Ive downloaded the drivers for the , im just programming the now and triggering the manually. I now know enough to know that I have no clue about anything at all. After exiting the loop, set the excitation to a safe value probably zero and do any other end of run housekeeping before ending the program. Im doing a current sweep from 0mA to. Next, have you actually verified that the instrument is set to address 14? My experience with Keithley GPIB Vis has been that they are useful in that they contain the code for most commands but their style and performance leave a lot to be desired. Message 3 of 8.

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Then, right click on the board listing and select Scan for Instruments. Proud to say that I’ve progressed beyond knowing just enough to be dangerous. Most Active Software Boards: LabVIEW driver for To measure low current by using electrometer Some instruments go to remote mode automatically when they receive a command on the GPIB line; others need to be manually placed in remote mode.


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When you get problems with your VI, come back here, attach your VI with description what you tried, and what is your goal. Check to make sure it is in the remote mode. Can you post an image no bmp please or the program itself? If the error occurs on the first write, then the instrument is probably not responding. I do not have the instruments so I cannot actually test it. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Message 7 of Write in low current. A state machine architecture is an excellent way to handle test like this.

You did not give enough information. Government regulation, Tektronix is required to review all software download activity.

In any case, you should only two different GPIB addresses to choose between. It is supposed to be easy, but getting all the instruments to talk to each other and to the computer often takes patience and some detective work.

Keithley x LV Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. The Tektronix website merged Keithley one in went crazy, leithley do not let me download the driver:. Message 1 of 8. Try writing little programs that test each piece.


If your Keithley devices have RS ports no ideathen you could also work via serial port, would be cheaper. Message 1 of We even do not know your measurement. Message 3 of 8.

You have two different controls wired to two of the functions and nothing wired to the others. GPIB is usually cleaner than RS, but it can still take quite a bit of detective work and patience to get everything working the way you want it.

If all you have connected is the andthese are the only two that will kelthley up in the scan. Message 2 of 8. Message 6 of 8.

The scan may or may not list which instrument is which.