xglucid GUI Interface



xglucid requires Python 3, PyQt5 and PySerial


The user who is running glucid must be able to read and write to whichever serial device you are using; consult your operating system documentation.


xglucid assumes you are using /dev/ttyUSB0 a linux computer and a usb serial interface. OSX users a recommended to try /dev/tty.usbserial for a usb to serial interface. Windows users a recommended to try COM1.


Be sure to connect your serial interface before starting xglucid


  • Power Off your Lucid 8824
  • Flip DIP Switch 1 on your Lucid 8824 to down and power cycle your lucid (remote) We recommend setting ALL DIP switches down and leaving them down for as long as you wish to keep your unit configured via software
  • Connect a 9 pin Serial connector from the Lucid 8824 to your computer
  • Power On your Lucid 8824

Launch xglucid

Know what Serial Port you are Using

The default is /dev/ttyUSB0

By default, glucid assumes you are using /dev/ttyUSB0 Use the pulldown menu to the left to select your Serial interface

Select READ

This will read all values from your ADA8824 and enable the options with the values currently stored on your unit.

Write all Values wtih WRITE

If you change any values, select WRITE to write them to your ADA8824.

Select READ to confirm your settings were written successfully.