Tip of the Day 51: Lynx Devices v.s. Channels

Some confusion has arisen concerning how many “things” are hooked to a Lynx port (two ports => Thing 1 and Thing 2, if you remember your Dr. Seus).The question is: If I hook up something like a Lynx Quad Temperature module is that 4 of the maximum 30...

Tip of the Day 50: The Ins and Outs of Lynx Devices

After sending Tip #’s 46 and 47 I was asked to elaborate on “Input Devices” v.s. “Output Devices”. While it may seem obvious, some are confused by the fact that all Lynx devices are attached to the same wire.An “Input” Lynx device is one that measures something from...

Tip of the Day 47: The Practical View

The Lynx Port Limits described in Tip # 46 are an answer to the question “How many can you hook up and have the eDART still read them?” The 30 / 14 limit is based on the protocol and the power available. However they do not address how many sensors are practical and...

Tip of the Day 46: eDART Lynx Port Limits

There seems to be some confusion about how many sensors each Lynx port on an eDART can handle. Here is the definitive word.Each Lynx port can read up to 30 Lynx devices – That’s 60 total on a 2 port eDART.Of those 30 on each port, 14 of them on each port can be output...