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Junior Control Insight An introduction to the software – and the Deltronics Junior Serial Interface
Hard and Software
Checking the software will talk to the interface From the file menu select interface. Select the control interface you are using from the drop down list. Select the Com Port your interface is plugged into.
The Junior Serial Interface: Inputs: Sensors (light, temperature, sound) Switches Push Buttons Pressure Pads Outputs: Bells Motors Buzzers Lights
Opening the software
This is the first page you will see! Here are some inputs you can drag onto your page! Here are some outputs you can drag onto your page! These connect the inputs to the outputs!
Now lets look at the menu bar a bit closer!!
This part of the menu stays all the time. Other parts change depending on what you are doing. NewOpenSavePrint You will recognise these icons from other programs you have used! Zoom Buttons Display sceneDisplay SystemDisplay control box DesignRunCheckControl
New: Plan and write your own instructions Examples: Instructions which have already been written. Fix-its: Examples which dont work – you need to solve the problems Projects: Control projects for you to work through Tutorials: Control situations to work through to help you understand the software better
Choose NEW Then choose A Full Gallery to make sure that you can select from all of the inputs and outputs! Starting From Scratch:
Further Help The Activity Guide – this can be installed on to your computer with the program software. It is more than a manual! The Logotron website control-insight-2.html control-insight-2.html
Why wont … The control box work? –Is it connected to a power supply and switched on –Is it connected to a computer – check the interface form the file menu –Are you in control mode