How Do I Connect My Mitutoyo Or Heidenhain Input Device to My NEXYGENPlus

To connect your Heidenhain or Mitutoyo devices to NEXYGENPlus follow these instructions.

It is possible to read an external digital measuring device into the NEXYGENPlus materials testing software through a COM port or USB interface. 

Supported Devices
Supported devices in NEXYGENPlus include: Heidenhain Gauge, Mitutoyo Digimatics 1, 2, 3 and 4, Mitutoyo IBRit-md-1-1, Mitutoyo IBRit-md 1-2 and Mitutoyo Input Tools.


Connection Set Up

How do I connect my Mitutoyo or Heidenhain input device to my NEXYGENPlus

Ensure that the second COM port is working correctly by connecting the materials testing machine to it and selecting it from the Port Settings menu in the software console.

How do I connect my Mitutoyo or Heidenhain input device to my NEXYGENPlus

Open a test setup and select the Sample Dimensions tab. Check the Operator can fine tune the area box and choose Width and Thickness.

How do I connect my Mitutoyo or Heidenhain input device to my NEXYGENPlus

Close the Setup box and start the test. You will now see the orange buttons next to the dimension boxes.

How do I connect my Mitutoyo or Heidenhain input device to my NEXYGENPlus

Click on one of the orange buttons to display the following screen.

How do I connect my Mitutoyo or Heidenhain input device to my NEXYGENPlus

Click on Setup and select the required device from the list.

How do I connect my Mitutoyo or Heidenhain input device to my NEXYGENPlus

Click on Properties and select the COM that the device is connected to.
Choose the type of reading that you require.
 
How do I connect my Mitutoyo or Heidenhain input device to my NEXYGENPlus

When you need to input data you can now press the orange button on the device or click on Read.

How do I connect my Mitutoyo or Heidenhain input device to my NEXYGENPlus