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Avoid Downprogramming Agilent 6642A

Question asked by neddi on Apr 15, 2015
Latest reply on Apr 15, 2015 by Tardz

I have connected two Agilent 6642A devices in anti-series to achieve four-quadrant operation. Now I want to measure an IV-curve of a solar cell (I ~sc~ about 9 A) using LabVIEW. But the 6642A device only has a downprogramming current capability of 2.5 A (instead of 10 A without downprogramming), so the IV-curve only will get up/down to about 2.5 A and then reach a plateau.
Is there any chance to prevent the devices from using the downprogramming option (e.g. a command in LabVIEW) or another way to achieve full measurement of an IV-curve?