RS232C Ouput Defaults - 500 series instruments

The following factory defaults are true of all X-Rite 500 series Spectrodensitometers.

Word structure / rate

 1 start bit
 7 bits of data
 1 parity bit set to COMA condition
 1 stop bit
 9600 baud

Note: Not all terminal programs can support MARK and SPACE options. Either of the following word structures will receive instrument data correctly.

 9600, 8, N, 1
 or
 9600, 7, S, 1

As shipped from the factory the ASCII data looks like the following.

 n<spc>X.XX<cr><lf>
where: 
 n designates the filter, V, C, M, or Y
 X.XX is the value of the measured target
 <spc> is the space character
 <cr> is the carriage return character
 <lf> is the line feed character

 

If set to a multi field then the data takes the form:

 n<spc>X.XX<cm>n<spc>X.XX<cm>n<spc>X.XX<cm>n<spc>X.XX<cr><lf>
where: 
 n designates the filters, V, C, M, or Y 
 X.XX is the value of the measured target
 <spc> is the space character
 <cm> is the comma character
 <cr> is the carriage return character
 <lf> is the line feed character

 

For additional information describing the various output formats refer to the instrument's operation manual. 

 
See also:500 Series Factory Reset Defaults under Related Support

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