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  • Create Date November 23, 2020
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Parallax Data Acquisition tool (PLX-DAQ) software add-in for Microsoft Excel acquires up to 26 channels of data from any Parallax microcontrollers and drops the numbers into columns as they arrive. PLX-DAQ provides easy spreadsheet analysis of data collected in the field, laboratory analysis of sensors and real-time equipment monitoring.

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Release 2B

All the features of the original. Requires Windows 10 and current Excel;  no .exe installer. Includes Help file in PDF format, and the addition of a Propeller BlocklyProp example program for the LaserPING distance sensor.


PLX-DAQ is a Parallax microcontroller data acquisition add-on tool for Microsoft Excel. Any of our microcontrollers connected to any sensor and the serial port of a PC can now send data directly into Excel. PLX-DAQ has the following features:

  •     Plot or graph data as it arrives in real-time using Microsoft Excel
  •     Record up to 26 columns of data
  •     Mark data with real-time (hh:mm:ss) or seconds since reset
  •     Read/Write any cell on a worksheet
  •     Read/Set any of 4 checkboxes on control the interface
  •     Example code for the BS2, SX (SX/B) and Propeller available
  •     Baud rates up to 128K
  •     Supports Com1-15

System Requirements

  •     Microsoft Windows 98
  •     Microsoft Office/Excel 2000 to 2003
  •     May not work with newer software; no longer supported

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