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Continous measuring with 34972A over C application

Question asked by soulreaver on Sep 18, 2014
Latest reply on Oct 15, 2014 by genergyzuyao

I am new here and new to writing applications that have to work with Agilent/Keysight devices.

I've started writing basic app based on some examples found on main site and forum, but now i don't know how to move any further.

What i need is an app, that lets me configure my device (34972A with 34901A card) mainly for thermocouple measurements, start measurements and log them into a file. Basic configuration (setting channels to measure with TC of type J/K) seems quite easy, but how can i configure it to make continuous measurements and send data to my app.
Can it work based on events (data received from device)? or do i have to "manually" read data from it, lets say, every second or two.

And one more thing ... which way of programming is easier or better? By that i mean which technology should i use. Is it basic SCPI commands, IVI COM Driver, VISA or something else?
Right now i am using classes from Agilent.Agilent34970.Interop library found in IVI Foundation directory.