HPIB programming assistance

From: Andreas Holz <asholz_at_topinform.com>
Date: Fri Mar 29 01:39:03 2002


I would like to suggest to take the trial version of TransAera HTBasic.
There is a help-file included, which is describing all comands needed
for your purposes.


Steve Robertson wrote:

> Hey guys,
> I am working on a project to breath life back into some old hardware.
> I order to do so, I need some documentation / assistance in writing
> low-level routines to talk to various HPIB devices. Specifically: I
> would like to talk to a HP 7978 tape drive, a CS80 compatible tape
> drive, or a common HPIB disk drive.
> I don't need help with HPIB protocol, I need to know the sequence of
> commands (sent across the bus) to move data into and out of those
> devices. I would expect to find this information in the programming
> manuals for those devices but so far, have been unable to locate the
> docs.
> If anyone can provide documentation for any of those devices or has
> experience programming them, I'd appreciate the assistance.
> Thanks,
> SteveRob
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Received on Fri Mar 29 2002 - 01:39:03 GMT

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