Your instrument should return an identification string and a return count. This will take some time. If you have two or more instruments on the bus, you can disconnect all instruments except one to determine its address. No need big bulky computer with Windows tied to it. Keithley DMM displaying python code result. If your computer is already running, the operating system automatically detects the GPIB interface.

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With this test panel, you can set properties for your instrument communication as well as read and write to the instrument. Configuration in Windows for USB. Click on Scan for Instruments. You can repeat this process to confirm communication with all of your connected instruments. One of our readers also mentioned possibility of using LXI -compatible instruments with Raspberry Pi.

NI GPIB-USB-HS and NI GPIB-USB-HS+, what’s the difference? – RadiMation forum

Instruments typically respond with the manufacturer’s name, model name, and various alphanumeric characters that the manufacturer uses to track firmware revisions. Fpib querying is discussed in the next section.

Python-dev library is needed to access GPIB module. Unfortunately, engineers sometimes forget ns reconnect all the cables and power up all the instruments. System clock is generated by 40 MHz generator. Done Building dependency tree Reading state information This indicates that you should check for loose or disconnected cables, power disruption, or a malfunctioning instrument.


If you have one of those, be sure to check out Agilent-version of this article Before we start installing stuff, highly recommended to update current packets. If there is a problem, you no longer see your device.

NI GPIB-USB-HS – GPIB-Controller for USB 2.0

Now we can install python egg to include Uab module with our python system environment: After this operation, 6, kB of additional disk space will be used.

Now we can install python egg to include Gpib module with our python system environment:. If your system involves different ground potentials, the voltage difference could surge through the GPIB hardware and cause damage.

Otherwise, the GPIB interface is detected when you start your computer. Enter home directory and run next: Redistribution and use of this article or any images or files referenced in it, in source and binary forms, with or without usbb, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:. At this moment we have latest linux-gpib from SVN and ready to configure and install it.

GPIB-USB-HS – National Instruments

Everything working well now: Oops… After some amount of trial and error, and googling similar issues on web, answer is simple: Done The following additional packages will be installed: Very brief datasheet just covers basic installation and specification. This will take some time. Checking interface connection is simple, just run lsusb to see which devices are present on USB bus:.


In pgib event shall the author, National Instruments, Raspberry Pi foundation, or any other 3rd party be liable for any special, direct, indirect, or consequential damages gs any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortuous action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information published here.

MAX makes GPIB instrument detection and control easy by providing tools that help you search for connecting instruments, and send and receive communication with your device. To use this simple guideline can be followed. Test is simple sending IDN? Forum thread on EEVB log. After this rpi-source should execute to get kernel stuff done.

While he was using Beiming S and Agilent B, but idea behind flow is exactly same. We already go through basic setup doing I2C stuff before, in this article.