[time-nuts] HP 5335A and HP-IB (GP-IB)
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Mon Aug 2 00:52:52 UTC 2010
The good old Iotech RS-232 to 488 converters will drive a counter 5335 counter just fine. They are < 1/3 the price used. Not much to running one.
On Aug 1, 2010, at 8:44 PM, John Miles wrote:
> Depends on what he wants to do. If he wants to write his own apps for the
> counter (or use mine) the Prologix controller will work fine. You talk to
> it with generic COM port code rather than a proprietary API.
> If he wants to run existing commercial software like Labview he is likely
> better off buying a used National Instruments adapter on eBay, though. It
> will not necessarily be any cheaper than a new Prologix adapter... probably
> close to the same price in fact, unless he makes the mistake of buying an
> ancient ISA-bus or RS-232 adapter.
> -- john, KE5FX
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com]On
>> Behalf Of Bob Camp
>> Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2010 5:36 PM
>> To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
>> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] HP 5335A and HP-IB (GP-IB)
>> I think I'd haunt the e-place for a much cheaper alternative.
>> On Aug 1, 2010, at 8:18 PM, Heathkid wrote:
>>> I just purchased a HP 5335A and would like to know the group's
>> opinion on the following:
>>> 73 Brice KA8MAV
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