to record text type serial data from machines, measuring instruments, alarm
systems or DOS based PCs?
Please consider Model TS Text Streamer with an Android device.
Unlike other serial recorders, this system displays the data while recording. Also you may explore many emerging opportunities to share the recorded data by internet access of the file. The Model TS Text Streamer hardware unit inputs RS232 serial text data from your machine, measuring instrument, alarm system, or DOS based PC and streams the text data to a Android device where it is displayed and recorded using the Android app supplied by Photologic Ltd.
Record on a one time temporary basis, or on a full time permanent basis. Seeing the data being received on the Android screen gives you
Flange mounting, LED indicators
Is supplied with either DB9F or DB25F connector.
Bluetooth name label
|RS232 INPUT CONNECTOR|| Model
DB9 Female Receives data on Pin 3, can be attached to a
PC COMM Port using a straight through extension cable.
DB25 Female Receives data on Pin 3 like a printer. Can be used to
record printer data by replacing printer.
|SERIAL BAUD RATES||9600, 4800, 2400, 1200 Baud Dip switch selectable.|
|BUFFER||4K byte FIFO buffer|
|BLUETOOTH OUTPUT||To Android, Class 2, 100 foot range max.|
|POWER||Wallmount Adapter 9VDC (supplied), Current drawn: Approx 70 ma|
|INPUT DATA TYPE||Plain generic text, printable characters with carriage return, linefeeds.|
|FLOW CONTROL|| Hardware
style (use if losing data) "CTS" DB9 Pin 8, DB25 Pin4, Low = Stop
Standard pinouts for interfacing to printers, machines and computers.
|OTHER SERIAL SIGNALS||Optional to use: DB9: Pins 1, 6 = pulled up high DB25: Pin 20 = pulled up high|
|BLUETOOTH||Class 2 (common on most devices)|
|OS REVISION||Greater than 2.2|
|LOG DATA STORAGE||Recorder data is store in Android memory. File Name: ts_log.txt|
|SETTINGS STORAGE||Settings are stored in Android memory. File Name: TS_Settings.txt|
|BACKSCROLL||50 - 100 lines depending on line length.|
Some Android phones make good data recorders as they can be purchased as "prepaid phones" which are inexpensive and do not have to be activated as a phone. E.g. Walmart Huawei Ascend Y210 $78.00 (yr. 2014).
Viewing the log data in the Android memory: