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ConfiguringTheDASH3Unit / SendingConfigurationToTheDASH3

Sending Configuration to the DASH3

Once all the Configuration information has been entered into the configuration software then those information has to be transferred to the DASH3 unit. This can be done in one of 2 ways:

Using the Data logger:

If the DASH3 is connected to the data logger then:

1. Click on the File -> Save configuration file menu item to save the configuration settings to a disk file. File name must be “DASH.HEX” (All capital letters including the file extension)

2. Copy the file to the root directory of an empty, formatted, compact flash card

3. Turn on the display and the logger

4. Insert the compact flash card with the "DASH.HEX" file in to the data logger.

5. Once the card is inserted then the information will be automatically read and transferred and the display configured. While transferring DASH3’s backlight will be turned off and gives a message Programming….

When configuration is successful the device will display the message Configuration Success on screen. When process is completed, backlight will be turned on again and it comes to normal display mode.

Note that the display will remember its configuration - there is no need to repeat the operation every time the display is used. This is only necessary when making changes to the configuration settings.


By connecting DASH3 to a PC

Note: You will require a special connector to connect the DASH3 to the PC (not shipped with the DASH3). For more information please contact Race Technology.

Connect the DASH3 unit to a COM port on your computer. Make sure to switch off the device whilst connecting. Connection is made using the adapter supplied by the Race Technology on request. (if you haven’t got the adapter, please contact Race Technology sales.)

1. Turn on the display and check whether it is operating

2. When you are ready, click on the File ->Send Configuration to Device menu item or toolbar button with the similar functionality. Send Configuration to Device dialog box will be opened.

3. Select the correct serial port number and press the Send File button.

When configuration has started DASH3’s backlight will be turned off and DASH3 display a message Programming...

When configuration is successful the device will display the message Configuration Success on screen. When it finishes the backlight will be turned on again, and device comes to its normal display mode.

Page last modified on October 08, 2008, at 05:03 PM