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vrf P&P Question

Question asked by VRFuser on Jan 20, 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><STYLE></STYLE></HEAD><BODY bgColor=#ffffff><DIV>Hi,<BR>Does Plug&Play drivers work with NI-GPIB's? As far as remember, I <BR>couldn't use a program with P&P drivers (for 8722D) on a laptop with <BR>NI-GPIB. Therefore I generally try to use Direct IO to guarantee portability.<BR><BR>Regards<BR></DIV><BLOCKQUOTE style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">  <DIV style="FONT: 10pt arial">----- Original Message ----- </DIV>  <DIV   style="BACKGROUND: #e4e4e4; FONT: 10pt arial; font-color: black"><B>From:</B>   <A   href=""></A> </DIV>  <DIV style="FONT: 10pt arial"><B>To:</B> <A   href="">VRF</A> </DIV>  <DIV style="FONT: 10pt arial"><B>Sent:</B> Tuesday, January 20, 2004 5:30   PM</DIV>  <DIV style="FONT: 10pt arial"><B>Subject:</B> [vrf] Re: 34970A</DIV>  <DIV><BR></DIV><BR><FONT face=sans-serif size=2>Gonzalo,</FONT> <BR><BR><FONT   face=sans-serif size=2>        Try using the Plug&Play   Driver, that does not return a value until the self test has completed.</FONT>   <BR><BR><FONT face=sans-serif size=2>        Also gives   you a text message telling you the status of the instrument.</FONT>   <BR><BR><FONT face=sans-serif size=2>Regards</FONT> <BR><BR><FONT face=Arial   size=2>Gavin Candy.<BR><BR>Quality Engineer.<BR>BHC Components Ltd<BR>20-21   Cumberland Drive<BR>Granby Industrial Estate<BR>Weymouth<BR>DT4   9TE<BR>England<BR><BR>Tel:         ++44  1305   830734<BR>Fax:        ++44  1305 760670<BR>Email:<BR>website:</FONT> <BR><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR>  <TABLE width="100%">    <TBODY>    <TR vAlign=top>      <TD>      <TD><FONT face=sans-serif size=1><B>"Gonzalo Urday"         |></B></FONT>         <P><FONT face=sans-serif size=1>20/01/04 14:47</FONT> <BR><FONT         face=sans-serif size=1>Please respond to "Gonzalo Urday"</FONT> <BR></P>      <TD><FONT face=Arial size=1>        </FONT><BR><FONT         face=sans-serif size=1>        To:                VRF |></FONT> <BR><FONT         face=sans-serif size=1>        cc:                </FONT> <BR><FONT face=sans-serif size=1>                Subject:        [vrf]     34970A</FONT></TR></TBODY></TABLE><BR><BR><BR><FONT size=2><TT>Hello   all:<BR></TT></FONT><BR><FONT size=2><TT>Does anybody know a way to make the   34970A fail to a *TST?<BR>command....according to the manual the device   returns a 0 if passes and a 1<BR>if fails...what we have seen is that the   to/from socket object always seem<BR>to return a 0 and worst of all it returns   it even before the device has<BR>completed its test.<BR></TT></FONT><BR><FONT   size=2><TT>Rgds<BR></TT></FONT><BR><FONT   size=2><TT>Gonzalo<BR></TT></FONT><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR><FONT   size=2><TT>---<BR>You are currently subscribed to vrf as:<BR>To subscribe send a blank email to   "".<BR>To unsubscribe send a blank email to   "".<BR>To send messages to this mailing list,    email "".<BR>If you need help with the mailing list send   a message to "".<BR>Send your favorite VEE   example to "" for possible inclusion in VEE   7.0!</TT></FONT> <BR><BR><BR></BLOCKQUOTE>---<BR>You are currently subscribed to vrf as:<BR>To subscribe send a blank email to "".<BR>To unsubscribe send a blank email to "".<BR>To send messages to this mailing list,  email "".  <BR>If you need help with the mailing list send a message to "".<BR>Send your favorite VEE example to "" for possible inclusion in VEE 7.0!</BODY></HTML>