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vrf Rise time measurement

Question asked by VRFuser on Nov 9, 2004
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"><HTML><HEAD><META http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"><META content="MSHTML 6.00.2900.2523" name=GENERATOR><STYLE>@page Section1 {size: 8.5in 11.0in; margin: 1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; }P.MsoNormal {     FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman"}LI.MsoNormal {     FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman"}DIV.MsoNormal {     FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman"}A:link {     COLOR: blue; TEXT-DECORATION: underline}SPAN.MsoHyperlink {     COLOR: blue; TEXT-DECORATION: underline}A:visited {     COLOR: #606420; TEXT-DECORATION: underline}SPAN.MsoHyperlinkFollowed {     COLOR: #606420; TEXT-DECORATION: underline}SPAN.EmailStyle17 {     COLOR: windowtext; FONT-FAMILY: Arial}DIV.Section1 {     page: Section1}</STYLE></HEAD><BODY lang=EN-US vLink=#606420 link=blue><DIV dir=ltr align=left><SPAN class=140101213-10112004><FONT face=Tahoma color=#0000ff size=2>Sren, </FONT></SPAN></DIV><DIV dir=ltr align=left><SPAN class=140101213-10112004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2></FONT></SPAN> </DIV><DIV dir=ltr align=left><SPAN class=140101213-10112004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2>You can set your trigger to start at the same time you switch on voltage, assuming you can create the necessary hardware configuration.  Does the 53131 have a trigger on level?  If so you could trigger on a zero crossing or just above zero.</FONT></SPAN></DIV><DIV dir=ltr align=left><SPAN class=140101213-10112004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2></FONT></SPAN> </DIV><DIV dir=ltr align=left><SPAN class=140101213-10112004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2>For this type of measurement typically I would use an oscilloscope to get me into the ballpark.  An often the scope is as accurate as a counter.</FONT></SPAN></DIV><DIV dir=ltr align=left><SPAN class=140101213-10112004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2></FONT></SPAN> </DIV><DIV dir=ltr align=left><SPAN class=140101213-10112004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2></FONT></SPAN> </DIV><DIV dir=ltr align=left><SPAN class=140101213-10112004><FONT face=Arial color=#0000ff size=2>Rufus</FONT></SPAN></DIV><BR><DIV class=OutlookMessageHeader lang=en-us dir=ltr align=left><HR tabIndex=-1><FONT face=Tahoma size=2><B>From:</B> Sren Forsmark [mailto:soren.forsmark@elc.stoneridge.com] <BR><B>Sent:</B> Tuesday, November 09, 2004 7:34 AM<BR><B>To:</B> VRF<BR><B>Subject:</B> [vrf] Rise time measurement<BR></FONT><BR></DIV><DIV></DIV><DIV class=Section1><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Hi!</SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">I am trying to program an Agilent counter 53131A via GPIB from VEE to make a rise time measurement on a single capacitor charge curve. I would like to set up the counter with a trig level that starts the measurement when I apply power to the RC-net and the charge lapse begin.</SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"></SPAN></FONT> </P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">BR</SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"></SPAN></FONT> </P><P class=MsoNormal><B><FONT face=Arial size=3><SPAN style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Sren Forsmark</SPAN></FONT></B></P><P class=MsoNormal><I><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=3><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt; FONT-STYLE: italic">Manufacturing verification engineer</SPAN></FONT></I></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=1><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 7.5pt">=========================================</SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal><B><FONT face=Arial size=3><SPAN style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; FONT-SIZE: 12pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Stoneridge Electronics AB</SPAN></FONT></B></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=1><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Stoneridge Electronics AB</SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=1><SPAN lang=SV style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Box 1414, 701 14 REBRO </SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=1><SPAN lang=SV style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Adolfsbergsvgen 3, 702 27 REBRO </SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=1><SPAN lang=SV style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Phone: +46 19 673 25 91</SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=1><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Mobile: +46 730 86 20 25</SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=1><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Fax: +46 19 27 01 10</SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=1><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">E-mail: <U><FONT color=blue><SPAN style="COLOR: blue">soren.forsmark@elc.stoneridge.com</SPAN></FONT></U></SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face=Arial size=1><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Netsite: <A href="http://www.berifors.se/">http://www.berifors.se</A> </SPAN></FONT></P><P class=MsoNormal><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=3><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt"></SPAN></FONT> </P></DIV>---<BR>You are currently subscribed to vrf as: rwarren@amti.net<BR>To subscribe send a blank email to "join-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To unsubscribe send a blank email to "leave-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To send messages to this mailing list, email "vrf@agilent.com". <BR>If you need help with the mailing list send a message to "owner-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".---<BR>You are currently subscribed to vrf as: rsb@soco.agilent.com<BR>To subscribe send a blank email to "join-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To unsubscribe send a blank email to "leave-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".<BR>To send messages to this mailing list,  email "vrf@agilent.com".  <BR>If you need help with the mailing list send a message to "owner-vrf@it.lists.it.agilent.com".</BODY></HTML>  

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