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Old 09-24-2011, 12:51 PM
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Originally Posted by sjh View Post
I could of helped you 20+ years ago.

It's been that long since I've worked with that stuff. At that time data I/O cards were low cost and I'd stick them on a dedicated PC. The programming languages were so simple even I could write the code.

Gotta think it's WAY better now.
Oh it is and it isn't. If I have to I'll enhance my C++ or even java abilities... Some of the straight out of the box stuff is dongle protected Windows only - sometimes pay every year! - crappy software run stuff. Bruel & Kjaer used to (might still do) have a software reduced capability on some of their products... least in the old days when they used to make hardware to last forever you could always use what you'd got...

...but then you had the choice of small house by the sea or 8 channel FFT analyser...
1992 W201 190E 1.8 171,000 km - Daily driver
1981 W123 300D ~ 100,000 miles / 160,000 km - project car stripped to the bone
1965 Land Rover Series 2a Station Wagon CIS recovery therapy!
1961 Volvo PV544 Bare metal rat rod-ish thing

I'm here to chat about cars and to help others - I'm not here "to always be right" like an internet warrior

Don't leave that there - I'll take it to bits!
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