USER GUIDES

Want to learn how to use EZ-View™, EZ-Tap™EZ-Tap Pro™ and Versa-Tap™ products? With each Stratus Engineering user guide, you’ll have no trouble getting up to speed on our products.

Every Stratus Engineering user guide features detailed instructions about how to use EZ-Tap, EZ-Tap Pro and Versa-Tap. That way, you’ll have no trouble making the most of your product experience.

EZ-VIEW USER GUIDE

See https://www.stratusengineering.com/ez-view-user-manual/

EZ-TAP USER GUIDE

Driver Installation

Unzip the driver files into a directory your hard drive and use the Windows hardware installation wizard to complete the install. After the EZ-Tap driver has been correctly installed, EZ-Tap will be shown as two sequentially numbered COM ports under Windows Device Manager.

RS232 Monitor Application

EZ-Tap uses the receive channel from each of two USB COM ports to capture RS232 and bidirectional RS232 data.

EZ-TAP PRO USER GUIDE

Device Driver Installation

Unzip the driver files into a directory on his/her hard drive and use the Windows hardware installation wizard to complete the installation.

Once the EZ-Tap Pro driver has been correctly installed, EZ-Tap Pro will be shown as a USB COM port under Windows Device Manager.

EZ-Tap Pro Firmware Update

After the EZ-Tap Pro device drivers have been successfully installed, please update the EZ-Tap Pro embedded firmware, which is available on the downloads page. Download the latest firmware installation program to a folder of your choice and unzip and run the firmware installation executable file.

Developing Custom Software with the EZ-Tap Pro Windows API

For users requiring more sophisticated data extraction and analysis, we provide the EZ-Tap/ EZ-Tap Pro API, a Windows-DLL that allows the user to develop custom software that interfaces directly with EZ-Tap Pro. The EZ-Tap Pro API interfaces directly to EZ-Tap Pro hardware for low-latency access and provides exact microsecond timing for all data and RTS/CTS handshaking events. EZ-Tap Pro requires EZ-Tap Driver DLL version 1.6 or higher.

VERSA-TAP USER GUIDE

Device Driver Installation

Unzip the driver files into a directory on your hard drive and use the Windows hardware installation wizard to complete the installation. After the driver has been correctly installed, Versa-Tap will be shown as a USB COM port under Windows Device Manager.

Versa-Tap Firmware Update

Once the Versa-Tap device drivers have been successfully installed, please update the Versa-Tap embedded firmware, which is available on the downloads page. Download the latest firmware installation program to a folder of your choice and unzip and run the firmware installation executable file. Note that Versa-Tap and EZ-Tap Pro use the same embedded firmware.

Developing Custom Software with the Versa-Tap Windows API

We provide the EZ-Tap/EZ-Tap Pro/Versa-Tap API, a Windows-DLL that allows the user to develop custom software that interfaces directly with Versa-Tap. The API interfaces directly to Versa-Tap hardware for low-latency access and provides exact microsecond timing for all data and handshaking events. Versa-Tap requires Driver DLL version 1.6 or higher.

Each Stratus Engineering user guide offers comprehensive information you can use day after day. Take advantage of our EZ-Tap, EZ-Tap Pro and Versa-Tap user guides, and you can maximize your product experience.

Feel free to reach out to us in regards to any questions about EZ-View, EZ-Tap, EZ-Tap Pro and Versa-Tap!