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PM32Channel Version Change List

Version Date Component Changes
2.00.11 2024-07-17 All Components
  • Use TCP/IP version 3.00.10
Windows Installer
  • Program links to all installed components in a sub directory on the desktop
PM32 Channel
  • Fix initialization of the HV values for correctly writung them to the datafiles
  • START-STOP synchronization with Licel's Acquis (transient recorder) software via UDP
  • Use Datafile 2.48
PM32 Viewer
  • Use Datafile 2.48
2.00.10 2023-11-02 All Components
  • Use TCP/IP version 3.00.09
All TCP/IP Clients
  • Additional wait time when closing existing TCP/IPsockets during a TCP/IP reconnection
2.00.09 2023-09-28 PM32 Channel
  • Freeze button for the inspection of an acquired trace in live mode
  • TCP/IP command logging can be switched on and off from the TCP/IP API
PM32 Channel, PM32 Pulse
  • The current Licel PM32Channel version is logged in the error.log
  • The current Licel TCPIP version is appended to the reconnection log files
  • Write TCP/IP errors to the reconnection log file before a reconnect is established
  • TCP/IP command logging is enabled
TCPIP
  • Use TCP/IP 3.00.08
2.00.08 2023-05-24 PM32Channel, PM32Channel Pulse
  • Unify appearance of missing capabilities message
  • Include IP address in missing capabilities message
  • Never send a KILL SOCKETS command when not any TCP/IP connection was active
PM32Channel
  • TCP/IP API: return AUTO executed after the acquisition start or stop has executed
  • TCP/IP API: minimal error handling when receiving commands
  • Use datafile version 2.47
PM32 Viewer
  • Use datafile version 2.47
TCPIP
  • Use TCP/IP 3.00.07
2.00.07 2023-01-16 PM32Channel
  • Data Failed LED in PM32 Channel GUI (invisible when OK) when no STOP has been send or the shot limit has not been reached when attempting to read data
PM32Channel TCP/IP Driver
  • Output DataFailedinformation when no STOP has been send or the shot limit has not been reached when attempting to read data
LabVIEW sources
  • Low-level TCPIP driver VIs are referenced in the LabVIEW source project for easier access
  • Front panel documentation enhanced in LicelTCPIP.llb
2.00.06 2022-06-16 TCPIP
  • Compatible with TCPIP 3.00.05
PM32 Channel
  • Close window on exit when running the Windows application
  • Reorganize the first connection to the controller
  • No TCP/IP reconnect while the user changes the IP address or port
  • TCP/IP reconnect button to change the controller connection
  • Save IP address and port after successfully connecting to a Licel Ethernet controller
  • Optimize restart after reconnect
  • Monitor push socket when the push mode is supported but inactive
  • Capabilty check directly after establishing the TCP/IP connection
  • API LED indicator
  • Suppress dialogs when the API is connected
  • TCPIP API: return TCPIP status with the STATUS? command
  • Indicator documentation (current)
  • Center wavelength control caption
  • Default maximum current is 0.4 mA
  • Set Trigger to the former value when reestablishing the TCP/IP connection
  • Initialization of the range control (m vs. ns) fixed
  • DeltaT (ms) plot with graph and scale legends
PM32 Pulse
  • Close window on exit when running the Windows application
  • Optimize control of the TCP/IP reconnection
  • Reorganize the first connection to the controller
  • Check IP address syntax on change
  • No TCP/IP reconnect while the user changes the IP address or port
  • TCP/IP reconnect button to change the controller connection
  • Save IP address and port after successfully connecting to a Licel Ethernet controller
  • Plot legend with visibility checkboxes
  • Capabilty check directly after establishing the TCP/IP connection
PM32 Channel Viewer
  • Close window on exit when running the Windows application
  • Block diagram cleanup
  • Error handling when loading the calibration plug in
  • Use datafile 2.45
2.00.05 2022-04-25 TCPIP
  • Compatible with TCPIP 3.00.04
PM32 Channel
  • Allow 127.0.0.1 as IP address
2.00.04 2022-03-10 TCPIP
  • Version TCPIP 3.00.03
PM32 Channel, PM32 Viewer
  • Use datafile 2.44
2.00.03 2021-12-06 TCPIP
  • Version TCPIP 3.00.02
PM32 Channel
  • Syntax check for IP address optimized
  • Fix x-Axis scale after changing the binwidth (ns) or binlength (m)
TCPIP
  • Remove unnecessary warning messages when LicelTCPIP.ini is not found
2.00.02 2021-09-27 All Components
  • Based on TCP/IP 3.00.01
Windows Installer
  • Show the correct version number
2.00.01 2021-09-07 All Components
  • Based on TCP/IP 3.00.00
2.00.00 2021-07-01 Pulse Height Distribution
  • Fix selection of channels for the plots
  • Plot selection is possible via the plot legend
LabVIEW Sources
  • LabVIEW 2016
  • Convert LLBs to diectories, file name changes
  • All TCPIP Modules: TCPIP command logging can be switched on
TCPIP
  • Version TCPIP 2.70.02
1.08.06 2020-09-17 TCPIP
  • Version TCPIP 2.62.01
Windows Installer
  • Use correct location for licel-errors.txt
1.08.05 2020-09-16 PM32Channel
  • Fixed: No display in ROI page in push mode unless the cursor is manually moved
  • Fixed: Live mode stops when the ROI page is entered for the first time in push mode
TCPIP
  • Version 2.62.00
Viewer
  • Use Datafile Version 2.40
1.08.04 2019-10-24 PM32Channel
  • Write wavelength with 2 precision digits (10 picometers)
Viewer
  • Read wavelength with up to 2 precision digits (10 picometers)
1.08.03 2019-09-09 PM32Channel
  • Fix automatic acquisition start when restarting the software
1.08.02 2019-08-26 PM 32Channel
  • Fix a synchronization problem in dual (Push-Slave) systems when the first start is in slave mode
  • Cursors are centered after the program start
  • Add the target and current voltage values to the error message when a target voltage is not returned by the controller
  • Cosmetics: temperature and HV current request buttons moved
  • Customizeable HV current settings on request
  • Remove ADC trace if that feature is not supported by the hardware
PM 32Channel, PMT32Channel Pulse
  • Generate an error when the controller does not support a PM32 nor a LIDARINO
PMT32Channel Pulse
  • Shutter support
Datafile
  • Clean up unused VIs
  • Extend accuracy of geograhic coordinates
  • Extend accuracy of the zenith angle
  • Version 2.35
TCPIP
  • Version 2.60.00
1.08.01 2019-01-21 Push Template
  • Include HW? after (re-) setting the bin width in new systems
Pulse
  • Correctly apply the allowed increment while setting the resolution in nanoseconds
  • Support high resolution (< 10 ns) if supported by the spectrometer
PM32Channel
  • Re-organize code of the TCPIP API
1.08.00 2018-10-19 PM32Channel
  • Optimize entering the IP address
  • Allow LIDARINO operation
  • Fix an issue while saving the PM high voltage to the initialization file
  • Switch off an active live acquisition when entering the calibration tab page and restart after leaving
  • Fix an issue with the No Trigger-LED indicator when starting a push acquisition
Datafile
  • Version 2.31
  • Fix a problem with very old files without fractional seconds in the file name
TCPIP
  • Version 2.58.02
Pulse
  • Correctly save the number of shots and the HV value
  • Allow LIDARINO operation
  • <Select All> and <Deselect All> buttons for the channel selection
  • Cosmetics concerning the plot legends
  • Fix problem with plot colors and styles
Slave Template
  • Include HW? to avoid error code 5801 when starting
1.07.16 2018-03-13 PM32Channel
  • Autoscale x by default at the single channel plots
  • Current limit violations are indicated by a blinking LED
Windows Installer
  • Program menu shortcut for the Puls Height Distribution
1.07.15 2017-10-17 PM32
  • TCP/IP interface for external control
TCPIP
  • Version 2.56
1.07.14 2017-07-14 PM32
  • Add a time delay between setting and reading the PM voltage
  • Enhanced error logging while writing to the initialization file
  • Set Pretrigger not allowed during an acquisition
  • SHUTTER? supported
1.07.13 2016-11-11 PM32
  • Prevent generating user events every time the voltage button is turned - generate the final voltage changing event when turning has finished.
TCPIP
  • Version 2.55
1.07.11 2016-03-18 TCPIP
  • Version 2.51
PM32
  • Improved trigger indicator
  • Acquisition rate display
  • Cosmetics on system tab
  • Wide memory support
  • Switch between Push and Slave mode
  • Time sychronization with the PM32 controller. The times (part of the file names) are based on the controller timestamps.
  • Data file format changed to support shorter binwidths: the binwidth parameter has 7 instead of 4 places (including the decimal separator)
Pulse
  • Wide memory support
1.07.10 2015-04-10 LabVIEW Sources
  • Include a tempate VI for SLAVE mode operation
  • Include a tempate VI for PUSH mode operation
PM32
  • Send a STOP when the first attempt to establish the TCP/IP connection is successful
  • Documentation and Cosmetics
1.07.09 2014-12-08 PM32
  • Allow the change of the number of Bins and the Binwidth if supported by the PM32 controller
  • Update to TCPIP 2.47.04 core
1.07.08 2014-06-26 PM32
  • Push Mode: allow a start command only if the push socket connection is established
  • Push Mode: if no acquisition is in progress or no data has been received for 10 secs. a *IDN? command is sent to check the status of the Ethernet connection
Pulse
  • Push Mode: if no acquisition is in progress or no data has been received for 10 secs. a *IDN? command is sent to check the status of the Ethernet connection
1.07.07 2014-05-12 PM32
  • Push Mode, Live: allow target shot numbers smaller than the maximum push shot number
  • Optimized cursor initialization, find cursor function
  • The program starts in Live mode
1.07.06 2014-03-14 PM32
  • Support of the decompression factor 2 when using the push mode
  • Timestamp violation debugging
Pulse
  • Push mode support
1.07.05 2014-03-11 PM32
  • Use START PUSH instead of START TRANSMIT to start an acquisition when a controller supporting the push mode is present
1.07.04 2014-02-24 PM32
  • Support of the decompression factor 4 when using the push mode
  • Re-organization of the LabVIEW driver VI to request the controller's hardware information
1.07.03 2014-01-29 PM32
  • Support of the push mode with micro bin compression
  • Display and data storage re-organized
  • Bugfix when changing the ranges of the ROI or Channel display plots
1.07.02 2014-01-16 PM32
  • Control an external shutter if supported by the controller
1.07.01 2013-10-23 All
  • Use LabVIEW 2010 for development and as runtime engine in installers and executables
1.07 2012-08-27 PM32
  • Redesign of the GUI
  • Shot counter did not increase during single acquisition
1.06 2012-02-27 PM32
  • Start procedure fixed
  • Live/Acquis mode change fixed
  • Stop procedure fixed
  • Shot monitoring fixed
1.05 2011-10-28 TCPIP
  • TCPIP version 2.43
PM32
  • Trigger indicator fixed
  • The data width is read from the controller if supported
  • Internal data width aligned
  • Fix reading of the status
  • Surface plot handling changed
  • Start procedure fixed
  • Record counter for single shot acquisitions fixed
Pulse
  • Data width handling as in PM32
1.04 2011-04-18 Datafile
  • Datafile version 2.21
PM32
  • Stop procedure fixed
  • Initialization file handling changed
  • Global Initialization file handling changed
Viewer
  • Directory handling changed
1.03 2010-07-05 Datafile/TCPIP
  • Datafile version 2.20
  • TCPIP version 2.39



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