OptoDataLink limitations? - old forum post


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dbf

Joined on 08-22-2008
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OptoDataLink limitations

I have 650 analog inputs on SNAP-EB2 which I would like to log the current value to an Access or SQL database. Are there any limitations which may arise due to the large number of variables?
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09-10-2008, 10:11 AM
ben orchard

Joined on 12-08-2004
Posts 33
Re: OptoDataLink limitations

There is no hard limit to the number of tags that OptoDataLink can support.
Its just a case of the user interface gets busy with that many variables.
The best way to attack such a project is to add 6-8 variables in the usual manor. Then, save the project, noting the location.
Navigate to that location and you will find yourfilename.xml.
Open this file with a text editor and continue to add the variables using the same format as the ones you added.

I would, of course, test the project before I added too many variables.