More on mystery system

Charlie Carothers csquared3 at tx.rr.com
Mon Jul 26 22:38:16 CDT 2010


Brent Hilpert wrote:
> On 2010 Jul 26, at 10:55 AM, Ian King wrote:
>> IMHO HP would NOT use the term "IEEE_SEND" but rather "HPIB_SEND".  
>> Branding, branding, branding...
> 
> On 2010 Jul 26, at 12:14 PM, Tony Duell wrote:
>> For the reason already stated (HP would call it 'HPIB', not 'GPIB' or
>> 'IEEE')_, I doubt it's an HP machine. Although to be honest, HP tended to
>> just use a SEND command unless it as an HP9830 when it was CMD.
> 
> HP may well not have used the IEEE ref, but I would think the code was
> more likely written by the end customer or the assembler of the ATE 
> system, not HP.
> 
> For alternatives, what other companies made HPIB/GPIB/IEEE controllers?
> 
The only one that popped into my head was the IBM CS-9000 but that had a 
Motorola 68000 CPU, and I don't think that fits.  OTOH, I could not find 
quickly find an opcode table for the 68K either...
Luck,
Charlie C.





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