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DeviceFirmwareVer - Return the device firmware version
VERSION 58+ of the DLL
This is a USBm.dll function that returns the Device firmware version from a USB device.
number USBm_DeviceFirmwareVer( device )
The USBm_DeviceFirmwareVer function syntax has these parts:
|device||Valid device from 0 to the maximum number of devices found (minus 1) . Any other number results in a FALSE return.|
Note: USBm_DeviceFirmwareVer returns FALSE for an invalid device, otherwise the return value is the device firmware version.
VB Declaration (USBmAPI.bas)
|Public Declare Function USBm_DeviceFirmwareVer _|
Lib "USBm.dll" _
(ByVal device As Byte) _
|Dim result As Integer|
result = USBm_DeviceFirmwareVer
This code fragment shows that result is loaded with the firmware version of the device, or with FALSE if the device does not exist.
|int USBm_DeviceFirmwareVer( unsigned char device );|
DID, PID, VID, Mfr, Prod, Serial Number, and Firmware Version are all handled by the RobotBASIC function usbm_DeviceSpecs(ne_DeviceNumber).
Returns a string that contains information about the device. There are 7 sections seperated by the | character. You can use the Extract() function to extract each section seperately if desired. The sections are:
Hardware: U401 USB Interface U421 USB Interface U451 USB Interface
Programming: USBm DLL Programming Download Files
Application Notes: U4x1 Application Notes Misc Applications and Information FAQ
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