[time-nuts] GPIB to serial

iovane at inwind.it iovane at inwind.it
Sun Jun 6 09:04:19 EDT 2010


>I just bought one of these for cheap: National Instruments GPIB-232CV-A

>Please tell me that I didn't do something stupid, and that this is
>useable for taking data from an HP 5370A.

>Joe Gray
>W5JG

The NI 232CV-A doesn't use any drivers, it is simply a protocol converter. 
Anyway the manual, available online, contains enough info on using it. I've 
used it to interface both HP and Fluke instruments successfully. I think you 
should be able to talk and listen to a 5370A. Read the manual.

(The NI 232CT-A instead may or may not use standard NI drivers, upon user 
choice).

Antonio I8IOV




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