[time-nuts] Could someone please recommend GPIB card
azelio.boriani at screen.it
Mon Oct 10 13:28:36 EDT 2011
Take care that you need the correct line drivers. Before the 82357B,
the E5810A I used an Atmel AT89C55 to develop a GPIB-serial adapter
but only one GPIB device I was able to drive...
On 10/10/11, Tijd Dingen <tijddingen at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Would it be possible to fake an interface with a parallel port and bit
> That is certainly possibly, since it is precisely what I use. It's an old
> printer cable where I adjusted the wiring to the GPIB connector. For the
> rest it's all done with parport bitbanging under linux using /dev/port. I
> vaguely recall that I had all the GPIB connectors except for 1, which was no
> problem for my needs.
>> Possibly an Arduino?
> Were I to DIY it again now, I would indeed look into using an arduino +
> ethernet shield for the task. Or maybe just buy it on ebay if it's cheap
> enough. Or maybe a DIY pcb with an ENC424J600 + fpga/microcontroller, so it
> all fits nicely into the connector.
> Then again, something like this should be commodity enough not to have to
> waste too much DIY time on it.
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