The API is provided as a dynamic link library (DLL). The API can be used by linking user applications with this DLL.
The API supports two acquisition modes: free run and trigger. The API supports connections to multiple DL950s but does not support multi-unit synchronization (/C50 option).
(1) Free run mode
Free run mode is used to acquire data from the start to the end of waveform acquisition.
Zoom waveform display is not possible on the DL950 during waveform acquisition in free run mode.
Waveform acquisition specifications in free run mode
Maximum data rate: 320 MB/s (10 MS/s×16ch) for 10Gbit Ethernet connection
Maximum data rate: 6.4 MB/s (200 kS/s×16ch) for 1Gbit Ethernet/USB connection
Maximum waveform acquisition time: 10 days (maximum operation time guaranteed for this API)
(2) Trigger mode
Trigger mode is used to acquire waveform using triggers. There are two trigger modes available with the API:
(i) Synchronous mode in which the DL950 acquires waveforms synchronously with the PC.
(ii) Asynchronous mode in which the DL950 acquires waveforms asynchronously with the PC.
Note that the API does not support the following features.
This software can be used to perform the following functions. For details, see User’s Manual.
This software package contains the following items.
|ACQAPI Library 64-bit Version
|ACQAPI Import Library for C++
|Function Declaration Header File for C++
|Free Run API Library for .NET
|Communication Library 64-bit Version
DL950 (Applicable DL950 firmware version is 1.20 or later.)
A PC running the English or Japanese version of Windows 10 (32 bit or 64 bit)
Note that when waveform acquisition in free run mode is performed using this software,
data is saved in a specified buffer. See User’s Manual for more details.
Visual Studio 2017 or later, .NET Framework 4.7 or later
When using 10Gbit Ethernet connection
When using 1Gbit Ethernet or USB connection
|Feb 26, 2024
|Fixed some minor bugs
|Jun 17, 2022
|Added Trigger mode
|Dec 17, 2021
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