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The RITTER Software for Microsoft Windows
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Software

RITTER Data Acquisition Software »RIGAMO« for Microsoft Windows is used for data acquisition of gas volume and flow rate from up to 24 RITTER gas meters. Supports graphical and tabular display of measurement data and export of stored data to Microsoft Excel®.

Table of Contents

Features

  • Windows software for data acquisition of gas volume and flow rate from up to 24 RITTER Gas Meters to a PC USB port.
  • Support of multi-core processors
  • Graphical and tabular display of measurement data
  • Storing of data
  • Print out (separately or in any combination) of Diagram / Test parameters / Measured values in tabular form
  • Export of stored data to Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet (Excel 2003 or higher)
  • Automatic correction of the dynamic (flow rate dependent) measurement error (MGC only)

Please note: »RIGAMO« can only started once at a time on a single PC.

No support of bi-directional recognition of the measuring drum rotation with Pulse Generator V4.01

Interface

Main Window (Data Window)

RITTER RIGAMO Software Hauptfenster Screenshot
  • Area 1: Display of port status
  • Area 2: Tabular display of data for respective ports in real time
  • Area 3: Tick boxes for display »show« / »no show« of graphs
  • Area 4: Indicator for online / offline display of graphs
  • Area 5: Diagrams for gas volume and flow rate
  • Area 6: Indicator of processor load status and »SIM« connection status
  • Area 7: Buttons »Start/Stop« of data acquisition
  • Area 8: Menu item “Diagram” for displaying diagram related settings

Diagram Settings

RITTER RIGAMO Software Diagrammeinstellungen Screenshot
  • Area 1: Selection of graph updating mode (automatically/manually)
  • Area 2: Number of last measurement data to show in diagram
  • Area 3: Dimensions of diagram axes

Please note: The illustrations shown above represent RIGAMO Software V 3.2 Beta. The user interface of previous versions may differ. For further information, please refer to the documentation provided with the software.

System Requirements

  • 1 available USB port
  • Gas meter with built-in pulse generator (MilliGascounter standard)
  • Signal Interface Module »SIM« (option)
  • Operating system: Windows® 7 / 8 / 10
  • Microsoft Excel® 2003 or higher for data export to Excel®
  • Recommended processor performance: ≥1.5 GHz
  • Random access memory (RAM): ≥500 MB
  • Monitor 17’’ (optimised for monitor resolution of 1280x 1024 pixel or higher)

Please note: No other National Instruments software should be installed on the respective computer as it may conflict with the RIGAMO software.

A standard converter »USB to RS232« for connection to COM port cannot be used.

Display Example

E. g. data acquisition from 3 gas meters; red graphs: volume; blue graphs: flow rates
RITTER RIGAMO Software Anzeige-Beispiel Screenshot

Data Export to Excel

System requirement: Microsoft Excel® 2003 or a later version

Export example of four data files:

RITTER RIGAMO Software - data export to Excel Screenshot

The data of each data file (parameters plus measurement data) are exported into a separate table. Additionally, a blank table is created with the name of the export file (see red mark in the window above).

Configuration Example

Schematic of a completed configuration of RITTER Gas Meter, Signal Interface Module (»SIM«), PC and RIGAMO

(Example for connection of 4 gas meters)

Schematic representation - configuration of RITTER Gas Meters, RIGAMO & SIM