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5.12 - Write RAM

Writes 4 bytes to the U12's internal memory.

Note: Bytes are written down from the starting address. For example, if you write starting at address 0x203, then byte 0 is written to 0x203, byte 1 is written to 0x202, byte 2 is written to 0x201, and byte 0 is written to 0x200.

Table 5.12-1.

Byte # Description
0 Data Byte 3
1 Data Byte 2
2 Data Byte 1
3 Data Byte 0
5 01X1XX01 (Write RAM)
6 Most Significant Address Byte
7 Least Significant Address Byte
Byte # Description
0 01010001
1 Readback of data byte 3
2 Readback of data byte 2
3 Readback of data byte 1
4 Readback of data byte 0
6 Most Significant Address Byte
7 Least Significant Address Byte

Table 5.12-2.

Non-Volatile RAM Map
Address Range Description
0x00 A copy of the serial # which is stored in ROM
0x08 - 0x0A Always 0
0x0B LocalID
0x0C wdoglj (Watchdog Variable)
0x0D wdogtoh (Watchdog Variable)
0x0E wdogtol (Watchdog Variable)
0x070 fullA (Asynch Variable)
0x071 fullB (Asynch Variable)
0x072 fullC (Asynch Variable)
0x073 halfA (Asynch Variable)
0x074 halfB (Asynch Variable)
0x075 halfC (Asynch Variable)
0x076 tomult (Asynch Variable)
0x080 - 0x0BF Serial data send buffer (64 bytes, 28 used)
0x0C0 - 0x0FF Serial data receive buffer (64 bytes, 28 used)
0x1C0 - 0x1DF Serial data buffer (32 bytes)
0x200 - 0x3FF User area
0x400 - 0x1FFF Circular RAM buffer.

LabJackPython Example

>>> import u12
>>> d = u12.U12(debug=True)
open called
Writing: [0x0, 0x0, 0x0, 0x0, 0x0, 0x57, 0x0, 0x0]
Received: [0x57, 0x0, 0x0, 0x0, 0xff, 0xff, 0x0, 0x0]
>>> d.rawWriteRAM([1, 2, 3, 4], 0x200)
Writing: [0x4, 0x3, 0x2, 0x1, 0x0, 0x51, 0x2, 0x0]
Received: [0x51, 0x4, 0x3, 0x2, 0x1, 0x0, 0x2, 0x0]
{'DataByte3': 4, 'DataByte2': 3, 'DataByte1': 2, 'DataByte0': 1}