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Installing DLN Setup Package

DLN setup package works with DLN-series adapters in MS Windows OS. DLN setup package includes the drivers for the DLN adapters and the software to operate with them. DLN setup package also includes libraries, source files, documentation and demo applications.

To install the software for the DLN-series adapters on MS Windows, download and launch the latest DLN setup package from the Downloads section of the web site.

If the software has been previously installed, the installation wizard will ask your permission to uninstall it and continue upgrade.

Already installed message

When the installation begins, the “License Agreement” screen will appear.

License Agreement Page

Upon reading the license agreement, in case you agree with the conditions, press the I Agree button to continue the installation.

The “Choose Install Location” screen will be displayed.

Choose Install Location page

After you select the destination folder, click the Next button. You will be asked to choose the desired interface type.

Interface Types page

By default the Server Based Interface is selected and recommended in most cases. By using the Direct Interface you can reach higher bandwidth when you transfer a large amount of data, but it only allows one application at the time communicate with the DLN adapter. For additional information refer to the Interface Types section.

When you click the Next button, you will see the “Choose Components” screen.

Choose Components page

The Core component contains the driver and libraries that are necessary to interface the DLN-series adapters. You can’t unselect it, because it is used by all other parts.

The Binaries section contains the precompiled and ready to use applications.

The Redistributable section contains the drivers and libraries that you may need to build a setup for your DLN-based application.

The Examples section contains source code for demo applications in various programming languages. You can expand this section and choose demos in specific languages. Some of the examples are not available for the Direct Interface mode. For additional information refer to the Interface Types section.

The Documentation section contains this user manual, schematics and API manuals in various programming languages.

Click the Install button to proceed with the installation of the components that you have chosen.

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