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Question asked by g.nied on Jan 29, 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 6.00.2800.1276" name=GENERATOR></HEAD><BODY bgColor=#ffffff><DIV style="FONT: 10pt Courier New">Vincent,</DIV><DIV style="FONT: 10pt Courier New"> </DIV><DIV style="FONT: 10pt Courier New">some time ago my customer used the RFSwitches from HP: namely HP87104/87106A,B,C (Multiport Coaxial Switches) and Idid the Vee Programming. I don't know if these are different indriving.</DIV><DIV style="FONT: 10pt Courier New"> </DIV><DIV style="FONT: 10pt Courier New">But the differences are that we used an IEEE488 (GPIB) interface to control the lines. Don't you have any documentation forthe 8762 and the IIC/Parallel interface?</DIV><DIV style="FONT: 10pt Courier New"> </DIV><DIV style="FONT: 10pt Courier New"><DIV><DIV>best regards,</DIV><DIV> </DIV><DIV>G. Nied</DIV><DIV> </DIV><DIV>-------------------------------------------------------------------------</DIV><DIV>Georg Nied  - Software-Development - Hansestr.7 -51149 Cologne - Germany</DIV><DIV>Tel: +49 2203 9770915 - Fax: +49 2203 9770924 - eMail:<Ahref="mailto:info@gn-software.de">info@gn-software.de</A></DIV><DIV>-------------------------------------------------------------------------</DIV></DIV><DIV> </DIV></DIV><DIV style="FONT: 10pt Courier New"> </DIV><BLOCKQUOTEstyle="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">  <TABLE  style="BORDER-LEFT-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: #efefef; FONT: 10pt Arial; COLOR: black; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: #efefef; BORDER-BOTTOM: #efefef 0px; BORDER-RIGHT-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-RIGHT-COLOR: #efefef"  cellSpacing=0 cols=2 cellPadding=0 width="99%" bgColor=#dfdfdf border=0>    <TBODY>    <TR borderColor=#dfdfdf borderColorLight=#dfdfdf bgColor=#dfdfdf>      <TD style="PADDING-LEFT: 4px; PADDING-BOTTOM: 3px; PADDING-TOP: 3px"      width=120>        <DIV style="FONT: bold 9pt Arial">Original        Message      </DIV></TD>      <TD align=right>        <DIV style="FONT: 8pt Arial"><STRONG><FONT color=#808080> processed        by Tobit InfoCenter</FONT></STRONG> </DIV></TD></TR>    <TR style="PADDING-BOTTOM: 2px" bgColor=#efefef>      <TD style="PADDING-LEFT: 4px" width=80 bgColor=#efefef>        <DIV style="FONT: bold 9pt Arial">Subject: </DIV></TD>      <TD bgColor=#efefef><FONT face=Arial,Helvetica><FONT size=-1>[vrf]        Agilent 8762A RF Coaxial Switches Driven with IIC Bus (29-Jan-2004        20:42)</FONT></FONT></TD></TR>    <TR style="PADDING-BOTTOM: 2px" bgColor=#efefef>      <TD style="PADDING-LEFT: 4px" width=80 bgColor=#efefef>        <DIV style="FONT: bold 9pt Arial">From:    </DIV></TD>      <TD bgColor=#efefef><FONT face=Arial,Helvetica><FONT size=-1><A        href="mailto:vpetrone@kathrein.com">vpetrone@kathrein.com</A></FONT></FONT></TD></TR>    <TR style="PADDING-BOTTOM: 4px" bgColor=#efefef>      <TD style="PADDING-LEFT: 4px" width=80 bgColor=#efefef>        <DIV        style="FONT: bold 9pt Arial">To:      </DIV></TD>      <TD><FONT face=Arial,Helvetica><FONT size=-1><A        href="mailto:vrf@agilent.com">vrf@agilent.com</A></FONT></FONT></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>  <DIV> </DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN  class=460172419-29012004>Greetings,</SPAN></FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN  class=460172419-29012004></SPAN></FONT> </DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN class=460172419-29012004>I will be setting  up a antenna test system that will use a RF switching system to connect the  antenna under test to various test equipment.  This switching system has  been built by a German division of our company.  The switching system  uses Agilent 8762A RF coaxial switches driven with an IIC Bus and controlled  through the parallel (LPT1) of the computer.  The test system has test  software written to control it but it is all in German.  We would like to  use VEE to control the test system.  My question is does anyone have  experience with the Agilent 8762A RF coaxial switches driven with an IIC Bus  using VEE.  I would greatly appreciate any advise and any examples of VEE  used to control these switches.</SPAN></FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN  class=460172419-29012004></SPAN></FONT> </DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN class=460172419-29012004>Thanks for you  time,</SPAN></FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN class=460172419-29012004>Vincent  Petrone</SPAN></FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN class=460172419-29012004>Engineering  Technician</SPAN></FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN class=460172419-29012004>Kathrein Inc.,  Scala Division</SPAN></FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN class=460172419-29012004>Medford, Oregon  USA</SPAN></FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN class=460172419-29012004><A  href="mailto:vpetrone@kathrein.com">vpetrone@kathrein.com</A></SPAN></FONT></DIV>  <DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN class=460172419-29012004><A  href="http://www.kathrein-scala.com/">http://www.kathrein-scala.com/</A></SPAN></FONT></DIV>---<BR>You  are currently subscribed to vrf as: g.nied@gn-software.de<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>Send  your favorite VEE example to "VRF-EXAMPLES@agilent.com" for possible inclusion  in VEE 7.0! 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