[time-nuts] Off the wall: anyone with experience programming HP3456A?
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Sep 10 08:47:53 EDT 2005
In message <4322D2D6.6060603 at febo.com>, John Ackermann N8UR writes:
>SRQ is definitely a pain, but is hard to do without if you're doing
>anything with multiple instruments on the bus; my current problem is
>trying to read frequency from a 5370A and voltage from the 3456A to plot
>VCO performance. Without the SRQ, I'm getting missing voltmeter readings.
I have found that SRQ is so much of a pain that I have given
up on it.
Usually I let the slowest of my instruments pace the measurements
and timestamp them in the computer or I trigger all the instruments
externally, and read them sequentially
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