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programming GPIB communication with a frequency analyzer

Question asked by gerhard47 on Aug 15, 2012
Latest reply on Jan 9, 2013 by connectivity
Hello,

My measuring setup consists of:
- frequency analyzer B&K 7667
- GPIB interface 82357B with Agilent Connection Expert 16
- laptop with XP

This configuration works:
Via the interactive Io I can send commands to the analyzer and retreive the results on the laptop screen.

This is ok so far.
My problem however is how to automate the communication.
I did this kind of programming for RS232 interfaces but how can I make a similar program for GPIB?
In this "GPIB"program a command must be sent to the analyzer and the result should be stored in e.g. a textfile.

My question:
can this be done within the Connection Expert environment with e.g Visual Basic?

Your help will be appreciated.

Gerhard  

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