[time-nuts] Prologix and Windows 98SE
billj at ieee.org
Thu Sep 20 19:23:15 EDT 2007
Thanks for the info. I will try disabling COM1 and 2 ands see what happens.
John Miles wrote:
> There should certainly no problem using COM3 with Win98SE. If you aren't
> using your machine's normal serial ports for anything, you might try
> disabling them in the CMOS setup screen. That may let the system assign the
> Prologix board to COM1 so QBasic can see it.
> On the other hand, if QBasic is hardwired to talk only to COM1/COM2, that's
> pretty lame...
> -- john, KE5FX
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Bill Janssen" <billj at ieee.org>
>> To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
>> <time-nuts at febo.com>
>> Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2007 9:51 AM
>> Subject: [time-nuts] Prologix and Windows 98SE
>>> Well I bought a prologix GPIB device to use with my HP5370A to compare
>>> clocks. I tried a QBasic program and, no surprise, QBasic couldn't find
>>> the COM3.
>>> So, I downloaded "Prologix GPIB Configuration" program and that finds
>>> COM3 and
>>> I can control my 5370. I next tried "EZGPIB" and it reports "No Prologix
>>> I intend to write some small test programs using Visual Basic and see
>>> what these do.
>>> But, am wondering if there is any hope for success using
>> Windows 98SE or
>>> I have to use Windows XP. I really want to stay with Windows 98SE if
>>> Bill K7NOM
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