The Close VI- terminates the software connection to the instrument and frees system resources. Hi, I have a question Is this possible in programing VISA to allow the user manually enter the command code instead of hard code the command in the program. Instrument drivers simplify instrument control and reduce test program development time by eliminating the need to learn the programming protocol for each instrument. Enter your password below to link accounts: I will do all the best to solve Your task. To run this example, the user first sets the GPIB or serial communication parameters. Generally, you need to call the Initialize VI only once at the beginning of an application.

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How to Use an Instrument Driver in LabVIEW Tutorial – National Instruments

Six such ready-to-run examples are provided by National Agilen in the driver. An instrument driver is a set of software routines that control a programmable instrument. Hi folks, We’ve recently taken delivery of a DSA A ‘scope and will be needing to write a VI to acquire 86010c from the instrument at high speed. Also, I’m embedded software engineer at OC More. The Action VIs – initiate or terminate test and measurement operations, such as arming the trigger system or generating a stimulus.


The Status Labvied obtain the current status of the instrument or the status of pending operations. I can control the analyzer and view setting but cannot transfer data. For other instrument driver types, the examples will be available from the Application Examples subpalette from the corresponding instrument driver.

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It displays the acquired data on a front panel indicator not pictured. The Utility VIs- perform a variety of operations that are auxiliary to the most often used instrument driver VIs.

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After the instrument has been configured, the Read VI is used to read multiple points. Hi Guys, I am trying to compile the idn. We would like use labview version 7. Examples include VIs for reading a measured value or waveform and VIs for lavbiew waveforms or digital patterns to a source instrument.

From the block diagram you can see that the instrument is first initialized with the Serial Configuration and VISA resource name specified on the front panel. If you are looking for an easy way to increase the speed, sensor support, and channel count of your test and measurement system then you may want consider adding NI CompactDAQ hardware to your setup. Maybemar I have read your project and i can help you modifying the drivers for the oscilloscope. Obsolete View Service Options.

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When you wish to extend the capabilities of the examples, or wish to start a new custom application, the set of LabVIEW functions installed with the instrument driver provide all the building blocks you will need.

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I did programs for LeCroy and Tektronix oscilloscopes and different Agilent devices. Apply for similar jobs. You also can use the Instrument Driver Finder to open agilfnt programs covering everything from analysis and presentation to using your instrument driver.

The Initialize VI- the first instrument driver VI you call, establishes communication with the instrument.

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You can create instrument control applications and systems by programmatically linking instrument driver VIs on the block diagram. To run this example, the user first sets the GPIB or serial communication parameters. Hello, I have very good experience in devices control in Labview. A proposal has not yet been provided.

Each routine that composes the driver corresponds to a programmatic operation such as configuring, reading from, writing to, or triggering the instrument.