Rust Instrument Control with USB

where PyVISA can’t reach

circuit4u

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The standard way to remote control or gather data from digital oscilloscope, DMM, signal generator, etc., is through GPIB/LAN/serial port at the back of these instruments, making connection to the PC.

Once the hardware cable is connected, at software level, you need to install some quite large VISA runtime/library. Lastly, you send SCPI commands, which consists of ASCII based text commands, to control the underlying instruments. LabView was the major platform/environment to send these ASCII strings. Nowadays…

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circuit4u

memento of electronics and fun exploration for my future self