• How to connect my Digital Multimeter 34465A to PC using USB

    Hello,   I'm trying to use BenchVue together with my Digital Multimeter to measure some currents. I'm using BenchVue 2018 Update 2 and connecting to the PC via USB. In the "Start here..." section it says that in...
    last modified by tarp
  • To measure 24MHz and 32.768KHz

    Hello, I'm new to this community and I'm looking for a test equipment that can measure both 24MHz and 32.768KHz. I think one channel is enough as I'll try to use a relay card to switch from one to the other. Does anyo...
    last modified by 2014spring
  • Measure the correct frequency

    Hello, how can I measure the "correct" frequency. I have a frequency generator and a counter. should I connect 1.  10MHz OUT of the generator to the counter 10MHZ IN or  2.  10MHZ OUT of t...
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  • agilent 53220A with gpib error -1074000000

    Labview 2015 failed to connect with Agilent 53220A I am trying to read the frequency detected by the Agilent 53220A in Labview2015 (NI-488.2 17.6 , NI-VISA 18.5, NI-SCOPE 18.7), with NI GPIB-USB-B I run the example pr...
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  • 53210A occasional errors with remote measurement

    We're using a 53210A instead of the 53181A and are experiencing errors that either do not occur with the 53181A or are masked for some reason. The errors as queried from "SYST:ERR?" command via GPIB in order are: +3...
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  • Measuring the time of several pulses

    We use a older HP 53132A in our company and now we bought a Keysight 53220A as a replacement. Now I want do the following measurement: count a certain number of pulses (e.g. 100) and measure the total duration time un...
    last modified by flexo
  • Allan deviation in 53220A. Fractional or absolute?

    Is the Allan deviation in 53220A calculated in terms of fractional frequency, or absolute frequency? It shows no units so I suspect is fractional frequency, but I have seen pictures of the 53230A on google with Hz uni...
    last modified by tmg1985
  • 53230A Frequency ratio data logging

    Hi, we are using 53230A to measure the frequency ration between 2 signals which are around 48000Hz. We are using data logger to store samples to the csv file. The issue is that after some time the number of samples ...
    last modified by radek
  • Connection Expert detecting many fake GPIB addresses

    I started Connection Expert to detect instruments connected to my GPIB network.I'm only connected by hardware to a counter (5334A Universal Counter), however, Connection Expert shows me a lot of fake GPIB addresses.Wh...
    last modified by Puch
  • 53132A SCPI :READ? not ready

    The read command goes in timeout when the level is to low. Any suggestions how to test that the counter is triggered and ready to receive the :READ command?
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  • How to put 53230a into free run mode?

    I'm switching over from 531xx counters to 532xx counters and I've encountered a problem.  Basically, I want to set up the counter via HPIB, but then have the counter "free run" until I'm ready to take data. This ...
    last modified by tomatocoupe
  • 53220A Communication problems after unsuccessful READ? query

    When trying to "READ?" data before a trigger event happened (i.e. no measurements in the reading memory yet) it results in a timeout. After this I cannot communicate with the device. The only way I found is to issue a...
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  • 53131A Error 221 LabVIEW

    Hello, I am writing a LabVIEW program to collect a time and period measurement from a 53131A. After I read the measurement the counter displays "HP IB -221 ".  A measurement is collected no error dialog is thro...
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  • 53230A firmware 2.05 "Powerplay.exe has experienced a serious error..."

    After updating my 53230a to the newest firmware, an up side down errormessage appears on the screen; "Powerplay.exe has experienced a serious error and must shut down". There is no way to remove the errormessage. The ...
    last modified by Ole
  • 53230A continuous, gap free frequency measurement

    Hi, I can't seem to figure out configure the 53230A for gap-free, continuous, ongoing measurement. Either I have to use "READ?" in a loop, which has a ~300ms gap, or have to specify a sample number (which is finite)....
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  • 53132A measure time from GPIB trigger to edge event ?

    I am trying to figure out how to measure the time delays between VM complete signals on two 34401A's. Both are triggered from a Group Execute Trigger (GET) on GPIB.    Can the 53132A do this:   &...
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  • 53131A Option upgrade

    Hello Support, I am looking to upgrade a Std. Agilent 53131A with 12.4GHz input option. Can you provide the spare parts breakdown or the upgrade kit part no. to help achieve this.. Thanks in advance, Best regards, Kir...
    last modified by kirananand
  • 53152A calibrating the Counter’s timebase

    Why should I use a Non-metallic adjustment tool for 10 MHz oscillator calibration? It seems there's a potenciometer.
  • Unable to communicate with 53132A Universal counter via USB-GPIB converter

    Hi, I am unable to communicate with 53132A Universal counter via USB-GPIB converter (GPIB-USB-HS) . The instrument (53132A) doesn’t get detect with both “Keysight connection expert” and with &...
    last modified by Chaitanya
  • 53220 manually stop totalize

    I'm using the totalize function of the 53220, which is connected to a 1V, 1 kHz square wave generator. Setting the 53220A in the continuous mode, after triggering I see the number running on t...
    last modified by AndreaBalestrero