|IOTech Analyzer488 Network Analyzer|
|Description:||IEEE 488 Bus Analyzer|
The Analyzer488 IEEE 488 Bus Analyzer is a multifunction IEEE 488 device that can monitor, capture, and analyze IEEE 488 bus events. The Analyzer488 can function as a full-featured IEEE 488 bus controller, providing full IEEE 488-1978 bus implementation. The Analyzer488 can also operate as an instrument simulator, emulating any one of hundreds of IEEE 488 instruments, such as digital oscilloscopes and multimeters. Data for several different waveforms can be retrieved from the Analyzer488. The Analyzer488 can be operated from the front panel or from a personal computer or terminal connected to the serial port. Analyst488 software is included that runs on an IBM PC to provide all the Analyzer488 functions using a menu driven approach. As a high level controller, the Analyzer488 interprets simple high level commands sent from the computer's serial port and performs the necessary, and usually complex, bus control and handshaking. The commands and protocol are similar to those used by the Hewlett Packard HP-85 computer. As a low level controller, The Analyzer488 offers complete control of bus management, data, and handshaking lines. Front panel operation allows a user to configure the Analyzer488, control the IEEE 488 bus, view bus transactions, record bus transactions, and print recorded bus events to a serial or IEEE 488 printer.
These manuals are available for the above equipment:
|IOTech -- Analyzer488 -- User Manual|
|Manual Type:||User Manual|
|Size:||1.11 Mbytes (1158733 Bytes)|
|Quality:||Electronic document, no scan, very well readable.|
|Upload date:||13 July 2013|
|Downloads:||90 since 13 July 2013|
This manual describes the operation of the Analyzer488 IEEE 488 Bus Analyzer, manufactured by IOtech, Inc. It assumes that you are familiar with using the IEEE 488 bus, using a serial terminal, using a personal computer, menus, and using a mouse. Section 1, Introduction, is an introduction to the Analyzer488. It includes a description, specifications, and service information. Section 2, Getting Started, presents a step-by-step introduction to using the Analyzer488. It provides an overview of the three operating modes and examples of displaying bus information, storing bus events, and analyzing bus data. Section 3, Front Panel Operation, gives a detailed explanation of operating the Analyzer488 from the front panel. It includes a description of all the controls and indicators and provides examples of all the features of front panel operation. Section 4, Serial Controller, provides a description of the Serial Controller Mode of operation of the Analyzer488. It includes an explanation of how to use the Analyzer488 as a serial controller and a detailed description of all the commands. Section 5, Analyst488 PC Software, shows how to use the Analyzer488 with the Analyst488 PC software running on an IBM PC computer. It includes a description of all menus, screens, and windows and gives detailed examples of all the Analyst488 software features. Section 6, Instrument Simulator, shows how the use the Analyzer488 as an instrument simulator. It gives a detailed explanation of all the commands that are available when the Analyzer488 is in this mode of operation. Appendices A to H provide reference material, including an IEEE primer, cable and pinout details, command summaries, a sample program listing, error messages, and a glossary of terms.
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