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Inertial measurement unit/usb interface board, logger software
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IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit)
IMU / USB Interface Board
(M-G3xx, M-V3xx)
Logger Software
User's Guide
Rev.20181129

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  • Page 1 IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) IMU / USB Interface Board (M-G3xx, M-V3xx) Logger Software User’s Guide Rev.20181129...
  • Page 2 Seiko Epson. Seiko Epson reserves the right to make changes to this material without notice. Seiko Epson does not assume any liability of any kind arising out of any inaccuracies contained in this material or due to its application or use in any product or circuit and, further, there is no representation that this material is applicable to products requiring high level reliability, such as, medical products.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    4. Log File ........................13 Raw Data LOG ........................... 13 Scale-Adjusted Data LOG ......................14 Attitude Angle Sensor Data ..................... 15 Split Log File ..........................15 Note ............................16 Revision History ......................17 SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 4: Overview

    The IMU logger software (“Software”) is an easy-to-use software tool running on the Windows PC designed to collect data measured on the Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) together with the USB Interface Board from Seiko Epson. The Software is offered as a loan to the customers who want to use or evaluate the IMU from Seiko EPSON.
  • Page 5: Preparation

    •An IBM PC/AT compatible computer. •The Software supports Windows 7 (32/64bit Edition) / Windows 10 (64bit Edition). Other system environments are not tested by Seiko Epson. • The required specifications for the IBM PC/AT compatible computer are as follows. Windows 7 (64bit)
  • Page 6: Using The Software

    ・Example of Main Screen when the attitude angle output is not supported with IMU model. ・ Example of Main Screen when the attitude angle output is supported with IMU model. SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 7: Setting

    (2) Configure the “Port”. Check the available port number for USB Serial Port (COMx) in the Device Manager. Baud rate setting is fixed at 460800 baud. (3) After changing the Serial Port settings, restart the Software. After restarting, the settings will become effective. SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 8: Imu Settings

    - Select Output mode “Absolute Inclinometer Mode” or “Euler Angle Mode” - Select “Data Format” to 16bit or 32bit for output * Attitude Output is available only for G365PDC0, G365PDF0. SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 9 3. Using the Software ・Screen Image for V340PDD, G320PDG0, G364PDC0, G364PDCA, G354PDH0, G370PDC0, G370PDF0. ・Screen Image for G365PDC0, G365PDF0 SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 10: Log Settings

    Set "Enable/disable automatic sampling stop" by "Termination condition" check. The stop condition is set by time (Time) or sampling number (Count). * The automatic sampling stop function is automatically disabled once it is executed. SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 11: Starting / Stopping Sampling

    (2) Click the “Start” button to start sampling. (3) To stop sampling, click the “Stop” button. * The automatic sampling stop function is cancelled when sampling is stopped manually. SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 12 * When Overranging of a sensor axis is detected by the Software, the circle indicator located on the right side of the affected sensor axis turns RED. * The Graph can be enlarged by using slide bar on the right side of Graph. SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 13: Self Test

    ・ Click the “Self-Test” to execute the self-test. The result will be displayed as either “OK” or “NG”. Exiting the Software Click the “Exit” button to exit the Software. SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 14: Display And Output Data Of Attitude Angle

    Note: Displaying the Graph window requires significant processing resources from the PC. To put more priority on log output, do not show the Graph window. SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 15: Automatic Sampling Stop

    Time” to show the remaining time until automatic stop will occur. *The automatic stop timing of sampling will vary from the set value depending on the processing capacity of the PC. SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 16: Log File

    • GPIO: GPIO information *only for V340PDD0. • Count: SamplingCount or ResetCount • CheckSum:Checksum value , CheckResult:OK or NG Output data image for V340PDD0 SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 17: Scale-Adjusted Data Log

    • GPIO: GPIO information *Only for V340PDD0. • Count: SamplingCount or ResetCount • CheckSum:CheckSum value , CheckResult:OK or NG Output data image for V340PDD0 Output data image for V364PDC0 SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 18: Attitude Angle Sensor Data

    * When the setting value is "100" or less, it is automatically set to "100”. For the split log file name, an incrementing count starting from 1 is appended after the IMU number. SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 19: Note

    When logging with Checksum “ON” (enabled) in the Log setting, and the checksum result is NG, “Data Error” message will show up in “Logging Status” as shown adove and the Log file is saved with the “E” just before extension in log file name. SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
  • Page 20: Revision History

    Firmware version,Serial number ) Additions Rev 20170307 2017/3/7 Page 5 ‘NoFilter/TAP1’ Rev 20180803 2018/8/3 Version upgrade(Ver3.0) of IMU-Logger Rev 20180821 2018/8/21 Page7,13,14 Add Explanation of “CheckSum” Rev 20181129 2018/11/29 Version upgrade(Ver3.2) of IMU-Logger SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION IMU/USB Interface Board Logger Software User’s Guide (Rev.20181129)
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