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Frequently Asked Questions
Although one of the most advanced miniature digital data recorders available, the features and operation of the EXTREME1 are simple to understand.  The following FAQ list will answer most questions.  If further details are needed, contact J. Kyle Ingram, Jr. at ingram6@aol.com.

   WHAT DOES THE EXTREME1 DO?  
    The Extreme1 will record 2.23 seconds of 16-bit high-resolution data (1M x 16) in harsh shock environments from a variety of input sources.

   WHAT ARE SOME APPLICATIONS?
    Crash testing, impact, blast and shock, weapons and armor testing, chemical sensing, sound tests, etc.

   CAN THE EXTREME1 BE CUSTOMIZED?
    Yes!  Our engineers will modify to your specs (longer recording time, other input or packaging options, etc.).

   IS THE EXTREME1 REUSABLE?
    Yes.  If used within rated specifications, many thousands of successful recordings may be expected.

   HOW BIG IS THE EXTREME1?
    It is tiny!  Without the battery, sensor, and trigger, the EXTREME1 is only about 1.75" x 2.25" x 2.75",    and weighs approximately 5.25 ounces!

   WHAT FORMAT IS THE DATA?
    ASCII files are created, with single row numerical values of 0-65535.

   WHAT ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT DOES THE EXTREME1 NEED?
    One (1) 9-Volt battery..................     We recommend two or more paralleled 9-V for long-term tests.
    One (1) bridge sensor.................     Endevco(tm) 22xx accelerometers work well.
    One (1) trigger source.................     A simple switch, a TTL source, or a host PC will trigger the EXTREME1.
    One (1) Pentium(tm)-class PC...     The parallel port is used for downloading the data file.

   IS AN EXTERNAL AMPLIFIER NEEDED?
    No.  The EXTREME1 has an internal programmable offset and gain amplifier and +5-V/30mA sensor supply.

   IS PRETRIGGER AVAILABLE?
    Yes.  Sixteen user-programmable steps, from 0% through 93.75% of the recording.

   IS TECHNICAL INFORMATION AVAILABLE?
    Specifications and partial schematics...

   HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
    Basic system:
        EXTREME1 Data Recorder with Front Panel , Extender and Interface Cables,and Software : Single quantity $2,500.00USD (plus shipping/insurance)


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