Software

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® spread-sheet (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 Main Window


  • 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 »DIM« 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 Diagram Window


  • 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

  • Gas meter with built-in pulse generator (MilliGascounter standard)
  • Digital Input Module »DIM« (option)
  • Licence (dongle) for requested number of connected gas meters
  • Operating system: Windows® XP / Vista / 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
  • 2 free USB ports (1 port for data acquisition, 1 port for licence dongle)
  • 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 Main Window Measurement

Data Export to Excel

System requirement: Microsoft Excel® 2003 or a later version

Export example of four data files:

RITTER Rigamo data export to Excel

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, Digital Input Module, PC and Rigamo (Example for connection of 4 gas meters)