Equipment information:

California Instruments FCS-18 Power supply
Manufacturer:
California Instruments
Model: FCS-18
Date: 1996
Category: Measurement instruments
Group: Power supply
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California Instruments -- FCS-18 -- User Manual
File name: CaliforniaInstruments-7411-Manual-Page-1-Picture
Manual Type: User Manual
Pages: 110
Size: 829.20 Kbytes (849097 Bytes)
Language: english
Revision: C
Manual-ID/Number: 4009-969
Date: 1996
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L-Series and FCS-18 Graphical User Interface User Manual

1.
Introduction..................................................................................................................................................................9
1.1 About this
program..............................................................................................................................................9
1.2 About this
manual.................................................................................................................................................9
1.3 Software
version.................................................................................................................................................10
2.
Requirements............................................................................................................................................................11
3. Setup and
Installation..............................................................................................................................................12
3.1 Connecting an L-Series AC source to
PC.......................................................................................................12
3.2 Installing the LSGUI
software...........................................................................................................................12
3.3 Installed
files.......................................................................................................................................................13
3.4 Manual
installation.............................................................................................................................................14
3.5 Software
registration.........................................................................................................................................15
4. User Interface
aspects.............................................................................................................................................19
4.1 Starting the
LSGUI............................................................................................................................................19
4.2 First : Save Configuration
Data........................................................................................................................19
4.3 Main program
window.......................................................................................................................................20
4.4 Menu
Structure...................................................................................................................................................21
4.4.1 File
menu....................................................................................................................................................22
4.4.2 Configuration
menu...................................................................................................................................23
4.4.3 Source
menu..............................................................................................................................................24
4.4.4 Measurement
menu..................................................................................................................................25
4.4.5 Options
menu.............................................................................................................................................26
4.4.6 Applications
menu.....................................................................................................................................27
4.4.7 Help
menu...................................................................................................................................................28
4.5 Selecting menu items with the
mouse.............................................................................................................29
4.6 Selecting menu items using the
keyboard.....................................................................................................29
4.7 Using the
Toolbar..............................................................................................................................................30
4.8 Status
bar............................................................................................................................................................32
4.9 Modal and Non-Modal
windows.......................................................................................................................32
5. L-Series Hardware
Configuration...........................................................................................................................33
5.1 Model Number and Controller type selection
screen....................................................................................34
5.2 System Settings
screen....................................................................................................................................35
5.3 IEEE Interface
screen.......................................................................................................................................36
6. Source
control............................................................................................................................................................37
6.1 Source
Initialization...........................................................................................................................................38
6.2 Steady State
control..........................................................................................................................................39
6.3 Steady state execution
modes.........................................................................................................................40
6.3.1 Update
mode.............................................................................................................................................40
6.3.2 Immediate
mode........................................................................................................................................40
6.4 Frequency
control..............................................................................................................................................41
6.4.1 Voltage derating for low
frequencies........................................................................................................41
6.5 Voltage Range
selection..................................................................................................................................42
6.5.1 Current limit
adjustment............................................................................................................................42
6.6 Phase mode
control..........................................................................................................................................43
6.6.1 Current limit
adjustment............................................................................................................................43
6.7 Output relay
control...........................................................................................................................................44
6.8 Current limit
delay.............................................................................................................................................44
6.9 Phase
controls....................................................................................................................................................45
6.9.1 Voltage
control...........................................................................................................................................45
6.9.2 Current limit
control...................................................................................................................................45
6.9.3 Phase angle
control..................................................................................................................................46
6.9.4 Waveform type
selection.........................................................................................................................46
7.
Transients..................................................................................................................................................................47
7.1 Transient data
entry..........................................................................................................................................48
7.1.1 Transient data Entry
fields........................................................................................................................48
7.1.2 Error
checking............................................................................................................................................50
7.2 T ransient
types...................................................................................................................................................51
7.2.1 Voltage dropout
transient.........................................................................................................................52
7.2.2 Voltage step
transient...............................................................................................................................53
7.2.3 Voltage surge or sag
transient.................................................................................................................54
7.2.4 Voltage sweep
transient............................................................................................................................55
7.2.5 Frequency sweep
transient......................................................................................................................56
7.2.6 Frequency surge or sag
transient............................................................................................................57
7.2.7 Frequency sweep
transient......................................................................................................................58
7.2.8 Voltage and Frequency sweep
transient.................................................................................................59
7.3 Linking transient registers
together.................................................................................................................60
7.4 Transient phase
selection.................................................................................................................................61
7.5 Downloading transient
registers......................................................................................................................62
7.6 Managing multiple transient
programs............................................................................................................63
7.6.1 Saving transient
lists.................................................................................................................................63
7.6.2 Retrieving transient
list..............................................................................................................................63
7.6.3 Erasing transient
lists................................................................................................................................64
7.6.4 Transient list file
extension.......................................................................................................................65
7.6.5 Automatic save on
OK..............................................................................................................................65
7.7 Transient
execution...........................................................................................................................................66
8.
Measurements..........................................................................................................................................................67
8.1 Selecting
measurements..................................................................................................................................68
8.2 Measurement
modes.........................................................................................................................................69
8.3 Stay on top
feature............................................................................................................................................70
8.4 Data
logging.......................................................................................................................................................71
8.4.1 Selecting a data
file...................................................................................................................................71
8.4.2 Selecting the File
Mode.............................................................................................................................72
8.4.3 Selecting the time stamp
format..............................................................................................................72
8.4.4 Data file
comments...................................................................................................................................73
8.4.5 Data File
Format........................................................................................................................................73
8.5 Using a spreadsheet
program.........................................................................................................................75
8.6 Dynamic data
exchange...................................................................................................................................76
9.
Applications................................................................................................................................................................77
9.1
MIL-STD-704......................................................................................................................................................77
9.2
RTCA/DO-160....................................................................................................................................................78
10.
Calibration................................................................................................................................................................79
10.1 Calibration support
features..........................................................................................................................79
10.2 Unlocking calibration
screens........................................................................................................................79
10.3 Output
Calibration............................................................................................................................................80
10.3.1 P
controller...............................................................................................................................................80
10.3.2 PT
controller.............................................................................................................................................81
10.4 Measurement
Calibration...............................................................................................................................83
11. Managing L-Series hardware configuration
data................................................................................................85
11.1 Saving configuration
data...............................................................................................................................85
11.2 Restoring configuration
data...........................................................................................................................86
11.3 Obtaining lost configuration
data....................................................................................................................87
12. File
Formats.............................................................................................................................................................89
12.1 Setup files
(.stp)...............................................................................................................................................90
12.2 Transient program files
(.tls)...........................................................................................................................92
12.3 Data files.
(.csv)...............................................................................................................................................93
12.4 Measurement Calibration data files
(.mcd)...................................................................................................94
13.
Troubleshooting......................................................................................................................................................95
13.1 Card Not Found
Problems..............................................................................................................................96
13.1.1 GPIB.DLL
replacement..........................................................................................................................96
13.1.2 Non CIC
Message...................................................................................................................................96
13.1.3 Decimal
separator...................................................................................................................................96
13.1.4 To resolve problems 2 and 3, follow these
steps:...............................................................................96
13.2 Interface
problems........................................................................................................................................102
13.2.1 Wrong IEEE
address............................................................................................................................102
13.2.2 Incompatible IEEE
card........................................................................................................................103
13.2.3 Card not at specified I/O
address........................................................................................................104
13.3 Constant or Frequent Syntax Error
messages..........................................................................................104
13.4 Configuration
errors.......................................................................................................................................104
13.5 Parameter
conflicts.......................................................................................................................................105
13.6 Problems not
listed........................................................................................................................................105
13.7 Problem report
forms...................................................................................................................................106
14.
Index.......................................................................................................................................................................109
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