[time-nuts] Timelab, two SR620s and losing samples

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Sun Jan 17 09:41:35 UTC 2016

Dear Poul-Henning,

On 01/17/2016 10:08 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
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> 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.

Agree, to some degree. It's not a guarantee.

I think you should develop that line of thought, to detail why it helps 
on GPIB and why not on serial.


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