If there is a problem, you no longer see your device. The basic functions and concepts described above may seem simple; however, they can be invaluable in troubleshooting and getting your GPIB system up and running. Configuration in Windows for USB. As I saidWhen trying to interact with the instrument Lock-in-Amplifier using Keithley diagnostic tool and configuration, I am able to communicate with my Lock-in-Amplifier This is especially important for large systems featuring many instruments. But I don’t know HOW? Click on Scan for Instruments.

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It will find the driver, then install it. Using your computer, you can take advantage of this powerful development and debugging tool to interactively communicate read, write, serial poll, and so on with your GPIB isb.

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To prevent damage to the GPIB-USB hardware or other components in your system when different ground potentials are involved, do any of the following:. Configuration in Windows for USB. Most Active Software Boards: Because the GPIB signals at each kkeithley are transformed kithley fiber-optic signals, each unit can reside at a different ground potential.


What is your exact goal? It is important to choose an alias that you can immediately identify with the intended instrument.

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To communicate fpib our instrument at Address 4, follow these instructions:. Click on Scan for Instruments. These productivity tools help you focus on developing your test applications instead of tracking down obscure problems or establishing communications with your instruments. The bar comes in one standard model and two combination versions that have modified handles that can be used to release tension on chain binders.

Back to top Related Portals: But I don’t know HOW? Message 10 of Be sure you have VISA driver already installed!

If this is the situation, just use the cable from NI, with the NI driver Message 6 of Thank you for ur reply This sends the Your instrument should return an identification string and a return count. Did you make the required settings under MAX what was told tl here?:.

Install Instrument Drivers Next. Message 3 of And also the device’s driver.

Once you have determined the GPIB address of your instruments, you can easily establish communications to verify that you can send and receive data to and from the instrument. Alternatively, system power may be disrupted for a variety of reasons or the actual instrument may begin to malfunction. Instruments typically respond with the manufacturer’s name, model name, and various alphanumeric characters that the manufacturer uses to track firmware revisions.


It is a higher level of comm layer, but I am not sure about the proper terminology to be honest Anyway, VISA is what you want.

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I would also say that using NI You also can use the Resource to Find field to query each instrument for an identification ID string. Once you have completed these steps, you need a fast way to progress from interactive mode to programming mode so you can immediately begin writing your tests without a tedious transition process.

As I understood this is your case, yes? June, Featured .