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vrf Agilent 33120A burst programming

Question asked by VRFuser on Jun 26, 2003
<html><head><META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=us-ascii"><meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Word 10 (filtered)"><style><!-- /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal     {margin:0in;     margin-bottom:.0001pt;     font-size:12.0pt;     font-family:"Times New Roman";}a:link, span.MsoHyperlink     {color:blue;     text-decoration:underline;}a:visited, span.MsoHyperlinkFollowed     {color:purple;     text-decoration:underline;}p.MsoAutoSig, li.MsoAutoSig, div.MsoAutoSig     {margin:0in;     margin-bottom:.0001pt;     font-size:12.0pt;     font-family:"Times New Roman";}span.EmailStyle17     {font-family:Arial;     color:windowtext;}@page Section1     {size:8.5in 11.0in;     margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in;}div.Section1     {page:Section1;}--></style></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=Section1><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Hi,</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>I am programming my 33120A to send bursts of an Arbitrarywaveform.</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>-External trigger mode,  with external trigger being a Squarewave of 200Hz.</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>-Aribitrary waveform frequency set to 800Hz.</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>-Triggered burst mode with burst count=4.</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>So I expect four aribitrary waveform cycles for every triggerevent.</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>But what I am seeing is four cycles are output at *<b><spanstyle='font-weight:bold'>every other</span></b>* trigger event.  </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>If I set the Aribitrary waveform frequency to 800.3Hz, then the problem goes away!!!</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Any ideas?</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>Thanks.</span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'> </span></font></p><p class=MsoAutoSig><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Vikram Boyapati.</span></font></p></div>---<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@it.lists.it.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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