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Software Development Kit (SDK)



The Software Development Kit (SDK) for 8960 offers the possibility to control the Four-Quadrant Dynamometer/Power Supply, Model 8960-3, with third-party rapid prototyping software like Mathworks® MATLAB, National Instruments® LabVIEW, Microsoft Visual Studio or other programming tools that support Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.0. The functions available in the Software Development Kit allow control of the Four-Quadrant Dynamometer/Power Supply in both Dynamometer and Power Supply operating modes.

The SDK includes the following:

• DLL files for communication with the Four-Quadrant Dynamometer/Power Supply

• Documentation related to the functions

• MATLAB (2010 or later), LabVIEW (2009 or later) and Visual Studio C# (2012 or later) example programs

• Binaries from the C# example. This application can be used to verify that your PC configuration is compatible with the SDK.

Available functions in the Dynamometer operating mode:

• Two-Quadrant, Constant Torque Brake

• CW and CCW, Prime Mover/Brake

• CW and CCW, Constant-Speed Prime Mover/Brake

• Positive and Negative, Constant-Torque Prime Mover/Brake

• Four-Quadrant, Constant-Speed Prime Mover/Brake

Available functions in the Power Supply operating mode:

• Voltage Control

• Current Control

• AC Power Source

Important Notice: One Model 8968-7 must be ordered for each Four-Quadrant Dynamometer/Power Supply, Model 8960, to unlock the SDK features.

Software Development Kit (SDK) for 8960-2
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