public Seismic Network Mailing List (PSN-L)
> To leave this list email PSN-L-REQUEST@.............. with the body of
> the message (first line only): unsubscribe See
> for more information.


Public Seismic Network Mailing List (PSN-L)

[ Top ] [ Back ] [ Home Page ]