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 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
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.
Open a test setup and select the Sample Dimensions
tab. Check the Operator can fine tune the area
box and choose Width and Thickness
Close the Setup box
and start the test. You will now see the orange buttons next to the dimension boxes.
Click on one of the orange buttons to display the following screen.
Click on Setup
and select the required device from the list.
Click on Properties
and select the COM that the device is connected to.
Choose the type of reading that you require.
When you need to input data you can now press the orange button on the device or click on Read