TecQuipment develops in-house software to support and further enhance the experimental capabilities of our equipment. The software can provide custom built data acquisition (VDAS) or offer further virtual experimentation with the Structures range software.

Please select from the drop boxes below to download the software you need.

System Requirements

VDAS 2.x.x requires Microsoft Windows 7, 8 or 10

As of version 2.0.0, VDAS requires Microsoft's .NET Framework 4.6. This is included in Windows 10 but may need to be installed on Windows 7 or 8 computers.
We provide two installers, the first is larger as it includes the .NET Framework 4.6. The second is smaller and recommended for installations where .NET Framework 4.6 already exists.

New Features Added


Download if running Windows 7 or 8 and .NET Framework 4.6 is not already installed.

Download if running Windows 10 or .NET Framework 4.6 is already installed.

LabVIEW compatibility with TecQuipment VDAS®

The TecQuipment VDAS - LabVIEW project contains a collection of VIs (LabVIEW Virtual Instruments), one for use with each TecQuipment VDAS compatible product.  When communicating via USB with a TecQuipment VDAS-B or VDAS-F, a VI front panel will display data values from the connected equipment.

Users may consider the provided VIs as a basis from which to develop their own LabVIEW projects which process data from TecQuipment equipment.

NOTE : This release does not include LabVIEW VIs for use with all TecQuipment VDAS compatible products. Future releases will extend product compatibility in line with TecQuipment’s internal testing.


  1. Download the ZIP file using the link below.
  2. Unblock the ZIP file so that LabVIEW will be able to access the files, Windows may block access to files obtained from the Internet
    • Right-click the .ZIP file, a context menu will appear.
    • Select the Properties menu item, the file Properties dialog will appear.
    • Select the General tab, there may be a Security section at the bottom of the tab
    • Click the Unblock button then OK to close the dialog.
    • Extract the contents of the .ZIP, Windows should no longer block access to the extracted files.
  3. Open the LabVIEW project file named TecQuipment_VDAS_LabVIEW.lvproj.
  4. View the ReadMe.html file for further notes.
  5. Open the .VI file matching your TecQuipment educational product.

System Requirements

  • National Instruments LabVIEW 2015 or newer development system.
  • Windows 10, 8 or 7 operating system.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 (This is included in Windows 10 but may need to be installed in Windows 8 or 7).
  • TecQuipment VDAS-F or VDAS-B connected to the PC via USB.
  • TecQuipment VDAS compatible educational product.

See the LabVIEW Tutorial video:


This is a pre-release version of GTDAS, which features an improved user interface.

If you spot anything wrong, please get in touch with


Download if running Windows 10 or .NET Framework 4.6 is already installed.

System Requirements

TecQuipment Structures Software requires Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 or 10


Version 1.5.0 (4,822 KB)

See for yourself what the TecQuipment Structures Software is capable of. 1 of 19 modules is available to try

Version 1.5.3 (8,855 KB)

Important Note: This software is the stand-alone, single seat STRS version and requires a cream coloured parallel dongle, or a USB dongle which is red or green.

Version 1.5.3 (16,575KB)

Important Note: This software is the network (multiple seat) STRNx version and requires a blue or bronze coloured dongle.

System Requirements

TecQuipment CE2000 Control Software requires Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 or 10


Version 4.6.1 (March 2016)

Update for existing customers.

Important Note: This software requires a TecQuipment supplied dongle.

Software Requirements

TecQuipment's ECA100 software requires Microsoft Windows 7, 8 or 10.

Note that as of version 1.2.4, the ECA100 installer includes the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0, this will be installed if required.


Version 1.2.4 released April 2013

(91,876 KB)

When combined with the Engine Cycle Analyser (ECA100) hardware module and a specially modified engine, the ECA100 Software allows students to investigate the relationship between crank angle or volume and the cylinder pressure in an internal combustion engine.


Pressure-Enthalpy Diagram for use with EC1500 and EC1501.

Psychrometric Chart for use with EC1000 and EC1501.


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