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Real-Time Clock configuration in Measurement & Automation Explorer

A number of times, I have found the Real-Time Clock configuration screen in Measurement & Automation Explorer to be very limited. With only the options to set the Time-Zone/Daylight Savings Time/UTC, I feel like there could and should be more!

 

Adding a feedback to show what the current RTC is set to similar to the Windows Clock configuration would be GREAT! Additionally, add the functionality of the RT Set Date/Time VI to Measurement & Automation Explorer.

 

We frequently run into issues where the Daylight Saving Time value is different between the US and the rest of the world (frequently=twice a year).

 

I believe all of this can be resolved by adding 1 layer of abstraction to translate a base RT system clock to the user-specified specifications to be added to timestamp data, schedule tasks, and so-forth.

 

  • Real-Time Execution & Performance
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Active Participant JoshuaP
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Have you taken a look at MAX 4.7 with a LabVIEW RT 2010 target.  You may find it more useful.

 

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