Pickering Interfaces' signal routing software - Switch Path ManagerSwitch Path Manager Signal Routing Software

Our signal routing software, Switch Path Manager (SPM), simplifies signal routing through switching systems and speeds up the development of switching system software. Switch Path Manager supports our switching modules and the interconnection between them. Once a switching system model has been created, simply defining the endpoints that are required to be connected together can perform signal routing. The ability to automate signal routing results in effective and easy switching system management—safely and quickly. Switch Path Manager is available in a full version and a lower-cost lite version. Take a look at some of these SPM resources and find additional resources here.

SPM product page SPM Lite product page Download fully functional trial Datasheet

Video: SPM Demonstration Video: Using SPM with LabVIEW® Article: Switching & Routing Software - What are the Benefits Article: What is the Purpose of Switching & Routing Software

SPM Features:

  • Manages Complex Switching Systems
  • Reduces Switching Software Development Effort
  • Debug Monitor and Manual Control Capability
  • Supports all Pickering PXI, LXI and PCI Switching 
  • APIs available for C, C++, .NET, LabWindows™/CVI and LabVIEW® 
  • Windows 32-bit or 64-bit Compatible 
  • Free Evaluation License 
  • Provides Switching Safety Features, including Short Circuit Detection and Endpoint Protection: 
    • Short Circuit Detection avoids shorting the blue path with the green path when trying to apply the red path via the 2-pole relay
      Switch Path Manager - short circuit detection diagram
    • Endpoint Protection prevents accidental connection of critical nodes such as Power Ground
      Switch Path Manager endpoint isolation diagram


(Y1, X2, X3) and (X5, X6, X7) are attributed to different Protection Groups in SPM. The software will not allow pins in different groups to be connected together.  


                       

Learn more about Switch Path Manager Signal Routing Software 

Download or view one of the resources below or feel free to contact one of our Switching Experts  

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