[volt-nuts] 3458A Calibration Education
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Nov 11 09:37:31 UTC 2011
In message <192B4443581F43769929FAE1F707B81C at cardiac5f772ce>, "J. L. Trantham"
>1. What should the 'CALNUM?' command return after a first calibration
>with HP/Agilent (in other words, meter just delivered new)? Did my meter
>have a problem and someone just did the DC calibration and therefore it
>would return a '1'?
No, I think HP cheated and reset the CALNUM counter at the factory,
to avoid customers seeing "13" and wondering if they were sold a
>3. Are there any 'programs' installed in U121 and U122 from the
>factory? Or are all these just user entered programs for different
>measurement protocols? The point being that if I replace the chips, should
>I 'program' the new chips with the data archived from the old chips or just
>insert the new chips?
Just insert new chips, they are empty from the factory.
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