emcware EMC Test Software

emcware® FAQ

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  • What is emcware?
  • emcware is a test Software solution that automates Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing and report generation.
  • Can I get a free copy of emcware for assessment?
  • Yes, a trial version can be used up to 60 days.
  • Where can I obtain a copy of emcware?
  • You can install it by downloading the software package from AR’s website or requesting the emcware DVD at info@arworld.us.
  • What should I do after the trial period?
  • To retain usage after the trial period has expired, you must register. The free version comes with 20 hours of support. If you believe more support is required, maintenance contracts are available. AR also offers a free emcware package with a purchased EMC system. To register, click on the ‘License Status’ button on emcware’s home screen. If your trial period has already expired, contact your local AR sales representative, call AR Sales directly at 215-723-8181 or email us at info@arworld.us.
  • Can I see a demonstration of emcware?
  • You can contact your local AR sales representative, call AR Sales directly at 215-723-8181 or email us at info@arworld.us. These can be in-person demonstrations or through webinar.
  • How and where can I purchase a support contract for emcware?
  • You can contact your local AR sales representative, call AR Sales directly at 215-723-8181 or email us at info@arworld.us
  • What are the EMC tests I can perform using emcware?
  • emcware supports the following test modes:
    1. Radiated Susceptibility
    2. Conducted Immunity
    3. Radiated Emissions
    4. Conducted Emissions
  • What are the EMC test standards covered in emcware package?
  • Over 500 pre-defined test setups for IEC, CISPR, MIL-STD-461, DO-160, Automotive, etc.
  • Can I get an automatic notification for emcware revision updates?
  • Yes, emcware will send you an automatic revision update notification when the registered user’s computer is connected to the internet.
  • Can I perform Chamber Uniform Field Area (UFA) calibration using emcware?
  • Yes, emcware is a tool of choice to perform chamber/site calibration.
  • Can I build a customized EMC test profile in emcware?
  • Yes, emcware is designed to support customized test profiles.
  • Does emcware support non-AR equipment?
  • Yes, emcware has a library of over 300 equipment drivers. A complete list can be found on emcware’s data sheet.
  • What if the driver I need isn’t already in emcware’s driver list?
  • AR has provided a template .dll file for the user to develop their own equipment driver. AR will also develop custom drivers, for a cost.
  • Does emcware offer any EUT monitoring capabilities?
  • Yes, through NI DAQ or custom EUT monitoring drivers, emcware can communicate with an EUT, detect a failure and automatically pause all testing to prompt the user for an investigation. AR provides a C template for the user to develop custom EUT monitoring drivers.
  • Can I run the same v2c file from multiple PC’s?
  • No. You must create a c2v file from each PC that you want to run it on.

To learn more about emcware® read Application Note #70, contact your local AR sales representative, or email us at info@arworld.us.