PoScope4 release 2.71

The latest release of PoScope4 introduces performance improvements Here is a list of improvements: Fixed bug which prevented PoScopeMega1 from upgrading to latest firmware. Fixed main window sizing when maximized. PoScope4 download link  

DIY vacuum table tutorial

DIY vacuum table introduction DIY vacuum table is a great way to clamp your pieces to you CNC machine. They can be made in various sizes, and they can be made at home for a fraction of price that would [...]

PoScope4 release 2.7

The latest release of PoScope4 introduces performance improvements Here is a list of improvements: Fixed PoScopeMega1 decoding algoritem which was causing memory leaks when sampling frequency was below 500Hz. Fixed PoScope4 buffer mode display in analyze mode. Fixed FFT axes updating when [...]

PoBlocks tutorial – Pulse engine, custom PoIL code

In this PoBlocks tutorial, we will describe how PoBlocks can be used to solve a stepper motor positioning task. PoBlocks is a graphical programming tool for PoKeys device and is free of charge for PoKeys users. Background We have been [...]

USB isolator – Isolated USB port

USB isolator – Isolated USB port Are you asking yourself, why should I use an USB isolator? The answer is simple, to avoid trouble and save money. We all know that many devices these days can be plugged through USB [...]

USB oscilloscope PoScopeMega50 available in our store

We're proud to introduce new USB oscilloscope PoScopeMega50 an affordable MSO (mixed signal oscilloscope). In short, it is six-in-one PC-based measurement instrument with USB connectivity. It covers 2 channel oscilloscope, 2 channel spectrum analyzer, 2 channel recorder, 16-channel logic analyzer with protocol decoding features. [...]

Slip ring test with PoKeys

A slip ring test? What does this have to do with PoKeys? Well, we needed a cheap slip ring for one of our test projects and we got some from China. Slip rings are devices that transfer electrical signal from [...]

PoKeys joystick issues with Win7 and Win10 resolved

PoKeys joystick issues with Windows 7 and Windows 10 resolved Many flight simulator builders are using our PoKeys as flight simulator USB interface between computer and ICP panels with buttons, potentiometers, encoders and other actuators. Lately we've received some reports about problems [...]

Mach4 tutorial – FRO setting from PoKeys

Mach4 tutorial - FRO setting from PoKeys analog input This Mach4 tutorial will help you configure Mach4 and PoKeys so you can set FRO from analog input pin. Click on PoKeys_analog_FRO(526b) to download a file which is needed for this [...]

PoScope4 release v2.6

The latest release of PoScope4 offers many new functions and improvements  Device displays Snap to grid The Snap to grid lets you automatically tile the displays in the working area in different configuration. First number is Row and second is Column. [...]

PoKeys57CNCdb25 with Mach3

This short tutorial will show you how to configure the PoKeys57CNCdb25 with Mach3 as an USB motion controller. We'll go through plugin installation, plugin configuration and device configuration. PoKeys57CNCdb25 Installation PoKeys plugin is automatically installed by PoKeys setup [...]

Mach4 CNC Controller Software with PoKeys

Mach4 CNC tutorial introduction This series of tutorials will help you configure your CNC machine using Mach4 CNC controller software with PoKeys device. Always remember to update your software if newer version is available. Also with newer versions of the [...]

Mach4 tutorial – Custom signal mapping

This tutorial will show how to trigger an action in Mach4 based on signal change. In Mach4, user customization options are available via simple LUA scripting language. We will map the signal to one of the PoKeys inputs and configure [...]

PoScopeMega1+ as signal generator

PoScopeMega1+ as signal generator Remark: There are two versions of PoscopeMega1.  The older one has no signal generator and only two BNC connectors. The new one named PoScopeMega1+ has third additional BNC connector dedicated to signal generator. This article describes [...]

USB oscilloscope performance properties

USB oscilloscope performance properties USB oscilloscope performance properties are very important when buying USB oscilloscope. They can vary from vendor to vendor and from model to model. Let's have a look a the most important ones which need to be [...]

Mach3 limit switch tutorial with PoKeys

About Mach3 limit switch tutorial This Mach3 limit switch tutorial will help you to setup all of the switches that can be used on your CNC machines as well as any options that are also connected to the safety of [...]

Happy Easter and PoKeys57CNCdb25 announcement

It's Easter time and we have a new product to announce - PoKeys57CNCdb25. As its name suggests, it is a PoKeys57CNC in a smaller package, a package that allows it to be directly connected to a DB-25 connector of your [...]

PoKeys update 4.1.58 released

PoKeys update 4.1.58 was just released with a few new features for PoKeys devices. New features in PoKeys update 4.1.58 We changed the PoKeys update versioning scheme. We try to release both software and firmware for PoKeys devices with the [...]