Data Acquisition 2006 Products of the Year Winner: Collect
Collect integrates serial output such as RS232 and TCP/IP capable instruments/devices directly with Microsoft Excel. The software contains a library of preconfigured interfaces supporting over 400 instrument models for simplified setup. The program supports Windows NT 4.0, 2000 and XP Professional with either Microsoft Excel 97, 2000, XP or 2003 installed. Features include time and date stamp macro, place data feature, filter and discard data to handle erroneous instrument outputs. Timed interval applications also specify the exact number of data points to be collected.