DG Technology - Hercules FAQ / Resources

Hercules FAQ / Resources

  • Q: How can I open the Program Blocks Help files while running under a Vista Operating System?

    A: The Vista Issues with PBEC Application Note [REF - 005]

  • Q: Can you provide some assistance in describing how LIN works with Hercules?

    A: The Using LIN with Hercules Application Note [REF - 006]

  • Q: How does the Clone Frame feature work?

    A: The Clone Frame Application Note [REF - 007]

  • Q: How can the colors and ranges of the InPlace Monitor color highlight feature be changed?

    A: The Configuring InPlace Monitor Application Note [REF - 008]

  • Q: There are no DPIDs in the database. Is there an easy solution to include DPIDs in the database?

    A: The Adding DPIDs to a database Application Note [REF - 009]

  • Q: How can I setup Hercules Frame Responder?

    A: The Hercules Frame Responder Application Note [REF - 017]

  • Q: How can Hercules Buffer files (CSV) be used within Excel?

    A: Importing a Buffer file (CSV) into Excel Application Note [REF - 010]

  • Q: How can the automatic speed change for SWCAN be turned off?

    A: Hercules does not have a button to turn this feature off, ie prevent it from jumping to a higher speed. Instead the Gryphon family hardware web interface can be used to turn the speed change off. Open a web browser and enter the IP address of the Gryphon hardware. Select Configuration. Enter User ID and Password. Click on the Programs tab. Uncheck the box defined SWCANSPEED. Select Submit changes. [REF - 011]

  • Q: USDT Diagnostics is not working. What is wrong?

    A: The Gryphon family hardware must have the USDT layer activated. To verify that it is set to be working the Gryphon family hardware web interface can be used. Open a web browser and enter the IP address of the Gryphon hardware. Select Configuration. Enter User ID and Password. Click on the Programs tab. A check should appear in the box defined USDT. If it is uncheck enter a check and select Submit changes. Restart the Hercules application. [REF - 012]

  • Q: How can I use the Scroll Monitor to view User friendly interpretations rather than raw hex data?
    A: Signal Interpretations are viewable in various monitors if the signal exists in an associated database. Using the arrow up or down buttons on your computer for viewing the Scrolling Monitor or the Offline Buffer file content also displays the specific signal interpretations for a signal on the Signal Monitor if previously selected to those monitors. Even when not selected User defined signal interpretations are displayed in a pop up Signal Info window for each signal in a message when a double click is performed on a message in the Scrolling Monitor as long as signal exists in the associated database. The pop up Signal Info feature is not available with Offline Buffer files. [REF - 013]

  • Q: Are there any issues with Hercules and the Vista Operating System?

    A: The Vista Issues with Hercules Application Note [REF - 015]

  • Q: In the Information View the Error Report Level states 01 - Rep. Bus Warn & Bus Error. What does this represent?

    A: The Hercules Error Reporting Application Note [REF - 016]

  • Q: What are the known issues in the current Hercules release?

    A: The current Issue list. [REF - 014]