Chapter E-CON E-CON Overview EA-100 Setup Setup Memory Program Converter Starting a Sampling Operation All of the explanations provided here assume that you are already familiar with the operating precautions, terminology, and operational procedures of the calculator and the EA-100. 20010101...
• From the Main Menu, select E-CON to enter the E-CON Mode. • The E-CON provides the functions listed below for simple and more efficient data sampling using the CASIO EA-100. • 1(SETUP) ... Displays a screen for setting up the EA-100.
Setup Wizard lets you make changes to the following three EA-100 basic sampling parameters using an interactive wizard format. • Sensor (Select Sensor) Specify a CASIO or VERNIER* sensor from a menu of choices. • Sampling Interval (Sampling Time) When you have Photogate specified as the sensor type, you can specify the sampling timing (Gate Status) and sampling time recording method (Record Time) with this parameter.
4. Press any key to start Setup Wizard and display the sensor specification screen. • Press 1 to specify a CASIO sensor, or 2 to specify a VERNIER sensor. From the menu of supported sensors that appears, select the one you want.
4-2-3 EA-100 Setup 6. After you complete step 5, a screen for setting the number of samples appears on the display. • Use the number keys to input the number of samples, and then press w. 7. After you complete step 6, a screen like the one shown below appears on the display. •...
4-2-4 EA-100 Setup k Creating an EA-100 Setup Using Advanced Setup Advanced Setup provides you with total control over a number of parameters that you can adjust to create the EA-100 setup that suits your particular needs. u To create an EA-100 setup using Advanced Setup The following procedure describes the general steps for using Advanced Setup.
4-2-5 EA-100 Setup • You can return the settings on the above setup screens (b through e) using the procedure described under “To return setup parameters to their initial defaults”. 6. After you create a setup, you can use the function key operations described below to start sampling or perform other operations.
4-2-7 EA-100 Setup Sample Selecting this parameter displays a screen for making real-time settings, and for specifying the sampling interval, number of samples, measurement time recording method, and storage location for measurement time records. • To change Sample Setup settings 1.
4-2-8 EA-100 Setup (4) Measurement Time Recording Method (Rec Time) • 1(None) ..No time recorded. • 2(Abs) ..Absolute time in seconds from start of sampling • 3(Rel) ..Relative time (interval between samples) in seconds • 4(Int A) ..Absolute time calculated from sampling interval and number of samples •...
4-2-9 EA-100 Setup 2. Use the function key operations described below to change Trigger Setup settings. • To change the setting of an item, first use the f and c cursor keys to move the highlighting to the item. Next, use the function keys to select the setting you want. (1) Trigger Source (Source) •...
4-2-10 EA-100 Setup Option Use the Option Setup screen to make View Window settings, to specify the channel for real- time sampling, and to make filter settings. • To change Option Setup settings 1. While the Advanced Setup menu is on the display, press e(Option). •...
You can use either of the two following procedures to create a new custom probe configuration while creating an EA-100 setup using Advanced Setup. The term “custom probe” means any sensor other than the CASIO or VERNIER sensors specified as standard for the E-CON Mode. 20010101...
4-2-12 EA-100 Setup • To configure a custom probe starting from the Advanced Setup menu 1. From the E-CON main menu, press 1(SETUP) and then c(Advan) to display the Advanced Setup menu. • See “Creating an EA-100 Setup Using Advanced Setup” on page 4-2-4 for more information.
4-2-13 EA-100 Setup • To configure a custom probe starting from the Channel parameter setting screen 1. From the E-CON main menu, press 1(SETUP) and then c(Advan) to display the Advanced Setup menu. • See “Creating an EA-100 Setup Using Advanced Setup” on page 4-2-4 for more information.
4-2-14 EA-100 Setup u To use the MULTIMETER Mode You can use the Channel parameter settings of Advanced Setup to configure a channel so that EA-100 MULTIMETER Mode sampling is triggered by a calculator operation. 1. Use the Channel parameter setting Sensor item to configure a sensor. •...
4-3-1 Setup Memory 4-3 Setup Memory You can use setup memory to save EA-100 setups you create using Setup Wizard or Advanced Setup in calculator memory for later recall when you need them. k Saving a Setup A setup can be saved when any one of the following conditions exist. •...
4-3-2 Setup Memory 2. Press 2(SAVE). • This displays the screen for inputting the setup name. 3. Press w and then input a memory number (1 to 99). • If you start from the final setup screen, this saves the setup and the message “Complete!”...
4-3-3 Setup Memory u To recall a setup and use it for sampling Be sure to perform the following steps before starting sampling with the EA-100. 1. Connect the calculator to the EA-100. 2. Turn on EA-100 power. 3. In accordance with the setup you plan to use, connect the proper sensor to the appropriate EA-100 channel.
4-3-4 Setup Memory u To delete setup data 1. On the E-CON main menu, press 2(MEM) to display the setup memory list. 2. Use the f and c cursor keys to highlight the name of the setup you want. 3. Press 4(DEL). 4.
4-4-1 Program Converter 4-4 Program Converter Program Converter converts an EA-100 setup you created using Setup Wizard or Advanced Setup to a program that can run on the calculator. You can also use Program Converter to convert a setup to a CFX-9850 Series/fx-7400 Series-compatible program and transfer it to a calculator.* k Converting a Setup to a Program A setup can be converted to a program when any one of the following conditions exists.
4-4-2 Program Converter 3. Press w. • This starts conversion of the setup data to a program. • The message “Complete!” appears when conversion is complete. u To convert setup data to a program and transfer it to a CFX-9850 Series/ fx-7400 Series calculator 1.
4-5-1 Starting a Sampling Operation 4-5 Starting a Sampling Operation The section describes how to use a setup created using the E-CON Mode to start an EA-100 sampling operation. k Before getting started... Be sure to perform the following steps before starting sampling with the EA-100. 1.
4-5-2 Starting a Sampling Operation u To start sampling 1. Start the sampling operation by performing one of the function key operations described below. • If the final Setup Wizard screen is on the display, press 1(YES). • If the Advanced Setup menu screen is on the display, press 1(START). •...
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4-5-4 Starting a Sampling Operation # Conductivity, heart rate, and pH sensors 3. Press the EA-100’s [TRIGGER] key when Sample values produced by these types of you want to start sampling. sensors lose accuracy unless the sensors are Using a Conductivity or pH Sensor allowed to warm up.