Texture Analyzer Software Upgrades

Please contact your regional representative for whatever assistance you may need in choosing an upgrade and/or understanding the upgrade process better.

Texture Technologies Corporation offers its clients the following software upgrades for Stable Micro Systems' family of texture analyzer software programs.

Texture Technologies' clients are eligible to take advantage of the following software upgrade options of Stable Micro Systems' software programs. All data, projects and macros, and other client data are fully compatible with the upgrades listed.

Exponent

(for the TA.XTPlus only)

Exponent Lite

(for the TA.XTPlus only)

Exponent Lite Express

(for the TA.XTExpress Enhanced only)

Expression (PC & PDA)

(for the TA.XTExpress and TA.XTExpress Enhanced)

VolScan

(for the VolScan Profiler only)

General Instructions and Information

Exponent software can be upgraded by downloading the latest version from the Stable Micro Systems' website. Simply go to the home page and choose Software Download from the left-side vertical navigation bar. Follow the links to the Exponent software download options. The supported operating systems are: Win 9x , ME, NT, 2000, Vista, XP, and Windows 7. Both 32 bit and 64 bit operating systems are supported.

From Exponent (Win 9x, ME, NT, 2000, XP, and Win7 operating systems)

Simply go to the Window, About TEE32 and follow the link for updates. You will be able to download and execute a file that will only work if you have already installed the previous version of the software on the computer. During the installation it will update all relevant new files (including the help files if you choose the full upgrade).

After the upgrade new firmware files (comms & motor) will be installed into your TA Firmware directory. You may run the TAP Flash program on your software CD to use those files to reprogram your TA.XTPlus if you wish to take advantage of the latest firmware features. Please note that you do not need to upgrade the firmware unless you wish to take advantage of new features.

From Texture Expert Exceed (Win 9x, ME, NT, 2000, and XP operating systems)

Texture Expert Exceed can be upgraded to the Exponent software program only when the texture analyzer is upgraded to the TA.XTPlus Texture Analyzer.

From Texture Expert Software (Win 9x or Win ME only operating systems)

Texture Expert can be upgraded to the Texture Expert Exceed software program. This upgrade does not include a new PCI style analog-digital card.

Texture Expert can be upgraded to the Texture Expert Exceed software program with a new PCI style analog-digital card. This upgrade does include a new PCI style analog-digital card.

Texture Expert can be upgraded to the Exponent software program only when the texture analyzer is upgraded to the TA.XTPlus Texture Analyzer.

From XTRAD Software (DOS based operating system)

The XTRAD software program cannot be upgraded. A customer may purchase the Texture Expert Exceed software program for use with their TA.XT2 Texture Analyzer. This upgrade does include a new PCI style analog-digital card.

The XTRAD software program cannot be upgraded. A customer may get the benefits of the Exponent software program only when the instrument is upgraded to the TA.XTPlus Texture Analyzer.