Virtual Digital Instrumentation

  • Create a virtual digital instrumentation  dashboard

  • Real-time display of sensor inputs using a variety of graphic formats

  • Remote switching of up to 12 circuits

  • Configures vGauge Remote sensor unit with an easy to use interface.

  • Remote data logging and real-time viewing on any Windows XP compatible PC/Laptop

  • Monitor engine performance directly from your PC with Bluetooth wireless interface

  • Supports USB, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi interfaces

  • Monitor and control directly overt he internet

  • Design custom sensor calibration tables match any sender application

  • NMEA 0183 input/output accepts GPS/SONAR data

  • Stores instrumentation projects

vDash is a virtual digital gauge application for any Windows XP compatible PC or Laptop that allows creation of custom dashboards in real-time. Now get digital instrumentation display of a variety of engine performance parameters such as TACHOMETER, RPM, OIL PRESSURE, ENGINE TEMPERATURE, FUEL LEVEL, VOLTMETER, MAIN and AUXILIARY BATTERY,  and much more on your laptop or PC. vDash will work with any vGauge unit . Use Bluetooth technology and NMEA 0183 formats to transmit gauge readings to laptops and PDA's.

Combine vDash with a vGauge-Remote sensor unit to create a complete low cost PC based engine monitoring system with data logging and optional wireless interface. Use any vGauge product to interface to up to 16 sensors and format into a serial data stream for you Windows PC or laptop.

vDash contains a library of  ten graphic display modes which can be placed on a virtual dashboard using simple mouse clicks. Sensor names are assigned by entering them into configuration dialogs. Up to 8 dashboard configuration screens can be created to show instrumentation data in easy to read formats. Custom sensor calibration tables can be loaded and modified using on screen dialogs. Set min/max alarms for each sensor value with the click of the mouse.

vDash can be configured for portrait screens or wide screens depending on the monitor size and desired format. vDash screens can be set for matching vGauge products so 'what-you-see' on the PC is 'what-you-see' on the digital gauge cluster - making configuration easy.

vDash  saves all configuration data into a series of text files that can be downloaded to any vGauge unit in real-time using built-in FLASH memory programming algorithms. Configuration data can also be saved in project files to allow multiple applications such as street driving  and off-road.

vDash accepts real-time data via built-in serial port or wireless  connections (Wi-Fi and Bluetooth) for display and data logging. NMEA 0183 integrated instrumentation sentences ($IIXDR) ensure compatibility.  Bluetooth wireless connectivity allows a laptop or PDA to receive data up to 300 feet away.  The Wi-Fi wireless capabilities allows you laptop of PC to located in a convenient location while a vGauge unit is mounted at an alternate location. View live instrumentation data over an Internet connection without wires.

vDash can be programmed to match your existing sensors/senders. Simply attach to a computer via serial cable or wireless ports - and download a text file to recalibrate. All display values are user programmable by typing values in any text editor and downloading to the device. Unit can be upgraded in the field without removing from the dash. Use vDash to test out new calibrations instantly before downloading to vGauge No matter what your current sender/sensors are currently installed - vDash can adapt.

vDash will work with any vGauge - even the display-less remote unit. Simply install the remote unit near sensor locations and attach to PC/Laptop for live dashboard display and data logging in a compact - cost efficient package.  vDash  will replace 16 mechanical instruments in a fraction of the space. Install multiple remote vGauge units in different vehicles and simply take your laptop to view and record data.

For more detailed information on vDash  download the complete user manual or try out our free demo version.

 Transform your dash into the digital age.

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