Installation check list:

General Information (html file)

Common Problems (html file)

Schematics & Drawings

Visual Basic Algometer.exe Windows

Visual Basic Algometer.exe Software Download.

Application files.

ThimbleAlgometer-03-11.exe
ThimbleAlgometer-05-11.exe
ThimbleAlgometer-02-13.exe (should be identical to 05-11 version).

Voice files.

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Initialization file.

Thimble Algometer initialization file

Sample Files

Data (text file)

Log (text file)

Calibration History (text file)

Initialization (text file)

Simulator for Debugging

Hookup (bmp image)

Software Info (UNC and Yale Thermodes help page)

Changing EXE File Name

Through the "Start" menu click on "All Programs" click on "Algometer" right click on "Algometer" click on "Properties" to display the "Algometer Properties at right.
Select the "Shortcut" tab.

In the "Target:" path, edit the "ThimbleAlgometer-xx-xx.exe" to whatever program version you want to use.
Click OK when done.
Shortcut Properties

Copying Program Files to a New Folder

Windows 7 limits access to some files in system folders such as "Program Files(x86)". Since the Algometer software saves its options and defaults in an "ini" file located in the same folder as the Executable file, it has problems editing that "ini" file.
Until the software can be modified to alleviate the problem, an easy fix is to copy the folder to a non-protected location.
  1. Chose or create a new folder in which you want the Algometer program files to reside (such as: "C:\Users\myname\Documents".
  2. Control/Drag or Copy/Paste the whole folder: "C:/Program Files(x86)/Algometer" to the new location.
  3. Create a shortcut to the new folder executable file if desired.

Unit Test (post manufacturing)

Post Manufacturing Test Guide

2005 September 30
Last update: 2013 October 31