[time-nuts] OT: Prologix GPIB and HP3478A...The Answer!

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Nov 28 16:58:59 EST 2007

In message <PKEGJHPHLLBACEOICCBJCEPLCNAB.jmiles at pop.net>, "John Miles" writes:

>Agreed, documenting this sort of limitation is pretty important, now that
>it's known.  That said, his intent has always been one dongle per
>instrument, plugged directly into the back without any cables at all.  The
>first few generations of the board used a DIP switch to set a hardwired
>address, in fact.

I bought two Prologix (since the shipping is such a large fraction here
to .eu I might as well)

I have found that it works best if I use one Prologix for my Tek
'scope and the other one for all the HP-kit (7 instruments, most
of which are powered down at any one time)

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