Tektronix PEP301 mystery resolved
rigdonj at cfl.rr.com
Wed Apr 26 19:32:43 CDT 2006
At 12:15 PM 4/26/06 -0600, you wrote:
>In article <18.104.22.168.20060426135034.10a7c12c at pop-server.cfl.rr.com>,
> "Joe R." <rigdonj at cfl.rr.com> writes:
>> There's probably not much reason to talk to a 4041 unless you intend to
>> use it. And the only thing that it's good for is a GPIB controller. These
>> days it would be much simpler to just use a PC as a GPIB controller. NI
>> GPIB cards are easy to find, cheap, well documented and you can program
>> them in Assembly, C, Fortran, BASIC and (I think) Pascal.
>Yes, however, I have heard various amounts of success in using a PC
>with an NI GPIB controller talking to the CBM 8050. Apparently it
>depends on the card/driver combination you use. Some will work and
Any idea what's not working? It looks to me like the NI GPIB stuff is
MUCH more configurable than the HP or Tektronix.
>> In the HP's, it's OBVIOUS when they're bad!
>Yeah, in my 2648A with the dead capstan its a puddle of goop under the
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