Marquee ActiveX Control
Alpha Marquee ActiveX Control is a toolkit for programmers
-- a set of programming utilities to simplify the creation of software
programs that communicate between business applications and Alpha
Any application that supports the use of ActiveX controls can be
interfaced easily to Alpha message centers using Alpha Marquee
ActiveX Control. Such ActiveX applications include:
software with Human Machine Interfaces (HMI)
applications, including Microsoft Excel
environments, including Visual Basic and Visual C++
Includes tools to trigger messages, alarms and display real-time
Easy to install and configure. New and existing software applications
can be modified to include the Alpha marquee driver in minutes.
Communicates with Alpha message centers via LAN and TCP/IP or via
most Serial COM Port protocols.
real-time production statistics.
event and alarm conditions.
text attributes such as color, font, flashing, etc.
your existing database messages.
options can be set programmatically at run time.
LAN and TCP/IP supported.
communication protocols supported.
to install and use.
the network connection and the display
the current operational mode of the display (Statistics vs. Alarms)
a soft reset to the display
a variable field on the display
a text string to the display desired
an alarm to the control's alarm queue
one or all alarms from the control's alarm queue
and documentation on CD-ROM
Literature and Reference Manuals
Marquee ActiveX Control Product Brochure 2.2 MB PDF
Alpha Marquee ActiveX Control Installation
Alpha Marquee ActiveX Control Developer's
PC with CD-ROM drive and mouse
- VGA or
SVGA color monitor
- 16 MB
RAM or greater
95/98 or NT 4.0 operating system
- 486 processor
210C, 215C, 215R and 220C
320C and 330C
4000 Series, including NEMA models
- Alpha 7000 Series, including NEMA models
Premiere 9000 models
Big Dot and BetaBrite Big Dot
Director and BetaBrite Director models
Personal Priority Display (PPD)
Window Display and BetaBrite Window Display
Eclipse 2500, 2600, 2601, 3500, 3501, and 3600 models
and Ordering Information
are three ways to obtain prices:
Alpha-American Programmable Signs at 1-800-223-4636.
request for prices.
our Request Form.
California Sales Tax is added to sales of items delivered in California,
unless other arrangements are made.
shipping charges are added to each order.
are five ways to order:
use our on-line e-Commerce system to place your order,
please contact us for a user name and password.
may also submit orders by fax, mail, e-mail, or telephone.
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