[volt-nuts] GPIB Issue with 3458A

Todd Micallef tmicallef at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 11:33:01 EST 2017


Check that your firmware version on the Prologix is up to date. The latest
USB version is 6.107. You can see it in the Prologix GPIB Configurator
utility that can be downloaded from a link on their website.

I have uploaded a pic of my settings shown in the utility.


On Sun, Dec 31, 2017 at 3:31 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk>

> --------
> In message <CANwu9JbP61knpuXEOzyGS8UmR2KuViA+zb4jDSYpsTw12OqS0Q at mail.
> gmail.com>
> , Randy Evans writes:
> >Since the KE5FX NVRAM download software works, that would seem to indicate
> >the GPIB is working, wouldn't it (download completes and checksums OK)?
> Randy,
> I think you need to consider electrical issues now.
> GPIB buffer chips live a tough life, and they can fail or go frail
> in so many weird ways that it is not even funny any longer.
> The bad thing is that the problem may not even be the buffer chip
> in the instrument you are talking to :-(
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