Ideal Vacuum AutoExplor Software Premium Version, Initial 1 Year License, for all ExploraVAC TVAC Thermal Vacuum Test Chamber Systems.
* AutoExplor software warranty per user manual (download below). LabView is a trademark of National Instruments.
Ideal Vacuum’s AutoExplor
™ software is a Windows® 10 and 11, touch screen enabled application that can control any Ideal Vacuum ExploraVAC
TVAC thermal vacuum chamber instrument from a computer or laptop. AutoExplor
software gives the operator the power to precisely control all test conditions and is able to confirm that test conditions are met. AutoExplor
is a stand-alone application that does not require an internet connection.
This listing is for the initial purchase of a one-year activation license of the premium version of the AutoExplor
software. This purchase is for users who do not already have the AutoExplor
basic version license (If you already hold a basic version license and want to upgrade to the premium version, see part number P1012175). The software is keyed to an individual ExploraVAC
TVAC system. Each ExploraVAC
TVAC instrument requires a separate software license. The software may be installed on any number of Windows computers to remotely operate the specific instrument for which it is licensed. AutoExplor
software is a stand-alone application that does not require an internet connection.
AutoExplor Premium Version Features:
- Manual device control
- Real-time graphing of system behavior
- Service and preventive maintenance schedule alerts
- System troubleshooting notifications
- Step-by-step complex recipe creation
- Automated recipe control
- Control setpoints and ramp rates of multiple devices simultaneously
- Data logging (3 types)
- Generate environmental TVAC test reports from log files
- AutoExplor IP Client for network clients
- AutoExplor API for integration into user software (i.e., LabView™)
- Free minor software updates when available
- Simple online annual renewal
premium version software must be renewed annually or it will revert to the (non-expiring) basic version (part number P1012102
) with minimal activated features. Discounts for extended or non-expiring premium version licenses are available. Some purchasers may be eligible for other discounts. Please speak to your sales representative.
Premium version AutoExplor
software includes all the features of the basic software package and adds automated recipe control, data logging, and log export capabilities. Complex test recipes can be created as a step-by-step process, where each step can control the on/off state, setpoints, and ramp rates of multiple devices. One or multiple end conditions for each recipe step may be set using logical operators. The premium version allows the user to quickly generate environmental TVAC test reports from recipe data log files. Logs can be reviewed to ensure targeted process parameters are achieved. The premium version also includes AutoExplor IP Client
, which gives the software the ability to be used as a host that can manage multiple external network clients, and AutoExplor API
(application programming interface), which allows a scientist or programmer to integrate an ExploraVac
instrument into their existing software test suite without using AutoExplor’s
maintains an internal preventive maintenance schedule and notifies the user when system service is due. For example, it notifies when scroll pump tip-seal replacements are needed and when sensor calibration is due. This helps keep the system at peak operating performance. It also provides fault and error messages along with specific troubleshooting information in the case of a device failure so that the issue can be corrected as soon as possible.
The basic version of AutoExplor
includes a 30 day trial of all the premium version features. The basic software may be upgraded to the premium version at any time. Basic version AutoExplor
software is included with all ExploraVAC MAX
TVAC systems, which have a built-in, touch screen user interface, and an onboard computer. Software updates and unlock keys to the premium version are downloaded directly from this website.