Software Comparisons and Capabilities

    LX System Product Comparisons and Capabilities

    Target Applications L3 L2 Plus L2 S2 L1
    Use for Stress, Strain and Material Testing applications
    Use for Advanced Load, Distance and Force Analysis applications x x
    Use for Basic Load, Distance and Force Measurement applications x x x x
    Use for Advanced Extension and Compression Spring applications x x
    Use for Basic Extension and Compression Spring applications x
    User Interface
    All-In-On Computer Workstation, Windows® OS x x
    Tablet Computer, Windows® OS x x x
    Software Applications
    Test Builder x x x o
    Force Quick Test Templates x x
    Spring Quick Test Templates x
    Formula Builder x o o o
    Automation Builder o o o o
    Measurement Methodology
    Measure results using the graph x x
    Measure results using a List of Value menu x x x x
    Create Test Setups using Graphical Test Methods (No programming) x x x T
    Create Test Setups using Quick-Test Templates x x x
    Test Methods
    Tensile Testing, Load, Distance, Break, Rate x x x T x
    Compression Testing, Load, Distance, Break, Rate x x x T x
    Hold Testing, Load, Distance for Duration or Event x x x T x
    Cyclic Testing for Duration, Count, Loop or Event x x x T x
    Shear Testing x x
    Flexural Testing x x
    Peel Testing x x
    Coefficient of Friction Testing x x
    Spring Testing x x x
    Measurement Capabilities
    Measure Stress, Strain, Elongation, Strengths x
    Measure Offset Yield x
    Measure Modulus (Elastic, Chord, Tangent) x
    Measure Strain and Elongation using Extensometer(s) (requires MMx test frames) x
    Measure Energy, Work, Resilience x x
    Create Mathematical Expressions using Algebraic, Trigonometric and Logarithmic functions x A
    Create Basic Expressions using Add, Subtract, Multiple and Divide x A A A
    Use Digital I/O A A A A
    Use Analogue I/O (requires MMx test frames) A A
    Use Command and Conditional Logic A A A A
    Measure Load, Distance, Time x x x x x
    Measure Minimum, Maximum and Averages x x x x x
    Measure Slopes and Intersections x x
    Measure Peaks, Valleys, Counts, Averages x x
    Measure Break, Rupture x x x T x
    Measure Delta between results within a test x x x
    Measure results within multiple test runs simultaneously (multiview) x x
    Measure Spring Rate, Spring Constant x x
    Reporting and Exporting Data
    Print using standard reports, graph, batch, tolerance, statistics x x x x x
    Export results/data in .csv for custom reporting x x x x x
    Export results/data in .csv for integration with SPC software x x x x x
    Include tolerances on any result x x x x x
    Note: FMM frames run L1 software only L3, L2 Plus, L2 and S2 software require a FMS, MMS, FMD or MMD frame

    x = Standard
    o = Optional
    T= Requires Test Builder application

    A = Requires Automation Builder application