Introduction To Touch Plugin

MPLAB Data Visualizer Touch Plugin

Overview

This page provides information on using the Touch plugin for MPLAB Data Visualizer.

Installation

1

Go to Menu > Tools > Plugins.

2

Select the MPLAB Touch plugin from the Available Plugins tab and click on Install.

InstallPlugin.png

Configuration

TouchPluginConfiguration.png

Section I: Connection

1

Select COM port in the Connections tab.

COMPort.png

2

Update the Baud Rate in COM Settings.

BaudRate.png

3

Start COM port streaming.

COMStreaming.png

4

Select Touch in the Connections tab.

TouchSession.png

5

Choose the COM port as the data source.

DataSource.png

6

Start Touch streaming.

StartTouchSession.png

Section II: Configuration

1

Select any one of the listed options other than Output Data. In this case, we selected Sensor Key Parameters.

SensorKeyParameters.png

2

Under the Configuration tab, select and modify any one of the parameters in the table.

TouchParameters.png

3

Once the required parameters are changed, the Write to kit button changes its color to yellow. Then click on the Write to kit button. If the write is successful, the button will change to green indicating success; else, it will change to red, indicating an error with the kit.

WriteToKit.png

4

Click on Read from Kit to retrieve the configuration from the kit.

ReadFromKit.png

Section III: Graph

For CVD Devices:

The Graph is automatically populated for Deviation and Pressed parameters for the sensors.

For PTC Devices:

The Graph is automatically populated for State and Delta parameters for the sensors.

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