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1.   Continuous Product Development

As many of our existing customers already know, we have a very active program of development in place for AntiLog. We have just released the latest development, V6.0 and even though it is extremely capable, there are still more features we could add in the future to benefit end users - there's no stopping us now!

As you can see from the V6.0 release, we do not charge high prices for upgrades and support like many other companies do. V6.0 for example is free for all existing customers who have purchased AntiLog units before 1st of August 2006. We want you to enjoy your experience with us and we would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank our existing customers for their very kind comments about our product.

Is there a feature you would like to see in AntiLog? Why not email your comments as we always seriously consider all user suggestions for inclusion in future releases.

We want AntiLog to maintain and even improve on its world class leading performance and with your help and support, we feel confident we can achieve this. Once again, thank you for your interest in our AntiLog product.

2.   Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

"Can I send initialisation commands to my equipment during a recording session?"

Yes you can. In AntiLog V3.8 you can poll equipment with a user command at a user defined rate. This is useful for example if you need to issue a read request to equipment such as a power meter so that you can log the output. You can configure AntiLog so that a push on the 'On' button during record also transmits a user defined command.

In V6.0, both the 'On' and 'Off' buttons can have user commands assigned to them and there is a separate equipment polling mechanism per recording channel, each capable of transmitting selected user commands.

"I have a complex data source that has binary and ASCII embedded in it. What format does AntiLog use to record the data?

Antilog never 'formats' incoming data. What you play back can be exactly what you recorded so there are no 'formatting issues' to contend with. In fact, if you play back the data from AntiLog, the serial data stream will look like it is coming out of the original equipment.

"I note that the single channel version of your AntiLog product supports two hardware serial ports. Can it record from two RS232 data sources at the same time?"

All AntiLog hardware (from REV C onward) can support two serial ports in hardware (referred to as the Primary and Secondary serial ports). The user can configure a unit to use the RTS/CTS lines on the port connector as the second serial port Rx/Tx lines. The current V3.8 software can assign recording, playback or the menu system to any port to simplify system installations but cannot record or playback using two ports at the same time.

AntiLog V6.0 software can indeed record from the two serial ports at the same time using the two built in logging channels. You assign hardware ports to the channels with the menu system and you can even play back data in real time from both serial ports. It's just like having two AntiLog V3.8 units in a single box. Upgrades to V6.0 are available here.

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