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Question asked by VRFuser on Apr 9, 1996
from: Greg Goebel / HP-MXD
      gvg@lvld.hp.com / 970-679-3030 / FAX 970-679-5971
to:   Johannes Mulder / VRf
date: Wednesday, 10 April 1996 1049 MDT

> A question just came up here:
>
> People in my department needs to read some digital statuslines,
> analogue voltages, drive some digital controls and maybe an analogue
> control.
>
> They also need to measure timerelations in, let's say, 0.1 sec
> accuracy. All via their PC of course.
>
> Currently they are looking to hard- and software from NI.
> I suggested them to look to HP-VEE (what else!).
>
> My question is: will it be difficult to exercise the AT-MIO boards
> from NI with HP-VEE? Is there any experience concerning this?
> Or is there a good alternative for this hardware?

You can write a DLL or use the PEEKPOKE DLL from VEE to control the card.
However, if you are using an NI card, an NI applications package will be
much more fine-tuned to work with them.

If you can use Data Translation cards, then the DT package for VEE will be
highly suitable for your use.

> Any good suggestion is welcome.
> With kind regards,
>
>    Johannes Mulder
>    Philips Electron Optics
>    Building AAE-room 21
>    P.O.B. 218
>    5600 MD ACHT, the Netherlands
>    tel +31 40 2766947
>    fax +31 40 2766820

[<>] regards -- gvg

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