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APPLICATION NOTES

Title Doc # Applicable Products File Size \ Type
VA, VAR, and Power Factor - Fact or Fiction? AN100 2551, 2553, 2503AH, 257xR, 6000, 6010, 6250 50K / PDF
257xR Preheat, Glow, Transition and Strike Timing and Level Measurements using a Tube Load AN101 257xR 60K / PDF
K-Factor Defined AN102 2551, 2553, 2503AH, 257xR 44K / PDF
A Modern Approach to AC Analog Transducer Testing AN103 6000, 6010, 6250 72K / PDF
Specifying Frequency Response of Amplitude Measurements AN104 ALL 45k / PDF
Power Measurements with the 6250 Phase Angle Voltmeter AN105 6250, 6000-2 154k / PDF
Recommended Periodic Maintenance Procedures for 2503AH, 257xR TB102 2503AH, 257xR 60k / PDF
Crest Factors and Power Analyzers TB103 2551, 2553, 2503AH 40k / PDF
The Importance, and Difficulties, in Measuring Standby Power and Efficiency TB104 2503AH, 257xR 208k / PDF
Thermocouple Measuring Instrument Calibration Thermocouple Calibration 2000 428k / PDF

LabView Run-Time Engines

The IEEE-488, or GPIB, interface has long been the industry standard for instrumentation communication. XiTRON has standardized upon the National Instruments brand of hardware, and has written many LabView example applications that are provided below.

The LabView executable files require installation of the LabView Runtime Engine on the target computer. You may install the specific runtime engine for the application you download, or you may install all of them.

For those customers who program in the LabView language, the source code for many of the LabView applications is provided as a starting place for your programming project. These files are LLB's.

1500

Download Icon 1500 Load Card Programming.zip (86k, IEEE LabView 6.0) - Allows you to reprogram the ID codes and the load and filament values. Word doc is included.
Download Icon 1512 Controller Command Set GPIB Controller (18k, PDF)
Download Icon 1560 Variable Load Card codes vs resistor values.ZIP (23k, LabView 6.0)
X View Icon 2574R_1500_Upload.zip (66k LabView 6.0) - Allows you to upload new flash firmware into the 2574R, 1500 and the 1596 controllers.

1594

Download Icon 1594 Data Sheet (263k, PDF)
Download Icon 1594 User's Guide (20k, PDF)
X View Icon 1594 XView Data Collection Application (186k, LabView7.11) This software allows the user to set up the 1594 and collect data, view the data and write it to a file.

1596

Download Icon 1596 Data Sheet (200k PDF)

2000

Download Icon 2000 Data Sheet (400k PDF)
Download Icon 2000 User Guide (1.4M) - User Guide
X View Icon 2000datacollection.zip (88K IEEE LabView 5.1) - This is an engineering app that plots the display of a 2000. Source 99k
Download Icon 2000RS.zip was written in C for DOS computers. It logs the output of a 2000 display to a file. Note: the RS232 routines were provided by Bri Productions serial port communications software CPORT. All Rights Reserved.
Download Icon 2000RS.txt is the readme file.
Download Icon 2000.c is the source code.
  There is no upgradeable firmware in this product.

2500

X View Icon There is no upgradeable firmware in this product.

2503, 2503H

X View Icon 2503Hdemo.zip (55k, LabView 6.0) - This application demonstrates a multiple parameter IEEE command and reply. Source code is included.
Download Icon Methods Guide (900k, PDF) This guide contains details regarding the techniques used in all XiTRON Power Analyzers to produce the measurement results.
Download Icon 2503H Operating and Programming Manual (5MB, PDF)
  There is no upgradeable firmware in this product.

2503AH

Download Icon 2503AH Data Sheet (366k PDF)
Download Icon 2503AH_RS232.zip (464k, RS232 LabView 6.0) - This application displays four parameters and optionally writes them to a log file. Source 744K and Documentation.doc (43k) are included in the zip.
Download Icon 2503AH User's Guide (3.9MB PDF)
X View Icon 2503AH_3Ch_Demo.zip (144k LabView 6.0) UPDATED 7-23-01. This application displays many parameters from a three channel analyzer.
X View Icon 2503AH WaveDisp 711.zip (56k LabView 7.11) - This application allows the user to display basic current and voltage waveforms as measured by the 2503AH power analyzer, as well as voltage and current harmonics bar charts.
Download Icon IEC1000.ZIP (1729k LabView 3.1) - This is the IEC1000-2 and IEC1000-3 software that is supplied with the product.
Download Icon Methods Guide (900k, PDF) This guide contains details regarding the techniques used in all XiTRON Power Analyzers to produce the measurement results.

2551

Download Icon 2551 Data Sheet (300k PDF)
Download Icon 2551 User's Guide (1.8MB PDF)
X View Icon 2551 2553 sample application.zip (311k LabView 6.1) -
Displays volts, amps and watts. Source 465k
Download Icon Methods Guide (900k, PDF) This guide contains details regarding the techniques used in all XiTRON Power Analyzers to produce the measurement results.
X View Icon 2551/2553 Upload Utility.zip (63k LabView 6) - Use this to upload new firmware into a 2551 or a 2553.
X View Icon 2551 Example Application lv711.zip (130k, LabView7.11) - Displays several voltage, current, power, and accumulated power parameters, plus V and I graphs. Allows for logging data to a file.
Download Icon 2551 Command Guide (1.1MB)
X View Icon 2551_Two_Units.zip (441k LabView 7.1) - This application combines two 2551's with GPIB to create a cost effective Single-Phase Efficiency Measurement.

2553

Download Icon 2553 Data Sheet (464k PDF)
Download Icon 2553 User's Guide (3.4MB PDF)
X View Icon 2553 XView Example.zip (140k LabView 7.0) – Displays most relevant parameters plus voltage and current graphs, and allows the user to log data to an Excel-compatible file.
Download Icon Methods Guide (900k, PDF) This guide contains details regarding the techniques used in all XiTRON Power Analyzers to produce the measurement results.
X View Icon 2553_Input_Output.zip (148k LabView 7) - This application combines two 2553's with IEEE to create a cost effective Three Phase Efficiency Measurement.
X View Icon 2551/2553 Upload Utility.zip (63K LabView 6) - Use this to upload new firmware into a 2551 or a 2553.
Download Icon 2553 Command Guide (473k)

257xR Ballast Test System

Download Icon 257xR Data Sheet (200k PDF)
Download Icon 257xR User's Guide (3.4MB PDF)
X View Icon 257xR_Config25_lv711.zip Version 2.5, (1M, LabView 7.1.1) UPDATED Sep 28, 2005 - This application allows complete 257xR series instrument setup from a single screen using pull-down menus. It also provides a simple and efficient way to create automatic test sequences, including entering test limits.
Download Icon 257xR Charts (183k, PDF) - These are the diagrams defining the wiring based upon the chart number.
Download Icon 1500 Load Card Programming.zip (86k LabView 6.0) - Allows you to reprogram the ID codes and the load and filament values.
Download Icon 1560/1561 Programmable Load Card (9k, PDF) 2574R ID codes for Configuration, Test Sequence and Limits. (53K, PDF)
Download Icon 257xR Configuration String Example (1k, TXT).
Download Icon 1560 Variable Load Card codes vs. resistor values.ZIP (23k, LabView 6.0)
Download Icon 257xR Firmware Release Notes (v6.0.0, 74k PDF) Please read this before upgrading your 257xR with new firmware.
Download Icon 257xR Firmware Release Notes (v.5.1.2). (51k PDF) Please read this before upgrading your 257xR with new firmware.
Download Icon 257xR Firmware Release Notes (v.4.2.3). (51k PDF) Please read this before upgrading your 257xR with new firmware.
X View Icon 257xR_1500_Upload.zip (66k LabView 6.0) - Allows you to upload new flash firmware into the 2574R, 1500 and the 1596 controllers.
Download Icon 257xR_Display Data and Config LV2012.zip (500k LabView 2012) UPDATED Sep 29, 2016 - This application allows the user to view most all numeric and graphical data normally displayed on the 257xR front panel. Data can also be downloaded to a file. It provides for complete 257xR series instrument setup from a single screen using pull-down menus.
Download Icon Restrike Configuration Notes (12k PDF)

2801/2802

Download Icon 2801/2802 Data Sheet (633k PDF)
Download Icon 2801/2802 User's Guide (10.4M PDF)
Download Icon 280x USB Driver – 32-bit (3.8M zip file) This zip file contains the latest 280x USB driver for 32-bit operating systems. This file includes the DLL.  01 Apr 2009
Download Icon 280x USB Driver – 64-bit (3.9M zip file) This zip file contains the latest 280x USB driver for 64-bit operating systems. This file includes the DLL. 20 Feb 2009
Download Icon 280X USB DLL Functions This PDF lists the function calls to the DLL.  12-Jun-2012
X View Icon 280X_XView_Application861.zip (470k, USB, LabView 8.6.1) This software displays many of the 280x parameters on a single screen, allows for snapshot recording of the data or continuous logging of data to an Excel-compatible file. It also displays the harmonics and distortion graphs.
X View Icon 2801_ENERGY_STAR_Desktop_Notebook_Computers.zip (560k, USB, LabView 8.2) This XView software is based on LabView 8.2. It automates the data collection and reporting for the ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for Computers: Version 4.0. - 19 Sep 08
X View Icon 280X_ENERGY_STAR_Consumer_Audio.zip (492k, USB, LabView 8.2) This XView software is based on LabView 8.2. It automates the data collection and reporting for the ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for Consumer Audio and DVD products. The zip file also includes the ENERGY STAR requirements document.- 02 Jul 2007
X View Icon 280X_ENERGY_STAR_External Power Supply.zip (281k, USB, LabView 8.2) This XView software is based on LabView 8.2. It automates the data collection and reporting for the ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for single-voltage, external AC/Dc and AC/AC power supplies.
X View Icon 280X ENERGY STAR External AC/DC Power Supply.zip (167k, USB, LabView 8.2)  This XView software is based on LabView 8.2.  It automates the testing and data collection for the ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for 03 Nov 2008

Hydra (model 4200)

For Hydra 4200 Bioimpedance device support, please contact XiTRON technologies at

sales@xitrontech.com
Phone: 858-530-8099858-530-8099
Fax: 858-530-8077

Archived Files:

Download Icon Hydra Brochure (3.7Meg PDF)
Download Icon 4200 Manual (6.5Meg PDF)
Download Icon Hydra Utilities (7.1Meg Zip File)May 2003. Windows 95/98/NT. Here are the disks that are shipped with the Hydra.
Download Icon Individual Disks:
SetupEXE.zip (Disk1),1.4Meg, This is a zipped EXE, Release Notes, 1k
Disk2 (1.4M)
Disk3 (1.4M)
Disk4 (1.4M)
Disk5 (1.4M)
Disk6 (79K)

4000, 4000+(plus) and 4000B Utilities

Download Icon BIS4000 version 1.0c for 4000 and 4000+ instruments. Written for DOS operating systems. BIS4000100C.ZIP 207k
Download Icon BIS4000 version 1.0d for 4000B with firmware C:01 BIS4000100D.ZIP 244k

6000

Download Icon 6000 Data Sheet (200k PDF)
Download Icon 6000 User Guide (3.8M)
  6000 Firmware Upgrade - There is no field upgradeable firmware in this product.

6010

Download Icon 6010 Data Sheet (200k PDF)
Download Icon 6010 User's Guide (304k, PDF)
  6010 Firmware Upgrade - There is no field upgradeable firmware in this product.

6250

Download Icon 6250 Data Sheet (200k PDF)
Download Icon 6250 User's Guide (4M, PDF)
X View Icon 6250_demo.zip (68K, ZIP) This application displays 13 of the most popular 6250 PAV measurements plus the voltage waveforms for both inputs on a single screen.
  6250 Firmware Upgrade - There is no field upgradeable firmware in this product.

XT560

Download Icon XT560 Data Sheet (230k PDF)
Download Icon XT560 User's Guide (1.8M, PDF)

XT1600

Download Icon XT1600 Data Sheet (230k PDF)

XT2640

Download Icon XT2640 Full Data Sheet Rev A (1.0M PDF)
Download Icon XT2640 User's Guide (3.0M, PDF)

XT3561

Download Icon XT3561 Data Sheet (2.3M PDF)
Download Icon XT3561 Video Demo Watch the XT3561 in action (45sec)
   

XT9812

Download Icon XT9812 Data Sheet (1.3M PDF)