It doesn’t work at all. It probably worked because there were no more posts about it. Have you tried the driver from NI? So im not sure what happened, but it did get solved, im just hoping i never run into the issue again, but thanks for the response! Give this a try, if possible verify the GPIB board with another instrument.

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Message 1 of I just don’t know what I’m doing wrong or if there’s anything else I can do to check if the computer even sees jp3478a Thanks in advance, Jeff. However, I know I have read from this instrument at far greater speeds.

Instrument Control (GPIB, Serial, VISA, IVI)

Haha I’ll keep that in mind. So im not sure what happened, but it did get solved, im just hoping i never run into the issue again, but thanks for the response! Could it be the cable I’m using? In my actual program I use the status byte to determine whether an instrument has data ready.


HP A DMM not seen with PCI/GPIB – Discussion Forums – National Instruments

I am among the many users of the A HP Multimeter HPIB and am adding it into an already complete research tool as a means for feedback and monitoring. I appreciate the suggestion though, I will check it again with a different instrument. As I recall this type of poll returns a bunch is status bits.

I have a homemade version I can e-mail to you it is not that large and is probably not a complete command set.

Now, if I could just make that happen with certain people I’m using LabView 5. Most Active Hardware Boards: Message 2 of 6.

Agilent Technologies / Keysight Technologies hp3478a Meter

Message 5 of 5. Message 1 of 5.

It doesn’t work at all. If you receive this number the device is working.

Check the configuration of your GPIB Card, I have provided screen captures of my current settings that are working for me. The automation explorer also laview see the device. Message 1 of 6.

Most Active Software Boards: Have you tried the driver from NI? Remember that when you are considering whether or not you have an instrument problem, HP stands for lwbview Probable”. If it’s not too much trouble for you, could you please email your homemade VI for this device to me.


Driver for HP A digital multimeter – Discussion Forums – National Instruments

Thank you again for your help! Most Active Software Boards: Hi Andrew, Cable and GPIB configuration matches your’s but still scanning for the device doesn’t work in the automation explorer.

I’m just not able to see the DMM at all. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your hp3478aa results by suggesting possible matches as you type. VI to interface with the HP A as well? Or better, if anyone has a copy of the manual for the HP A Multimeter or even a simple list of interface commands, I just need to read the current mA Message 5 of