[time-nuts] Racal Dana 1992 universal counter
albertson.chris at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 09:33:41 EST 2015
Did you notice the message in this email list about an Arduino based GPIB
interface? The advantage is the cost which could be under $10 and that
many of us already have the parts. The disadvantage is you have to
assemble it yourself and it works for only one instrument on the bus at a
If you Goole "arduino gpib" you get LOTS of hits. It seems this idea was
re-invented about 100 times.
On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 6:00 AM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX <caf at omen.com> wrote:
> I have the following instruments on my GPIB bus:
> Tektronix 2712 spectrum analyzer
> HP 3586b selective voltmeter
> Racal Dana 1992 counter
> Advantest U3641 specturm analyzer (currently inop/offline)
> I am using a 64 bit Fedora Linux and a PCI card to run this 50 year old
> The card cost more than the motherboard and CPU.
> Do a Google on Linux GPIB.
> Over the last week I have been using the 2712 and the GPIB bus to
> store the output of the spectrum ananyzer.
> You can download my gpib stuff from ftp.omen.com
> On 01/22/2015 04:52 AM, Chris Howard wrote:
>> I have used the Prologix USB GPIB device with mine.
>> On 1/22/2015 6:14 AM, christophenacci at virgilio.it wrote:
>>> Hello everybody,
>>> i am looking for an interface pc card for a Racal-Dana Model 1992
>>> Nanosecond Universal Counter Timer 1.3 GHz.Please could someone give me
>>> some suggestions about a card that might suite this counter?
>>> I was told that a GIPB-USB interface controller should work (for
>>> instance ADLINK usb-3488A IEEE-488) but i'd like to be 100% sure.Has
>>> someone maybe direct experience with that?
>>> Thanks in advance and best regards,
>>> Chris Nacci
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