Basic GPIB Write and Read using NI-VISA

Publish Date: Jul 22, 2014 | 11 Ratings | 2.73 out of 5 | Print | 1 Customer Review | Submit your review

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Perform Basic GPIB Communication in LabVIEW using the NI-VISA API.

LabVIEW provides two APIs for GPIB communication: traditional NI-488 and NI-VISA. This VI performs simple GPIB communication with an instrument using the NI-VISA API, which is recommended for most new designs. The VI sends the user specified command and returns a number of bytes equal or less than the byte count specified.

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Having trouble with GPIB and this example does not help at all  - May 15, 2015

I am having trouble with VISA write but this example does not help. The VISA resource name auto populate GPIB0::2:INSTR but I have not such GPIB address connected and I have not figure way to modify the value. Selecting the text and typing any key will delete the whole thing and I am not able to type anything there to modify it from the default. I am new to Labview and this is very frustrating.

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