[time-nuts] Timelab, two SR620s and losing samples
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Jan 17 09:08:53 UTC 2016
In message <569B3B7E.6090003 at rubidium.dyndns.org>, Magnus Danielson writes:
>> It's always safest to use counters in talk-only mode when possible,
>>since that rules out any timing problems that might arise in a
>>two-way GPIB [...]
This is a common misunderstanding: Talk-only does *not* protecting you
against timing issues on GPIB.
On RS-232, yes, but not on GPIB.
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