U12 Unwrapped For Flight

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New Product Stickers

Soon LabJacks will start shipping with new stickers on the boxes. Here’s what the U3-HV and U6 stickers look like:

New LabJackPython Release

We’ve created another stable release of LabJackPython. Download it from the LabJackPython page. The development version will stay on GitHub, and an archive of all our stable downloads are also on the GitHub downloads page.

In addition to over 20 bug fixes and improvements, the latest release boasts:

1. Linux U12 support

U12 Support in LabJackPython and the Exodriver

We’re happy to announce support for the U12 in our new Linux and Mac OS X driver, the Exodriver. Now, bundled with the Exodriver is a quick example showing how to work with the U12 in C.

Up and running with LabJackPython and the Exodriver on Ubuntu 10.04

Update: The Exodriver installation instructions have since been updated and now uses a script. Please refer to the Mac OS X and Linux Exodriver page and its “In-depth Linux build instructions” section for the latest Ubuntu installation instructions.

U6 OEM and U6-Pro OEM now available

Doesn’t it look like it’s flying right at you? We’re happy to add the U6 OEM and U6-Pro OEM to our catalog. For more information, including links to specs and the user’s guide, visit the U6 page.

Improved Font Rendering on Support Page PDFs

We’ve improved the way we display the “Export to PDF” links in the Support section. Check out the before and after selections of Section 2.9.1 of the U6 User’s Guide :

Before (yuck)

After (yay)

U12 User's Guide Now Available as Web Pages

Like the UD series devices before it, the U12 User’s Guide is now on our site as web pages. Check it out here:


What does this mean for you? A few things.

Looking for Modbus software? Try Mango.

Based on a customer suggestion, we successfully connected Mango to LJSocket. It worked smoothly. Below is a screenshot of AIN0 floating (unconnected to a signal), then briefly connected to VS (5 V) and GND (0 V):