[time-nuts] HP5334 parport linux tool

Neil Schroeder gigneil at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 00:07:01 EST 2014

VERY HELPFUL.  I just picked up this counter and have done a lot of time
just staring at that D shell connector with a slight tinge of despondence.


On Sun, Nov 2, 2014 at 6:54 PM, Tom Wimmenhove <tom.wimmenhove at gmail.com>

> I just recently got myself a HP 5334B universal counter and wanted to
> communicate with it using my PC. I don't have any GPIB hardware but I found
> GLExPIB (https://code.google.com/p/glexpib/source/checkout) that uses a
> standard parport.
> I hacked and modified the library slightly and wrote a simple interactive
> command line tool to communicate with the counter.
> It's a simple command line tool that has an interactive mode to send
> commands and receive measurements. It also includes a wiring diagram for
> the (passive) cable drawn by the author of GLExPIB.
> I thought I might share this with you guys because I'm sure there are
> people on this list that have the same counter. (It might work with general
> GPIB equipment, but I have no way to test it).
> Download link: http://www.tomwimmenhove.com/otherstuff/
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