Guidelines for PHS1 PC card installation

CAUTION:The probe interface card is subject to damage by static discharge. It is therefore recommended that:

  • The use of an anti-static wristband, connected to a suitable earth point, is employed whenever the card is handled.
  • Movement, which can generate static electricity, is kept to a minimum.

NOTE: Ensure there is adequate I/O memory available for the PC card installation.

The following instructions are of a general nature. For specific information / instructions on how PC interface cards should be installed into your system, refer to the user / technical reference manual supplied with the computer.

  1. Disconnect the power supply to the PC.
  2. Remove the external covers of the PC in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
  3. Locate a vacant dual connector 16-bit ISA bus slot into which the card can be fitted.
  4. Observing anti-static precautions, carefully slot the card into place (following all manufacturer's instructions).  Ensure that no part of the card is in contact with other expansion cards within your PC.
  5. Screw the mounting bracket of the card to the back panel rail of your PC.
  6. Make a final check of the installation.
  7. Replace the external covers of the PC.
  8. Reconnect the power supply to your PC.

NOTE:In some cases the PC card is fitted directly into the CMM controller.  In this case, refer to the CMM manufacturers instructions.