Quick Start Guide for First-Time Users of the MP2508

Tinn Starter Kit

 MP2508 Tinn Starter Kit

MP2508 Tinn Starter Kit Components

MP2508 Tinn Starter Kit Installation and Usage Guide

Follow the steps below to easily use the kit.

First, you need to install the Snowforce3 software.

1. Software Download 

Click the download button to download the software.

※ Membership registration is required for the download.

2. Run the Installation File 

Follow the installation guide to complete the installation.

※ During the installation, FTDI drivers and .NET Framework will be installed. Both must be installed.

In most cases, .NET Framework is already installed, so you may receive a message indicating it is already installed.

3. Run Snowforce3 

4. Configure Software Device and Sensor 

Set the device to Tinn (Snowboard2). (Default value: MC1509)

Set the sensor to MS9723. (Default value: None)

※ If you are using MS9724, make sure to set it to MS9724.

5. Set Device Port 

To connect the device with the software, you need to know the port number that identifies the device.

Click on Port1 UI, and you will see a Reset option. Depending on your PC, there might also be COM1.

Remember the port number, then refer to the image below to connect the Tinn controller to your PC.

After connecting to the PC, select Reset in Port1. A new COM port will be added.

The new COM port is the recently connected Tinn controller, 

and the COM port number assigned by the PC usually does not change.

In this guide, COM81 is shown as the newly added port. Please select the new port.

6. Connect Tinn Controller and MS9723 Sensor 

Now, let's connect the controller and the sensor.

Refer to the image below.

(1) Open the sensor connection section of the Tinn controller.

(2) Insert the sensor horizontally into the Tinn controller.

(3) Close the sensor connection section of the Tinn controller.

7. Start Measurement and Verify Operation  

Press the Connect button to connect to the controller.

Press the connected sensor in an 'X' pattern and check if it appears the same on the Snowforce3 screen.

If it does not display, set the ColorMap value to 30 and the Threshold value to 0, then check again.

If it still does not display, please start again from Step 3 after the software installation.

Installation and Operation Verification of MP2508 Tinn Starter Kit is Complete!

Now, insert the sensor into the area where you want to measure the pressure distribution and start measuring.

Also, You can try the paid software ForceLAB2 demo version on our website. Experience more features!

※ The ForceLAB2 demo version is available for 2 weeks after the initial installation on your PC.

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