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8163A LightWave Meter Data Acquisition

Question asked by LWB on May 8, 2011
Latest reply on May 9, 2011 by LWB
I am current writing software for an Agilent 8163A lightwave meter trough LabWindows.

Here are the commands I use:





sens1:pow:rang -40DBM

sens1:chan1:func:par:stab 10s,200ms,100ms 

sens1:chan1:func:stat logg,star

wait for 12sec

sens1:chan1:func:res?

sens1:chan1:func:stat logg,stop





All that I got is:

0:             0.00000000020125925926
1:     0.00000000020125534572
2:     0.00000000020124331368
3:     0.00000000020131164791
4:     0.00000000020122174760
5:     -2252489692807168.00000000000000000000
6:     0.00000000000000000000
7:     -0.00000000000000000022
8:     9012668895592448.00000000000000000000
9:     73284297170805063680.00000000000000000000
10:     0.00000000000011375587
11:     -0.00000000000000000000
12:     -42535295865117307932921825928971026432.00000000000000000000
13:     0.00000000000000000000
14:     0.00000000000000000000
15:     0.00000000000000000000
16:     0.00000000000000000000
17:     0.00000000000000000000
18:     0.00000000000000000000
19:     0.00000000000000000000
20:     -0.00000000000000000000
21:     0.00000000000000000000
22:     0.00000000000000000000
23:     0.00000000000000000000
24:     2199023255552.00000000000000000000
25:     0.00000000000000000000
26:     -0.00000000000000000000
27:     -0.00000000000000000000
28:     -0.00000000000000000000
29:     -0.00000000000000000000
30:     0.00000000000000000000
31:     0.00000000000000000000
32:     0.00000000000000000000
33:     -42535295865117307932921825928971026432.00000000000000000000
34:     0.01418444328010082245
35:     -0.00000000000000000000
36:     0.00000000000000000000
37:     2305843009213693952.00000000000000000000
38:     0.00000000000000000000
39:     0.00000000000000000000
40:     0.00000000000000000000
41:     0.00000000000000000000
42:     -160202013912052199715363618816.00000000000000000000
43:     -0.00000000000000000000
44:     -84492507562313736868337913288600846336.00000000000000000000
45:     0.01418444328010082245
46:     0.00000000000000000000
47:     -0.00000000000000000000
48:     -0.00000000000000000000



Only the first 5 is correct.

Please advice.  

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