Pipeline ADC Utility User's Guide

In order to use the Pipeline Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) Utility software, a data capture card needs to be plugged into the PC using the appropriate USB cable. To launch the Pipeline ADC Utility software, click Pipeline ADC Utility from the Microchip folder in the Start menu as shown in the figure below. You can also double-click the desktop shortcut to launch the software.


For more details on how to install the Pipeline ADC Utility software, please vist Pipeline ADC Utility Software installation page.

The software will NOT run properly if the board is not connected prior to running the software. If you launch the software without a board connected, a USB communication error message will appear as shown below.


Offline Mode

You can still use the software in Offline mode without a board connected to the PC. This enables you to customize the settings of the software. To fully utilize the software running data acquisition sequence, a board connected to the PC is required.

To use the software in Offline mode, after launching the software, click Offline in the USB Communication Error window and a parts list pop-up window appears. See below.


The Pipeline ADC Utility software will appear with the part number listed at the bottom right as shown below.


The software allows you to customize many settings of the ADC before starting any data acquisition sequence. For more details, see Pipeline ADC Utility Software Settings.

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