How do I connect my MSA Professional/MSA 21 to my computer through a USB Port?
IHT recommends that you purchase a USB to serial adapter cable that converts the 9 pin serial port to a USB connection. The adapter connects between an open USB port on the computer, and your existing serial cable. The adapter is not intended to be connected directly between the computer and MSA unit. IHT recommends the I/O Gear USB to Serial Adapter Model GUC232A as it is the only adapter that is compatible to WIN8, WIN8.1, and WIN10 Operating Systems. This can be purchased online at a number of websites and it is NOT typically available at retail stores.
MSA Professional is not showing the reading on the computer screen. What do I do?
If error messages like “Unable to open communication port”, “Bad Trigger Handle”, or a “Device Check” occur then try this procedure: 1. This usually due to mismatched COM port settings between a USB/Serial adapter and MSA Setting. a. Win 7 – Click ...
How do I copy a Custom Library from one computer to another computer?
A custom library can be exported from one computer and imported back into another computer using this process: 1. From Windows click [Start Button], All-Programs or All-Apps, MSA or BioScan or SRT, Custom Library Editor 2. Select the custom ...
How do I transfer my database from one computer to another computer?
Back Up 1. From Windows click [Start Button], All-Programs or All-Apps, MSA or BioScan or SRT, Backup 2. This will start the Database Backup Wizard. 3. After reading the welcome screen, click the [Next] button. 4. Click the [Select ...
Can I upgrade from MSA Professional to a BioScan System?
Yes, you can! While these are beautiful devices and have been highly reliable for over 20 years, the MSA Professional systems have been out of new production since 2005 and the boards which power the device are no longer available. IHT is offering an ...
How do I restore my database back onto the computer?
1. If the back-up data is on a USB Flash drive, then insert the USB Flash Drive into an available port on the computer. 2. From Windows click [Start Button], All-Programs or All-Apps, MSA or BioScan or SRT, Restore 3. This will start the Database ...