Count LED v188.8.131.52 Readme
Used in conjunction with the Velleman K8063
to keep count of anything, the display is updated via command-line parameters.
Tested on Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008, Windows 7
A scripted install/uninstall is not included with this software.
1) Ensure this prerequisite is installed: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2
2) Extract the contents of the .zip file
3) Modify count.ini as indicated below
View the default .ini file that's included.
Serial port that the K8063 is connected to
Number of LED units (minimum of 1 / normally 2, which is one K8063 kit / maximum of 255)
Digits should be addressed from left to right looking at the front of the display, starting with 1
Run count.exe -U to up the display by 1
List of accepted parameters...
-U = Counts Up by 1
-D = Counts Down by 1
-B = Blanks every digit (off) but keeps the last count number
-E = Sends the error display of an _ (underscore) to every digit
-R = Resets every digit (all reperform the power-on self test, followed by ID display, followed by off)
-LO or -HI = Sets the brightness across all digits (remembered until reset or power off)
No argument = Every digit displays a 0 (zero) and the count is reset to start from 0
If the number that should be displayed exceeds the number of digits attached, all digits will display _ (underscore) indicating an error,
until the number falls back under the number of digits attached.
Velleman K8063 manufacturer site
One K8063 kit includes 2 digits and is available worldwide from QualityKits
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