We are pleased to announce that the LabJack U3 is now supported in FlowStone.
FlowStone is a graphical programming language similar to LabView, but quite simple to use. Developed by DSP Robotics, it has a ready-made module for the U3, and many other devices such as Phidgets, credit card scanners, cameras, and video game console controllers.
The full list of compatible hardware for Flowstone can be found here: http://www.dsprobotics.com/hardware.html
FlowStone is an ideal software package for beginners, and the entry-level version can be downloaded for free from the website.
The following sections explain how to get started using FlowStone.
Visit the following link for the download: http://www.dsprobotics.com/download.html
You will be asked to create a user account prior to the download.
After creating the account, you will receive a confirmation email for forum access, just click on the activation link.
After the account has been activated, and you have logged in, simply navigate to the forums, and locate FlowStone, then "FlowStone FREE"
The download will start when you click on FlowStone FREE
Unzip/Extract the executable
Open the program
Select the module you would like to use, e.g. U3-LV, U3-HV etc.
Add LabJack Module
Drag the module to the active area, and begin connections.
The example shown above can be downloaded via the attachment on this page. It has some timers, counters, digital I/O, and analog inputs. For more information on how to configure and update the example code, visit the post on FlowStone's support page: http://www.dsprobotics.com/support/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=362