AES|XChange

The future of data logging with AES

Generate gorgeous graphics of all your recorded data.
Generate gorgeous graphics of all your recorded data.

The AES XChange is Associated Environmental Systems’ data logging dashboard designed to work hand in hand with your AES test chamber. The XChange is designed to make your entire testing experience easier. With it you can run profiles stored on the controller, add a layer of security to your test chamber, and log up to a maximum of 8 years of data.

Various options for graphing, viewing, and exporting your data.
Various options for graphing, viewing, and exporting your data.

When running profiles with the XChange, the user can run, pause, and completely stop the current profile that is being run. On the home screen, a widget displays the name of the profile, the current step that is running, what number that step is, what the step is doing, and how much time that step has remaining. Depending on the user’s security level, they can also lock out the chamber to ensure that the profile is run to completion without interruption.

Security settings available to lock down your chamber when needed.
Security settings available to lock down your chamber when needed.

Data logging with the XChange is an absolute breeze. The user can control how many inputs are being logged as well as the frequency at which they are logged. The XChange can also monitor data from the chamber outputs. By creating a log of what the chamber calls for, it allows for easier diagnosing if the chamber ever does not reach the desired conditions. The XChange has a built in graph for archived data and allows the user to choose the date range that is being displayed as well as the resolution of the graph. By adjusting the graph resolution, it controls how many points the graph can plot. Users can also adjust the color of each series for a totally custom graph. The XChange also allows for users to easily download their data after they have finished testing in either a CSV or TSV file for permanent records.

Running a profile in the XChange Dashboard.
Running a profile in the XChange Dashboard.

The XChange also allows the user to create a new level of security for their networked chamber. Through the XChange, there is a variety of access levels for users. User access levels are Admin, Locking, Unlocking, Use Only, Read Only, and No Access. The Admin user can override other users who locked the chamber without a chamber key. A Locking user is a normal user and the default setting, they can lock the chamber but can only override with a chamber key. An Unlocking user can only unlock the chamber with a chamber key and cannot lock the chamber. A Use Only user can only use the chamber if it is unlocked. Read Only users can only view data that is being recorded. A No Access user is a user that can be used as a way to prevent someone on the network from accessing the chamber.