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by vitz_12
January 22nd, 2014, 1:53 am
Forum: Other or Discontinued Oscilloscopes
Topic: MDO4054-3 scope some commands are not working in VBA Excel
Replies: 3
Views: 13518

MDO4054-3 scope some commands are not working in VBA Excel

Please help... I am automating MDO4054-3 oscilloscope using MS Excel VBA thru USB, I can already communicate with the scope and the "*RTS" command is working. However, all other commands are not working like "AUTOSet", "TIME?" query, and the viRead command doesn't get any values... Does it have some...
by vitz_12
January 15th, 2014, 7:11 pm
Forum: Other or Discontinued Oscilloscopes
Topic: MDO4053-3 Scope Automation thru USB using Excel VBA
Replies: 8
Views: 27191

Re: MDO4053-3 Scope Automation thru USB using Excel VBA

I have this code in Excel VBA, but I can't communicate with the instrument, opening the communication seems not working on the sample code below, someone might already encounter this and and please advise what's wrong. Appreciate any feedback. thanks Function AcquireIDN() Dim ioMgr As VisaComLib.Res...
by vitz_12
January 15th, 2014, 6:44 pm
Forum: Older and Obsolete Signal Sources
Topic: AFG3021C ActiveX Issue
Replies: 1
Views: 10059

Re: AFG3021C ActiveX Issue

Hi Alani, I am also having problem automating my scope. Are you successful so far with your project?
What driver did you install for you control AFG? How do you open communication between PC and the instrument before sending commands?
Thanks, appreciate any feedback..
by vitz_12
January 14th, 2014, 7:15 pm
Forum: Other or Discontinued Oscilloscopes
Topic: MDO4053-3 Scope Automation thru USB using Excel VBA
Replies: 8
Views: 27191

Re: MDO4053-3 Scope Automation thru USB using Excel VBA

thanks cball.

I already have codes in VBA to start opening communication with the scope, but it's now working with run time error "HRESULT=80040011". Someone might know a display error like this and you can advise me what's wrong...?? :?
by vitz_12
January 13th, 2014, 2:20 am
Forum: Other or Discontinued Oscilloscopes
Topic: MDO4053-3 Scope Automation thru USB using Excel VBA
Replies: 8
Views: 27191

Re: MDO4053-3 Scope Automation thru USB using Excel VBA

I followed the instruction from link "http://www.tek.com/support/faqs/how-do-i-install-and-use-tekxl-toolbars-microsoft-excel" with this statement: "Open Excel 2010 and go to File>Options>Add-Ins and select Excel Add-Ins in the Manage dropdown menu at the bottom of the window and click Go. Click the...
by vitz_12
January 8th, 2014, 4:59 am
Forum: Other or Discontinued Oscilloscopes
Topic: MDO4053-3 Scope Automation thru USB using Excel VBA
Replies: 8
Views: 27191

Re: MDO4053-3 Scope Automation thru USB using Excel VBA

Hi Hiker, I installed the TekVISA and the Tektronix Toolbar for MSOffice just like you mentioned from your previous reply, I can already control the instrument using the OpenChoice Instrument Manager included in TekVISA installation thru USB. But using Excel VBA is still not, how will I know that th...
by vitz_12
January 7th, 2014, 5:27 am
Forum: Other or Discontinued Oscilloscopes
Topic: MDO4053-3 Scope Automation thru USB using Excel VBA
Replies: 8
Views: 27191

MDO4053-3 Scope Automation thru USB using Excel VBA

Hello, I have task to automate the MDO4054 scope even a simple task like to just to set desired channel, vertical and horizontal scale and trigger value since I am still on the learning process, sorry about it. The option I have is to use USB connecting the PC direct to scope, and using excel VBA. M...
by vitz_12
December 9th, 2013, 7:59 pm
Forum: Programming Support
Topic: TEK USB 488
Replies: 1
Views: 9121

TEK USB 488

Would like to ask if there's something I need to install in PC like driver etc., before I can use TEK USB 488, in controlling scope MDO4000 series? My problem is that I need to control this scope using ATE's PC undergoing standard protocol wherein I cannot just install any software/drivers on it wit...
by vitz_12
December 9th, 2013, 7:57 pm
Forum: Other or Discontinued Oscilloscopes
Topic: TEK USB 488
Replies: 1
Views: 8571

TEK USB 488

Would like to ask if there's something I need to install in PC like driver etc., before I can use TEK USB 488, in controlling scope MDO4000 series? My problem is that I need to control this scope using ATE's PC undergoing standard protocol wherein I cannot just install any software/drivers on it wit...

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