GPIB


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GPIB

GPIB

(General Purpose Interface Bus) An IEEE 488 standard parallel interface used for attaching sensors and programmable instruments to a computer. Using a 24-pin connector, up to 15 devices can be daisy chained together. HP's version is the HPIB.


GPIB (IEEE-488) Connectors
GPIB connectors are used to attach sensors and programmable instruments to computer systems.
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Optional LAN, GPIB (IEEE488), and isolated analog programming interfaces are also available.
For example, she says, the VISA command to write an ASCII string to a message-based instrument is the same whether the instrument is GPIB, USB, or Ethernet.
For example, if a test program uses a declaration to set instrument addresses, only a simple substitution of a VXI-11 address for the GPIB address is needed to migrate the code.
The solution to this problem is to preconfigure the instruments using GPIB and then let them execute the tests themselves.
National Instruments has introduced two new GPIB products - the GPIB-ENET/100 Ethernet-to-GPIB controller and the PCI-8212 combination GPIB and Ethernet interface for PCI - for engineers and scientists who want to use GPIB and Ethernet in the same test and measurement system.
While LAN and USB IO have reduced the need for traditional programming over GPIB interfaces, many engineers continue to rely on programmatic interaction with oscilloscopes via GPIB.
SCPI was developed as an extension to IEEE 488 in part because GPIB never standardized the syntax of instrument commands.
The ability to connect up to 30 Sorensen XC Series units Via a multi-channel RS485 bus that eliminates the need for a GPIB card in each unit.
As popular computer technology enters the test and measurement arena, and buses such as Ethernet, universal serial bus (USB), and IEEE 1394 are considered for instrument connectivity, questions arise about the future use of GPIB as the preferred bus for instrument control.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-29 June 2000-National Instruments launches GPIB products (C)1994-2000 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
NYSE:A) today introduced the world's first LXI trigger box that enables precise synchronization over LAN for LXI Class C and GPIB instruments, elevating their performance to LXI Class B standards.
The GPIB is being implemented under the Chinese 2016 G20 Presidency.