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  • ASDQMS SmartCable USB with Multi-Field Keyboard Output for Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 thickness gage

SmartCable™ USB Keyboard with Multi-Field Output for Olympus Magna-Mike 8600

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Product Description

Multi-Field Output SmartCable™ Gage Interface for the Olympus Magna-Mike 8600

Send data directly to Excel---No Software Wedge Required

Easy to use! This Multi-Field Advanced Systems & Designs - ASDQMS SmartCable™ USB Keyboard single gage interface connects the Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 portable thickness gage to a computer. Attaches the Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 to the SmartCable™ Keyboard using a 9-pin male cable connector---no additional cables required. The multi-field output of the SmartCable™ Keyboard is a standard USB 2.0 keyboard signal.

This special multi-field ASDQMS SmartCable™ USB Keyboard will send MIN, MAX, LIVE or DIFF readings from the Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 display to Excel or any data collection software. The user can set the output to send up to three outputs by using the rotary switch on the SmartCable™ USB Keyboard. The options are as follows:

  • MIN reading
  • MAX reading
  • MIN and MAX readings
  • MIN, MAX, DIFF readings
  • LIVE reading
  • LIVE and MIN readings
  • LIVE and MAX readings
  • LIVE and DIFF readings
  • MIN and DIFF readings
  • MAX and DIFF readings
  • Other sequences may be available. Contact us for more information

Connecting the SmartCable™ Keyboard with its built-in keyboard wedge to a computer will allow the SmartCable to be identified as a keyboard device that can send data to any Microsoft Windows application - no software wedge required. The SmartCable Keyboard will make the Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 portable thickness gage readings appear as if they were typed in using a standard keyboard - eliminates data collection errors. If you want to collect data into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, simply select the cell where you want the data to appear.

Readings can be triggered from the Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 by the following:

  • Pressing the push button on the SmartCable™ Keyboard gage interface

  • Depressing a connected footswitch (not included)

  • Pressing the send button on the Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 portable thickness gage

Simple to install. Simple to use.

LED Indicator lights aid the user with the operation of the SmartCable™.  This SmartCable™ Keyboard is easily configured to output data in different output modes on your spreadsheet, such as CR, TAB, up, down, left, or right. The output mode is selected by adjusting the rotary switch on the SmartCable™ Keyboard. To access the rotary switch, simply remove the top cover by loosening two Phillips screws. Six foot standard cable length.

A detailed operation manual is included with this SmartCable™ Keyboard gage interface. Advanced Systems & Designs - ASDQMS  normally sets the SmartCable™ Keyboard to the default settings on the Olympus Magna-Mike 8600. Make sure both the SmartCable™ and Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 gage are set to the same values. Refer to the Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 portable thickness gage user manual for more information on external serial communication.


  • Multi-Field Output SmartCable™ Keyboard for Olympus Magna-Mike 8600 portable thickness gage

  • Sends data to Excel or other Explorer based SPC programs

  • Multiple data triggering options

  • Special cable lengths available on request

  • Lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects

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