[time-nuts] FE-5680A Mechanical Question

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Fri Jan 13 17:45:26 EST 2012


On 1/13/12 2:24 PM, Hal Murray wrote:
>
> albertson.chris at gmail.com said:
>> and send the data out the GPIB but getting that into a computer is the hard
>> part.
>
>> OK so I check on eBay.   Most are $300 but If you can find a computer with
>> an old ISA slot then there are working GBIB cards for about $20.
>
> Many of us are happy with the Prologix.  The USB version is $150.  That's
> more than I really want to spend but less than $300 and you don't have to
> maintain an old PC.
>
> The USB version uses one of the popular USB-RS232 chips so there is no
> problem with drivers.  I haven't tried the Ethernet version.
>

I use the ethernet version at work. Love it.  Mostly using Python, but 
shell scripts too.




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