|Inputs A||8||12 bit||0-5 to -10 to +10 vDC|
|Inputs B||8||10 bi||t 0-32 vDC|
|8||12 bit||0-5 vDC|
|Inputs||108||0.8 vDC||3.5 vDC|
|Outputs||108||0.1 vDc||3.3 vDC|
RS-232/RS422 serial protocol without hardware handshaking, supported by most operating systems.
USB 2.0 Full speed.
The dimensions of the case are 5.5” x 4” x 1” (140 x 100 x 25mm). Weight is 10 oz.
The CerealBox2 is shipped with a 400 mAmp 9 vDC wall-plug power supply. The power connector is center pin positive. A second connector on the CerealBox2 accepts regulated 5 vDC power. Operating current is 200 mA.
Cables and Connection
The CerealBox2 is connected to the computer with a 6 foot USB or 25 foot serial cable. The standard serial cable provided is a PC-DB-9 “null-modem” cable.
Connections are as shown:
Source code, written in C, is provided on CD and includes all functions needed to configure and sample the CerealBox2. The software is fully compatible with BG Systems FlyBox® and the original CerealBox, which allows actual vehicle controls to be connected to the CerealBox2 as a direct replacement for a FlyBox.
The CerealBox2 has been tested on Unix, Linux, Windows and Apple Macintosh platforms.
Depending on the baud rate, and channels being sampled, update rates between 30-200 Hz can be achieved.
In USB mode update rates of 1 KHz can be sustained.
On board FLASH memory can be used for firmware upgrades and storing parameters.
Baud Rate Supported
The CerealBox2 can communicate at RS-232/RS-422 baud rates between 2400 and 115200 bps.
Twenty four months.