[time-nuts] Prologix GPIB-USB Controller firmwareupdate-version4.60

John Miles jmiles at pop.net
Sun Jun 10 16:07:15 EDT 2007

The biggest favor you can do for yourself is to learn C.  That gives you
access to wonderful professional-level development tools and a large example
code base for GPIB programming (mine as well as others).

Beyond that, doing things like ADEV graphs is just a matter of plugging in
the formulas from various app notes and/or translating legacy HP-BASIC

-- john, KE5FX

> -----Original Message-----
> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com]On
> Behalf Of Mike Feher
> Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2007 12:24 PM
> To: 'Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement'
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Prologix GPIB-USB Controller
> firmwareupdate-version4.60
> Can someone suggest a book or some means by which I can learn
> this language,
> and, use it with a PC. All my programming experience had line
> numbers and I
> understood them, subroutines and all. I have a bunch of HP
> equipment that I
> would love to learn how to collect data from and manipulate it. I
> do have a
> NI GPIB to USB adaptor which I use successfully with software written by
> John, KE5FX. That works fine as intended, but, how do I do it? How for
> example do I take the output of my 5345A and get an ADEV from it, as an
> example? Seems everyone knows, but, I am in the dark. Admit that I am a
> hardware guy and have only programmed in FORTRAN and Basic. Thanks - Mike

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