Small footprint retained; All control hardware is located in the 19" unit between the laptop and the valve controller. The laptop sits on a sliding platform that can be tucked away inside the tool when not in use.
Updated Power Unit: Main power and relais to the pneumatic valves (right), and chuck heater controller (left).
GUI in split screen docking mode. On the left, the graphic display of the system, on the right the channel monitoring screen
Control hardware for this small system is surprisingly simple.
Above the National Instruments cDAQ-9174 unit with Analog In, Analog Out and Digital In/Out modules, below power supplies for the MFC's.