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Scanning HPIB bus for instruments.

Question asked by VRFuser on Jan 15, 1999
In message <H000013511ea5994@MHS>, BRUCE_WENNER@HP-USA-om22.om.hp.com
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>> I want to scan de HP-IB-bus for connected instruments. At this moment
>> I use the bus time-out to see if there is an instrument connected at
>> that address.
>> This takes a long time to complete when you check all the possible
>> addresses.
>> Does anyone have a better and faster idea?
>
>The Instrument Manager can do this - it would be nice if a VEE program
>could call the search function to get an array of records for "live"
>devices.
>
That would be nice.
Like another poster, I've written VEE code that parses the vee.io file
but it would be nice to have a 'Live' view programmatically.
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Ger Murray
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